AMD has now offered to visitors of the International Consumer Electronics Shows (CES) 2016 a first “taste” of Polaris, the new architecture for GPU waiting in 2016, highlighting a wide range of important architectural innovations including support to monitor HDR , and exceptional performance-per-watt. AMD expects to deploy the new GPU-based Polaris technology since the middle of 2016.
The GPU of AMD 14nm FinFET architecture-based Polaris represent a significant generational leap in terms of energy efficiency; They are designed to provide smooth frame rates in graphics, games, as part of virtual reality and multimedia applications running on the computer from the compact and lightweight design.
“The Polaris architecture shows significant improvements in performance, energy efficiency and new features. 2016 looks like a very promising year for fans of the technology with the new Radeon architecture Polaris, the Radeon Software Crimson Edition, and a number of other innovations that our Radeon Technology Group has already in the pipeline, “said Lisa Su, President and CEO AMD.
Polarias uses architecture AMD Graphics Core Next (GCN) of the fourth generation, a new generation of display engine with support for HDMI 2.0a and DisplayPort 1.3, and futuristic multimedia features that include support to encoding and decoding in 4K h. 265. In addition, AMD has set an important internal aims to dramatically increase the level of energy efficiency of its mobile processors to 25 times by the year 2020.
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