After giving many details about AMD Zen, the company has revealed this weekend official information regarding their future graphics architecture, we are talking about AMD VEGA, which was expected to come out in October of the current year or in the worst cases, almost at the end of current year. The AMD Investor presentation ends all rumors and revealed that new high-end graphics cards, such as the Radeon RX 490 will not arrive until early next year (2017).
AMD VEGA GPUs will finally arrive in 2017
This preliminary date may still change, as explained in the footnotes of the document:
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The new AMD Vega 10 GPU core will replace the 390 series graphics cards and on the other side, AMD Vega 11 will replace the FIJI / Fury parts. Several rumors indicate that Vega 10 GPU core has 4096 stream processors and it could directly compete with the GeForce GTX 1080 and GTX 1070. AMD Vega 11 would feature 6144 stream processors and would compete with Pascal GP100. AMD Vega 11 could be the enthusiast class HBM2 memory product.