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AMD Teases Vega GPU Architecture Announcement For 2017 – Powerful Radeon RX 500 Series Cards With Next-Gen Architecture, Coupled With HBM2

Screenshot 1 1 AMD Teases Vega Architecture For 2017; New GPU, Zen Power CPU and New AM4 Motherboard

Just three days are left before it starts 2017. The year is significantly greater for Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) as it has not only one but two big project to launch that are already scheduled for 2017. AMD surely is once again teasing its Vega architecture.

AMD has posted both on their Facebook and Twitter an obscure picture that tells that there’s something new, a light that waits on the other side.

It’s obscure when you read caption like New year, New architecture specially when AMD has CPU and GPU that is going to be released in 2017. Considering AMD Radeon has re-tweeted the same post we understand that this is Vega. Vega – AMD’s high-end GPU architecture is long past due for to be released soon to compete their competitor NVIDIA.

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Not long ago AMD had showcased an obscure GPU to the press behind closed doors and then publicly during New Horizon Event. People in general appearance of Vega was profoundly implicative that the architecture has passed improvement and ought to be close to an official declaration.

Despite the fact that AMD was exceptionally shrouded about the GPU, it was affirmed that it had 8GB HBM2 on-board. Vega is formally slated for arrive at some point in the main quarter of 2017.

What is Better for Your Gaming Performance? Core Count or Core Frequency

AMD Vega 10 and NVIDIA Pascal GP100 GPU Specifications Comparibility:

GPU Architecture NVIDIA Pascal AMD Vega
Product Market Tesla (P100.2) Instinct MI25
GPU Process 16nm FinFET 14nm FinFET?
Flagship Chip GP100 GPU Vega 10 GPU
GPU Design SMP (Streaming Multiprocessor Pascal) NCU (Next Compute Unit)
Maximum Transistors 15.3 Billion TBD
Maximum Die Size 610mm2 TBD
Maximum Cores 3840 CUDA Cores 4096+?
FP16 Compute ~24.0 TFLOPs 25.0 TFLOPs
FP32 Compute ~12.0 TFLOPs 12.5 TFLOPs
FP64 Compute ~6.00 TFLOPs 6.25 TFLOPs?
Maximum VRAM 16 GB HBM2 16 GB HBM2 (High Bandwidth Cache and Controller)
Maximum Bandwidth 720 GB/s 512 GB/s
Maximum TDP 300W <300W
Launch Year Q2 2016 1H 2017

AMD Vega 10 & Vega 11 GPUs

Graphics Card RX 480 TBA TBA
GPU Polaris 10 Vega 11 Vega 10
Process 14nm 14nm 14nm
Performance 5.8 TFLOPS TBA 12.5 TFLOLPS
25 (FP16) TFLOPS
Memory 8GB GDDR5 TBA 16GB/8GB HBM2
Memory Bus 256bit TBA 2048-bit
Bandwidth 256 GB/s TBA 512 GB/s
TDP 150W TBA <300W


This card truly seems to be choice and made for enthusiasts and we can hardly wait to take in more about it. AMD will clearly be giving us more points of interest of the Vega GPU at CES 2017 and the new RYZEN CPUs which are additionally turning out in Q1 2017.