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Feb 25, 2017 06:50 AM EST

5 Things To Expect From Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) in the Upcoming Game Developers Conference 2017


Two days from now and Game Developers Conference 2017 will kickoff. The presence of the two rivals in GPU chipset making industry, NVIDIA and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) are heavily expected to introduce new products that could leverage the experience in PC gaming. But, let's focus on the five great things that are expected from the comeback GPU superstar, AMD!

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AMD is generous enough to let the viewers see their activities for the upcoming Game Developers Conference. According to AnandTech, AMD is live via Livestream on Feb. 28 at 10:30 AM in Ruby Skye where overview of their hottest new graphics and VR technologies are presented.

Cream Developer Sessions

AMD is reportedly conducting a session for game industry gurus like Epic and Unity to solicit new ideas on how to propel the gaming industry. This is also the perfect avenue for AMD to present their GPU roadmap and future plans.


The most anticipated Intel Kaby Lake competitor, AMD Ryzen CPU is expected to be showcased in GDC 2017. According to PC World, the upcoming CPU is expected to steal some spotlight in the event when AMD Game Engineering team members will introduce Ryzen to the general public.

Accordingly, the new Ryzen family is composed of three desktop processors: Ryzen 7 1700, Ryzen 7 1700X and Ryzen 7 1800X. Latest rumors suggest that AMD has already secretly selling Ryzen in the market.

AMD Radeon Vega Chips

Radeon Vega chips, the reported challenger of NVIDIA GTX 1080 Ti is also expected to appear in GDC 2017. The existence of the said chips are already confirmed when AMD has shown the Radeon Vega logo during its press tech day.

For this reason, recent rumors suggest that AMD Radeon RX 580 spotted in benchmarking sites is actually the Radeon Vega chip. AMD has also reportedly teased the upcoming chip with Ashes of Singularity, Tweaktown reported.

AMD Will Devour Intel and NVIDIA

GDC 2017 seems to be the perfect spot for the grand comeback of AMD. Netizens are excited to witness how AMD toppled Intel and NVIDIA in the separate battle of GPU and CPU. AMD is also expected to release the new products with lower price points, Market Watch reported.

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