PowerColor RX 480 Devil Features a Massive Cooler with Factory Overclock Frequency of 1336MHz
More photos of the PowerColor RX 480 Devil have been spotted online, along with some more details about their GPU clock speed as well as the extreme overclocking capability on air-cooling alone.
Looking at the photo of the PowerColor RX 480 Devil above, the backplate features the logo of the manufacturer surrounded by several holes that not only provide substantial room for air flow, but also add to the strength of the PCB.
The card sports a gigantic cooler allowing the GPU to ship with a factory overclock frequency of 1336MHz, with Turbo speed of 1400MHz. If that is not enough, users can further tweak the card to reach an even higher overclock value. What’s more impressive is that this could be achieved on air cooling alone.
AMD Radeon RX 480 is powered by the Polaris 10 GPU that is designed to improve significant performance improvement over the last gen products. AMD claims that the Polaris based GPUs can deliver up to 2.8x Perf/Watt increase thanks to the 14nm FinFET process coupled with 4th Gen GCN architecture and AMD’s exclusive technologies.
The graphics card features 8GB of GDDR5 memory over a 256-bit bus interface, delivering a total of 256 GB/s bandwidth. Further, it is capable to crack out up to 5.5 TFLOPS of compute performance while consuming a power of just 150W.
While the reference card is priced at just $199 for 4GB and $239 for 8GB models, PowerColor RX 480 Devil will set you back a whopping $312. Do you think the humongous cooler and factory overclock justify this pricing? Let us know in the comments below.
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