Review roundup: Matches GTX 1080/1070 but with a high TDP
AMD has finally launched its first consumer-oriented graphics cards based on the new Vega GPU, the Radeon RX Vega 64 and the Radeon RX Vega 56. With reviews finally going live, it appears that AMD has managed to match GTX 1080/1070 performance in some scenarios but at a much lower performance per Watt.
We have it on video
There was no hanky panky being played at Siggraph by NVIDIA and we have the proof.
$100 less than an NVIDIA 1080 Ti
Vega is expected any day now but as always someone has to jump the gun.
Running from 2933MHz to 3600MHz
Following the launch of AMD's new HEDT Ryzen Threadripper CPUs and the X399 chipset motherboards, G.Skill has announced new DDR4 specifications and expanded its Flare X series which will be Ryzen Threadripper ready.
7nm next gen Radeon
All eyes are on the Vega that is supposed to launch early next week, but we would not be Fudzilla unless we were able to get something about the next one down the line.
Coming in three versions
Due to the sheer size of the AMD TR4 Threadripper socket, plenty of cooling manufacturers decided to come up with a dedicated cooler for this beast and EK Water Blocks, a well-known liquid cooling expert from Slovenia, has introduced its dedicated Supremacy Evo water block for AMD Ryzen Threadripper CPUs.
First 3DMark performance numbers are in
Reviewers around the world have received their AMD Radeon RX Vega review samples as well as the final drivers and it was just a matter of time before we saw some unboxing leaks as well as the first performance figures.
Review roundup: Brings some competition to the HEDT game
AMD has lifted the review NDA veil from its first Ryzen Threadripper CPUs, the Threadripper 1950X and the Threadripper 1920X, which offer impressive multi-threaded performance and finally bringing some competition to this part of the market.
LN2 should push it even further
A Reddit user has managed to overclock AMD's 16-core/32-thread Threadripper 1950X to 4.1GHz by just using Thermaltake's Water 3.0 liquid cooler.