AMD is rising fast in the computer processor market. But, they’re bringing new innovations in the GPU department too. The very first AMD Vega-based GPU is now available for preorder. This graphic card is not advertised for gaming, though.
AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Price:
The AMD Radeon Vega Frontier GPU is now available for preorder on SabrePC and Scan.UK. The Vega Frontier does come with a hefty price tag. The air-cooled version of the Vega Frontier costs £1,139.99 or $1,199.00 while the liquid-cooled version costs £1,656.49 or $1,799.00.
AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Specifications:
As for the specifications, the Vega Frontier is equipped with 16 Gigabytes of blazing fast HBM2 memory. The core of the Vega Frontier is a Vega 10 GPU with 64 Compute Units and 4096 Stream Processors. Here are full detailed specs of the Vega Frontier:
|FP32 Computing:||13.1 TFLOPs|
|Max Core Clock:||1600 MHz|
|HBM Gen.:||16GB HBM2|
|Memory Speed:||1.882 Gbps|
|Memory Bandwidth:||483 GB/s|
|I/O:||3x DisplayPort 1.4, 1xHDMI (capable of 4K @ 60Hz)|
AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Synthetic Benchmarks (vs. Nvidia Titan Xp):
The liquid cooled version of the Vega Frontier has a TDP of 375 Watts, while the air-cooled variant has a TDP of 300 Watts, according to Exxact Corporation, a company that specializes in workstation GPUs. Exxact Corp. also tested the Vega Frontier against the Nvidia Titan Xp, here are their results:
As you can see in the chart above by Exxact Corp., the AMD Vega Frontier is a lot faster than the Nvidia Titan Xp in synthetic benchmarks. Although, the Titan Xp is not a full-fledge workstation GPU. It will be interesting to see how the Radeon Vega Frontier Edition stacks up against the more expensive (£1,944.98) Nvidia Quadro P5000.
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