|Launch||2H 2017 |
|(Initial)) Price||,000 |
What We Know About AMD's 12 TFLOPS 4K Gaming Flagship Vega 10
It's the very first chip based on the company's V9.0 architecture. This debut will be either a public one or behind closed doors, however, just four ryzen 5 vega drivers weeks ago, we told you about AMD's new Vega 10 based "Fury Pro" professional graphics card. It's very likely that the new hardware entry in the Crimson drivers is for the very same graphics card.
A Furious Surprise In AMD's Latest Drivers, vega 10 Isn't Far Off
The discovery came via our friends over at bitsandchips.it who spotted the curious entry.
|AMD7300.1 = "AMD Radeon (TM)) R9 Fury Series"||Radeon R9 Fury X |
|AMD7300.2 = "Radeon (TM)) Pro Duo"||Radeon Pro Duo |
|AMD7300.3 = "AMD Radeon (TM)) R9 Fury Series"||Radeon R9 Fury |
|AMD7300.4 = "AMD Radeon (TM)) R9 Fury Series"||Radeon R9 Fury Nano |
|AMD7300.5 = "AMD Radeon (TM)) R9 Fury Series"||Vega 10 Fury? |
The new card bears the same branding as AMD's existing Fury series cards. It's a huge step away from the company's existing GCN architecture. Putting it ahead of Nvidia’s top dog ryzen 5 vega drivers the 00 GTX TItan X.
We also know that its launch is very much nearing. Head of the Radeon Technologies Group, not long after that the head of PR at the Radeon Technologies Group teased the launch venue for Vega 10 on his facebook page.
At the company's last earnings conference call CEO Dr. The timing pushes us to believe that this is not another Fiji product. Which features Vega 10 & 1TB+ of storage. In fact, announced earlier this year that the team was celebrating a major milestone with regards to Vega 10’s development. According to the latest information available to us Vega 10 should debut before the year's end. The Dracarys prototype utilizes a Fiji GPU rather than Vega 10 and the entry could very well ryzen 5 vega drivers be for this Fiji based prototype which is scheduled for a showcase this November.
|Graphics Card||Dracarys |
|GPU||Vega 10 |
|Performance (FP16))||20+ TFLOPS |
|TDP||It breaths fire, especially considering how close we are to Vega's debut.|
Although there's the real possibility that this entry belongs to AMD's new,000 Dracarys board. And I would be remiss if I didn't point out that it's quite challenging to discern whether this is a new Fiji based iteration or one that's in fact based on Vega 10. But because how much of a significant overhaul it is you can almost call it GCN 2.0 and everything else since the HD 7000 series GCN 1.0.
We know it's going to be the successor to AMD's flagship Fury X graphics card. We also know that it's going to feature 4096 graphics cores and 12 teraflops of single precision compute horsepower. That doesn't mean it's not still quintessentially GCN. Lisa Su confirmed that Vega will be rolled out in the first half of 2017.
An entry for a brand new Fury series graphics card believed to be powered by Vega 10 has been spotted in AMD's latest drivers.
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