Oggi AMD ha annunciato le nuove schede grafiche della serie Radeon RX 5500, basate sulla nuova architettura RDNA, in grado di offrire il massimo delle prestazioni in 1080p nei migliori titoli AAA e eSports.
La nuova lineup include la scheda grafica Radeon RX 5500 disponibile all’interno dei PC desktop dei principali produttori e la GPU Radeon RX 5500M per notebook.
I principali produttori mondiali stanno già sfruttando questi nuovi prodotti, con nuovi design accattivanti:
- MSI lancerà il primo notebook da gaming al mondo con GPU Radeon RX 5500M entro la fine del mese
- HP e Lenovo stanno progettando di dotare i loro PC desktop da gioco con le schede Radeon RX 5500 ad alte prestazioni a partire da novembre
- Acer dovrebbe lanciare i suoi nuovi sistemi a partire da dicembre
Con l’avanzata architettura RDNA di AMD e la tecnologia di processo a 7nm leader di settore, in termini di prestazioni:
- La Radeon RX 5500 fornirà fino a 1.6X di performance-per-watt rispetto alle attuali schede grafiche Radeon basate sull’architettura Graphics Core Next (GCN), così come fino al 37% di velocità in più in media rispetto ai prodotti della concorrenza su alcuni titoli selezionati in 1080p.
- L’RX 5500M fornirà, in media, performance superiori fino al 30% in più rispetto i competitor.
Le nuove schede della serie Radeon RX 5500 sfruttano alcune delle principali features recentemente introdotte da AMD per portare il gaming a 1080p al livello successivo, tra cui:
- Radeon Image Sharpening (RIS), un tool che offre un incremento di nitidezza e chiarezza delle immagini di gioco, contrastando l’attenuazione causata da altri effetti post-process e upscaling.
- AMD FidelityFX, fornisce un toolkit open-source per gli sviluppatori per l’aggiunta di effetti di post-processing di alta qualità, per rendere i giochi esteticamente più belli offrendo al contempo un equilibrio ottimale tra fedeltà visiva e prestazioni.
- Radeon Anti-Lag, diminuisce significativamente i tempi di risposta input-to-display, rendendo Borderlands 3 fino al 23 % più reattivo, con le GPU della serie Radeon RX 5500.
- Il più grande ecosistema display di gioco, con più di 950 monitor supportati, pensati per fornire un gameplay fluido e realistico a tutti i gamer, grazie alla tecnologia Radeon FreeSync e FreeSync 2 HDR di Radeon FreeSync e FreeSync 2 HDR.
Ma c’è di più! Con l’ultimo bundle Raise the Game, ai giocatori viene offerta la possibilità di scegliere tra Borderlands 3 o Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint, inclusi con l’acquisto di sistemi desktop e notebook dotati di GPU Radeon RX 5500 e RX 5500M.
AMD Introduces Radeon™ RX 5500 Series Graphics: Superior Visual Fidelity, Advanced Features and High-Performance Gaming Experiences
– The AMD Radeon™ RX 5500 series provides up to 37 percent faster performance on average than the competition in select titles at 1080p[i], supercharging top AAA and eSports games –
– Acer, HP, Lenovo™ and MSI to provide incredible gameplay
with new desktop and notebook PCs powered by Radeon RX 5500 series –
– Gamers receive their choice of Borderlands 3 or Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon® Breakpoint
with purchase of eligible Radeon™ RX 5500 series-powered desktop and notebook systems[ii] –
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – October 7, 2019 – Today, AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) announced the Radeon™ RX 5500 series graphics products, harnessing groundbreaking RDNA gaming architecture to deliver the ultimate in high-performance, high-fidelity 1080p gaming.
The AMD Radeon™ RX 5500 series includes the Radeon™ RX 5500 graphics card that will be available in desktop PCs from leading manufacturers and graphics cards from board partners, as well as the Radeon™ RX 5500M GPU for notebook PCs. Top system providers worldwide are embracing the new products, with HP and Lenovo™ planning to offer Radeon™ RX 5500 graphics cards in their high-performance desktop gaming PCs beginning this November, and Acer planning to offer systems with the cards beginning this December. In addition, later this month MSI is expected to launch the world’s first gaming notebook powered by AMD Ryzen™ processors and Radeon™ RX 5500M GPUs.
“Based on feedback and insights from global gaming communities, gamers rank graphics as the most critical component for speed and performance,” said Johnson Jia, senior vice president and general manager, Consumer Business of Intelligent Devices Group, Lenovo. “That’s why the Lenovo Legion™ T730 and T530 gaming towers and the IdeaCentre™ T540 Gaming desktop pack in AMD’s latest Radeon™ RX graphics – satisfying players’ need for high-fidelity visuals and lightning-fast framerates to fully immerse into their gameplay.”
“MSI Alpha 15 is a new chapter for us, and we’re excited to partner with AMD to combine the latest 7nm technology found in the Radeon™ RX 5500M GPU and MSI’s gaming DNA for our gamers,” said Charles Chiang, CEO of MSI.
