1. FrgMstr

    New TechPowerUp GPUz v2.3.0 Released

    A new version of GPUz is out that now supports the AMD RX Vega series video cards. (Reviewed four times here by HardOCP.) It has some fixes for Catalyst driver information as well as other fixes for crashes related to AMD GPUs. GPU-Z is a lightweight utility designed to give you all...
  2. S

    Where are the RX VEGA VR benchmarks?

    Anyone here with an RX Vega and HTC Vive or Oculus want to fire up Nvidia VCAT VR or SteamVR performance tool? Regards, Taylor Ratliff aka TaylorR137
  3. FrgMstr

    Digitimes Says AMD RX Vega Card Shortages Will Persist

    We all know that there has been greater demand for AMD RX Vega 64 than there has been supply for. There is not arguing that. Speculating on why can lead you in a few different directions. However, Digitimes is reporting that the supply issue is due to low packaging yield rates, according to...
  4. R

    AMD Vega Pricing Detailed

    Kumquat Research has written an excellent summary of what's been going on with Vega pricing. AMD has been under some scrutiny since the Vega launch about it's pricing, sparked by a rumor that the launch prices were introductory only, and the price was to go up by $100 after the initial launch...
  5. RedWagnum

    New EKWB available for Threadripper and Vega

    Performance-PCs has new EK waterblocks available for pre-order for Threadripper and Vega.
  6. FrgMstr

    AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 Video Card Review @ [H]

    AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 Video Card Review - We put the new AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 to the test in eleven games mixed among DX11, DX12, and Vulkan to find out what it can deliver. We pit it against the competition's GeForce GTX 1080 and GTX 1070, and in the end, find the strengths and weaknesses of...
  7. R

    Sapphire RX Vega 64 Liquid Edition Pictured Up Close

    In a post on ChipHell we are seeing some up close pictures of Sapphire's Vega 64 Liquid Edition. It is really a great looking card. Shame if I get my hands one one it won't be the Liquid since I run a custom loop. I also received an email from Sapphire today that says Vega will be available to...
  8. R

    AMD Vega 10, Vega 11, Vega 12, and Vega 20 Confirmed By Eurasian Economic Commission

    The official RX Vega reveal is tomorrow, and a page on the Eurasian Economic Commission (translation required) confirms Vega 10, Vega 11, Vega 12 and Vega 20, with showing some OEM cards for Dell, the Frontier Edition, as well as Vega 20 part numbers with 32GB of RAM. The part number for the...
  9. FrgMstr

    Blind Test - RX Vega FreeSync vs. GTX 1080 TI G-Sync

    Blind Test - RX Vega FreeSync vs. GTX 1080 TI G-Sync - Totally unscientific and subjective testing is scorned by many, so if that gets your panties in a bunch, I suggest you stop reading. We had the opportunity to preview AMD's RX Vega this weekend, and we put it up against NVIDIA's GTX 1080...
  10. FrgMstr

    PCPer on AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition Liquid Cooled

    PCPer's Rowdy Ryan Shrout is back at it again this week with AMD's Vega Frontier Edition video card. This time he has put the liquid cooled version to the test. Do things end up any better this time than they did last time with the air cooled edition? Which leads to the real question: what...
  11. Q

    Vega Crossfire tested - poor scaling, slower than 1080 Ti

    PC Perspective article here.
  12. FrgMstr

    Radeon Vega Frontier Edition Benchmarking and Interview with AMD

    AMD's Vega Frontier Edition shown off to PC World with gaming demo at the end at 1440p (no frame rates shown), which should not show you any real world gaming differences from Team Green, and that is exactly what Gordon had to say. Even though AMD has pushed Vega off a month from its original...
  13. FrgMstr

    Radeon Vega Frontier Edition Makes Its Unauthorized Debut

    The guys over at Exxact Corp. out in California are chomping at the bit to sell some Radeon Vega Frontier Edition AI and workstation cards. Exxact has a nice Radeon Vega introduction page, as well as specification pages for the air cooled and water cooled Radeon Vega Frontier Editions...
  14. FrgMstr

