May 03, 2017 05:36 AM EDT
AMD Vega is expected to be released within this month or the next month, AMD has already made the confirmation on the company's social media page. However, AMD Vega will be facing a hard competition from Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti in the high-end gaming market.
The Sunnyvale-based company is expected to launch AMD Vega this quarter since the big tech event Computex will be held in that month. The AMD Vega will be the AMD's ultimate weapon of choice in its life and death struggle with Nvidia for ascendancy in the highly profitable GPU market. It's the AMD's first big attempt to touch the market which being ruled by Nvidia.
Unfortunately, the latest reports and leaks reveal that upcoming AMD Vega is reportedly 5 percent slower than Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080. The gaming chip sees a 27 percent slower compared to its closest rival Nvidia GeForce 1080 Ti. The claims are based on the recently released GPU database's relative performance chart by TechPowerUp.
AMD Vega is said to be made for one big purpose, which is to take on Nvidia's GTX 1080 Ti. In fact, there are some reports claiming that the AMD Vega will be on par with Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti's performance. Luckily, AMD has one big edge in this upcoming face-off that is the price. The AMD Vega is said to be cheap just like its AMD Ryzen sibling, according to Tweak Town.
In the meantime, there is unconfirmed AMD Vega benchmarks test revealed which shows that AMD Vega is much slower than Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 and Nvidia Titan XP. This has drawn lots of attention since the upcoming GPU is supposed to be the high-end GPU architecture that will challenge Nvidia.
Unfortunately, the past few leaks are showing mostly negative results which clearly show something different about the upcoming Vega GPU. AMD Vega is losing the technological arms race with rival Nvidia, as reported by SegmentNext.
The latest from the AMD Vega Benchmarks put the GPU's score at 5721 that said to be much lower than the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 at 7152 points. On the other hand, the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti managed to get a score of 9521 points, while the newly released Nvidia Titan XP has got a score of 9595 points.
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