With the newest additions to the Radeon™ family, AMD is bringing its advanced RDNA gaming architecture and industry-leading 7nm process technology to legions of mainstream gamers worldwide in exciting new form factors and systems. Powered by RDNA, the Radeon™ RX 5500 provides up to 1.6X higher gaming performance-per-watt than current Radeon™ graphics cards based on the Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture[iii].
The AMD Radeon™ RX 5500 series was built from the ground up to deliver incredible 1080p gaming, high-fidelity visuals and ultra-responsive gameplay. Optimized to deliver incredible experiences on the hottest games, the Radeon™ RX 5500 graphics card provides up to 37 percent faster performance on average than the competitive product in select titles at 1080p1. For mobile gaming, a laptop configured with the Radeon™ RX 5500M GPU provides up to 30 percent faster performance on average than the competition, and delivers up to 60+ FPS in select AAA titles and up to 90+ FPS in select eSports games[iv].
“It’s been incredible to see the response to our RDNA architecture from gamers worldwide, and now we’re bringing the same high-framerate, dynamic gameplay and advanced features to 1080p gaming with the Radeon™ RX 5500 series,” said Scott Herkelman, corporate vice president and general manager, Radeon Technologies Group at AMD. “AMD is committed to delivering incredible gaming experiences to all gamers across all price-points. Whether fighting the Calypso twins in Borderlands 3 or battling to take back Auroa in Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon® Breakpoint, the Radeon™ RX 5500 series allows every gamer to feel fully immersed and lose themselves in these beautiful and complex worlds.”
Built on industry-leading 7nm process technology and supporting high-bandwidth PCIe® 4.0 technology, the new AMD Radeon™ products take advantage of powerful features to bring 1080p gameplay to the next level, including:
- Radeon™ Image Sharpening (RIS)[v] – Brings crispness and clarity to in-game visuals that have been softened by upscaling and post-process effects in DirectX® 9, 12 and Vulkan® When paired with Radeon™ GPU upscaling, RIS enables sharp visuals and fluid frame rates on high-resolution displays.
- AMD FidelityFX – Offers an open-source toolkit for game developers to add high-quality post-process effects to help make games look beautiful while offering the optimal balance of visual fidelity and performance. Available on GPUOpen, FidelityFX features Contrast-Adaptive Sharpening (CAS), which draws out detail in low-contrast areas while minimizing artifacts caused by typical image sharpening routines.
- Radeon™ Anti-Lag[vi] – Anti-Lag significantly decreases input-to-display response times, including making Borderlands 3 up to 23 percent more responsive[vii] with Radeon™ RX 5500 series graphics and offering a competitive edge in gameplay.
- Largest gaming display ecosystem[viii] – With over 950 supported monitors to choose from, gamers can enjoy stutter-free, tear-free gameplay with AMD Radeon FreeSync™[ix] and Radeon FreeSync™ 2 HDR technology[x].
|Model||Compute Units||Stream Processors||TFLOPS||GDDR6 (GB)||Game Clock[xi] (MHz)||Boost Clock[xii] (MHz)||Memory Interface|
|Radeon™ RX 5500M GPU
(For Mobile Systems)
|22||1,408||Up to 4.6||4GB||Up to 1,448||Up to
|Radeon™ RX 5500 series
(For Desktop Systems)
|22||1,408||Up to 5.2||Up to 8GB||Up to
AMD Radeon ‘Raise the Game’ Bundle
The new Radeon™ RX 5500 series are included in the latest AMD Radeon Raise the Game bundle3, offering gamers their choice of Borderlands 3 or Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon® Breakpoint with the purchase of eligible pre-configured desktop and notebook systems powered by Radeon™ RX 5500 and RX 5500M graphics. Learn more here.
Later this month, MSI is expected to launch the MSI Alpha 15 laptop, powered by Radeon™ RX 5500M GPUs. In addition, Radeon™ RX 5500 graphics cards are expected to be available in leading desktop gaming systems beginning in November 2019, including HP’S OMEN Obelisk and Pavilion Gaming desktops, as well as Lenovo Legion™ T530 and IdeaCentre™ T540 Gaming PCs. The Radeon™ RX 5500 graphics cards are expected to be available in Acer Nitro 50 PCs beginning in December 2019. AMD board partners are expected to launch standalone graphics cards this quarter (Q4 2019).
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[i] Graphics performance claims are based on pre-production hardware tested by AMD performance labs on August 29, 2019 on similarly configured systems. Ryzen 7 3800X. 16GB DDR4-3200MHz. Win10 Pro x64 AMD Driver Version 19.30-190812n and Nvidia Driver 431.36 WHQL. Testing on the following games with the following settings: Fortnite (DX11 High), Apex Legends (DX11, Ultra High), PUBG (DX11, High), World of Warcraft: Battle For Azeroth (DX11, 10), Overwatch (DX11, Epic), Rainbow Six Siege (DX11, Ultra), DOTA 2 (DX11, Ultra). PC manufacturers may vary configurations yielding different results. Actual performance may vary. RX-383
[ii] 18+ only. Following purchase, product must be installed on system where coupon code will be redeemed. Void where prohibited. Residency and additional limitations apply. Full offer terms at www.amdrewards.com/terms.
