AMD Officially Announces the Radeon R9 380X

AMD today has officially announced the Radeon R9 380X graphics card. This card is positioned between the Radeon R9 380 and Radeon R9 390. The card will start at $229 and take advantage of the gap between NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 960 ($190) and the GeForce GTX 970 ($319).

AMD Radeon R9 380X

The card is based on the 28nm Antigua (Tonga) silicon. This version of the chip features the full 32 GCN Compute Units so you have the full 2048 Stream Processors, 128 TMUs, 32 ROPs, and a 256-bit wide GDDR5 memory interface, holding 4 GB of memory. The card will be clocked at 970 MHz, and memory at 5.7 GHz (GDDR5 effective).

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