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.
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.
40,000 lines of code changed
AMD has issued 100 Linux GPU patches for seven of its Vega 10 GPUs.
Industry sources confirmed
Well informed industry sources have confirmed to Fudzilla that Vega 10 GPU lines will launch in the first half of 2017. AMD’s Radeon Technology Group might start briefings about the Vega 10 in December, but it won’t launch it until the first half of 2017.
Pricing to be similar with GTX 1080
Yesterday, a possible release date surfaced for AMD’s upcoming high-performance GPU based on Vega 10 architecture with HBM2 memory.
Pressure is on in the Pro market
AMD's RTG Radeon Technology Group has managed to keep the info about Dual Vega 10 card secret for ages, but Fudzilla can confirm that the professional market team is working on the card now.
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.
Slightly faster than P100
Vega 10 is coming next year and it seems that it will be faster than the P100 card. P100 (21.2 TFlops) is a supercomputer part and has much higher theoretical performance than GP102 (10.97 TFlops). According to the raw numbers, AMD Vega 10 with 24Tflops, Vega 10 will significantly outperform Geforce Titan X.
March 2017 launch possible
Vega 10 is the successor to Polaris and if all goes well you will see the world’s first HBM 2.0 based GPU from the house of AMD – RTG in the first part of 1H 2016, possibly even in Q1 2017.