We have already told you in previous articles that several assemblers have released a special version of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 to mine crypto currencies like Ethereum and Zcash, based on the graphics core GP106-100 (the standard GTX 1060 uses the GP106-400).
The Sunnyvale firm has confirmed the official launch of the AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition, a top-of-the-line graphics card that is aimed at the professional sector and as we know uses the graphic core Vega 10 XT.
The PC World boys have had the chance to attend a demonstration of the AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition in its air-cooled version, and have published a series of videos showing the most important results.
We have already commented on previous occasions that the enormous increase of the cryptodivisas had generated a great demand of graphic cards of average range and that opened an interesting market for the manufacturers, a reality that the Sapphire Radeon RX 470 Mining Edition is ready to take advantage.
The market for graphics cards for general consumption is going through a madness that is also beginning to affect the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070, a range that has experienced a steep price hike in recent weeks.
The launch of the AMD Radeon RX Vega is planned for the end of July and early August, although we have not yet confirmed their full specifications (they lack the working frequencies) and obviously we do not know the price either.
The Sunnyvale firm has officially announced new AMD Radeon Instinct MI25, MI8 and MI6 high-performance graphics cards designed to do their best in professional environments and prepared to work with artificial intelligence systems.
The MSI assembler has officially launched the new MSI GTX 1080 Ti Lightning Z graphics card, a high performance solution that positions as the top of the range (with permission of the GTX TITAN Xp) within the general consumer market.
We know that AMD plans to introduce the new AMD Radeon RX Vega in late July and early August, a graphical solution that as we know is called to become the most powerful model that the giant Sunnyvale has launched to date.
The GIGABYTE assembler has officially launched the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti AORUS Waterforce XE, a high performance graphics card that we should not confuse with the model we showed you yesterday in this news.