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AMD Radeon RX Vega in Person!

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This Vega card looks great. I only hope it performs as it looks. :)
 
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I wonder if the non-Limited Edition cards will come with those same jumpers.
 
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AMD has been on a roll recently releasing new hardware and software products alike, but nothing has been as eagerly anticipated as RX Vega
Call me different but I think Ryzen was way more anticipated. It has more potential to drag AMD out of the gutter than another good gfx card (after all, Fury X was no slouch).
 
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Call me different but I think Ryzen was way more anticipated. It has more potential to drag AMD out of the gutter than another good gfx card (after all, Fury X was no slouch).
True, Ryzen is quite the achievement and the hype was huge ... and the Vega hype seems to follow expecting the same breakthrough, but Vega is more of an incremental evolution of GCN (or rather everything around it) and it will be a great card for the money (if you can feed and/or cool it)
 
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nice and simple... it looks like an old 80's Volvo :D
 
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And we got bricks on which there is a twice as long empty plate, and this for a poorer cooling!
This is 2 years of development in VEGA! Frustration not to mention energy consumption. What will show drivers we will see if they are made within the time limit. Well, they've already got used to long delays . Many will not be able to afford these cards, because of high costs, the price will be too high ! Better to get into the production of heaters . 375W heater with image execution, but there's something else missing, EPYC 200W +, monitor, power supply, and I do not need to buy fuel for winter heating, and I even do have something to doo in In cold days of Winter, because by then it will be possible .....
I'm sure you're the life of the party. :D
 
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Videocardz sez ze clocks, grain of salt included:

  • AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 Liquid: base 1406 MHz / boost 1677 MHz
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 Limited: base 1247 MHz / boost 1546 MHz
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega 64: base 1247 MHz / boost 1546 MHz
 

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If it looks like a Gentle Typhoon it probably is Gentle Typhoon. At least Fury X used same looking Nidec Servo Gentle Typhoon on it's radiator.
The Vega Frontier Edition Watercooled version came with a Cooler Master version, so that's why I suspect this will be the same.

So the card for the masses is the one pictured in images #13 and 14, and all the other pics are that of the Limited Edition cards? Going to throw my skeptic hat on and wait till aftermarket cards go into full swing.

That typo somehow bothers me more than it should.
Yeah, it certainly looks like it. Thanks for catching that typo, it bothered me too once I saw it :D
 
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from what i´ve seen so far in leaks and benchmarks from the Frontier Edition,
with used drivers that may or may not be game-optimized or lack support for some performance- or efficiency-features.

AMD got at minimum better efficiency than R9 NANO at much higher clockspeed,
in HW with non-optimized drivers.

In Fact the clockscaling of the Fiji-architecture kind like topped-out a bit above 900MHz,
going further gave very low efficiency at getting more FPS from more clockspeed.

Vega runs at nearly 2x the Speed with better in-game efficiency with unmature drivers, and we know how much good drivers can give you.
 
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I think they were brewing something with the Chill feature, which is why they needed some more time and something Vega FE doesn't have during the tests everyone made which is why it's consuming so much power. If you think of it, they were showcasing the smoothness and responsiveness in those 3 events (Vega on the road). And you get that when your frames queue isn't stuffed. I think they connected the Chill feature with FreeSync or something along those lines. This way they can deliver super fluid framerate and save power since you don't have to push your core to insanity if you're already reaching preferred framerate/refresh targets. I'm just guessing still, but it would make sense considering they have enabled Chill for Vulkan and DX12 in the drivers released recently... The Radeon Chill feature was just a preview feature as it was stand alone. Now, I think it's far more integrated and automated.
 
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I really like how they dropped every other display connectivity apart from DisplayPort and HDMI :D Only the new stuff. I expect USB type C on the next generation of AMD GPU :D
 
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They haven't dropped it. You get DisplayPort and HDMI adapters with the RX Vega. Plus, they improved the airflow because of it. Which is important on a blower cooled card...
 

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From where?
I saw an article on Google news this morning, all the same clock speeds and specs listed above , plus the pricing chart leak. I had just woke up and didn't catch the source, looking for it now and it seems to be gone.... May have been wccftech but I cannot be sure since I didn't pay that much attention.
 
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The Vega Frontier Edition Watercooled version came with a Cooler Master version, so that's why I suspect this will be the same.

Yeah, it certainly looks like it. Thanks for catching that typo, it bothered me too once I saw it :D
Well yes that's true, but Fury X's AIO unit is from Cooler Master too. Surely they would have used their own fans on fury x instead of third party Nidec, but maybe it's not cooler master but AMD(or should I say Sapphire) who assembles and chooses that Fan on the card.
 

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Well yes that's true, but Fury X's AIO unit is from Cooler Master too. Surely they would have used their own fans on fury x instead of third party Nidec, but maybe it's not cooler master but AMD(or should I say Sapphire) who assembles and chooses that Fan on the card.
CM were working on their Silencio FP at the time (which then got redesigned into MasterFan Pro Air Pressure) and it wasn't ready for Fury X from what I remember.
 

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But it has GCN5 so it's totally not a new thing people always say...
GCN5 indeed does have compute speedups with half-precision data due to packed instructions, but games loathe bands on gradients so even single precision can be low for some scenarios ... so most gaming related improvements are in ROPs, rasterization and memory caching ... as far as I see it based on leaks so far, whatever they did, didn't help power consumption ... or maybe the driver team didn't do their job ... yet
 
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here u can see that wee holocube

<iframe width="854" height="480" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/twkZz5WyVJs" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
at 4:12
"Displayport to DVI adapter!"
*crowd cheer*

"Displayport to HDMI adapter!"
*crowd cheer*
"We actually really could use one of these last night"

"And... EMMANUEEL!!!"
*CROWD RIOT*
 

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