AMD Vega 10 & 11 Spotted in Drivers




/ 3 years ago

AMD Vega 10 & 11 Spotted in Drivers

One of the signs that AMD and Nvidia are working on new unreleased GPUs is when references to these cards pop up in their drivers. Historically, these leaks have proven quite reliable and have shed quite a bit of light on new products. After announcing that Vega 10 has reached a major milestone, AMD OpenCL drivers have revealed the existence of the Vega 10 as well as the Vega 11 and Greenland as well.

As we know from previous experience, being listed in the driver usually means that card will arrive in the near future as it is already being tested with the latest drivers. This suggests that Vega 10 will be ready for release either later 2016 or early 2017 as AMD’s own roadmaps have shown us. It also means that Vega 11 and Greenland are likely to follow Vega 10 closely as well, perhaps within a month.

AMD-VEGA-10-2

The separate listing for Greenland also means that Vega 10 won’t be Greenland as some rumours have suggested. Instead, we may be seeing an iGPU. perhaps for the monstrous APUs with HBM2 AMD is reportedly planning.

Lastly, HBM2 from SK Hynix is also set to reach mass market availability later this year. This will be the perfect time for Vega 10 and Vega 11 as both are set to use HBM2. So far, only the new Nvidia Tesla GP100 uses HBM2 from Samsung in limited numbers. Hopefully, we’ll see some GTX 1070 and GTX 1080 competition sooner rather than later.

Topics: , , , , , , , ,


Support eTeknix.com

By supporting eTeknix, you help us grow. And continue to bring you the latest news, reviews, and competitions. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to keep up with the latest technology. Share your favourite articles, chat with the team and more. Also check out eTeknix YouTube, where you'll find our latest video reviews, event coverage and features in 4K!

eTeknix Facebook eTeknix Twitter eTeknix Instagram eTeknix Instagram

Check out our Latest Video

Speak Your Mind

Tell us what you're thinking...
and oh, if you want a pic to show with your comment, go get a gravatar!