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 that 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 frame rates 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 GPUand 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. 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 thehottest games, the Radeon RX 5500 graphics card provides up to 37 percent faster performance on average than the competitive product in select titles at 1080p.
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. “It’s been incredible to seethe response to our RDNA architecture from gamers worldwide,and now we’re bringing the same high-frame rate, 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 product stake advantage of powerful features to bring 1080p gameplay to the next level.
The new Radeon RX 5500 series are included in the latest AMD Radeon Raise the Game bundle, 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.