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    Phoronix: AMD Publishes New RDNA Whitepaper

    AMD has been publishing a lot of documentation recently covering their RDNA architecture used initially by the "Navi" graphics processors. They have published ISA documentation and a slide deck, among other material, while now they have published a higher-level whitepaper covering the architecture...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...DNA-Whitepaper

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    The info was given in comment #22 by bridgman as direct Link:
    https://www.amd.com/system/files/doc...whitepaper.pdf
    in connection with new DSC support for Navi.

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    • #3
      Originally posted by JMB9 View Post
      The info was given in comment #22 by bridgman as direct Link:
      https://www.amd.com/system/files/doc...whitepaper.pdf
      in connection with new DSC support for Navi.
      Link to the post.
      https://www.phoronix.com/forums/foru...57#post1120757

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      • #4
        Oh wow, that's an extremely well written white paper. The first hardware I ever worked on was CGA, and the last VGA, but after about half an hour of reading I was able to glean a basic overview of a modern graphics architecture.

        And my goodness, it's amazing. I can still remember the fascination of seeing 16 slow moving simultaneous colors on a screen, and to think that we now have billions rendering photo realistic video is truly stunning.

        So you youngsters better appreciate what you have!

        And given the progress of the last three decades, I simply can't imagine what the next three will bring. I just hope I'm still around to see it

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