AMD took the stage of the E3 2019 to launch its new PC GPU – AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT – that comes with a revamped design and is meant for gamers. The new GPU is capable of giving 1440p gaming and high-fidelity visuals along with ultra-responsive gaming. It uses the new AMD RDNA gaming architecture and 7nm process technology. Other than the GPU, AMD has also launched the new AMD 3rd Gen Ryzen PC CPUs. The launch took place in the Next Horizon Gaming at E3 2019 and the CEO of AMD Lisa Su launched the new PC gaming platform. Here’s a look at all the details that you should know about:
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT GPU and AMD 3rd Gen Ryzen PC CPU price and availability
The AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT is priced at $449 while the AMD Radeon RS 5700 costs $379. The AMD 50th Anniversary Edition Radeon RX 5700 bears a price tag of $499. All three of these new GPUs will be available in the markets from July 7, 2019 and the interested users can buy them from AMD.com and other leading e-commerce platforms along with offline retailers.
While the AMD 3rd Gen Ryzen PC CPU will also be made available from July 7, 2019 onwards and similar to the AMD GPUs, the new CPUs can be purchased from AMD.com and other leading e-commerce platforms along with offline retailers. The 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen 9 3950X CPU is priced at $749 and it will be available from September 2019.
On the launch of the new GPUs and the CPUs, CEO Lisa Su said, “We’ve made significant technology bets to push the envelope on high-performance computing and give gamers the hardware they need to power the experiences they want. Our industry-leading Ryzen 3000 Series desktop processors and Radeon RX 5700 Series graphics cards combine leadership design, performance, technology and efficiency to provide the ultimate gaming experiences. From super-fast frame rates, to new levels of visual realism and image quality, or the ability to easily create, capture and share gaming experiences, PCs featuring our new Ryzen processors and Radeon GPUs offer exceptional performance and features for every gamer at every price point.”
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT GPU and AMD 3rd Gen Ryzen PC CPU specifications and features
The Radeon RX 5700 XT comes with a 40 compute units and 2,560 stream processors. It also has up to 9.75 TFLOPS. The new GPU packs 8GB of GDDR6 VRAM and it has a base clock speed of 1.6GHz and Game Clock speed of 1.7GHz. The Radeon RX 5700 XT has a Boost Clock Speed of up to 1.9GHz.
On the other hand, the Radeon RX 5700 comes with 36 compute units and 2,304 stream processors. It packs 8GB of GDDR6 VRAM and has up to 7.95 FLOPS. The Radeon RX 5700 has a base clock speed of 1.4GHz, a game clock speed of 1.6GHz and a boost clock speed of up to 1.7GHz.
Lastly, the Radeon RX 5700 XT 50th Anniversary Edition comes with 40 compute units, 2,560 stream processors and has up to 14 TFLOPS. It packs 8GB of GDDR6 VRAM as well. The 50th Anniversary Edition of the new Radeon RX 5700 XT has a base clock speed of 1.6GHz, a game clock speed of 1.8GHz and a boost clock speed of up to 1.9GHz.
The new AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT and the Radeon RX 5700 GPUs are built on the new AMD RDNA gaming architecture and because of this, they are capable of delivering a superior visual quality, fast performance and advanced features. The 50th Anniversary Edition of AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT GPU has been brought after the company’s completion of 50 years. It brings increased clock speeds and a gold finish with CEO Lisa Su’s signature.
Scott Herkelman, corporate vice president and general manager of Radeon Technologies Group at AMD said, “Seventy percent of PC gamers today are using three-year-old or older graphics hardware that lacks the necessary horsepower and capabilities to deliver fully immersive, high-fidelity and high-performance gaming experiences. Our new Radeon graphics cards with RDNA redefine what’s possible in 1440p gameplay, delivering stunning visuals, amazing performance and industry-leading features to take gaming experiences to the next level.”
Some features of the new AMD Radeon RX 5700-series GPUs are Radeon Image Sharpening (RIS), FidelityFX, Radeon Anti-Lag, Extreme refresh rate, RDNA gaming architecture. As mentioned above, these GPUs are capable of 1440p gaming and offer the largest gaming display ecosystem in the industry.
Direct from #NextHorizonGaming at #E3, AMD CEO Lisa Su unveiled the next generation of PC gaming performance: the new AMD @Radeon RX 5700 Series graphics cards and 3rd Gen @AMDRyzen desktop processors.
— AMD (@AMD) June 11, 2019
On the other hand, the new AMD Ryzen 9 3950X CPU comes with 16 cores and 32 threads with 105W TDP. It has 72 L2 + L3 cache size. It comes with 44 PCIe 4.0 Lanes (processor + AMD X570). The new CPU falls in the same family as the AMD Ryzen 3rd Gen CPUs. It can run on speeds of up to 4.7GHz.