What you need to know

  • AMD announced the Radeon Pro WX 3200, its latest graphics card for CAD professionals.
  • The card will be priced at $200.
  • The Radeon pro WX 3200 will appear in PCs starting this summer, and is expected to be available separately in Q3 2019.

AMD today took the wraps off of the Radeon Pro WX 3200, an affordable graphics card built for workstations. Designed to take on CAD tasks from the architecture, manufacturing, engineering, and construction industries, the GPU will be available for $200.

The Radeon Pro WX 3200 comes in a low-profile package designed to fit in a wide variety of workstation PCs. It's also ISV-certified for compatibility with a swath of industry software from Autodesk, Hexagon, and more. Here's a breakdown of some of the raw specs:

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  • 1.66 TFLOPS of peak performance
  • 4GB high-speed GDDR5 memory / 128-bit memory interface
  • 10 compute units – 64 stream processors per comput unit
  • Single slot, low-profile card
  • 4x Mini-DisplayPort 1.4
  • 50 watt max power consumption
  • Enhanced driver support

The Radeon Pro WX 3200 is expected to start shipping in workstation PCs from Dell, HP, and more starting this summer. The card is expected to be available for individual purposes starting in Q3 2019. Fro now, the current Radeon Pro WX 3100 is available for $160.

Pro Graphics

Radeon Pro WX 3100

A low-profile professional graphics card, the Radeon Pro WX 3100 is built to tackle CAD tasks and more from the manufacturing, construction, and engineering industries.

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