AMD Launches Radeon VII Flagship 7nm GPU

AMD Radeon VII

Today AMD launched their response to NVIDIA's RTX series of graphics cards with a world first 7nm GPU based on second-generation Vega architecture. For those familiar with Vega 64 and 56 series of graphics cards, AMD continues the use of High Bandwidth Memory (HBM) and has doubled the capacity for this new flagship card to 16GB. Let's jump into the details and specifications of the new flagship card.



  Radeon VII
Compute Units 60
Stream Processors 3840
Base Clock 1400 MHz
Boost Clock 1750 MHz
Memory Bandwidth 1024GB/s
Memory Bus Width 4096-bit
TDP 300W
Launch Date 2/7/2019
MSRP $699


Not only have they launched a card in direct competition with NVIDIA's RTX 2080, but AMD has also paired the launch with free games. AMD is providing digital keys for the latest AAA game release of Resident Evil 2, Devil May Cry 5, and The Division 2.



AMD has promoted a 30% improvement for gaming and productivity compared to the Vega 64 previous generation flagship. They have also provided performance information on why 16GB of HBM2 will keep you prepared for future games and visual fidelity without hitting the memory wall.