Samsung Aquabolt 8GB HBM2 2.4Gbps chips are go
Published in Graphics


Codename Aquabolt

Samsung said  it has started mass production of its 2nd generation 8GB HBM2 chips, codename Aquabolt.

AMD RX Vega supply problems might last until October
Published in Graphics


Packaging GPU and HBM2 to blame

According to a report, AMD Radeon RX Vega shortages could last until October and while HBM2 might be a part of the problem, it appears that packaging is to blame.

Vega 10 with HBM2 will launch this year
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 29 September 2016 14:41

Vega 10 with HBM2 will launch this year


For professional market

Our well-informed sources have confirmed that Vega 10, AMD’s first HBM 2 card will by announced before the end of this year, at least for the professional market.

Nvidia Pascal GPUs spotted en route to testing facilities
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Shipping values priced between $608 and $810 USD per unit

Any time a new batch of GPUs are ready to be sent from a manufacturing facility overseas to a supply partner for testing and metrics, there are always debugging and testing parts sent ahead of time to ensure that silicon is quickly brought to market without suffering silicon respin and unforeseen manufacturing delays.

Samsung begins 20nm High Bandwidth Memory 2 production
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256GB/s with four 8Gb stacks, seven-fold increase over GDDR5

Roughly six months ago, AMD launched the first graphics cards packed with first-generation High Bandwidth Memory (HBM). Today, Samsung has just announced production of the industry’s first 20nm 4GB DRAM package based on second-generation High Bandwidth Memory 2 (HBM2).