Radeon RX 540 

Released April, 2017
  • 1.2 GHz
  • 4 GB GDDR5

It seems safe to assume that the new products listed - including the Radeon RX 490 - are close to release, though details on the high-end Polaris GPU are not mentioned.
by Sebastian-Peak (Jun, 2016)
AMD's current "We're in the Game" promotion offers a glimpse at upcoming product names, including the Radeon RX 490 graphics card, and the new Bristol Ridge APUs.
by Sebastian-Peak (Jun, 2016)

Features Key features of the Radeon RX 540

memory bandwidth Rate at which data can be read from or stored in onboard memory

Radeon RX 540
96 GB/s
GeForce GTX 1060
192.2 GB/s
GeForce GTX 1050
112.1 GB/s

pixel rate Number of pixels a graphics card can render to the screen every second

Radeon RX 540
19.5 GPixel/s
GeForce GTX 1060
74.1 GPixel/s
GeForce GTX 1050
43.3 GPixel/s

texture rate Speed at which a graphics card can perform texture mapping

Radeon RX 540
39 GTexel/s
GeForce GTX 1060
123.5 GTexel/s
GeForce GTX 1050
54.2 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon RX 540
1,248.3 GFLOPS
GeForce GTX 1060
3,953 GFLOPS
GeForce GTX 1050
1,733.1 GFLOPS

shading units Subcomponents of the gpu, these run in parallel to enable fast pixel shading

Radeon RX 540
512

texture mapping units Built into each gpu, these resize and rotate bitmaps for texturing scenes

Radeon RX 540
32

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AMD Lists Radeon RX 490 Graphics Card, New APUs in Gaming Promo

by Sebastian Peak |
www.pcper.com
AMD's current "We're in the Game" promotion offers a glimpse at upcoming product names, including the Radeon RX 490 graphics card, and the new Bristol Ridge APUs.
It seems safe to assume that the new products listed - including the Radeon RX 490 - are close to release, though details on the high-end Polaris GPU are not mentioned.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

gpu

GPU brand AMD
GPU name Cape Verde
Clock speed 1,219 MHz
Is dual GPU No
Reference card None

raw performance

Shading units 512
Texture mapping units 32
Render output processors 16
Compute units 8
Pixel rate 19.5 GPixel/s
Texture rate 39 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 1,248.3 GFLOPS

memory

Memory clock speed 1,500 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 6,000 MHz
Memory bus 128 bit
Memory 4,096 MB
Memory type GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 96 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 65W
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