A new generation of Mac will switch to AMD graphics Polaris
AMD will get a large customer in the face of Apple, who need a graphics solution generation Polaris. Nvidia, in turn, have to justify their failures in the segment of ready desktops beyond the market of gaming systems. About this newspaper writes Fudzilla, citing informed sources.
The next generation MacBook with the stock configuration of discrete graphics will adopt the schedule Polaris 11 (Baffin), specifies the resource. He also claims a place in the case of monoblock iMac computers, high-performance station Mac Pro option Polaris actually is not limited – the only feature that AMD until there are only two graphics processor with this architecture.
When choosing a supplier of graphics for the Mac in Cupertino is guided by purely pragmatic considerations. Apparently, the 14-nm AMD graphics solutions are better suited to Apple computers in terms of energy consumption and performance. Last but not least is the issue of price where AMD can show an adequate flexibility.
The publication notes that in the future Apple may return to Nvidia, but this time the choice is made in favor of AMD.