XFX AMD Radeon RX 560 2GB Core Graphics Card
2GB XFX Radeon RX 560 Core Edition, 14nm Polaris, 1024 Streams, 1295MHz Boost, 7000MHz GDDR5, DP 1.4/HDMI 2.0b/DVI-D DL
We have re-imagined everything a gaming card can do and made it more accessible. The 4th generation Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture is engineered for gamers who play anything from the latest MOBA’s to the most popular AAA titles. Asynchronous Shaders and an enhanced Geometry Engine power new levels of smooth gameplay performance.
Experience the latest premium technologies optimized around the revolutionary FinFET 14 technology that provides extraordinary performance and efficiency. Enjoy cool and quiet gaming, and leverage new possibilities with optimized levels of efficient headroom. Imagine the future upgrade capabilities with HDMI™ 2.0b and Display Port 1.3/1.4 features that can enable the latest generation of displays to deliver beautiful beyond-HD, HDR, and ultra-smooth FreeSync™ experiences.
XFX True Clock Technology: BIOS Controlled Overclocking
Software controlled clock speeds can be hindered by overall computer performance. XFX's True Clock however is hardware controlled clock speed performance optimization, so your card is always running at an optimized performance level.
Radeon™ CHILL Technology: Smart GPU Control
Radeon™ Chill is an intelligent power-saving feature for Radeon™ graphics that dynamically regulates framerate based on your movements in-game. During peak gameplay, Radeon Chill works to deliver the full framerate potential of Radeon graphics. As movement decreases, Radeon Chill reduces your gameplay framerate. Designed to save power, lower temperature, and increase GPU life, Radeon Chill enables high performance graphics when you battle and saves power when you explore.
Radeon™ ReLive Software: Share Your Victories
Effortlessly capture, stream, and share your memorable moments and clutch victories with Radeon™ ReLive. Included free with the Radeon™ Crimson Software Package
Designed for Vulkan Cross Platform Graphics: The next generation graphics API from Khronos
Vulkan is the new generation, open standard API for high-efficiency access to graphics and compute on modern GPUs. This ground-up design, previously referred to as the Next Generation OpenGL Initiative, provides applications direct control over GPU acceleration for maximized performance and predictability.
AMD FreeSync™ 2 Technology
No stuttering. No tearing. Just gaming. Gaming shouldn’t be a choice between choppy gameplay and high performance. With XFX Radeon™ RX 500 Series graphics and FreeSync technology, it doesn’t have to be. Transform the most demanding games into a liquid-smooth, artifact-free, 4K cinematic experience with the highest performance at virtually any frame rate. FreeSync works at the speed of your game for incredible responsiveness and uncompromising smoothness. Every gamer deserves perfectly smooth gameplay and peak performance. Unlike the competing technology, you don’t have to choose with FreeSync technology.
Microsoft Windows 10 and DirectX 12: Optimized for Gaming Performance
New features and functions bring new computing experiences to life with AMD Radeon™ graphics on the Windows® 10 platform. Take your gaming further with XBOX ONE on Windows. Play and connect with your games and friends. Everywhere.
Microsoft’s new technology enables great performance and dramatically improved GPU and CPU multiprocessing and multithreading performance thanks to Async Shaders and Multi-threaded Command Buffer Recording for more efficient rendering of richer and more complex scenes.
FinFet 14nm Technology: Unprecedented Efficiency on Nextgen GPUs
Enjoy whisper quiet gaming with the revolutionary Polaris architecture. Combining the latest FinFET 14 process technology and AMD’s advanced power, gating and clocking technologies, you’ll enjoy dramatically cool and quiet gaming. The FinFet 14 process technology puts more transistors in less space, enabling dramatic increases in processing power and power efficiency helping to provide better processor performance while using less power and enabling better transistor efficiency than previous generation technology.
AMD Exclusive GCN & Crossfire Technology: The Ultimate Compute Architecture with Multiple GPU Scaling
Discover the direct-to-the GPU performance advantage of Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture, enabling stunning detail and dynamic gaming, a richer and more immersive VR experience, with exceptional graphics performance and low power consumption. 4th generation Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture features asynchronous shaders and an enhanced geometry engine, so you can enjoy exceptionally smooth gameplay on the latest DirectX® 12 and Vulkan™ titles.
AMD CrossFire technology lets you connect multiple graphics cards to amplify your system’s graphics processing capability including enhancements that set a new standard of consistent and smooth gameplay.
Tuned by XFX for Peak Performance: Giving You the Performance You Have Come to Expect from XFX
Overclocking your card to its peak performance potential is not an easy task but a stock card is simply underutilizing your graphics card's full potential. Luckily for you, we have factory overclocked the RX 560 at the BIOS level and have fine-tuned it for optimal gaming performance. Our state-of-the art equipment and testing labs ensure that your card reaches its maximum performance level safely and optimally.
AMD LiquidVR: Exceptionally Comfortable VR
Experience beautifully rich and immersive VR experiences with advanced comfort and effortless compatibility. Avoid nausea and motion sickness, made possible by the AMD LiquidVR™ initiative, featuring ground breaking Asynchronous Shaders.
