Gigabyte Unveils RX Vega 56 8G

/ 10 months ago

Gigabyte Unveils RX Vega 56 8G

Gigabyte is the first AMD partner to launch its own Radeon RX Vega 56 graphics card. The card – the lesser sibling to the coveted RX Vega 64 – isn’t a custom release. In fact, it’s pretty much identical to the reference card. However, it does include a Gigabyte sticker. I know – so cool.

Gigabyte RX Vega 56 8G Specifications

  • GPU: Vega 10 XL
  • Cores: 3584
  • TMUs: 224
  • ROPs: 64
  • Base Clock: 1156MHz
  • Boost Clock: 1471MHz
  • Memory Clock:  1600MHz
  • Memory: 8 GB HBM2 2048b
  • PSU requirement: 650W
  • Other Features:
    • Air-Cooled
    • Radeon VR Ready Premium
    • HDMI x1
    • DisplayPort x3

Gigabyte Says

Next Gen Compute Units

“These revamped nCUs (1 nCU = 64 stream processors) are designed to operate at incredible clock speeds and deliver extreme gaming experiences with the newest high resolution and high refresh rate monitors.”

Revolutionary Memory Engine

“State of the art memory system shatters the limitations of traditional GPU memory, to tackle the growing high res texture packs in today’s games.”

Optimized Pixel Engine

“Optimized rasterizer technology enhances rendering efficiency and leaves more headroom to crank up quality settings while maintaining smooth 3D rendering.”

Enhanced Geometry Engine

“The enhanced geometry engine can efficiently process millions of polygons that make up your game, helping boost FPS.”

Pricing and Availability

Gigabyte is yet to announce the RX Vega 56 8G release date or price. However, the MSRP of the reference card is $399, so expect a price around that figure.

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One Response to “Gigabyte Unveils RX Vega 56 8G”
  1. Danny Priest says:

    Just release the cards already.. this waiting game is total horse crap, testing has already been done and over with i will try a vega card and if im not completely satisfied with ultimate 4k 60FPS im going to be pretty pissed off waiting this long for Vega.

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