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.
Slower than Radeon Pro Duo Fiji XT with quadruple the memory for $999
On Monday, Advanced Micro Devices took the wraps off its most powerful workstation graphics card to date, the Polaris-based Radeon Pro Duo. The card is a follow-up of last year’s computing powerhouse featuring two Fury X cores and is once again marketed for superior multi-tasking, accelerated applications, and the creation and playback of VR content.
New 14nm LPP process and new Polaris 20 GPUs
It appears that AMD's upcoming Radeon 500 series will indeed be based on current Polaris GPU architecture but will also be moving to a new 14nm LPP manufacturing process and bring new Polaris 12, Polaris 20 and Polaris 21 GPUs.
A slight delay
According to reports, the upcoming AMD Radeon RX 500 series, which should be based on Polaris GPUs, could be slightly delayed, with the new launch date set for April 18th.
RX Vega won't be here before late May
According to the newest report, AMD's upcoming RX 500 series will be completely made of RX 400 series rebrands, based on Polaris 10 and Polaris 11, as well as possible new Polaris 12 GPU, while Radeon RX Vega won't launch before late May.
48-layer MLC V-NAND delivers more IOPS with low latencies
Last summer, Samsung introduced its first NVMe SSD series based on a new Polaris controller that replaced the UBX controller design from its previous OEM-series SM951 and consumer-oriented 950 Pro SSD lineups, moving ahead with the introduction of 48-layer MLC NAND technology and industry-leading throughput speeds.
Most likely a dual-GPU Polaris
A mystery AMD GPU has been spotted in the Ashes of the Singularity benchmark database, which goes in line with previous rumors that AMD is possibly preparing a new graphics card, called the RX 490.
Apple signs up for Polaris
Apple has been an "Nvidia free" zone for ages and now it seems that AMD has scored another MacBook Pro 15 design win with its Polaris based Radeon Pro 400 series GPUs.
In a bid to push its Polaris chip, AMD has launched several new VR projects.