New AMD Radeon™ RX 590 Graphics Cards Deliver Leading-Edge, Smooth HD Gaming Experience for Latest Games

– New 12nm GPUs harness advanced “Polaris” architecture, Radeon FreeSync™ gaming display technology and feature-rich Radeon™ Software to power stunning gaming, targeting beyond 60 FPS in latest AAA and eSports titles –

AMD Radeon™ RX 590 Graphics Card
AMD Radeon™ RX 590 Graphics Card


– Gamers receive up to three new PC games for free with purchase of Radeon™ RX 590, and other eligible Radeon™ RX graphics cards and Radeon™ RX-powered PCs –

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today unveiled the Radeon™ RX 590 graphics card, an advanced 12nm GPU designed to deliver amazing gaming experiences and outstanding performance for the latest AAA, eSports and Virtual Reality (VR) titles.

Powered by AMD “Polaris” architecture1, 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 competition3. Paired with the advanced AMD Radeon FreeSync™ gaming display technology4 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™ technology4 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® 125and 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 titles6.

  • 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 technology7.

  • Largest Gaming Display Ecosystem8: With over 500 AMD Radeon FreeSync™-technology4 capable monitors to choose from, achieving pixel-perfect, silky-smooth gameplay has never been easier. AMD Radeon FreeSync™ technology4 synchronizes the monitor update rate to the game, eliminating tears and choppiness. AMD Radeon FreeSync™ 2 HDR technology4 offers up to 2x better brightness and color volume compared to sRGB9.

  •   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/raisethegame11

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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About AMD

For more than 45 years AMD has driven innovation in high-performance computing, graphics and visualization technologies ― the building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms and the datacenter. Hundreds of millions of consumers, leading Fortune 500 businesses and cutting-edge scientific research facilities around the world rely on AMD technology daily to improve how they live, work and play. AMD employees around the world are focused on building great products that push the boundaries of what is possible. For more information about how AMD is enabling today and inspiring tomorrow, visit the AMD (NASDAQ: AMD)  websiteblogFacebook and  Twitter pages.

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1 The information contained herein is for informational purposes only, and is subject to change without notice. Timelines, roadmaps, and/or product release dates  shown in this Press Release are plans only and subject to change. “Polaris” is a codename for AMD architecture, and is not a product name. GD-122.

2 Based on AMD internal analysis in October 2018, comparing the clock speed of the Radeon™ RX 590 (1469 MHz Base/1545 MHz Boost) to the Radeon™ RX 580 (1257MHz Base/1340MHz Boost).

3 Testing done by AMD performance labs 11/6/18 on Intel i7 7700K,16GB DDR4 3000MHz, Radeon RX 590, ASUS GTX 1060 6GB, AMD Driver 18.40, Nvidia driver 416.34 and Windows 10 achieved the following frame rates/scores at 1080p Maximum settings: Using Shadow of the Tomb Raider, F1 2018, Monster Hunter World, Far Cry 5, Pubg, Fortnite, Overwatch, Rocket League. Radeon RX 590 scored: 69fps, 83fps, 63fps, 84fps, 77fps, 83fps, 136fps, and 238 fps respectively.  GTX 1060 6GB scored: 59fps, 65fps, 50fps, 76fps, 71fps, 79fps, 138fps, and 224fps respectively.

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