7nm Vega for up to 13.8TFLOPs of compute performance
In addition to a few details shared during the CES 2019 keynote hosted by Dr. Lisa Su, AMD's CEO, the company has also disclosed a few more details regarding the new Radeon VII graphics card, including some of the specifications and performance.
Radeon Instinct MI60 and Instinct MI50
At its dedicated The Next Horizon event, AMD has reiterated its total commitment to datacenter market, both with the 7nm EPYC Rome CPU based on the brand new Zen 2 architecture, as well as with its new 7nm Vega-based Radeon Instinct graphics cards, promising significant improvements in the enterprise accelerator market.
Zen and Vega for $55
AMD has announced the availability of its Athlon 200GE APU which comes with two Zen CPU cores paired up with Radeon Vega 3 graphics, all for $55.
Zen and Vega on a dual-core APU
AMD has decided to keep the Athlon brand alive and has launched the Athlon 200GE, an entry-level APU with two Zen-cores with SMT-enabled, as well as Vega graphics with 3CUs, all at $55.
Updated: Could be perfect for a living room PC
AMD has announced a new semi-custom SoC at ChinaJoy, based on Zen CPU cores and Vega graphics, which was created for ??? Subor company and its new console/PC, expected to launch in late-August.
Power optimization engineers went to EPYC
It is no big secret that Vega 64 and 56 had quite high thermals and didn’t actually meet some of its performance targets. Some key power optimization engineers were pulled from the Vega team to the more important goal. The Naples server chip had a higher priority.
Custom design, availability in early June
Powercolor has officially announced that it will be unveiling its new Radeon RX Vega 56 Nano Edition at the Computex 2018 show, which kicks off on June 5th.
Made at TSMC
During its Q1 2018 financial conference call yesterday, AMD's CEO, Dr. Lisa Su, confirmed that 7nm is on track and that 7nm Radeon Instinct is running in its labs.
Current plan: will never be
Many AMD fanboys hoped that Vega 7 nm would be a GPU that could make Vega more competitive to Nvidia's offering.
Systems with RX Vega 64, Vega 56 or RX 580
AMD has launched a limited time promotion which gives a free copy of the Far Cry 5 game to those that buy a PC system with select Radeon graphics cards.