AMD launched Radeon RX 470 GPU which is a slightly cut-down version of popular Radeon RX 480 have come out about a month ago. The new Radeon RX 470 allows AMD to target gamers who are more price-sensitive and who do not anticipate playing games at resolutions higher than 1920*1080. Radeon RX graphics card priced at Rs.11,967 ($ 179).
Radeon RX 470 is based on the Polaris-10 GPU design as the Radeon RX 480, but with some of its hardware disabled leading to lower overall performance at a lower price point. The GPU is made up of 5.7 billion transistors overall, manufactured on a 14nm process. There are 2,048 programmable units which the company calls “stream processors”, running at between 926MHz and 1206MHz depending on the workload.
Radeon RX 470 graphics cards will have 4GB of GDDR5 RAM on a 256-bit memory bus.Radeon RX 470 also supports HDR video output and AMD’s FreeSync variable refresh rate standard.Total board power draw is rated at 120W, and AMD’s reference design requires one 6-pin PCIe power connector.