AMD announces Radeon Sky for cloud gaming

AMD has announced a completely new line of Radeon graphics cards – Radeon Sky. The new cards are designed for cloud gaming and are available now.

The Radeon Sky line consists of three sub-models – Radeon Sky 900, Radeon Sky 700 and Radeon Sky 500. The Radeon Sky 900 comes with 6 GB of GDDR5 memory accessed over a 384-bit bus and 480 GB/sec of bandwidth, a GPU that runs at 825 MHz, 3584 stream processors and 300 watts of TDP.

The Radeon Sky 700 is the mid-range representative that offers 6 GB of GDDR5 memory, a 384-bit memory bus, 264 GB/sec of memory bandwidth, a GPU with 1792 stream processors at 900 MHz and TDP of 225 watts.

Radeon Sky 500 comes with 4 GB of GDDR5 memory, a 256-bit memory bus, 950 MHz GPU with 1280 stream processors, 154 GB/sec of memory bandwidth and TDP of 150 watts.

All new graphics cards are based on AMD’s Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture, fully support PCI-Express 3.0 x16 and make use of passive cooling. Thus the Radeon Sky 900 and 700 use dual-slot cooling solutions while the Radeon Sky 500 uses single-slot cooling. Moreover all new video cards support DirectX 11.1, AMD PowerTune, AMD RapidFire and AMD ZeroCore technologies.

Pricing is unknown.


Source: AMD

Related posts

VAIO debuts two new notebook lines for professionals

VAIO debuts two new notebook lines for professionals

VAIO is a brand name that you may still associate with Sony but the truth is that nowadays VAIO has nothing to do with the famous Japanese company. Some time ago Sony sold the brand name due to poor sales results so a new company with the same name was born. Despite the change VAIO kept on...

Cryorig releases the C7 CPU cooler

Cryorig releases the C7 CPU cooler

The CPU cooler maker Cryorig, which was recently founded by former engineers of Prolimatech, Thermaltake and Phanteks, has released one more CPU cooler to market – the new C7. While the cooler has all the tech specs and performance you would expect from such a device, it also has another feature...

Pioneer's new CDJ-850 Media Player

Pioneer has announced  a new DJ digital media player - CDJ-850, inspired by Pioneer’s professional CDJ series, the new media player has  the same layout design as the pro level models  from Pioneer. The CDJ-850 comes with a large 206 mm jog dial, a rotary selector, browse buttons and browse...

Leave a comment