It's a little crazy that this is newsworthy, but AMD's full lineup of Radeon R9 graphics cards is finally available online at suggested e-tail prices. Various members of the family have been in short supply and selling at inflated prices since last year. Supply constraints and increased demand from cryptocurrency miners were apparently to blame, but the situation seems to have been resolved. AMD says the "madness" is over—and that the current, intended prices will remain stable moving forward.
At least right now, Newegg has plenty of Radeons selling at AMD's official launch prices, plus a handful that are even cheaper. Let's go with a bulleted list:
So, there you have it. The Radeon R9 family is finally whole and available to gamers as AMD intended. Let's hope this sort of development isn't newsworthy with future generations.
|AMD turned a $25 million operating profit in Q2 2017||31|
|Rumor: Radeon RX Vega benched in 3DMark Fire Strike||25|
|National Merry-Go-Round Day Shortbread||6|
|Flash will be dead by end of 2020||33|
|Adata wants to brighten your life with its XPG Spectrix D40 RAM||5|
|Rumor: Geekbench entry hints at 16-core Core i9-7960X performance||16|
|GeForce 384.94 drivers bring a bevy of security fixes||9|
|Thermaltake Smart RGB PSUs dazzle budget builders||10|
|Google releases last developer preview before Android O release||19|