AMD Announces the Radeon RX 590 Graphics Card

AMD today unveiled the Radeon RX 590 graphics card, an advanced 12 nm GPU designed to deliver amazing gaming experiences and outstanding performance for the latest AAA, eSports and Virtual Reality (VR) titles.

Powered by AMD “Polaris” architecture, the AMD Radeon RX 590 graphics card provides faster clock speeds for higher gaming performance than the AMD Radeon RX 580 graphics card2, and delivers up to 20 percent or higher performance-per-dollar than the competition. Paired with the advanced AMD Radeon FreeSync gaming display technology and loaded with the latest AMD Radeon Software features, the AMD Radeon RX 590 graphics card delivers an exceptional gaming experience.

 

 

“This new graphics card provides beautiful visuals, blistering frame rates, and the latest and greatest features for PC gaming,” said Scott Herkelman, corporate vice president and general manager, Radeon Technologies Group at AMD. “Combined with AMD Radeon FreeSync technolog4 for smooth, stutter-free gaming, game Day-0 launch performance updates and an ever-expanding Radeon Software feature set, the Radeon RX 590 graphics card provides an amazing experience for the legions of performance and hard-core gamers everywhere.”

Features of the AMD Radeon RX 590 graphics card include:

  • Outstanding Gaming Performance: The AMD Radeon RX 590 graphics card is built upon 12nm process technology and the advanced AMD “Polaris”1 architecture, including 4th Gen GCN graphics cores, display engine and multimedia cores to enable exceptional performance in low-level APIs like DirectX 125 and Vulkan . It also provides a visually stunning HD gaming experience running at up to 60 FPS or higher in the most popular AAA games, and up to 100 FPS in some of the most popular eSports titles.
  • Best Software Features for Gamers: AMD Radeon Software features game Day-0 driver support and up-to-the minute game optimizations for performance enhancements. Gamers can effortlessly capture, stream and share their memorable moments and clutch victories with Radeon ReLive technology; monitor performance and PC system info and socialize with the AMD Link app; and fine-tune a range of settings to fit their needs with AMD Radeon WattMan technology.
  • Largest Gaming Display Ecosystem: With over 500 AMD Radeon FreeSync -technology capable monitors to choose from, achieving pixel-perfect, silky-smooth gameplay has never been easier. AMD Radeon FreeSync technology synchronizes the monitor update rate to the game, eliminating tears and choppiness. AMD Radeon FreeSync 2 HDR technology offers up to 2x better brightness and color volume compared to sRGB.
    Premium Virtual Reality: The AMD Radeon RX 590 graphics card delivers beautifully rich and immersive VR environments during gameplay. AMD LiquidVR technology provides broad compatibility, plug-and-play ease of use and stable platform support for the new wave of advanced VR vendors and technologies.10

Up to Three Free Games with Radeon RX Purchase
Today, AMD also launched the ‘Raise the Game Fully Loaded’ bundle, offering gamers PC versions of the highly anticipated Resident Evil 2, Devil May Cry 5 and Tom Clancy’s The Division 2, for free with the purchase of an eligible AMD Radeon RX graphics card or Radeon RX powered PC. Gamers who purchase an AMD Radeon RX Vega or RX 590, or an eligible Radeon RX Vega or RX 590 powered PC, will receive free copies of all three games. Gamers who purchase an AMD Radeon RX 580 or RX 570 graphics card, or an eligible Radeon RX 580 or RX 570 powered PC, can choose two of these games for free. For more information on the program and where to buy, visit: www.amd.com/raisethegame.

Pricing and Availability
The AMD Radeon RX 590 graphics card is available worldwide today starting at $279 SEP USD from leading add-in-board partners, including ASUS, PowerColor, Sapphire and XFX.

 

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