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AMD upgrades discrete graphics for embedded systems

by on30 September 2015

Three levels of performance

AMD has announced a new range of discrete graphics for embedded systems raning from "power efficient" to "high performance" and "ultra-high performance."

AMD said the suite of products is designed to advance the visual and parallel processing capabilities of embedded applications.

The new offerings cover a broad range of needs, from 192 GFLOPS to 3 TFLOPS of single precision performance, and from 20 to less than 95 watts of thermal design power.

The products are offered as a Multi-Chip Module (MCM), Mobile PCI Express Module (MXM) and PCIe options. AMD claims it is the only one offering the only MCM solutions.

"All of these products offer extended support and longevity. The new discrete graphics cards offer the right balance of performance, power and graphics memory size, to meet the needs of most customers," AMD said.

 The ultra-high performance E8950MXM is built for 4K applications with support for 4K decode, 4K encode, and up to six 4K displays. AMD says that this is "ideal for high-end casino and arcade gaming machines, medical imaging devices and military/aerospace applications."

It has 32 Compute Units, with 3 TFLOPS peak single precision, and 8GB GDDR5 memory, while using below 95W thermal design power. It's smaller than standard commercial GPUs, specifically designed for systems with small space requirements.

The mid-range E8870MXM and E8870PCIe options provide a balance of power and performance, with 12 Compute Units, 1.5 TFLOPS peak single precision, and 4GB GDDR5 memory. They operate under 75W TDP, and also have six output capabilities.

The E6465MCM, the E6465MXM, and the E6465PCIe are the power-efficient options, operating at under 20W TDP. They have just the two Computer Units, with 192 GFLOPS peak single precision, 2GB GDDR5 memory, and have support for up to four display outputs.

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