Advanced Micro Devices is announcing that its Radeon Pro workstation chips are shipping as early as this week to customers who build high-end graphics for games and other apps with game-engine software.

With Radeon-based workstation chips, AMD is targeting the 10 million professional creators and designers in the world. The new chips include the Radeon Pro WX 4100, aimed at low-profile workstations. It is available in graphics cards on November 10 for $400 for computer-aided design professionals. It has 1,024 stream processors and can hit a peak performance of 2.4 teraflops, along with having 4 gigabytes of video memory. The card draws about 50 watts.

It’s also shipping the Radeon Pro WX 5100 graphics card on November 18 for $500. The card has 1,792 stream processors and can hit a peak performance of 3.9 teraflops. It has 8 gigabytes of video memory. The card draws about 75 watts.

And the high-end chip is the Radeon Pro WX 7100, shipping November 10 for $800. The card has 2,304 stream processors and delivers 5.7 teraflops of peak performance, and it is designed to meet the needs of professional virtual-reality content creators. The card uses about 130 watts. AMD says the Radeon Pro WX 7100 is 45 percent faster than Nvidia’s Quadro M4000 in running SolidWorks 2015.

The newest Radeon Pro graphics chips are ideal for VR content creation.

Above: The newest Radeon Pro graphics chips are ideal for VR content creation.

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