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ASRock jumps the gun to unveil its Phantom Gaming X Radeon VII 16G graphics card

By Wong Chung Wee - on 30 Jan 2019, 10:45am

ASRock jumps the gun to unveil its Phantom Gaming X Radeon VII 16G graphics card

(Image source: ASRock)

ASRock has unveiled its Phantom Gaming X Radeon VII 16G graphics card. This is ahead of the official launch of AMD Radeon VII GPU that was first announced at CES 2019 by AMD CEO Dr. Lisa Su. Dr. Su mentioned the availability of the its new 7nm-based graphics card will be on 7th February this year.

ASRock Phantom Gaming X Radeon VII 16G graphics card delivers extreme graphics performance to humble the most visually demanding games and real-time content creation programs. Powered by 7nm technology, Radeon VII has 45% more memory and 66% more memory bandwidth than other the competitive gaming GPUs in its class, delivering vivid gaming visuals in up to 4K and virtually limitless content creation in 8K, VR and more.

The ASRock Phantom Gaming X Radeon VII 16G sports the same specifications as highlighted during Dr. Su’s CES address, i.e., the card is rated to operate at a boost frequency of 1750MHz (base clock of 1400MHz), features 16GB of HBM2 and a 1TB/s memory bandwidth over its 4,096 bit-wide memory bus. The card has a triple fan cooling system and its video connectivity options comprise 3 DisplayPort ports, and a HDMI 2.0b connector.

(Image source: ASRock)

It supports FreeSync 2 HDR for smooth graphics, but there’s no mention of support for real-time ray tracing yet though Dr. Su did mentioned about AMD’s efforts on its own ray tracing technology.

(Source: ASRock)


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