AMD held a live event and webcast yesterday to announce their new FirePro series of professional graphics cards. They kicked things off with the announcement of the FirePro W9100 graphics card, which is based on the Hawaii GPU architecture.
AMD’s FirePro S10000 is one of the highest end workstation graphics card you can get from AMD. The S10000 is a dual GPU card and Sapphire has just released a passively cooler version of the card. This means that it is completely cooled by large heatsinks and no fans.
We have heard reports that the first chip to debut in the Volcanic Islands series will be the Hawaii GPU which will be the flagship. Sweclockers is reporting that while the Hawaii GPU will be the flagship card, it may not arrive first, but instead would makes its debut with AMD’s FirePro Professional cards.
Recently information has been revealed about the codenames for a few forthcoming Volcanic Islands GPUs. Some people from SemiAccurate have prepared and publicized a comprehensive analysis regarding the codenames of upcoming Volcanic Islands Graphics Processing unit. They have come up with quite interesting outcomes with this study. For beginners, the leaked codenames are categorized into two groups, the Radeon group and the FirPro group of GPUs. They are purportedly as below.
AMD today announced the arrival of the AMD FirePro R5000 remote graphics card, a flexible, manageable solution designed and engineered to power remote 3D-graphics workflows and full computing experiences over IP networks. The energy-, space- and cost-efficient AMD FirePro R5000 is the ideal solution for IT managers operating in data center environments where limited space, power budgets and cooling costs pose a constant challenge.
SAPPHIRE PGS announced today a professional FirePro workstation platform that uses the all new AMD FirePro™A300 APU equipped with the SAPPHIRE PGS A3 M series mainboard exclusively supplied by SAPPHIRE Technology. This platform is mainly targeted for entry level and intermediate mainstream desktop 2D and 3D workstation markets.