MSI's Reference Radeon RX 480 Now Available

👤by Tim Harmer Comments 📅30.06.2016 11:35:13

MSI is proud to add AMD's latest Radeon RX 480 to its graphics card lineup. The new Polaris architecture combines the latest FinFET 14 process technology and AMD's advanced power, gating and clocking technologies for a superior cool and quiet gaming experience. The new 14 nm process allows for an impressive increase in efficiency, providing 2.5 times more performance per watt over the last generation.

Get ready for a whole new level of gaming at 1440p where powerful Async shaders and new geometry capabilities enable unique support for DirectX 12 and Vulkan in the best version of Graphics Core Next yet. Every PC gamer knows how incredibly smooth gaming can be at a steady 60+ FPS. Now you can have that polished experience at virtually any framerate with AMD FreeSync technology.

Radeon GPUs based on the Polaris architecture are a dream for streamers. Support for H.265 video compression enables streaming at up to 4K at 60 FPS with virtually no performance impact.

Premium VR Experiences

Radeon RX 480 GPUs are engineered to provide premium VR experiences to a wide range of users. Experience beautifully rich and immersive VR adventures with advanced comfort and effortless compatibility. Avoid nausea and motion sickness with the AMD LiquidVR initiative, featuring ground breaking Asynchronous Shaders. The Radeon RX 480 graphics card, combined with AMD LiquidVR technology has been used by leading head-mounted display (HMD) vendors, providing an exceptional platform for a fully immersive and comfortable VR experience.


Model ID: MSI Radeon RX 480 8G
Base Clock Speed: 1120 MHz
Boost Clock Speed: 1266 MHz
Cooler: AMD Reference (Blower)
Memory: 8GB GDDR5 (4GB model also available)
Connectivity: 3 x Displayport 1.3a, 1 x HDMI 2.0
Dimensions: 240 x 112 x 37 mm
Feature Support: AMD FreeSync