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Gaming: It's never been a better time to upgrade! | Community

With the extreme popularity of AMD Radeon™ R9 Series graphics cards over the past few months, some gamers have found it hard to get their hands on these great products at suggested list prices.

We have good news! Supply has now caught up with demand, and for most retailers, street prices now match the original suggested list prices on the AMD Radeon™ R9 Series graphics cards.

If you’re unsure whether now’s the time to purchase an R9 Series graphics card, you needn’t worry. We’ve worked hard to make sure there are plenty of AMD Radeon™ graphics cards available in the market at suggested manufacturer prices for everyone to get one. Armed with Mantle, AMD TrueAudio technology and the recently refreshed Never Settle Forever game bundle, the AMD Radeon™ R9 Series graphics cards offer the performance and value in every segment from $179.99 to $1499!1

In addition to terrific availability and pricing, don’t forget these other great reasons to buy AMD Radeon™ graphics now:

And here’s a look at what press are saying:

There couldn’t be a better time to upgrade to the R9 Series of AMD Radeon™ graphics. It’s for gamers who demand the best.

Jay Lebo is a Product Marketing Manager at AMD. His postings are his own opinions and may not represent AMD’s positions, strategies or opinions. Links to third party sites are provided for convenience and unless explicitly stated, AMD is not responsible for the contents of such linked sites and no endorsement is implied.

  • Prices for AMD Radeon™ R9 Series cards on as of May 12, 2014

  • Application support for Mantle is required.

  • In playing Battlefield 4™ as of Feb 6, 2014, the AMD Radeon™ R9 290X GPU paired with an AMD FX-8350 APU saw an increase in frame rates from 52.90 to 65.5 frames per second with Mantle at 1080p, ultra detail settings, anisotropic filtering and anti-aliasing on. 2TB HDD, 4GB memory, AMD Catalyst 13.11 Beta 6 Performance Driver. MAN-3

  • AMD TrueAudio technology is offered on select AMD Radeon™ R9 and R7 200 Series GPUs and is designed to improve acoustic realism. Requires an enabled game or application. Not all audio equipment supports all audio effects; additional audio equipment may be required for some audio effects. Not all products feature all technologies—check with your component or system manufacturer for specific capabilities.

  • AMD Eyefinity technology supports up to six DisplayPort monitors on an enabled graphics card. Supported display quantity, type and resolution vary by model and board design; confirm specifications with manufacturer before purchase. To enable more than two displays, or multiple displays from a single output, additional hardware such as DisplayPort-ready monitors or DisplayPort 1.2 MST-enabled hubs may be required. A maximum of two active adapters is recommended for consumer systems. See for full details.

  • AMD PowerTune and AMD ZeroCore Power are technologies offered by certain AMD Radeon™ products, which are designed to intelligently manage GPU power consumption in response to certain GPU load conditions. Not all products feature all technologies – check with your component or system manufacturer for specific model capabilities.

*Originally posted by Robert Hallock in AMD Gaming on May 13, 2014 2:01:41 PM

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