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Radeon Pro Duo price drops could herald Vega's arrival

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NewsHubWhen the dual-chip Radeon Pro Duo initially launched , AMD presented it as a premium GPGPU compute card rather than as a graphics accelerator. It’s certainly easier to fill up Fiji’s 4096 shaders with compute work than with graphics tasks. Along with its Pro label, the card got a professional-tier price: $1,499. Perhaps in anticipation of the new Vega high-end graphics processors from AMD, Newegg has an XFX-built Pro Duo marked down to just $799.
There’s no denying that the Pro Duo is a beast of a graphics card in every sense of the word. The paired full-fat Fiji GPUs—the same chips found individually on the R9 Fury X—give the card a peak FP32 compute throughput of over 16 TFLOPs.

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