Pitted against GTX 1080
AMD has started its Radeon on the Road tour with the event held in the Akvárium Klub in Budapest, Hungary, showing the Radeon RX Vega based system and comparing it to Geforce GTX 1080.
Vega XTX, Vega XT and Vega XL
The latest leak has revealed possible Radeon RX Vega series codenames and it appears that we will see three different versions, the Vega XTX, Vega XT and the Vega XL.
Better DirectX 12 support than Polaris
According to the latest report, the upcoming AMD Radeon RX Vega graphics card will have support for more graphics features, thanks to support for DirectX 12 level 12.1.
Gaming and Pro modes
Now that the AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition is out and about, we have been getting a lot more details and it is just a matter of time before we see more benchmarks. It also appears that the Vega FE comes with a special Radeon Pro Software driver with Pro and Gaming modes, that can be switched on the fly.
Holds its ground against Titan Xp
While we are still waiting for AMD to release its consumer Radeon graphics card based on the new Vega GPU, the Radeon Vega Frontier Edition, one meant for professionals, has been previewed and compared to the Nvidia Titan Xp.
For Machine and Deep Learning
During its EPYC launch event yesterday, AMD unveiled a full range of Radeon Instinct accelerators meant for both deep and machine learning, including the MI25 deep learning accelerator, based on Vega GPU and MI8 and MI6 machine learning accelerators, based on Fiji and Polaris GPUs.
Coming in late July or early in August
According to the latest rumors, AMD could be preparing to ship the only two Vega GPUs to its AIB partners which means that these graphics cards could be available by the end of July or early in August.
Priced at US $1199 for pre-order
AMD's upcoming Radeon Vega Frontier Edition graphics card have been spotted for pre-order in both the UK and the US, available in air- and liquid-cooled versions and starting at US $1199.
27-incher with Intel 18-core Xeon and Radeon Pro Vega
During its WWDC 2017 keynote, Apple unveiled what it claims is its most powerful computer ever, the new iMac Pro.