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AMD Performance Screams with Adobe Photoshop CC and Premier Pro CC

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After a successful collaboration with AMD over the past two years to leverage open standards to drive amazing quality, scalability, and performance for our customers - Adobe has just released Adobe Photoshop CC and Adobe Premiere Pro CC. Now users can get the production releases of these flagship products which have been optimized to the massive compute power of AMD APUs, AMD Radeon HD graphics and AMD FirePro professional graphics to enable GPU-accelerated performance across a broad range of form factors through the OpenGL and OpenCL open standards. As highlighted in recent blogs, these optimizations are significant because, not only do they result in faster final render times, but more importantly, they enable users to apply effects and preview their edits in real-time, enabling greater productivity. This is great news for end-users everywhere, who now have unprecedented choice in using the hardware that best suits their needs. AMD-based systems coupled with Adobe's shift to the affordable and innovative Adobe Creative Cloud model for managing licenses and software updates can now put these latest Adobe creative tools in the hands of more users than ever.

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Review soon??
 
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Just PR

Just PR, but it is good to see that they try to optimize the software(what pro will use a Apu?)...
 

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Yeah:
"AMD hasn't released any pricing information as the A300/A320 won't be available in the channel. The FirePro APUs are OEM only and are primarily targeted at markets like India where low cost, professional graphics workstations are apparently in high demand. "
 
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Actually servers are being built and used with AMD APUs which provide outstanding performance at a great price. AMD will eventually change the entire PC landscape with APUs for all market segments be they entry level, mid-range or top of the line in laptop, desktop, server and portable devices. They already are doing this with game consoles and SoCs and they will be adding mid-range to high end APUs with Kaveri in Q4 of '13.
 
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That's pretty awesome.
 
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Well, the future seem right for Amd(I, personal, like Amd, for price vs performance), as a PS pro, I have more performance from my FX8350+hd7850, than a I5+hd5450, for the same money, but for now I think the code from software it is poor optimized for actual hardware power whe can buy...
 
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Let's throw an Intel i7-4770K in there and see.
 
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Just PR, but it is good to see that they try to optimize the software(what pro will use a Apu?)...
A pro with an AIO system that doesn't need discrete graphics. Someone with a tiny desktop which doesn't have space for discrete graphics, or an ultrathin laptop.
 
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The amount of AMD PR in the last few weeks is damn too high! But seriously, props to AMD's marketing department for the job well done!

To the point, these are simple OpenGL/OpenCL optimizations (if I understand correctly), so it will also run on Intel+Nvidia just fine.
 
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shovenose: to see what, that I can give 65% more money to have 15% more performance, no, I voted with my wallet for Amd,this round, and I am happy to see that Amd try to enter in all computing ecosystem with the ideea of a little less performance for a verry good price...I think we start to see the benefit of Apu now, when the software it is optimized for them...
 
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shovenose: to see what, that I can give 65% more money to have 15% more performance, no, I voted with my wallet for Amd,this round, and I am happy to see that Amd try to enter in all computing ecosystem with the ideea of a little less performance for a verry good price...I think we start to see the benefit of Apu now, when the software it is optimized for them...
LOL, why do some think 4770K competes with AMD's APU's? The incompentcy just makes me laugh.
 
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pros don't use AMD.
 
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LOL, why do some think 4770K competes with AMD's APU's? The incompentcy just makes me laugh.
This. The AMD APU's are amazing. But an i7-4770K will laugh at it and kick it's ass. Don't say "but the integrated graphics in Intel suck" because anybody with an i7-4770K will have a good dedicated card.
 
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LOL, why do some think 4770K competes with AMD's APU's? The incompentcy just makes me laugh.
All I saw was him saying hes getting more value from an apu with these optimizations, as someone else stated the apus are targetting more budget oriented professionals that cannot -yet- afford an intel solution.
 
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This. The AMD APU's are amazing. But an i7-4770K will laugh at it and kick it's ass. Don't say "but the integrated graphics in Intel suck" because anybody with an i7-4770K will have a good dedicated card.
It is not the same marketed(level) processor and is NOT copmparing apples to apples.:slap:

AMD Fusion processors(Trinity) smack the crap out of Intel's i3's

FX 8350 is AMD's flagship as Intel's 4770K FYI
 
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Please stick with the subject post...(btw:"pros don't use AMD" - so all who don't use intel are not pros, good I have learned that, after 20y of PS on all kind of hardware(intel and Amd);you shoud read all: I did not say "4770K competes with AMD's APU", but with FX8350...c'mon people,get out of box,if I can't afford a Ferrari, does not mean that I can not buy/use a Bmw...jesus).
All in all Ikaruga have right...
 
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Please stick with the subject post...(btw:"pros don't use AMD" - so all who don't use intel are not pros, good I have learned that, after 20y of PS on all kind of hardware(intel and Amd);you shoud read all: I did not say "4770K competes with AMD's APU", but with FX8350...c'mon people,get out of box,if I can't afford a Ferrari, does not mean that I can not buy/use a Bmw...jesus).
All in all Ikaruga have right...
Umm threads are discussions.....:laugh::laugh::laugh:
 
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From where I stand, AMD's promoting its HSA is a good thing. As long is it benefits GPGPU concepts integration into the market.

I fear intel would take this news the wrong way an pour all its RnD resources into its GPU department instead of making better CPUs *cough*Haswell*cough*.


FX 8350 is AMD's flagship as Intel's 4770K FYI
If cost is off the equation, Intel's flagship would be its top HEDT processors, namely the i7 3970x.
 
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This. The AMD APU's are amazing. But an i7-4770K will laugh at it and kick it's ass. Don't say "but the integrated graphics in Intel suck" because anybody with an i7-4770K will have a good dedicated card.
While they are testing with a better Apu I just saw a whole pc base system amd e450 4gig mem and 500gb hdd for 120 uk notes brand new, that in this case(open cl) would probably equal the performance of a 4770k but you won't see me in an intel cpu related thread throwing troll bombs about it and thats less than half the price of just the cpu(intel) so id be right too,,, IF I were a troll
 
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#25
Just PR, but it is good to see that they try to optimize the software(what pro will use a Apu?)...
An app being capable of running on an APU w/o a dedicated graphics card is a win for everyone. "Pros" use expensive graphics cards because they need to. No other reason. Face it, discrete graphics are a dieing breed.