It has been reported that AMD is putting their final touches on the Radeon R7 370X, which will directly compete with NVIDIA’s upcoming GeForce GTX 950. The R7 370X will make use of the “Trinidad XT” silicon and will fully utilize the chip.
When AMD announced the R9 Nano we first heard “later this summer”, and then during AMD’s quarterly conference call AMD CEO Lisa Su told investors that “we will be launching Nano in the August timeframe”. Now it has been reported that the AMD Radeon R9 Nano has started shipping to retailers and even more is that a Korean Blog has their hands on a card already.
Sapphire is AMD’s larger board partner so as expected that have a pretty nice selection of AMD’s 300 series graphics cards. Sitting at the top of the 300 series is the Radeon R9 390X. This is of course a rebrand of AMD’s previous R9 290X, but with 8GB of GDDR5 memory. Also the rebrand has given AMD time to fine-tune the chip and add new features. This card is 100% DirectX 12 compliant and has AMD specific features like FreeSync, Super Virtual Resolution, and Eyefinity. Sapphire’s take on the card brings with it their Tri-X cooling solution that uses Intelligent Fan Control II technology that will turn the fans off when the GPU is not running hot and a massive 10mm heatpipe to keep things cool, 16K hours capacitors to lengthen the lifespan of the card, a dual BIOS, and the card is of course factory overclocked. Let’s jump in and see what this card can do!
AMD’s Radeon R9 Fury will be the companies second graphics cards based on the 28nm Fiji silicon. The card has been rumored to be launching in mid-July, but the specifications have been leaked online. AMD will enable 56 of the 64 compute units on the GPU, which will give it 3584 stream processors and 224 TMUs. We assume AMD will not change the ROP count so it will remain at 64. The memory will likely remain untouched at 4 GB of HBM.
AMD’s R9 Nano was announced yesterday at AMD’s event yesterday and on our original post I said it could be a game-changer for AMD and I really believe that. Since its unveiling more information about the card has been released and we have that for you today.
We have been speculating that the official name for AMD’s upcoming flagship graphics card would be called Radeon Fury X, and it looks like we were very close. According to the latest leaked slides the official name of the card will be called AMD Radeon R9 Fury X.
A Reddit user who claims to work at Best Buy has confirmed that the first batch of XFX Radeon 300 series cards have arrived at the warehouse. He said that Radeon R9 390X/390/370/360 were all there and even took a photo of the R9 390X box, which matches up with the XFX leak we posted earlier this week.
A leaked slide from AMD’s graphics update presentation has hit the web showing AMD’s Radeon 300 Series roadmap, I guess if you want to believe the slide is real. The reason I say that is the slide is using different fonts that what we are used to seeing from official AMD slide, but we can’t count out this slide as being real.
Jul 30, 2015 0