Sapphire has this month announced another new addition to its range of RX 500 series graphics cards with the launch of the Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 550 2 and 4GB clocked at 6.00 GHz, graphics card offering 640 Stream Processors. Sapphire has quietly added the new card to its range which is based on the “Polaris 21” silicon, rather than the Polaris 20 “Lexa”. Offering 10 out of 16 compute units physically present on the chip, which translates to 640 stream processors, higher than the 512 stream processors the RX 550.
When purchasing the new RX 500 series graphics cards make sure that the model is equipped with the Polaris 21 and model number 11268-16 for 2 GB and 11268-15 for 4 GB rather than all the stock which offers less processing power. The GPU on the new graphics card is clocked at 1071 MHz and the hardware relies on the PCI Express socket for power.
Other features include outputs in the form of a DVI, HDMI 2.0, and DisplayPort 1.4, with specifications listed to offer 40 TMUs, and 2 GB or 4 GB of GDDR5 memory with a 128-bit wide memory interface offering 96 GB/s memory bandwidth and a GPU clocked at 1071 MHz. For more information and full specifications jump over to the official Sapphire online website by following the link below.
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