Radeon VII production cost $650+
Published in Graphics
Monday, 28 January 2019 11:47

Radeon VII production cost $650+


Bill of Materials

Our original article about the HBM 2 cost gained a lot of traction and we decided to try to dig out how much the whole card BOM (bill of materials) might be.

Radeon VII 16GB HBM 2 memory cost around $320
Published in Graphics
Saturday, 26 January 2019 08:55

Radeon VII 16GB HBM 2 memory cost around $320


Close to half of the MSRP

The marketing guys at AMD did a nice job naming the card Radeon VII (Roman 7) as it is a 7nm, launching on February 7 and costing $699 but our investigation shows that 16GB HBM 2 comes at a hefty price.

AMD Vega 20 GPU gives MacBook Pro a decent performance boost
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First benchmarks appear online

With Apple adding more configuration options to its MacBook Pro 15 notebooks, including the Radeon Pro Vega 16 and Radeon Pro Vega 20 GPUs, it was just a matter of time before we see some of the first benchmarks with these new GPUs, and it appears these provide a decent performance boost in graphics.

AMD to show Vega 20 at Computex
Published in Graphics
Monday, 04 June 2018 10:56

AMD to show Vega 20 at Computex


7nm Instinct only

AMD is getting ready to showcase the Vega 7nm GPU that will exclusively be used for Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Linux driver reveals Vega 20
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 03 April 2018 08:33

Linux driver reveals Vega 20


That is the Vega 7nm

Many of our colleagues were excited to see the confirmation of the existence of the chip called Vega 20. This is what AMD introduced back in January as the Vega 7nm, and it is a compute chip.  

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.

Vega 20 GPU arrives late 2017
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 22 September 2016 12:29

Vega 20 GPU arrives late 2017


Replaces Vega 10, 32GB HBM 2

Vega 10 is Radeon Technology Group’s first HBM 2 part and should launch in early 2017. AMD – RTG is also planning a successor called Vega 20 that might launch later in the year.