1. cageymaru

    Sapphire Radeon Pulse RX Vega 56 $299 @Amazon

    Sapphire 11276-02-40G Radeon Pulse RX Vega 56 8GB HBM2 Dual HDMI/DP (UEFI) PCI-E Graphics Card is $299.99 on Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/Sapphire-11276-02-40G-Radeon-Pulse-Graphics/dp/B07BGZNTQJ
  2. cageymaru

    Tradeoffs Between GDDR6 and HBM2

    Steven Woo, Rambus fellow and distinguished inventor, talks about why designers choose one memory type over another. Applications for each were clearly delineated in the past, but the lines are starting to blur. Nevertheless, tradeoffs remain around complexity, cost, performance, and power...
  3. AlphaAtlas

    Samsung Introduces Next Generation HBM2E

    At NVIDIA's GPU Technology Conference, Samsung unveiled an even faster version of their HBM2 memory. A stack of "Flashbolt," as they call it, can deliver up to 410 GBps of bandwidth, which they claim is 33% faster than previous offerings, and a single package can hold up to 16GB of memory...
  4. cageymaru

    The 16GB of HBM2 on the Radeon VII Is Needed for Real World 4K Video Production

    Digital Foundry's Richard Leadbetter brought to light an important real-world use case for the 16GB of HBM2 on the AMD Radeon VII. 4K video editing in Adobe Premiere Pro needs lots of GPU memory to export video when mixing several 4K streams and using taxing transitions. He said that Digital...
  5. cageymaru

    Here Is the ASRock Phantom Gaming X AMD Radeon VII 16G Graphics Card

    ASRock has launched the product page for its upcoming AMD Radeon VII. The Phantom Gaming X Radeon VII 16G will feature AMD Radeon VII Graphics, 16GB 4096-bit HBM2, 3 x DisplayPort / HDMI, triple fan design, 8K resolution support, 7nm process, a metal backplate and FreeSync 2 HDR support. AMD...
  6. cageymaru

    An Analysis of GDDR6 and HBM2 Technologies

    Frank Ferro, senior director of product management at Rambus, discusses the differences in GDDR6 and HBM2 memory technologies; with a focus on the type of applications that each would be best suited for. Around the 8:54 mark he discusses how to combine older process nodes with 7nm process nodes...
  7. FrgMstr

    2nd Gen HBM2 Aquabolt Starts Mass Production

    While I am a bit unsure of the "Aquabolt" name, there is no doubt that HBM is finding its place in the industry, and now HBM2 is in production by Samsung. HBM2 will deliver 2.4Gbps per pin at 1.2v, compared to the original HBM's transfer rate of 1.6Gbps at 1.2v. The improvement equates to a...