AMD Computex Press Conference Featuring AMD Radeon RX Vega and Ryzen Threadripper – Watch The Livestream Here

May 30, 2017

In less than 24 hours, AMD is going to hold their official Computex 2017 press conference. AMD has promised to unveil lots of details on their upcoming products including Radeon RX Vega and Ryzen Threadripper processors.

AMD Computex Press Conference Ft. RX Vega and Ryzen Threadripper – Watch It All Here

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Another year, another Computex. Most companies use Computex to unveil their latest products. We are expecting to see a range of products from board partners who prepare custom solutions for AMD, Intel and NVIDIA. But we are also expecting to see some of the most anticipated products such as AMD’s X399 platform and Radeon RX Vega. AMD has officially confirmed that they will be present at Computex and will host a keynote to showcase their latest technologies and products. What are these latest technologies and how soon can we know more about them?

Join the webcast of the AMD COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2017 Press Conference on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 10 p.m. EDT.

The one-hour event will feature:
  • Appearances by AMD technology partners,
  • Updates on current and upcoming AMD products by AMD President and CEO Dr. Lisa Su and Senior Vice President and General Manager, Computing and Graphics Business Group, Jim Anderson,
  • And never-before-seen AMD hardware demonstrations

Last year, AMD unveiled their Polaris based Radeon RX 400 series cards. The Polaris refresh series hit the market last month so we can expect something new to be announced at Computex. That new product is without a doubt going to be the Radeon RX Vega series cards. With over 2 years of waiting since the last Radeon R series flagship launch, fans are desperately waiting for AMD to unveil their next high-end GPU products for gaming purposes.

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Radeon RX Vega is expected to full fill their needs with faster HBM2 memory and an architecture designed from the ground up. But there’s more, AMD is also expected to make public their next HEDT platform, the X399.

GPU Family AMD Vega AMD Navi NVIDIA Pascal NVIDIA Volta
Flagship GPU Vega 10 Navi 10 NVIDIA GP100 NVIDIA GV100
GPU Process 14nm FinFET 7nm FinFET TSMC 16nm FinFET TSMC 12nm FinFET
GPU Transistors 15-18 Billion TBC 15.3 Billion 21.1 Billion
GPU Cores (Max) 4096 SPs TBC 3840 CUDA Cores 5376 CUDA Cores
Peak FP32 Compute 13.0 TFLOPs TBC 12.0 TFLOPs >15.0 TFLOPs (Full Die)
Peak FP16 Compute 25.0 TFLOPs TBC 24.0 TFLOPs 120 Tensor TFLOPs
Memory (Consumer Cards) HBM2 HBM3 GDDR5X GDDR6
Memory (Dual-Chip Professional/ HPC) HBM2 HBM3 HBM2 HBM2
HBM2 Bandwidth 484 GB/s (Frontier Edition) >1 TB/s? 732 GB/s (Peak) 900 GB/s
Graphics Architecture Next Compute Unit (Vega) Next Compute Unit (Navi) 5th Gen Pascal CUDA 6th Gen Volta CUDA
Successor of (GPU) Radeon RX 500 Series Radeon RX 600 Series GM200 (Maxwell) GP100 (Pascal)
Launch 2017 2019 2016 2017

AMD To Detail X399 HEDT Platform For Ryzen Threadripper Processors

On the X399 front, we have been getting a lot of details lately. We know that Ryzen Threadripper processors will feature up to 16 cores, 32 threads and loads of cache on board the die. The CPUs will also pack 64 PCIe 3.0 lanes which are abundant for multi-GPU configurations and NVMe PCIe based storage devices. If that’s not enough, we have already seen several X399 boards from various motherboard makers. The boards were showcased at Gigabyte’s and ASRock’s booth so expect to see more from other AMD partners.

Overall, the AMD Computex event will finally end the wait for products such as Radeon RX Vega which many gamers and PC builders have been waiting for. The livestream link will be added later on.

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