June 9 news AMD today officially released the Radeon PRO W6000 series of workstation graphics cards, using RDNA 2 architecture to provide professional users with excellent performance, stability, and reliability.
The main functions and features of the new AMD Radeon W6000 series workstation graphics cards include:
AMD RDNA 2 architecture -Based on advanced 7nm process technology, AMD RDNA 2 architecture has a series of advanced features that can improve the performance and energy efficiency of professional graphics cards to a new level.
Enhanced computing unit with real-time hardware-accelerated ray tracing – In SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2021, the rendering speed of the enhanced computing unit (CU) with ray tracing can be increased by up to 46% compared to the previous generation architecture-based Radeon PRO graphics card. In addition, support for Variable Speed Shading Rate (VRS) can provide real-time realistic viewing area and rendering.
AMD Infinity Cache (AMD Cache) -integrates up to 128MB of last-level data cache on the GPU chip, designed to reduce latency and power consumption, so that AMD Radeon PRO W6800 can provide the most powerful RDNA workstation GPU performance to date.
Smart Access Memory -By allowing AMD Ryzen 5000 series desktop processors or specific AMD Ryzen 3000 series desktop processors to access the entire high-speed GDDR6 memory, it can release higher performance for critical professional workloads.
AMD Radeon PRO Viewport Boost -Designed for today’s professional workloads and compatible software, helping the frame per second performance of the viewable area increase according to the project file size.
Leading professional application certification -AMD maintains close cooperation with many leading professional software application providers to ensure that AMD Radeon PRO graphics cards can adapt to the demanding 24/7 environment while undergoing various tests to achieve more excellent standards and provide workstations The stability and reliability required by professionals.
AMD Radeon PRO W6800 graphics cards are available now, with a suggested retail price of US$2,249 (approximately RMB 1,4393.6) . AMD Radeon PRO W6600 graphics cards are expected to be available for sale in major e-commerce/retailers in the third quarter of 2021, with a suggested retail price of US$649 (approximately RMB 4153.6). The HP Fury ZBook G8 mobile workstation based on AMD Radeon PRO W6600M is expected to go on sale in some countries and regions in July 2021.
Gadget Pixels learned that Apple has added support for AMD Navi RDNA 2 architecture graphics cards (6800, 6800XT, and 6900XT) in the official version of macOS Big Sur 11.4. It is expected that the new Mac Pro will be equipped with the latest AMD Radeon PRO W6000 series graphics cards.
Prior to this, a suspected AMD RDNA2 graphics card customized by Apple Mac has appeared on the Internet, using turbo cooling.
In addition, AMD Radeon Pro W6900X has appeared on Geekbench, Metal running score 171448, Radeon Pro Vega II running score 100971, an increase of 70%.