    AMD RX Vega - Radeon Vega Frontier Die Shot Faked by AMD

    AMD has not shared a die shot of it upcoming Vega GPU. You can see the 8 blocks that each hold 8 Next Generation Compute Units which each have 64 stream processors. This gives us a total of 4,096 32-bit floating point units. The blocks you see on bottom are two HMB2 stacks. No comment on die...
  15. R

    AMD Press Conference at Computex

    Tonight is the Press conference for AMD at Computex 2017, where AMD will be showing off upcoming products and be doing some "never-before-seen hardware demonstrations." Check out the livestream here. The one-hour event will feature appearances by AMD technology partners and updates on current...
  16. FrgMstr

    Spitballing Vega GPU Performance

    Spitballing Vega GPU Performance This is an interesting article over at Tech Report that is "speculating" on AMD's new Vega GPU and its performance. Now keep in mind that Scott Wasson, the owner of Tech Report, works for AMD. So if I am going to jump on the rumor train with any site, it is...
  17. FrgMstr

    AMD Financial Analyst Day Raja Koduri Presentation @ [H]

    AMD Financial Analyst Day Raja Koduri Presentation - Raja Koduri, Radeon Technologies Group Senior VP and Chief Architect, just finished up with his AMD Analyst Day presentation that was firmly focused on its upcoming Vega GPU and how it will pertain to the Machine Learning and Advanced...
  18. FrgMstr

    AMD Financial Analyst Day Lisa Su Presentation

    AMD Financial Analyst Day Lisa Su Presentation - AMD held its annual Financial Analyst Day today and HardOCP was watching. AMD announces its Epyc brand Naples based Datacenter processor CPUs as well as its Radeon Instinct Datacenter products based on the new Vega GPU. This is AMD CEO Lisa Su's...
  19. S

    Place your bets on Vega

    Be a wo/man! Tell your [H]fellow what is your wisdom on Vega. Then be judged on release, as choices are public. Sorry, but I love polls!
  20. C

    VR need more power or gaming on Ultrawide?

    Ok, so here is my situation. I jumped on a deal for an RX 480 4GB that was 145AR and came with Doom that I plan to sell for another 15-20$, meaning I got an RX 480 dirt cheap. It just so happened the Rift dropped $200 a day later. I ordered the RIft and LOVE IT, as do my kids. After doing...
  21. cageymaru

    Toyota Vehicle Gets Revenge on M. Bison in Street Fighter II Commercial

    Toyota has a new commercial where it's new C-HR crossover vehicle gets revenge for all of the beatings that the bonus stage car took since 1991. If you grew up and bled Street Fighter II in the arcades, then you know how much of a beating that bonus stage car took over the years! I even had a...
  22. FrgMstr

    AMD Vega Memory Architecture Q&A

    Even though AMD will not allow HardOCP at its tech events anymore, we will still try our best to give you the scoop here on the news page. TechARP has a video interview with Jeffrey Cheng, the AMD "Memory Architecture Person." In the meantime, we have more details on AMD Vega from our coverage...
  23. cageymaru

    AMD confirms Ryzen and Vega launch timetables.

    During the fourth quarter earnings call today, AMD CEO Lisa Su confirmed that the consumer Ryzen CPU lineup will be launching in early March. The server based lineup is code named Naples and will launch in the second quarter of 2017. The AMD Zen based APU code named Raven Ridge is scheduled...
  24. G

    Project: mITX SFF custom case

    A few months back I started getting excited about Zen and Vega so I wanted to try something I've never done before. I began working on an ITX SFF case that would house a dGPU as well while keeping the volume as small as possible. I began this project without knowing about the Sentry case, but...
  25. FrgMstr

    Lisa Su Confirms Vega

    Lisa Su just confirmed Vega for "2017." However she did not give any more of a target than that like she did for Zen Summit Ridge desktop in Q1'17 and server for Q2'17. This would leave me guessing that Vega might have been pushed out to 2H17, or it is in a state of flux as to when it will...
  26. N4CR

    Navi 'nexgen' memory is SSG? Roadmap hints..

    With the SSG release today, is this what Navi will bring to dGPU? To me, this seems to be the most likely as we have heard nothing else about a next gen memory from AMD side. SSG brings huge scalability and 'next gen'...