The new Radeon Pro W6800 graphics card is designed for use in high-powered workstations such as the Intel-based Mac Pro.
AMD has introduced its new PCI-E GPU graphics cards for AMD Radeon PRO W6000 series workstations, designed for professional use. AMD says the W6000 line is best suited for architectural design, ultra-high resolution media projects, complex engineering simulations, and intense video and image editing.
The AMD W6000 series is based on the 7nm-based AMD RDNA 2 architecture. The company claims it offers up to 46% faster rendering than its previous generation when used with programs like SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2021.
Available now is the W6800 graphics card, what does it cost $ 2,249. It has 32 GB of GDDR6 memory with ECC support and 128 MB of AMD Infinity Cache. It also has 6 mini DisplayPort 1.4 outputs.
While not currently available, AMD W6600 mid-range graphics card It has 8 GB of GDDR6 memory with ECC support and 32 GB of AMD Infinity Cache. It will be available in Q3 2021 and AMD is suggesting a retail price of $ 649.
AMD testing suggests that the W6800 could be up to nearly 80% faster than the W5700X graphics card, which is a $ 600 upgrade to the $ 5999 Mac Pro, or an additional $ 1000 for a discrete card. This claimed performance puts it slightly faster than Apple’s Pro Vega II, which is a $ 2,400 upgrade to the Mac Pro base price, or a $ 2,800 premium for a standalone card.
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