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AMD has formally dispatched the Radeon Pro Duo illustrations card a little more than a month subsequent to declare it at the 2016 Game Developers Conference in March. The enormous double GPU card depends on AMD’s Fiji engineering yet rather than gaming, is being focused on expert VR content makers. The organization trusts that VR substance is going to wind up a vital piece of field as assorted as news-casting and pharmaceutical, notwithstanding unadulterated diversion.
The new Radeon Pro Duo is a developed variant of the double Fiji gaming card initially teased at AMD’s Radeon R9 Fury dispatch occasion in June 2015. It sits beneath AMD’s FirePro line yet will get custom drivers with extra acceptances for expert programming, separating it from customary gaming cards. The card costs $1,500 (roughly Rs. 99,780 preceding expenses and obligations).
The Fiji design, as found in the Radeon R9 Fury arrangement, is most noteworthy for its utilization of high-thickness high-data transmission 3D stacked memory on the same bite the dust as the GPU itself. This card highlights 8GB of HBM RAM and can accomplish 16.38 Teraflops of throughput. The GPUs are made on the more seasoned 28nm process and are timed at 1GHz each.
The Radeon Pro Duo highlights three DisplayPort yields and one HDMI port for similarity with VR frameworks including the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. Expends 350W of force and will utilize a devoted shut circle fluid cooler, like the warm arrangement created for the Radeon R9 Fury X.
A buyer double Fiji illustrations card may be in the pipeline, however AMD’s cutting edge Polaris design rollout is expected to be right around the bend, providing reason to feel ambiguous about what sense such a move would make. On the off chance that utilized for gaming, AMD says the Radeon Pro Duo is 1.5 times speedier than the Nvidia GeForce GTX Titan X.
AMD guaranteed a month ago that it has an 83 percent pieces of the pie in individual VR frameworks. It additionally has associations with Oculus, HTC, Sulon, and others to enhance similarity with programming being carried on.