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AMD Radeon RX 580/RX 570 using Polaris XTX/XL GPUs

Polaris 20 is powering AMD Radeon RX 580/RX 570

By Anthony Garreffa on Apr 9, 2017 06:02 am CDT - 0 mins, 27 secs reading time

AMD is not far away from releasing its new Radeon RX 500 series graphics cards, and now the new Radeon RX 580, RX 570, and even the RX 550 have shown up in the launch drivers, secured by VideoCardz.

AMD Radeon RX 580/RX 570 using Polaris XTX/XL GPUs |

We now know the GPU codenames for the RX 500 series, with the RX 580 using the Polaris 20 XTX, RX 570 uses the Polaris 20 XL, and the RX 550 uses an older Polaris 12 GPU codenamed Lexa Pro. As you can see, there is no Radeon RX Vega graphics card driver here, but it shouldn't be too long now... I hope.

Anthony Garreffa

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Anthony Garreffa

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games to be built around consoles. With 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 high-end, custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU technology is unwavering, and with next-gen NVIDIA GPUs about to launch alongside 4K 144Hz HDR G-Sync gaming monitors and BFGDs (65-inch 4K 120Hz HDR G-Sync TVs) there has never been a time to be more excited about technology.


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