Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) yesterday announced that it will be launching a new series of professional graphics cards designed to revolutionize the world of content creation and engineering.
Speaking during the announcement of the new graphics cards, Radeon Technologies, AMD’s senior vice president Raja Koduri said that the new line of Radeon™ Pro WX graphics cards have been designed to deliver a new and innovative way for professionals to create better products that deliver the best user experience possible. In his own words, the graphics cards are designed to help professionals create “the art of the impossible”. The announcement was made yesterday at an event that was attended by some of the top designers, artists and engineers from all around the world.
The new line of Radeon™ Pro WX series graphics cards for professionals will be launched into the market as early as the fourth quarter of 2016 and targets more than 10 million professionals working within the graphic design and gaming industries. There are three different products within the new line of Radeon™ Pro WX professional graphics cards each of which is meant to interact with a particular inflection in the market and industry at large. The three new products within the line include:
- The Radeon™ Pro WX 7100 GPU the robust cards within AMD’s under $1,000 range for affordability
- The Radeon™ Pro WX 5100 GPU designed for professional game-engine design
- The Radeon™ Pro WX 4100 GPU designed for top-notch performance
All the three new products in the line use the famous, award winning Polaris architecture to deliver excellent performance, a quality that makes them an excellent choice for designers keen on using feature-rich hardware and proactive, open software in their professional design work. End users are also expected to enjoy improved user experiences after the integration of the new line of graphic processors with the final products.
In separate news also announced by the company, AMD also released the source code for its powerful Radeon ProRender, its powerful rendering engine already used by developers for physical rendering, effectively converting it into open source software.