Skip to main content

AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 Unboxing

Connectors And Exhaust

This thing has four ports (three DP 1.4, one HDMI 2.0) and a lot of room for hot air to escape. DHE (Direct Heat Exhaustion) solutions need clear structures and a free path.

The Most Unboxing We Can Do

With the housing box dismantled, we can see the whole of the package’s bounty spread out before us, ready to analyze. The actual unboxing, then, is complete. Mission accomplished!

The Biggest Fan Is Willie

Willie had a fun time spinning on the radial fan, but we still need it. Without the fan moving plenty of air, we’ll have issues.

Close To The Water’s Edge

We’re getting closer to the water’s edge. We grabbed an appropriate AiO compact water cooling system to take some measurements for a follow-up article after the official Vega launch, but maybe for now it’s best to keep all of this secret...

Water Time!

Take a deep breath; it’s time to go under water. We can’t say anything else just yet (unfortunately), but stay tuned...

  • Glock24
    No Vega 56?
    Reply
  • Kennyy Evony
    I highly doubt the postman was thrilled about a plain box items usually get shipped in. Having labels or text on the box other than address is forbidden at post office. They simply would tell you to get an unmarked box for shipping purposes. Generally it is unwise to advertise contents of a package especially if its Tech. Those packages tend to disappear without getting to their destination.
    Reply
  • InvalidError
    I really hope this unboxing the boxes, unboxing the product, putting the product on a motherboard, showing the fans spin and RGB lighting turn on, etc. all with different embargo dates before the actual review all in separate coverage stories thing isn't going to become the norm. The intent is clearly to generate hype but the net effect for me feels more like stall burn-out - by the time the actual review comes out, I'm tired of hearing about it from redundant and only marginally relevant coverage.
    Reply
  • FormatC
    20053518 said:
    No Vega 56?
    Fata Morgana? I got no card in Germany. No chance. They simply forgot the rest of the world, also this unboxing NDA. I had to ask at Friday afternoon - and only after my question the EMEA PR was in heavier rotation. Too late for many media.

    Reply
  • 10tacle
    Yeah I only see one other major tech website with an "unboxing" preview out there (Tweaktown). Nothing from Anandtech and nothing from Guru3D.

    EDIT: Guru3D just put it up. According to the hint there, looks like Monday is get out of NDA jail day for everyone being allowed to publish their full reviews!
    Reply
  • jimmyEatWord
    Vega's easter egg is in the game DooM . they probably are trying to tell you how the games are for developing new hardware ..
    Reply
  • Kennyy Evony
    "A Racehorse Or A Workhorse?" Neither, it's whats left over AFTER the horse...
    Reply
  • Malithyus
    Bring on tomorrow, hopefully it's at least on par with the 1080.
    Reply
  • peterf28
    and I'm still waiting with my 560Ti 1gb , should have jumped on the gtx1060 train a year ago, but no, I am still waiting and waiting and waiting ..,,
    Reply
  • rush21hit
    That 2x8 pin is an eerie sight to behold already...
    Reply