AMD today announced that on March 14th during the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, Raja Koduri, Senior Vice President of Radeon Technologies Group and Head of Architecture will officially announce the release of codenamed Capsaicin“,  graphics card with great potential focused on the gaming sector and virtual reality. This presentation will be supported by Crytek, HTC and Oculus.

AMD Radeon “Capsaicin” will be released on March 14th at GDC 2016


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If all goes as expected, so Capsaicin is not a GPU from AMD’s next-Gen architecture Polaris , but the AMD Radeon Fury X2 card especially designed to give life to virtual reality glasses with the addition of  two Fiji XT silicon on the same PCB with a total of 8192 Stream Processors, 512 TMUs and 128 ROPs @ 1000 MHz  coupled with  8GB of HBM memory running @ 500 MHz with a TDP that would be around 375W. This powerful card will be powered through two PCI-Express 8 + 8 connectors.

A real-time video webcast of the event will be accessible on AMD’s Investor Relations home page: A replay of the webcast can be accessed a few hours after the conclusion of the live event and will be available for one year after the event. A replay of the webcast will be accessible on the AMD YouTube channel.

Via: videocardz