Radeon Pro Duo Polaris 

Released April, 2017
  • 1.2 GHz
  • 32 GB GDDR5

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Features Key features of the Radeon Pro Duo Polaris

memory bandwidth Rate at which data can be read from or stored in onboard memory

Radeon Pro Duo Polaris
448 GB/s
Radeon RX 580
256 GB/s

pixel rate Number of pixels a graphics card can render to the screen every second

Radeon Pro Duo Polaris
79.6 GPixel/s
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
130.2 GPixel/s
Radeon RX 580
42.9 GPixel/s

texture rate Speed at which a graphics card can perform texture mapping

Radeon Pro Duo Polaris
358 GTexel/s
Radeon RX 580
193 GTexel/s
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
312.6 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon Pro Duo Polaris
11,456 GFLOPS
Radeon RX 580
6,175 GFLOPS
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
10,609 GFLOPS

shading units Subcomponents of the gpu, these run in parallel to enable fast pixel shading

Radeon Pro Duo Polaris
4,608

texture mapping units Built into each gpu, these resize and rotate bitmaps for texturing scenes

Radeon Pro Duo Polaris
288

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Dec

Rumor: Polaris Is the next AMD Radeon Core Architecture

by Sebastian Peak |
www.pcper.com
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by Igor Wallossek |
www.tomshardware.com
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Specifications Full list of technical specs

gpu

GPU brand AMD
GPU name Ellesmere
Clock speed 1,243 MHz
Is dual GPU Yes
Reference card None

raw performance

Shading units 4,608
Texture mapping units 288
Render output processors 64
Compute units 72
Pixel rate 79.6 GPixel/s
Texture rate 358 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 11,456 GFLOPS

memory

Memory clock speed 1,750 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 7,000 MHz
Memory bus 512 bit
Memory 32,784 MB
Memory type GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 448 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 250W
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