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AMD Launches the Radeon Pro W5500

AMD has released the Radeon Pro W5500 – an RX5500 (or RX5500 XT depending on the yet to be disclosed clock speeds) wearing a shiny blue, rather slimming, suit. This single slot ‘Pro’ grade GPU is a RDNA gen 1 based product, built on TSMC’s FinFET 7nm node. With 22 Compute Units, a 125W TBP (Total Board Power), the card is a mid range performer. GDDR6, PCIe 4.0, and Professional grade drivers are the base bullet points with this card, along with a single slot form factor. The single slot form of the card seems to have been missed by …
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GALAX GTX 1070 KATANA single-slot in stock!

GALAX showed off a single-slot GTX 1070 late last year, but unlike their vaporware single-slot designs from previous GPU generations, this one has actually become reality and is now in stock on GALAX’s web store! The specs on this card are pretty impressive considering the form factor. Despite the smaller heatsink and thinner blower fan compared to normal double-slot thickness cards, the KATANA still ships in a slightly overclocked configuration, with a base clock of 1518MHz and a boost clock of boost clock 1708MHz. The cooling solution looks about as robust as it can get in the limited space available, …
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Single Slot XFX RX550 and ASL GTX 1050 Ti Previewed

Thanks to forum member CC Ricers for the news tip! The holy grails of SFF video cards, low profile and single slot, has just had a few cards added to the ranks. This is great news, and I realllllly want to have these cards to play with. XFX XFX, an AMD partner, has launched three new products; a dual-slot and full profile Core Edition a single-slot, full profile Core Edition a dual-slot and low profile model It’s these last two that excite me, low profile is my preferred form factor! The ‘Core Edition OC’, a single slot, full profile model comes in both …
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Another Compact GPU Launched – XFX’s RX460 Slim

Wow, this year seems to be the year of small graphics cards. Not only have we seen multiple nVidia ‘ITX’ spec cards or low profile cards, we are also seeing numerous models from the AMD camp. Along these lines, we have now seen that XFX has launched a new card, an AMD RX460 Slim. This single slot, 170mm long (claimed) card, features all the usual tech expected from this GPU core. Running at a base of 1090 MHz and a boost to 1220MHz, with either 2 or 4GB of GDDR5 (depending on the SKU) running at 7GHz, this card is …
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Galax shows off a single-slot GTX 1070!

At the GALAXY & NVIDIA Carnival in Wuhan, China, GALAX (what GALAXY goes by in North America) showed off a single-slot GTX 1070. The defining feature is, of course, the fact that the stock heatsink and rear IO is just a single slot in thickness, with what appears to be a pure copper heatsink to compensate for the smaller surface area. Not visible in this picture, but the PCB is about the same length as a reference GTX 1060 with the section of the card with the fan extending past the circuit board. The power connector is a single 8-pin connector, …
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XFX has announced two single-slot AMD RX 460 graphics cards.

Following just after the announcement of the HIS RX 460 Slim-iCooler OC on the 24th, VideoCardz has shared that XFX has two new single-slot AMD RX 460 graphics cards coming to the Small Form Factor market. Both Polaris 11 based cards will use AMD’s reference clock speeds and will operate on a maximum of 75 watts, requiring no additional power. XFX will offer a 2GB and a 4GB variant, and based off the screenshots below, both cards appear to be using the same robust aluminum heatsink as the one used on the HIS RX 460. We weren’t able to find the exact dimensions of the card but TechPowerUP! states that the …