Thanks Linkedin profile of the Yu Zheng (manager of research and development of AMD), now we know that AMD has been working on the flagship graphics processor known as Vega 10 (formerly known as Greenland). The profile reveals that Vega 10  is the project that has the IP Graphic v9.0, or in other way, the high-end silicon will be the successor of most powerful AMD GPU core, Fiji.  

AMD Vega 10 will have 4096 Stream Processors And HBM2 Memory


The graphical level IP 9.0 is the architecture of  Vega (the first memory incorporating HBM2). The project is linked with the architecture of the AMD SoC v15, suggesting that in the future AMD GPUs and APUs can connect to Polaris and Vega.

Furthermore the profile also gives us details about AMD Vega specifications, Vega 10  offer up to 4096 Stream Processors, exactly the same as Fiji, but thanks to the new lithography 14nm FinFET promises to consume half power being faster, also the new GPU core is equipped with AMD Graphics Core Next 4.0 architecture with memory HBM2, able to reach a bandwidth of 1024 GB / s. The number of Raster Engines would grow to 128, so we will also have additional improvement in performance.

Unfortunately, according to the current rumors we would see the successor of the flagship Radeon Fury model in early 2017, as AMD is currently working with SK Hynix for HBM2 memory and SK Hynix has announced that mass production of the second generation, 4GB HBM2 stacks will begin during the third quarter of 2016, means we have to wait till the last quarter of the year to see 8GB stacks of HBM2 memory.

Vega & Polaris AMD GPUs (TBC)

 March 27, 2016 AMD R9 490 Fury AMD X2 AMD R9 470 AMD R7 460
GPU Vega 10 / Greenland Fiji Polaris 10 / Ellesmere Polaris 11 / Baffin
Process Node 14nm FinFET 28nm 14nm FinFET 14nm FinFET
Compute Units 64 64 36 ?
Stream Processors 4096 4096 2560-2304 ?
TMUs ? 256 ? ?
ROPs ? 64 ? ?
Computing power ? 8.6 TFLOPS ~ 3.7 TFLOPs ?
Frequency ? 1050 MHz ~ 800MHz ~ 1000 MHz
Memory Frequency 1000 MHz 500 MHz ~ 1500 MHz (6 GHz) ~ 1750 MHz (7 GHz)
Memory interface 4096 bits 4096 bits 256 bits 128 bits
Bandwidth ~ 1024 GB / s 512 GB / s 192GB / s 112 GB / s
Release date 2017 June 2015 Q3 2016 Q3 2016


Via: Videocardz

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