SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AMD (NASDAQ:AMD) today announced that its Radeon™ RX Vega graphics cards are available at e-tail outlets around the world starting today, giving 4 million gamers access to the best enthusiast-class gaming experiences possible. 1 For gamers who already have an enthusiast-class PC and monitor and are looking to up-level their graphics capabilities with groundbreaking technology, Radeon RX Vega 64 air-cooled cards are available today priced at $499 USD SEP. Radeon RX Vega 56 graphics cards are expected to be available August 28th, priced at $399 USD SEP, representing the most affordable way to get into enthusiast-class gaming on "Vega" architecture. For gamers who have longed to enjoy enthusiast-class gaming, Radeon Packs 2 are also available now for a limited time in select regions, with the Radeon Black Pack featuring the Radeon RX Vega 64 air-cooled card priced at $599 USD SEP, and the Radeon Aqua Pack featuring the Radeon RX Vega 64 Liquid Cooled Edition - the most powerful of the Radeon RX Vega graphics cards - priced at $699 USD SEP. Radeon Packs offer "must-have" technologies to power extraordinary enthusiast experiences: a discount of up to $200 from participating retailers on the purchase of select Radeon™ FreeSync™-capable monitors for buttery smooth frame rates, a $100 discount from participating retailers on the purchase of select Ryzen™ 7 1800X processor + X370 motherboard combos for the ultimate in multi-threaded performance, and two acclaimed games in soon-to-be-released Wolfenstein® II: The New Colossus™ and Prey® 3 (an estimated $120 USD retail value) to jump right into AAA gaming. Radeon RX Vega graphics cards are the most advanced consumer graphics cards in the world, built on the "Vega" GPU architecture. Previously reserved for high-end graphics products, Radeon RX Vega graphics cards employ pioneering graphics technology in High Bandwidth Cache composed of 8GB of leading-edge HBM2 memory. Architected for a better enthusiast-class gaming experience, Radeon RX Vega graphics cards feature bleeding-edge capabilities like Rapid Packed Math, the High Bandwidth Cache Controller and new Geometry and Pixel Engines to better harness low-level APIs and excel in DirectX® 12 and Vulkan® games. As developers roll out games in the coming weeks and months that take full advantage of these extraordinary technologies, Radeon RX Vega graphics cards will unleash their full potential, enabling higher frame rates and image quality settings for even more immersive gaming.