Power optimization engineers went to EPYC
It is no big secret that Vega 64 and 56 had quite high thermals and didn’t actually meet some of its performance targets. Some key power optimization engineers were pulled from the Vega team to the more important goal. The Naples server chip had a higher priority.
Custom design, availability in early June
Powercolor has officially announced that it will be unveiling its new Radeon RX Vega 56 Nano Edition at the Computex 2018 show, which kicks off on June 5th.
Made at TSMC
During its Q1 2018 financial conference call yesterday, AMD's CEO, Dr. Lisa Su, confirmed that 7nm is on track and that 7nm Radeon Instinct is running in its labs.
Current plan: will never be
Many AMD fanboys hoped that Vega 7 nm would be a GPU that could make Vega more competitive to Nvidia's offering.
Systems with RX Vega 64, Vega 56 or RX 580
AMD has launched a limited time promotion which gives a free copy of the Far Cry 5 game to those that buy a PC system with select Radeon graphics cards.
Radeon Vega Intel and Gore space cooling
It is not every day that you have a chance to chat with the general manager of Alienware and the chief man in charge for the XPS units. Frank Azor, the GM of Alienware and XPS, as well as Donnie Oliphant, Sr. Director and General Manager XPS and Dell Gaming helped us understand the choices behind one of the highly anticipated XPS 15 2in1 2018 notebooks.
Sample in 2018, shipping unknown
If there is one difference between journalists to financial investors about the Vega 7 nm there is a very different view. Now, Lisa Su, the CEO of AMD has confirmed that 7nm can be used for artificial intelligence and that it will sample in 2018.
Two desktop APUs launching on February 12th
AMD took the CES 2018 show by storm, revealing a lot of information regarding its GPU and CPU futures as well as some of the upcoming new products, including its desktop APUs.
Listed as the GFX10 architecture
A reference for AMD's upcoming Navi GPU has been spotted in latest Linux drivers.
To Photoshop girls in 2018 for $13,177.98
An Apple iMac Pro with Vega graphics and 10 core Xeon CPU starts at $4,999 and if you grab one of these default settings, you will get it within a week or two. The maxed-out option costs more than double that in the US and close to three times the start sum in Europe.