AMD Radeon RX 480 - The King of the Budget Video Cards

AMD announced the Radeon RX 480 a few weeks ago and the promises of VR ready performance starting at $200 had people talking. The card is now available on store shelves (or at least was before it probably sold out) and it seems like AMD has delivered on their promises. If you are looking for a killer video card for a great price you might want to act quickly because the RX 480 is going to sell like crazy. Engadget takes a closer look over here at the new RX 480.

Instead of trying to build the biggest and most powerful video card on the market, AMD aimed at the low end with the Radeon RX 480. But that doesn't make it any less exciting than NVIDIA's recent powerhouse GeForce GTX 1080 and 1070 GPUs. AMD's pitch for the RX 480 is simple: It's a $200 card that's VR ready. That's huge, especially since the current batch of GPUs that meet minimum VR specs cost around $350. I'll admit, I was skeptical when AMD announced the RX 480 at Computex last month. But after putting one through its paces over the past few days, I feel like Han Solo in The Force Awakens. It's true. All of it.