AMD Embedded GPU Runs Five UHD Displays

AMD announced the Embedded Radeon E9170 Series GPU which r is the ​first “Polaris” architecture-baseddiscrete GPU available in multi-chip module (MCM) format with integrated memory. Applications are for digital casino games, thin clients, medical displays, retail and digital signage, and industrial systems with UltraHD support for up to five displays. The chip is claimed to provide 3X the performance per watt of previous chips and is made with a 14nm FinFET process. There are optional MCM, MXM and PCI Express modules.

Key Features of the E9170 Series GPU

  • Up to 1.25 TFLOPS at sub-40W TDP board power.
  • 4K optimization and flexible multi-display configurability.
  • Features include 4K HEVC/H.265 and AVC/H.264 decode and encode, and up to five display outputs using HDMI 2.0 and/or DisplayPort 1.4.
  • Available in compact MCM, standard MXM and PCI Express card form factors.
  • Planned availability through 2024 to ensure support continuity for long-lifecycle products and next-generation designs.
  • 4K and 3D support.
  • 4GB memory (128bit GDDR5) for high-performance.

The AMD Embedded Radeon E9170 series GPU in PCI Express and MXM module configurations are planned to be available in October 2017, and the E9170 Series GPU MCM module configuration is planned for November 2017. Supporters quoted by the company included Eizo Rugged Solutions and Quixant, which makes systems for casinos.

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