Items tagged with radeon pro vega

The MacBook Pro has seen some interesting upgrades this year. Apple refreshed both the 13-inch and 15-inch models in July with newer hardware, then last week it added an AMD Radeon Pro Vega GPU option for users who need more graphics firepower. How much more firepower are we talking about? Some new benchmark data help answer that question. Customers have two discrete Vega GPU upgrade options for the MacBook Pro: Radeon Pro Vega 16 and Radeon Pro Vega 20. Before the mid-November refresh, the highest end graphics option was a Radeon Pro 560X GPU based on AMD's previous generation Polaris architecture. A reader at MacRumors shared some benchmark results with the site that he had obtained on a 15-inch... Read more...
While the MacBook Air, Mac Mini and iPad Pro garnered the bulk of the attention at Apple’s event held this morning in Brooklyn, the company hasn't forgotten about its MacBook Pro family. Apple just recently refreshed its 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pros back in July, but the company will unleash a "mini refresh" in November. This update only pertains to the discrete graphics options that are available in the 15-inch MacBook Pro. In this case, Apple announced that AMD Radeon Pro Vega Graphics will be coming to the MacBook Pro. Current 15-inch MacBook Pros are available with either a discrete Radeon Pro 555X with 4GB GDDR5 or a Radeon Pro 560X with 4GB GDDR5... Read more...