AMD launches the first 7nm pro PC VR graphics card

AMD has announced the Radeon Pro W5700. It’s the first 7nm professional PC workstation VR graphics card. It brings many advanced features to 3D designers, architects and engineers.

According to AMD, the Radeo Pro W5700 delivers “new levels of performance” and “advanced features” that will allow users to visualize, review and interact with their designs in real-time. The Radeon Pro W5700 workstation graphics card has GDDR6 memory and is the first PC workstation graphics card to support high-bandwidth PCIe 4.0 tec.

“It is ideal for professionals who push performance beyond traditional 3D design by generating photorealistic renders of their concepts and reviewing virtual prototypes of their designs in virtual reality environments,” says AMD.

Radeon Pro W5700 VR graphics card features

AMD RDNA architecture

AMD says its engine and compute units deliver up to 24 percent higher performance-per-clock compared to previous gens. Additionally, it offers up to 41 percent higher average performance-per-watt.

Faster CPU/GPU multitasking

The Radeon Pro W5700 should provide up to .6X the application workflow performance with CPU load. That’s according to the SPECviewperf 13 benchmark. AMD says it “provides outstanding multitasking performance even in the most demanding situations.”

View your VR work in a headset

The Radeon ReLive for VR allows pros with the Radeon Pro W5700 graphics card to wirelessly visualize their work with VR-capable applications and a VR headset.

High-speed USB-C

According to AMD, the Radeon Pro W5700 is the first PC workstation graphics card to feature a USB-C connector. It will support USB-C based monitors and head-mounted displays.


  • Compute units: 36
  • TFLOPS: Up to 8.89
  • GDDR6: 8G
  • Memory bandwidth: Up to 448 GB/s
  • Memory interface: 256-bit
  • Display outputs: 6

Pricing and availability

The AMD Radeon Pro W5700 graphics card is out now starting at $799. If you want to learn more about the VR graphics card, you can head to AMD’s website.

Sean Berry
Sean Berry
Sean Berry is Videomaker's managing editor.

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