Apple announces AMD Vega graphics options for MacBook Pro
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Although todays event was focused on Apples new MacBook Air, Apple also quietly announced an update to its MacBook Pro lineup, which will receive AMDs Radeon Pro Vega graphics for the first time next month. Apple claims that these new graphics chips will result in a 60 percent boost to performance across video editing, 3D design, and rendering tasks.
AMDs Vega graphics cards were first released for desktops last year and were a long-awaited attempt to take on its competitor Nvidias dominance in the high-end graphics card space. If you dont want to buy one of the new MacBooks equipped with internal Vega graphics, you can also use an external GPU enclosure to connect a desktop AMD graphics card to your existing laptop. Apple has a…