At this year’s Consumer Electronic Show, AMD showcased its upcoming Polaris GPU (graphics processing unit) architecture. This version, according to the company, has a range of architectural improvements such as HDR monitor performance and enhanced performance-per-watt.
According to a company press release, AMD’s Polaris architecture-based 14nm FinFET GPUs deliver a remarkable generational jump in power efficiency. Polaris-based GPUs are designed for fluid frame rates in graphics, gaming, VR and multimedia applications running on compelling small form-factor thin and light computer designs.
“Our new Polaris architecture showcases significant advances in performance, power efficiency and features,” said Lisa Su, president and CEO, AMD. “2016 will be a very exciting year for Radeon fans driven by our Polaris architecture, Radeon Software Crimson Edition and a host of other innovations in the pipeline from our Radeon Technologies Group.”
AMD expects shipments of Polaris to begin mid-year.
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Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.