AMD CEO Confirms RX Vega Die Size at 484 mm²

AMD’s Raja Koduri, chief of the corporate’s Radeon Applied sciences Group, has considerably informally confirmed on Twitter the general die measurement of AMD’s Vega chips. After PC Perspective up to date their prognosis relating to Vega’s die-size to a beefier 512 mm², Twitter customers plied Raja Koduri with questions relating to this topic. Koduri declined to reply straight, really choosing a considerably cryptic response, in that ” (…) the reply [to Vega’s die-size] is the closest good sq. quantity really:)”.

For the math-savvy round right here (and even only for these of you who’ve learn the headline), that individual equation ought to clear up in direction of an ideal 484 mm² die space. Excellent news for AMD: this is not the corporate’s greatest die-size in shopper GPUs ever. That doubtful honor goes to the corporate’s Fiji XT silicon which powered the corporate’s R9 Fury X, coming in at a staggering 596 mm² within the 28 nm course of. For comparability, AMD’s present Polaris 20 XTX-based RX 580 chip is available in at barely lower than half the confirmed RX Vega’s die-size, at a way more yield-friendly 232 mm². NVIDIA’s present top-of-the-line Titan Xp is available in at a barely smaller 471 mm² die-size.
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