Sunday August 12, 2018

AMD Unveils Radeon Pro WX 8200 for Visualization Market

AMD has unveiled its latest workstation graphics card, the WX 8200, at the Siggraph 2018 graphics conference. Aimed toward the visualization market (e.g., creating high-end animations, VR, CAD), the company claims it can beat the performance of the NVIDIA Quadro P5000 and P4000 in media and entertainment applications. The cards start at $1,000.

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AMD said that visualization demand is rising in markets such as media, manufacturing, and architecture. The WX 8200 cards have 56 compute units that can perform at up to 11 teraflops, with support for 8K displays. It can support eight gigabytes of high-bandwidth 2 memory. A number of software partners -- from Autodesk to Adobe -- have certified that their software works with the new cards.