GloFo's 12LP and Samsung's 11LPP
According to details that have surfaced after the launch of the new Radeon RX 590 refresh, it appears that AMD is sourcing the "new" Polaris 30 GPU from both GlobalFoundries and Samsung.
Based on 12nm Polaris GPU
As expected, rumored, and leaked earlier this week, AMD has now officially released its latest mid-range graphics card meant to put a bit more pressure on Nvidia's GTX 1060 during this holiday season, the Radeon RX 590.
The same RX 580 Nitro+ Special Edition design
Sapphire's RX 590 Nitro+ Special Edition has been spotted online and comes with the same design as the RX 580 Nitro+ Special Edition - confirming earlier reports that we are looking at just a die shrink of the original Polaris chip.
Should be launching this month
A box shot has pretty much confirmed that AMD is likely to soon launch the 12nm Polaris-based Radeon RX 590, which could bring around 10 to 15 percent performance boost compared to the RX 580, at least depending on the actual GPU clock AMD AIB partners hit on their cards.
Spotted in 3DMark database
As we already told you earlier, AMD is gearing up to launch a 12nm Polaris refresh which should bring around 10 to 15 percent improvement, and now it appears it could be called the Radeon RX 590.
Bringing 10 to 15 percent improvement
AMD is gearing up for a slight refresh of its graphics card lineup with a 12nm Polaris GPU, which is likely to bring an improvement of around 10 to 15 percent, mostly thanks to higher clocks.
MSI MECH is with us
AMD is getting another new brand for its Polaris based GPUs dubbed MSI MECH.
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.