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AMD Radeon RX 500 Series Announcement & Prices, Still The Best Polaris For New PCs - Reviews Shows

Apr 19, 2017 06:58 PM EDT

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AMD announced its Radeon RX 500 series days ago. The set of processors has refreshed, enhanced and repurposed Polaris for new PCs.

Anandtech reported the four new AMD Radeon RX 500 series that was announced by the company, days ago. The Polaris enhanced architecture comprised of RX580, RX570, RX560 and RX550 are still claimed the best Polaris refresh for new PCs.

The RX 500 series is based on the AMD Polaris architecture with new configurations, prices and GPU performances to acquire competence in the market against Intel and NVIDIA. The new AMD RX 580 (8GB) can be purchased at $299, while its (4GB) version is at $199. The Radeon RX 570 can be purchased from two different prices of $169 or either at $179, the Radeon RX 560 at $99 or $104 and the RX 550 at $79.

Meanwhile, days after the announcement, tech enthusiasts hurriedly conducted reviews and tests for the AMD Radeon RX 500 series processors, PCWorld reported. They have found out that it's still the best GPU for new PCs as well as perfect for the new AMD Ryzen 5 processors.

And as AMD called the changes for Polaris as "Polaris refined and evolved," the GPU is on a new low-end GPU which is solely focused on e-sports and PC home theater. Besides, AMD has also added a new power state for the AMD Radeon RX 500 series GPU, thus allowing it to consume less power at watching a video and idle state, though it's in a multi-processor setups.

For game lovers, it was revealed to be extremely compatible with the features of popular games like Dota 2 and League of Legends. Even for Doom, Resident Evil, Battlefield 1 and Sniper Elite 4 reviews, the Radeon RX 500 series processors showed high competence. After its release date strengthen by reviews, the AMD Radeon RX 500 series processors are now the best choice for people who wants to upgrade their GPUs.

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