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Sapphire (and others) may be working on Radeon RX Vega Nano

Posted on Wednesday, April 11 2018 @ 09:44:35 CEST by


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In what seems like eons ago, AMD showed off a Radeon RX Vega Nano card at last year's SIGGRAPH. We're over eight months later today and said card still hasn't hit the market. It's been a while since we've heard whispers about a nano-sized Vega but WCCF Tech claims such a card could finally be in the making.

The RX Vega Nano PCB continues to be in production and Sapphire is actually using it for its Radeon RX Vega 56 Pulse video cards. So will we soon see a true Radeon RX Vega Nano, or are the thermals too challenging? WCCF Tech speculates such a card could be part of a Vega refresh later this year:
This means that Sapphire is in fact capable, at least in theory, of making an RX Vega Nano. Although, it is possible that the thermal performance of Vega has made this more challenging than Fiji. But it’s certainly not an impossibility. After all, we’ve all seen how power efficient undervolted RX Vegas can be. And with the 14nm process maturing over the past year, engineers are now almost certainly able to extract more performance out of every watt of dissipated power. AMD is getting ready to refresh its graphics card lineup some time later this year, and an RX Vega Nano could be part of that refresh.
If the mining boom cools down, the release of such a card may make more sense too. Here's the card that was shown last year:





 



 

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