- Aug 17, 2014
In brief: It’s been almost a year since AMD released the RX 6800 XT, and they've got more to give. AMD have announced they’re releasing a new cloud gaming card based on it, called the Radeon Pro V620.
According to AMD VP Jeff Connell, the demand for cloud gaming warranted the creation of a GPU just for the job. But the V620 isn’t limited to gaming; it comes with partitioning capabilities that make it capable of streaming multiple desktops / workspaces from the cloud simultaneously.
The V620 differs from the 6800 XT mostly in its memory capacity, 32 GB instead of 16 GB. Otherwise, they’re not too different; they have the same 4,608 cores, similar clock speeds in the 2 GHz region, and the same 300 W TDP.
You can’t mistake one for the other, though. Because it’s designed for servers, the V620 has an unremarkable passive cooler that’s quite a bit smaller than the plastic and metal behemoth strapped to the 6800 XT. It needs case fans to keep it cool.
According to AMD VP Jeff Connell, the demand for cloud gaming warranted the creation of a GPU just for the job. But the V620 isn't limited to...