Podcast #489 - Ryzen 5 2400G Compute, Thrustmaster TS-PC Wheel, and more!

Subject: General Tech | March 1, 2018 - 12:54 AM |
Tagged: western digital, video, TS-PC, thunderbolt 3, Thrustmaster, tekq, snapdragon 700, SN720, SN520, Samsung, Ryzen 5 2400G, qualcomm, podcast, logitech, Huawei, galaxy s9, g613, g603, bitmain

PC Perspective Podcast #489 - 03/01/18

Join us this week for Ryzen 5 2400G Compute, Thrustmaster TS-PC Wheel, and more!

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Hosts: Ryan Shrout, Jeremy Hellstrom, Josh Walrath, Allyn Malventano

Peanut Gallery: Alex Lustenberg, Ken Addison

Program length: 1:29:41

Podcast topics of discussion:
  1. Week in Review:
  2. News items of interest:
  3. Picks of the Week:
    1. 1:20:45 Allyn: sfcable.com - for all of your oddball cable needs
    2. 1:24:05 Jeremy: Medeco³ High Security lock my donkey YOUR WHAT? Horse + mule
  4. Closing/outro

March 1, 2018 | 12:17 PM - Posted by MotherOfGodlookAtThatROPtoShaderRatio (not verified)

Look at the Hades Canyon NUC with Vega 24 and that's 1536 stream processors. That Stream prosser to ROP ratio is great and that's the same amount of ROPs as Vega 56/64 and if AMD could put 2 of these GPU DIEs on a PCIe card then that's enough ROPs to Blow the GTX1080Ti out of the water with a count of 128 total ROPs.

This Semi-custom Vega variant is tuned for gaming with that Stream Processor to ROP ratio being even better than Nvidia's Stream processor to ROP ratio. That's 24 nCU and the potential Pixel Fill rates of a Vega 56, or 64 that each have the exact numbers of ROPs as this Vega 24 semi-custom Vega design has and it just depends on the GPU clocks used for Vega 24.

If AMD takes the same Stream Processor to ROP ratio of Vega 24(semi-custom) and scales it Up while keeping the same SP to ROP ratio they can easily put Pascal(Every Variant) in the rear view mirror for total pixel fill rates. Nvidia ROP counts maxes out at 96 available for Pascal with the Gp102 based GTX1080ti only useing 88 ROPs. AMD's Vega 24(Semi-custom) variant is tuned out the wazoo for gaming and that ROP count alone should force Nvidia's hand.

MOG look at the ROP(64) counts on that baby and only 1536 SPs that's going to have a great Pixel Fill rate hands down.

Graphics Name___________________AMD Radeon RX Vega 24
Graphics Version________________AMD Radeon RX Vega M GH Graphics
GPU Architecture________________Vega
Process Node____________________14nm FinFET
Compute Units___________________24 CUs
Stream Processors_______________1536 SPs
TMUs / ROPs_____________________96 / 64
Base Clock______________________1063 MHz
Boost Clock_____________________1190 MHz
FP32 Performance (Boost Clock)__3.7 TFLOPs
VRAM____________________________4 GB HBM2
Memory Bus______________________1024-bit
Memory Clock____________________1.6 Gbps
Memory Bandwidth________________204.8 GB/s

March 1, 2018 | 12:23 PM - Posted by MotherOfGodlookAtThatROPtoShaderRatio (not verified)

P.S. Something has to be wrong with those ROP numbers as that just can not be correct! so A bog block of salt on that ROP count(?)

March 1, 2018 | 10:36 PM - Posted by Crion (not verified)

Any reason the video is still unlisted on Youtube?

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