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AMD Set Sights On Oz With WX Series Graphics Cards

Graphics card maker AMD has announced that its Radeon WX series of graphics cards are ready for launch in the Australian market.

Touted as the world’s fastest low-profile workstation GPU, the WX Series cards promise to harness the potential of the company’s Polaris architecture and deliver support for 5K HDR display experiences.

They say it’s well suited and designed to match the evolving needs of users for whom the rise of virtual reality experiences will radically change the workplace.

“Radeon Pro represents a powerful shift towards a holistic approach to design and content creation, giving our customers full creative autonomy, the opportunity to realize gains across the entire ecosystem, and the ability to create free of constraint from proprietary tools,” said Ogi Brkic, general manager of professional graphics for AMD says.

“Our line of professional workstation graphics hardware, the Radeon™ Pro WX Series, is designed to empower the next-generation of exceptional content, intersecting new industry inflection points and enabling creators of all kinds to deliver the art of the impossible,” he says.

The WX4100 retails for an RRP of $509, and features 4GB of GDDR5 memory.

It promises over 2.4X the performance of competing cards in its class while consuming nearly identical amounts of power.

The WX5100 retails for an RRP of $689 and boasts 8GB of GDDR5 memory.

AMD say the 5100 delivers the necessary performance in spades, with exceptional high-fidelity, high-resolution real-time visualization for key industries such as automotive and architecture.

The WX7100 retails for an RRP of $1139 and incorporates 8GB of GDDR5 memory.

The company says that “As VR usage continues to grow in design, manufacturing, media and entertainment workflows, the Radeon Pro WX 7100 delivers the performance needed to drive user experiences to new levels of immersion.”

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