AMD introduces Radeon VII based on 7nm Vega architecture

Published: Jan 9th 2019, 17:48 GMT   Comments

AMD CEO introduced Radeon VII during the company’s first CES keynote.

AMD Radeon VII with 3840 Stream Processors

The Vega II became VII. The card launched at CES features 60 Compute Units (3840 Stream Processors) and 16GB of HBM memory.

AMD Radeon VII features second generation Vega architecture based on the 7nm node, this is the world’s first 7nm gaming graphics card. The Vega 20 GPU itself is 331 mm2 in size, which makes is 164 mm2 smaller than Vega 10.

AMD’s first gaming 7nm GPU is clocked at 1450 MHz with a peak frequency of 1800 MHz. This clock enables 13.8 TFLOPS of maximum theoretical single precision performance.

The Radeon VII reference design is equipped with three fans and dual 8-pin power connectors. This model comes with three DisplayPorts and a single HDMI output.

The performance slides released by AMD, indicate that the Radeon VII is faster than GeForce RTX 2080 in selected games.

The card will be available on February 7th for 699 USD.

AMD Radeon VII Specifications
VideoCardz.comRadeon VIIRadeon RX Vega 64Radeon RX Vega 56GeForce RTX 2080
GPU7nm Vega14nm Vega14nm Vega12nm TU104
Die Size
331 mm2
495 mm2
495 mm2
545 mm2
Unified Cores
Base Clock
1450 MHz
1247 MHz
1156 MHz
1515 MHz
Boost Clock
1800 MHz
1546 MHz
1471 MHz
1710 MHz
16 GB HBM2
1 TB/s
494 GB/s
494 GB/s
448 GB/s
Launch Price
699 USD
599 USD
399 USD
699 USD
Launch DateFebruary 7th, 2019August 14th, 2017August 14th, 2017Sept. 20th, 2018



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