At Computex 2018, AMD gave us a first look at the upcoming 7nm Radeon Vega architecture. The first card to be based on the platform will be the Radeon Instinct, a deep-learning GPU aimed at the data center and compute market.
AMD is touting a performance uptick of 35% as well as double the energy efficiency with the shift to the 7nm node. The Instinct features 32GB of HBM2 and relies on AMD's Infinity Fabric to chain GPUs together.
AMD is also launching an open source ecosystem to drive innovation in machine learning and AI use cases. The Radeon Instinct is sampling to initial customers and will be available in server and workstation variants in the latter half of 2018.
AMD also revealed that a 7nm Vega gaming-focused GPU will make its debut as well, but didn't share a timeline as to when the product will hit retail availability.
Splitgate, the free-to-play arena shooter best described as "Halo meets Portal," has become incredibly popular in recent months. However, because of how much depth and nuance there is to the gameplay, jumping in for the first time to see what the hype is all about can be a bit overwhelming. Here are some tips, tricks, and strategies to help you succeed on the portal-filled battlefield.
The HP Elite Folio is a new 2-in-1 ultralight laptop that brings a pull-it-forward type display for switching postures. The excellent design, built-in pen, and availability of 4G, 5G, or Wi-Fi-only models make it the ideal executive device. Just too bad the price is so high.