AMD rolls out new Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.6.2 drivers
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Support for RX 480 and some new features 

Following the official launch of the Radeon RX 480 graphics card, AMD has released its new Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.6.2 Beta drivers, which bring support for the new RX 480 but also adds a few new features, including the new overclocking AMD WattMan utility.

XFX has three different RX 480 graphics cards
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All with reference blower-style cooler

Apparently, XFX was quite keen to launch the new Radeon RX 480 graphics card as the company has no less than three different versions, all with the same reference blower-style cooler, two factory-overclocked with 8GB of RAM and the RX 480 4GB Core Edition.

AMD officially launches the Radeon RX 480
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Starts the rebellion with US $199 Polaris card

AMD has officially launched its first graphics card based on the new Polaris GPU architecture and 14nm FinFET manufacturing process, the Radeon RX 480.

Nvidia GTX 1060 spotted in Hong Kong retail
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Short PCB and similar blower-style fan

It appears that there is some truth in the recent rumors that Nvidia wants the GTX 1060 on the market as soon as possible since that same graphics cards was spotted in Hong Kong retail.

Powercolor teases new Radeon RX 480 Devil graphics card
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Coming in week of July 11th

Powercolor has announced a new competition which is also a teaser for the new Devil series graphics card, the Radeon RX 480 Devil.

EVGA offically announces new Pro SLI HB bridges
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Coming in four versions with LED lit EVGA logo

EVGA has now officially launched its new and redesigned High Bandwidth (HB) SLI bridges that should double the SLI performance on the new Pascal-based GTX 10 series graphics cards.

Sapphire Radeon RX 480 goes full-monty
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Ellesmere XT GPU shown in full details

Just less than a week away from the official NDA date for the Radeon RX 480, we have a set of pictures which show Sapphire's reference Radeon RX 480 in full details.

AMD RX 470 4GB to have US $149 MSRP
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8GB version priced at US $179

With its agressive pricing move on the Radeon RX 480, AMD has no choice but to continue the same thing with the lower positioned Radeon RX 470, which should end up with a US $149 MSRP for the 4GB version.

Some Nvidia AIB parnters caught with higher-clocked review samples
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EVGA keen to note that they are not on the list

It appears that some Nvidia AIB partners, namely, MSI and Asus (at least for now), have been caught with review samples of GTX 1080 graphics cards that are actually clocked higher than the same version that can be found on retail/e-tail shelves.

Couple of Radeon RX 480 graphics cards pictured
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XFX, Sapphire and Powercolor

It appears that there will be plenty of reference RX 480 graphics cards at launch as we now have pictures from three different AMD AIB partners.