AMD Fiji GPU has 8.9 billion transistors
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 16 June 2015 19:50

AMD Fiji GPU has 8.9 billion transistors


With HBM chips it goes over 10 billion

The Fiji GPU behind the AMD Radeon Fury line of graphics cards is definitely a one big chip with 8.9 billion transistors, but during our short chat with, Raja Koduri, Corporate Vice President and CTO, Visual Computing at AMD and we learned that the number is even higher.

AMD unveils Fury X, Fiji on Tuesday
Published in Graphics
Saturday, 13 June 2015 11:35

AMD unveils Fury X, Fiji on Tuesday


Livestream at the PC gaming event on July 16

AMD will unveil the card that know as the as Fiji XT. This watercooled card will be the first to use high bandwidth memory (HBM) technology. 

Fiji XT has water cooler
Published in Graphics
Monday, 08 June 2015 11:01

Fiji XT has water cooler


12 cm fan and dual slot render

We saw how the Fiji XT card looks. AMD shared some data and the dummy cards with its partners who wanted to examine the custom cooling. 

AMD Fiji aims at $849 retail price
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 19 May 2015 08:53

AMD Fiji aims at $849 retail price


4GB first, 8GB to follow

Our well informed sources are telling us that Fiji is not going to be the cheapest chip on the market.  

AMD testing FinFET chips
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 07 May 2015 10:38

AMD testing FinFET chips


GPU and CPU 
Production in 2016 

When AMD's Fiji GPU launches shortly after Computex and before the end of Q2 2015, we should see a bit more details regarding AMD's FinFET chips.

AMD's Greenland gets FinFET
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 07 May 2015 10:38

AMD's Greenland gets FinFET


Will be ready by 2016

Greenland, which will succeed the soon to be launched Fiji GPU, will be served up with FinFET technology next year. 

AMD's  HBM still a bit of a mystery
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 21:30

AMD's HBM still a bit of a mystery


Next year HBM 2.0 but no name yet 

AMD teases its audience with the new HBM High Bandwidth Memory product that is supposed to come soon.

Fiji XT PCB to end up significantly smaller than Radeon 290X
Published in Graphics


Mainstream card sized

A modern high end graphics card tends to be quite big. It usually needs two slots for the cooler and is between 280 and 300 mm in the length. 

AMD x86 16-core Zen APU detailed
Published in Processors
Friday, 10 April 2015 08:45

AMD x86 16-core Zen APU detailed


Has integrated Greenland HBM GPU

We have mentioned both AMD's Zen core processors, as well as Greenland HBM memory powered graphics in the past, but now we have a few more details. 

Fiji XT can support HBM2 memory
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 07 April 2015 08:58

Fiji XT can support HBM2 memory


A few tweaks required 

Fiji XT is AMD's next generation GPU core and many end-users have very high hopes for this product. It looks like Fiji XT based cards are launching in June, and they will give Nvidia's Geforce GTX 980 a run for its money.