14nm FinFET AMD Polaris GPU Architecture Revealed

Jan 4, 2016 — AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) has recently provided customers with a glimpse of its upcoming 2016 Polaris GPU architecture at CES 2016, highlighting a wide range of significant architectural improvements including HDR monitor support, and industry-leading performance-per-watt. AMD expects shipments of the new AMD Polaris architecture-based GPUs to begin in mid-2016.

 

The New AMD Polaris Architecture

The AMD Polaris architecture-based 14nm FinFET GPUs deliver a remarkable generational jump in power efficiency. The 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.

14nm FinFET AMD Polaris GPU Architecture Revealed

“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.”

The AMD Polaris architecture features AMD’s 4th generation Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture, a next-generation display engine with support for HDMI® 2.0a and DisplayPort 1.3, and next-generation multimedia features including 4K h.265 encoding and decoding.

AMD has an established track record for dramatically increasing the energy efficiency of its mobile processors, targeting a 25x improvement by the year 2020.

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