The Radeon™ RX 500 graphics cards, combined with AMD LiquidVR™ technology already in use by leading head-mounted display (HMD) vendors, provides an exceptional platform for a fully immersive and comfortable VR experience.
Premium HDR: Expand the Range of Colours
Premium HDR - High Dynamic Range (HDR) is a state-of-the-art technology for gamers and cinephiles that care deeply about the display quality of their TV or monitor. Modelled after the acuity of human vision, HDR vastly expands the range of colours and contrast ratios that can be shown by compatible displays. HDR ready games and movies played on an HDR display appear strikingly sharp, colourful, and vivid, with enhanced contrast and sophisticated nuance compared to even the most stunning SDR content.
The Radeon™ RX 560 graphics card’s brand new display engine and HDR ready capabilities equip you for the new wave of HDR displays, content and the future of gaming.
Radeon™ Software: A Premium Set of Driver Utilities
As sophisticated as the Polaris architecture based graphics cards are, the software that powers the cards is equally as sophisticated. Radeon™ Software delivers the ultimate in performance, features and stability to help ensure an exceptionally smooth and fast out of the box experience.
With Radeon™ WattMan (formerly AMD Overdrive™) – Push your hardware to the limits. Radeon™ Settings takes customization to a whole new level with per state control over clocks, voltages, and temperature.
Latest Display Connections: Ready for the Latest Displays
Radeon™ GPUs with the Polaris architecture support HDMI® 2.0b and DisplayPort™ 1.3 for compatibility with a new generation of monitors that would make any gamer excited:
• 1080p @ 240Hz.
• 1440p @ 240Hz.
• 4K @ 120Hz.
• 1440p ultra-wide @ 190Hz.
AMD XConnect Technology: Great Performance, Even on the Go
Should a PC gamer on the go buy a gaming notebook that’s tough to carry, or a thin notebook that’s tough to game on?
AMD XConnect™ unlocks the best of both worlds on systems designed for Thunderbolt™ 3 eGFX enclosures. Finally you can use a desktop graphics card on a notebook.
XFX's 3 Year Warranty: Giving You the Performance You Have Come to Expect from XFX
Even though we trust that our high quality products will continue working at peak performance well beyond your use of it, we want to put our word behind that promise. That is why we offer our 3 Year Warranty with this series of graphics cards. This means that your product is protected by a 3 year limited hardware warranty on manufacturing defects of anything on the card. Features • Microsoft® Windows® 10 Support.
• Microsoft® DirectX™ 12 Support.
• FinFET 14nm Technology.
• GCN 4th Generation Architecture.
• AMD Virtual Super Resolution (VSR).
• AMD LiquidVR Technology.
• AMD FreeSync Technology.
• AMD Frame Rate Target Control (FRTC).
• AMD CrossFire Technology.
• AMD Eyefinity Multi-Display Technology.
• AMD App Acceleration.
• AMD TrueAudio Technology.
• AMD XConnect Ready.
• AMD Radeon Crimson Software.
• AMD WattMan.
• AMD APP Acceleration.
• HDMI 2.0b.
• DisplayPort 1.4.
• Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio Support.
• PCI Express® 3.0.
• Up to 6 displays supported, (may require the use of MST Hubs).
• Advanced GDDR5 Memory Technology.
• Vulkan and Mantle Ready. Next Generation APIs.
• OpenGL 4.5 Support.
• OpenCL Support.
|Chipset||Radeon RX 560|
|Manufacturing Process||14 nm|
|Boost Clock||1295 MHz|
|Memory Clock||1750 MHz|
|Memory Speed (Effective with DDR)||7000 MHz|
|Memory Data Rate|
|Memory Bus||128 Bit|
|Cooling Solution||Single Fan (1)|
|Cooler Design||XFX Single Fan|
|Interface||PCIe 3.0 (x16)|
|Maximum Digital Resolution||3840x2160 (Ultra HD)|
|Maximum Analog (VGA) Resolution||N/A|
|Max. Concurrent Displays||3 Displays|
|AMD CrossFire Support||2-Way CrossFire|
|AMD Freesync Support||Yes|
|AMD FreeSync Version||FreeSync™ 2|
|Microsoft DirectX Support||12 API|
|Low Profile Support||N/A|
|Graphics Card TDP/Power|
|Graphics Card Power Connectors|
|Minimum Recommended PSU|
|Maximum GPU Temperature|
Please note your statutory rights are not affected.
For further information regarding Scan's warranty procedure please see our terms and conditions
- 24 months
- Return to base
- DOA Period:
- 14 days
- RTB Period:
- 24 months
- Scan Computers
- 0871 472 4747
Date Issued: 4th Jul 2017
AMD introduced the RX 500-series family of add-in graphics cards in April and May 2017. These cards are priced between Â£75 and £s;200 and therefore cover a large part of the mainstream graphics market. In this TekSpek we will take a closer look at the RX 560 GPU that retails from just £s;95.