GDDR6 Launching This Year Offering 16Gbps Bandwidth

Now this is interesting…. will we see NVIDIA and AMD producing their next GPUs with the new GDDR6 VRAM?

“AMD will be launching the first consumer graphics card with HBM2 in a few months with its next-gen Vega GPU architecture, but later this year Micron will be launching its new GDDR6 technology.

GDDR6 will eventually replace GDDR5, but not the faster GDDR5X, by 2020 according to some reports. GDDR6 is capable of 16Gbps bandwidth, up from the 10Gbps on GDDR5X, and up significantly from the 7-8Gbps from GDDR5.

Micron is bringing up the release of GDDR6 because people are upgrading their graphics cards every 3 years, rather than 5 years or so.”

Source: Tweaktown

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