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Jun 29, 2017 08:24 AM EDT

AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition Update: AMD Ships High-End GPU For $999 Before June Ends [VIDEO]


Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) promised to start shipping the Radeon Vega Frontier Edition video cards in late June. AMD touted its new generation video cards as the world's fastest graphics card. AMD has also filled in a few more technical details of the latest video cards and clarified some of its essential specs, which include the price.

The Radeon Vega Frontier Edition air cooled model costs $999, while the liquid-cooled version has a $1499 price tag. The Sunnyvale, California based semiconductor company made it known that Radeon Vega Frontier edition is created for professionals as well as workstation users, WCCF Tech reported.

In terms of specifications, the Radeon Vega Frontier edition is available with 1600 MHz boost to deliver 13 TFLOPs of FP32 and 25 TFLOPs of FP16 compute performance, as well as a 4096 stream processors, clocked at 1382 MHz base. There's also a HBM2 VRAM of 16GB, which comes in 8GB per stack. The Radeon Vega Frontier edition has a 483 GB/s total rated bandwidth. AMD's new generation video cards are also available with a 90 GPixels/s pixel fill rate.

Although the Radeon Vega Frontier edition comes along with an impressive amount of power, the semiconductor company also made sure that the video card looked stellar in terms of its design. The exterior of the world's fastest graphics card is made up of blue-anodized brushed aluminum with an illuminated Radeon logo, NEO Win reported.

The Radeon Vega Frontier edition outscored NVIDIA's Titan Xp graphics card by 28 percent in Catia. The AMD Frontier Edition was about 14 percent faster in a popular OpenGL benchmark, Maxon's Cinebench. Wherein, AMD's new-gen video cards are certainly fast.

As of now, the online retail company NewEgg, has a pre-order listing for the Radeon Vega Frontier edition. The online store made it known that the device will be released on June 29.

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