Upcoming products of Advanced Modern Technology (AMD) can be a game-changer in the AMD vs Intel battle where Nvidia has tagged along. AMD CEO Lisa Su announced the live release of the new chipset and GPU in LA. AMD is releasing a new processor Ryzen threadripper which may overtake Intel core i7. Another player in the GPU lineup is Vega contender of Nvidia GTX high-end graphics card.
Radeon RX Vega
AMD will release three variants of Radeon Packs of Vega graphics card.
- Radeon Red Pack-RX Vega 56($499)
- Radeon Black Pack-RX Vega 64 with air cooling($599)
- Radeon Aqua Pack-Liquid cooled edition of RX Vega 64($699)
AMD claimed Radeon RX Vega 64 graphics card can match Nvidia’s powerful GTX 1080 graphics cards.
Higher frame rates give smoother game results in an overall better experience.
Leaked evidence showed benchmarks of Gameplay between AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 and Nvidia Geforce
Battlefield 1: 95.4 fps (GTX 1070: 72.2 fps)
Civilization 6: 85.1 fps (GTX 1070: 72.2 fps)
DOOM: 101.2 fps (GTX 1070: 84.6 fps)
COD: Infinite Warfare: 99.9 fps (GTX 1070: 92.1 fps)
“The biggest improvement in our graphics IP in the past five years.”
Release: August 14
Two Threadripper chips 1950X and 1920X are open for pre-order on Amazon.
Another thread 1900x will rip on 31st August.
Ryzen Threadripper 1950X
16 cores, 32 threads
3.4GHz base, 4.0GHz boost clocks
Ryzen Threadripper 1920X
12 cores, 24 threads
3.5GHz base, 4.0GHz boost clocks
Release: August 10
The neighborhood is running core i7 with a high-end GTX GPU. If you don’t want to follow you don’t need to. New product lines of AMD are worth a shot. Hands on reviews by third parties are yet to come.