AMD plans a summer of fun with RX Vega and Threadripper

The device also boasts an AMD Radeon RX 580 graphics card with 8GB of GDDR5 memory.

AMD showed off Radeon RX Vega running Prey on Ultra settings at 4K, with two Radeon RX Vega graphics cards in CrossFire. all powered on their new ThreadRipper 16C/32T processor.

Derek Yu, Global Marketing Director of Asus' ROG gaming division introduced the ROG Strix GL702ZC laptop using a Ryzen Mobile processor, described as the world's first 8-core gaming laptop.

In a demo at the Computex trade show in Taiwan, AMD executive Jim Anderson showed off the new flagship central processing unit (CPU), the Ryzen Threadripper. The good news is consumer grade AMD Vega cards are coming, but fans will have to wait until SIGGRAPH at the end of July to find out more about the hardware and launch date. It's scheduled to launch officially June 20th this year, and looks to be a real challenger in the server domain.

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Gregg Allman's death comes over 40 years after his brother and band co-founder Duane Allman was killed in a motorcycle accident. Based in Macon, Georgia, the group also had drummers Jai Johanny "Jaimoe" Johanson and Butch Trucks and bassist Berry Oakley .

But AMD still hasn't yet revealed clock speeds and, more importantly, prices for Threadripper or any of the other Ryzen 9 parts that are no doubt planned.

AMD's 16-core Ryzen Threadripper (left) dwarfs the 4-core Ryzen mobile chip (right). However, there is now a silver lining, as we now have a confirmed release date for Radeon RX Vega, the gaming counterpart to the Vega FE.

"HP is focused on delivering bold innovation in the gaming space, including virtual reality and eSports, with a portfolio that offers extreme performance and the best possible experience for all gamers", said Kevin Frost, vice president and general manager of consumer personal systems, HP Inc. In addition, AMD announced cutting-edge high-performance motherboard designs from ASRock, Asus, Gigabyte and MSI, built upon the X399 chipset. Ryzen Threadripper will feature 16-cores and 32-threads and it will utilize the new X399 platform and LGA socket. 'Additionally, the ecosystem enthusiasm is evident as we start to see the first wave of Ryzen-based systems from top OEMs join the hundreds of motherboards and system integrator systems already in-market. AMD has labeled some of its Radeon graphics cards as "VR Ready" and said it will soon begin labeling its processors as either "VR Ready" or "Ryzen VR Ready Premium".

AMD took the stage at Computex 2017 to announce that Radeon RX Vega will launch at Siggraph 2017, which takes place July 30 to August 3.

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