ASRock Confirms Its Making Graphics Cards; First Line of GPUs Revealed

ASRock has officially entered the graphics card manufacturer scene with its line of Phantom Gaming cards based on the popular AMD Radeon series of cards.

on March 29, 2018 4:57 PM

When it comes to graphics cards, the PC community has a slew of options to choose from in terms of which manufacturer to buy them from. Whether you purchase them from frontrunners AMD or NVIDIA or decide to buy a graphics card from ASUS Republic of Gamers, there are a ton of options to choose from. However, the graphics card market is getting a new player, ASRock, a PC part manufacturer that specializes in motherboards, and industrial PCs.

Today, the Taiwanese-based company officially announced it’s entering the game by unveiling the Phantom Gaming display adapters, which are based on AMD’s Radeon RX 500 line of graphics processing units. At launch, the Phantom Gaming cards will offer four different model options: The Radion RX 550 and RX 560 in 2GB or 4GB, and the 8GB Radeon RX 570 and RX 580. Each of the four cards will feature a DisplayPort (3x for those who purchase the RX 570 or 58), HDMI, and DVI outputs. The manufacturer also promised that its line of graphics cards would deliver impressive overclocking capabilities. Essentially, ASRock’s goal is to provide everything great about the AMD Radeon GPUs.

ASRock also confirmed that its line of cards would deliver everything that makes the Radeon cards great. Including FreeSync, Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition, and Radeon graphic’s highly optimized DirectX 12, and Vulkan performance.

Currently, ASRock has yet to unveil when these cards are available, nor has a final MSRP been revealed. However, if you are itching to check out additional information on the cards, including what software will be featured for each, head over to ASRock’s official website. Additionally, you can check out the announcement trailer as well as a batch of screenshots for each of the aforementioned GPUs will be provided below.

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Taylor Lyles is a staff writer at DualShockers. She specializes in gaming hardware, eSports, virtual reality, new releases and upcoming titles. Born and raised in Maryland, Taylor is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Legal Studies from Stevenson University. In her free time, she enjoys playing lacrosse, going fishing, studying Fallout lore, and may or may not have an unhealthy obsession with the Dead Rising series.