Cut-down Fiji GPU does the job at US $549
AMD has now officially announced its newest Radeon R9 Fury graphics card based on a cut-down version of the Fiji GPU with 4GB of HBM and US $549 price tag.
Coming in two versions with Tri-X cooler
While we already head a lot regarding specifications of the Fiji-based Radeon R9 Fury (non-X) graphics card, now these specifications are pretty much confirmed as two custom Sapphire Radeon R9 Fury graphics cards have leaked online.
€99,95 to get a single-slot Radeon Fury X
Following a recent teaser, EK Water Blocks, a well known liquid cooling gear manufacturer from Slovenia, have now officially launched its Radeon R9 Fury X water block, the EK-FC R9 Fury X.
AMD indeed fixing pump-block noise on Fury X
While reviewers and buyers have complained about a rather loud whine coming from the AiO cooler pump-block on the Radeon R9 Fury X graphics card, it appears that it was indeed limited to initial batch as revised pump-block have been now spotted and it produces much less noise.
Turns the Fury X into a single-slot card
According to a posted teaser, it appears that EK Water Blocks, a well known liquid cooling specialists from Slovenia, did not waste any time in creating a water block for AMD's new flagship Radeon R9 Fury X graphics card.
Dealing blows with the GTX 980 Ti
AMD has now officially lifted the NDA veil from its latest graphics card flagship, the Radeon R9 Fury X, and according to first reviews, the new Fiji GPU is trading blows with Nvidia's Geforce GTX 980 Ti, rather than the Titan X, and has a quite limited overclocking potential.
Hawaii GPU becomes Grenada with a slight overclock
In addition to the Radeon R7 300 graphics card which should hold the entry-level fort, the Radeon R9 380 for the mid-range market segment and the flagship Fury lineup, AMD's higher-end lineup will be represented by rebranded Radeon R9 290 series, which got a slightly higher clocks and more memory.
Featuring Radeon R7 370 and R7 360
As expected, AMD has now officially launched its newest Radeon R7 300 series graphics card which are aimed at MOBA and MMORPG gamers with 1080p displays, the Radeon R7 370 and the R7 360.
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.