AMD has finally put all speculations to rest, by unveiling the Radeon RX Vega 64 and Radeon RX Vega 56 yesterday
AMD has finally put all speculations to rest, by unveiling the Radeon RX Vega 64 and Radeon RX Vega 56 yesterday. These high end graphics card games are expected to put the company back into the line-up of such games.
The Radeon RX Vega 64 is going to sell for USD 499 and it equipped with remarkable features. These include 4096 stream processors, 64 compute units, advanced HBM2 memory of 8GB as well as a bandwidth of 484GBps. The boost clock is going to be of 1546MHz while the base clock will be running at 1247MHz. The performance rate of the card is 12.66 TFLOPS.
The Radeon RX Vega 56 is going to cost USD 399. It will have 3584 stream processors, 56 compute units, HBM2 RAM of 8GB as well as a bandwidth of 410GBps. The base clock will run at 1156MHz while the boost clock will run at 1471. The performance rate of the card is 10.5 TFLOPS.
The company is also going to be coming out with a Liquid Cooled Edition of the Radeon RX Vega 64. It is going to have 4,096 stream processors, 64 compute units, HBM2 of 8GB and a bandwidth of 484GBps. The base clock is going to be 1406MHz while the boost clock is going to be 1677MHz. These increased numbers are going to be because of the liquid cooling which will also increase the floating point performance up to 13.7 TFLOPS. Due to its added features, the Liquid Cooled Edition is going to cost USD 699. It will be included as part of a pack.
The Radeon RX Vega 64 will also have a Limited Edition that will be released. It will be sold to the buyers until the Limited Edition, which has a brushed aluminium shell, runs out of stock. The company has said that most of the early buyers can expect to get this Limited Edition, even though it has not commented about the exact number that it will be producing.
Although functionally no different than the black plastic-, AMD will also offer a Radeon RX Vega 64 Limited Edition with a brushed The Limited Edition will be shipped to initial buyers until they run out. AMD wouldn’t say how many Limited Edition versions it produced, but said it wasn’t being “chintzy,” so most early buyers should expect to get them.
These highly anticipated cards are most likely going to be available in August and will have a number of common features as well. These common features include a DIP switch setup, three DisplayPort 1.4 ports along with a full-size HDMI 2.0 port.
According to the Chief of graphics at AMD, Raja Koduri, the company wants to make sure that these cards get into the hands of gamers. In order to do so they are going to give gamers discounts whenever the GPU is bought with any other hardware.
The power of the three main devices stands at 210 watts for Radeon RX Vega 56, 290 watts for the Radeon RX Vega 64 (which also includes the Limited Edition version), and 350 watts for the liquid-cooled version. The variants will also have 8 pin power plugs each.
We cannot wait to see how the gaming community is going to react to this huge news!