AMD has recently unveiled the AMD Radeon PRO W7700, a professional workstation graphics card designed to cater to the demands of content creation, CAD, and AI applications. Priced at USD 999, the Radeon PRO W7700 positions itself as the most powerful graphics card, providing a balance of reliability, stability, and cost-effective performance.
The graphics card is engineered to meet the evolving needs of professional workflows, accommodating complex computer-generated designs, the growing demand for visual effects and animations, and the global expansion in construction projects. With a focus on exceptional performance, visual quality, and future-ready capabilities, the AMD Radeon PRO W7700 aims to enhance creativity and productivity for professionals.
Dan Wood, Corporate Vice President of Radeon product management at AMD, expressed, “We built and optimized the AMD Radeon PRO W7700 graphics cards to create premium workstation graphics experiences, enabling our customers to boost innovation and productivity.”
The AMD Radeon PRO W7700 is tailored for various creative industries, including media and entertainment, design and manufacturing, and Architecture, Engineering & Construction. With 16GB of high-speed VRAM, it facilitates the work of 3D artists and video editors, allowing them to handle higher-resolution models, textures, and intricate effects. This capability enables seamless data exchange between applications, facilitating multitasking for professionals working on editing, compositing, and retouching tasks.
The graphics card boasts industry-leading support for DisplayPort 2.1, providing video editors with richer color spaces and the ability to leverage the highest display resolutions available today. Additionally, it supports the latest codecs with AV1 encode/decode and AI-enhanced video encode capabilities, streamlining video production processes.
Next-Generation CAD and Design
Built on the high-performance and energy-efficient AMD RDNA 3 architecture, the Radeon PRO W7700 offers up to 1.7X better price/performance than its competitors. The graphics card delivers up to 52% higher performance in SOLIDWORKS, up to 24% in Creo, and up to 37% in CATIA, empowering architects to produce photorealistic renders and immersive walkthroughs for their projects.
DisplayPort 2.1 and AMD Radiance Display Engine technologies provide stunning resolutions and vibrant color depth, supporting viewing on up to four displays. This ensures an immersive and efficient design and visualization experience for professionals.
Guido Cianciulli, founder and CEO of ACCA Software, highlighted the positive collaboration with AMD, stating, “We are excited that ACCA Edificius customers will benefit from the new AMD Radeon PRO W7000 series workstation graphics, which provide increased photorealism and improved image rendering power, as well as support for ultra-performance displays.”
The Radeon PRO W7700 facilitates the building and running of AI applications directly from desktops. Featuring hardware-based AI accelerators, the graphics card is tailored to accelerate AI workloads in applications like DaVinci Resolve, Adobe Premiere, Topaz Labs Video AI, and others. Anush Elangovan, Corporate Vice President of Software Development at AMD, expressed enthusiasm about the launch and its impact on users leveraging generative AI and other creative applications.
- Model: AMD Radeon PRO W7700
- Compute Units & Ray Accelerators: 48
- AI Accelerators: 96
- TFLOPS (Peak Single Precision): 28 (FP32)
- GDDR6 Memory (with ECC): 16 GB
- Memory Bus: 256-bit
- Display Outputs: 4X UHBR 13.5 DisplayPort 2.1
- Total Board Power: 190W
Pricing and Availability
The AMD Radeon PRO W7700 is set to be available from November 13, 2023, through leading retailers and e-tailers. Product availability in OEM workstations and SI systems is expected to commence in November 2023, with a suggested retail price of USD 999 USD.