AMD's next-gen Radeon RX 480 priced at $199, a mid-range VR champion?

AMD's next-gen Polaris-based Radeon RX 480 is priced at just $199... will handle VR gaming without a problem.

@anthony256
Published Tue, May 31 2016 8:20 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:59 AM CST

Computex 2016 - While I'm sitting in the Westin hotel for the AMD press conference where we're expecting the price of their next-gen GPU to be revealed, The Wall Street Journal has published an article claiming that the new Polaris-based card will be priced at $199.

AMD's next-gen Radeon RX 480 priced at $199, a mid-range VR champion? | TweakTown.com

The new Radeon RX 480 is built on the 14nm node, with all Polaris-based products ready for VR gaming in a big way, with HTC and Oculus confirming these new cards will be a great deal for VR gamers who don't want to spend an insane amount of money.

There's so much more I want to say, but we're under NDA from AMD for everything else for a little while yet - so you'll have to wait for more information on the Radeon RX 480... for now.

NEWS SOURCES:wsj.com, videocardz.com

Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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