Game Pass for PC Offer: Participating retailers only for eligible purchases made July 1, 2019 through March 10, 2020 or when supply of coupon codes is exhausted. Over 100 PC Games available starting August 2019. Gears 5 available fall 2019. Game Pass code must be redeemed by June 30, 2020. Limit one promotional 3-month subscription per Microsoft account over a 12-month period. Requires the Xbox (beta) app and Windows 10 (with updates). Age restrictions and system requirements apply. Game catalog varies over time. Learn more at Xbox.com/gamepass.
Choice of Game Offer: Participating retailers only for eligible purchases made September 30, 2019 through December 31, 2019 or when supply of coupon codes is exhausted. Coupon code must be redeemed by January 30, 2020.
[iii] Graphics performance claims are based on pre-production hardware tested by AMD performance labs on August 29, 2019. Systems tested: Radeon RX 5500 4GB with Ryzen 7 3800X. 16GB DDR4-3200MHz Win10 Pro x64 18362.175. AMD Driver Version 19.30-190812n Vs Radeon RX 480 8GB with Core i7-5960X (3.0GHz) 16GB DDR4-2666 MHz Win10 14393 AMD Driver version 16.10.1. The “Navi” chip powering RX 5500 series products provides up to up to 1.2X more performance, 1.6x performance per watt, and up to 1.7X performance per area compared to RX 480. PC manufacturers may vary configurations yielding different results. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RX-382
[iv] Graphics performance claims are based on pre-production hardware tested by AMD performance labs on September 23, 2019 on similarly configured systems. Performance measurements were done while plugged in with battery saver disabled. Systems tested: a notebook PC with Ryzen 7 3750H with Radeon RX 5500M , 32GB DDR4 AMD Driver 19.30.01.27-190802a vs. a notebook with Ryzen 7 3750H with GTX 1650, 8GB DDR4 Nvidia Driver 431.60 WHQL Testing on the following games with the following settings: Monster Hunter: World (DX11, High), Borderlands 3 (DX11, Medium), Division 2 (DX12, High) , Sid Meier’s Civilization 6 (DX12, Ultra), World War Z (DX11, Ultra) Battlefield 5 (DX11, Ultra), World of Warcraft (DX12, 10), PUBG (DX11, Medium), Apex Legends (DX11, Medium) manufacturers may vary configurations yielding different results. Actual performance may vary. RX-385
[v] Radeon Image Sharpening technology requires Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 2020 and is subject to OEM enablement. Please check with your manufacturer for compatibility information. RIS does not support Direct X® 11 at this time. GD-152
[vi] Radeon Anti-Lag technology requires Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 2020 and is subject to OEM enablement. Please check with your manufacturer for compatibility information. GD-153
[vii] Graphics performance claims are based on pre-production hardware tested by AMD performance labs on September 20, 2019 on similarly configured systems. Performance measurements were done while plugged in with battery saver disabled. Systems tested: Radeon 5500 4GB with Ryzen 5 3600. 16GB DDR4-3200MHz Win10 Pro x64 18362.175. AMD Version 19.30-190812n. Testing on Borderlands 3, the measured average latency was 30ms with Anti-Lag off, and 23ms with Anti-Lag on. Both at 90 FPS. Manufacturers may vary configurations yielding different results. Actual performance may vary. RX-386.
[viii] As of September 2019, the number of FreeSync technology enabled screens available (900+) at https://www.amd.com/en/products/freesync-monitors – Largest ecosystem when compared to publicly available listings of competing product solutions at https://www.144hzmonitors.com/list-of-g-sync-monitors/ and https://www.blurbusters.com/gsync/list-of-gsync-monitors/ which list 58 screens respectively. GD-130.
[ix] FreeSync requires a monitor and AMD Radeon™ graphics, both with FreeSync support. See www.amd.com/freesync for complete details. Confirm capability with your system manufacturer before purchase. GD-127
[x] FreeSync 2 HDR does not require HDR capable monitors; driver can set monitor in native mode when FreeSync 2 HDR supported HDR content is detected. Otherwise, HDR content requires that the system be configured with a fully HDR-ready content chain, including: graphics card, graphics driver and application. Video content must be graded in HDR and viewed with an HDR-ready player. Windowed mode content requires operating system support. GD-105
[xi] Game clock is the expected GPU clock when running typical gaming applications, set to typical TGP (Total Graphics Power). Actual individual game clock results may vary. GD-147
[xii] Boost Clock Frequency is the maximum frequency achievable on the GPU running a bursty workload. Boost clock achievability, frequency, and sustainability will vary based on several factors, including but not limited to: thermal conditions and variation in applications and workloads. GD-151