AMD announces Capsaicin Siggraph with no word about RX Vega

Published: Jun 30th 2017, 21:13 GMT   Comments

AMD promises a big event with ‘extremely limited in seats’. 

AMD Radeon Instinct, EPYC, Threadripper and… Radeon Pro Vega

Update: AMD has changed the description, it no longer says “Radeon Pro Family”. It does not change the fact that RX Vega is still missing.

Original story: If there’s anything gamers expect to see at SIGGRAPH, it’s Radeon RX Vega. The new announcement actually does mention Vega, but only Radeon Pro Vega. Unlike previous Ryzen or EPYC events, Capsaicin is organized by Radeon Technologies Group.

The history of Capsaicin events:

  • March 2016 — AMD Capsaicin — “Radeon Pro Duo”
  • March 2017 — AMD Capsaicin & Cream — “Radeon Vega is Radeon RX Vega”
  • July 2017 — AMD Capsaicin SIGGRAPH — ??

The official description of the event mentions:

  • Newest additions to Radeon Pro based on Vega architecture
  • Radeon Pro
  • Ryzen Threadripper
  • EPYC
  • Radeon Instinct

… but not a word about Radeon RX Vega, which is quite strange, considering the fact that it was already confirmed by Lisa Su herself. Either way, the actual event will take place on July 30.

The official description of Capsaicin SIGGRAPH follows.

Experience the art of the impossible in person at AMD Capsaicin SIGGRAPH 2017.

On July 30, learn about our newest additions to the Radeon™ Pro family featuring the cutting-edge Radeon™ “Vega” architecture. Hear from our partners on how AMD’s product lineup – Radeon Pro, Ryzen™ Threadripper™, EPYC™ and Radeon Instinct™ – is revolutionizing the creative pipeline, leading industries from entertainment to engineering into a new era of precision and performance.

Register by July 25th, as seats are extremely limited for this exclusive presentation and make sure to show up early to secure a good seat.

6:30PM PST – Doors open
7:30PM – 8:45PM PST – Formal presentation
8:45PM – Midnight PST – Demos and reception

AMD will have a booth located at #301 on the SIGGRAPH exhibition floor, where visitors will be able to see professional workflows powered by Radeon Pro graphics products.

Source: AMD

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