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AMD Radeon Technology Group Summit

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AMD Radeon Technology Group Summit

  1. 1. 1 NOVEMBER 2015 | CONFIDENTIALRTG Technology Summit. Under embargo until December 8, 2015, 9 a.m. EST. December 3rd, 2015 Technology Summit RTG Technology Summit. Under embargo until December 8, 2015, 9 a.m. EST.
  2. 2. 2 NOVEMBER 2015 | CONFIDENTIAL Visual Technologies Session This is under NDA until December 8, 2015, 9:00 a.m. EST RTG Technology Summit. Under embargo until December 8, 2015, 9 a.m. EST.
  3. 3. 3 NOVEMBER 2015 | CONFIDENTIAL High Dynamic Range Kim Meinerth Senior Fellow and System Architect Radeon Technologies Group RTG Technology Summit. Under embargo until December 8, 2015, 9 a.m. EST.
  4. 4. 4 NOVEMBER 2015 | CONFIDENTIALRTG Technology Summit. Under embargo until December 8, 2015, 9 a.m. EST.
  5. 5. 5 NOVEMBER 2015 | CONFIDENTIALRTG Technology Summit. Under embargo until December 8, 2015, 9 a.m. EST. We need better pixels Larger Color Spaces Higher Contrast Ratios Higher Peak Luminance * Image courtesy Stefan Steinbauer under CC-BY-2.0 license from Usinglight.com. Scene comparison simulated.
  6. 6. 6 NOVEMBER 2015 | CONFIDENTIAL High Dynamic Range The leap enthusiasts have been waiting for RTG Technology Summit. Under embargo until December 8, 2015, 9 a.m. EST.
  7. 7. 7 NOVEMBER 2015 | CONFIDENTIALRTG Technology Summit. Under embargo until December 8, 2015, 9 a.m. EST. Luminance in the real world  Sunlight = 1,600,000,000 nits  Fluorescent light = 10,000 nits  Highlights = 1,000 to 10,000 nits  White Range = 250 to 1,000 nits  Most typical objects = 1 to 250 nits  Shadow details = 0.01 to 1 nit  Ultra Blacks = 0 to 0.01 nit  Most Current PC displays = 0.1 to 250 nits max  Excellent Current LCD HDTVs = 0.1 to 350-400 nits max  HDR UHDTVs = new CE industry standard  0.005 to 10,000 cd/m2 = Nits  HDR LCDs w LED local dimming = peak 1K today going to 2K nits holiday ‘16  HDR OLEDs = peak 500 today to 1K nits holiday ‘16 with absolute blacks AKA “nit,” A unit of measurement of luminous intensity approximately equivalent to one candle cd/m2 * Image courtesy “Russellstreet” under CC BY-SA 2.0 license from Flickr. Scene comparison simulated.
  8. 8. 8 NOVEMBER 2015 | CONFIDENTIALRTG Technology Summit. Under embargo until December 8, 2015, 9 a.m. EST. FullRangeofHumanEyeFullRangeofHumanEye Human Dynamic Range Color Contrast Capture Post Production Mastering Distribution Display Color Contrast What Viewer Sees Human Dynamic Range Color Contrast Capture Post Production Mastering Distribution Display Color Contrast What Viewer Sees Chasing the human vision system SDR HDR 0.05-100 cd/m2 0.0005-10,000 cd/m2
  9. 9. 9 NOVEMBER 2015 | CONFIDENTIALRTG Technology Summit. Under embargo until December 8, 2015, 9 a.m. EST. We Need More Color CIE xy 1931 color space Human Visual Range sRGB Color Space Blu-ray, Windows default AdobeRGB Color Space Typical PC WCG monitor Rec. 2020 HDR-10 Holy Grail P3 = Digital Cinema (DCI) Typical HDR-10 UHD TV HDR-10 = BT.2020 primaries + SMPTE 2084 (PQ) = 0.0005 to 10,000 nits Typical UHDTVs = 500 (OLED), 1K (LCD) nits = 2K (LCD) nits holiday ‘16  BT.709, sRGB, SMPTE 1886 (Gamma 2.4) = today’s digital content  BT.2020, SMPTE 2084 (PQ) = HDR Content’s color container 1 0.9 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.1 0 0 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.9 1
  10. 10. 10 NOVEMBER 2015 | CONFIDENTIALRTG Technology Summit. Under embargo until December 8, 2015, 9 a.m. EST. We Need Better Encoding  An electro-optical transfer function (EOTF) defines how to encode a digital signal for reproduction as visible light  The Barten ramp is the best known model for replicating the human vision system’s sensitivity to brightness  Today’s consumer content is designed around Rec.1886 EOTF ‒ Designed in 1930s for CRTs ‒ Only considers up to 100 nits of brightness ‒ Wastes encoding bits and crushes black levels  10-bit ST 2084 is for HDR ‒ Modeled around modern LCD capabilities ‒ Consistent encoding 0-10,000 nits ‒ Dramatically improves detail/efficiency in black levels  12-bit ST 2084 even better, exceeds human visual acuity Performance of different EOTF methods across .001-10k nitsEncoding * Based on AMD internal data 10 1 0.1 0.001 0.01 0.1 1 10 100 1,000 10,000 Luminance (nits)MinimumContrastStep(%) EOTF Comparison: 8-bit BT.1886 (100 nit) vs. 10-bit BT.1886 (1,000 nit) vs. ST 2084 vs. Barten
  11. 11. 11 NOVEMBER 2015 | CONFIDENTIALRTG Technology Summit. Under embargo until December 8, 2015, 9 a.m. EST. Early attempts at PC HDR  Many game engines render in high dynamic range  High Dynamic Range Rendering (HDRR) results are internally mapped back to SDR for output to a gamma 2.2 display  Overexposure or blown out colors are common  First: we need better tonemapping algorithms  Second: we need to tonemap for an HDR display Many game engines internally use High Dynamic Range Rendering to preserve high- and lowlightsHDRR © 2015 Valve Corporation. All rights reserved. Valve, the Valve logo, Half-Life, the Half-Life logo and the Lambda logo are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Valve Corporation.
  12. 12. 12 NOVEMBER 2015 | CONFIDENTIALRTG Technology Summit. Under embargo until December 8, 2015, 9 a.m. EST. Source content mapped to HDR/WCG display – much closer to real lifeHDRSource content mapped to a standard dynamic range display – colors are dullSDR High Performance Tonemapping Algorithm for Radeon™ Graphics
  13. 13. 13 NOVEMBER 2015 | CONFIDENTIAL G R A P H I C S R E A D Y F O R H D R I N 2 0 1 6 TM Larger Color Spaces Higher Contrast Ratios Higher Peak Luminance RTG Technology Summit. Under embargo until December 8, 2015, 9 a.m. EST.
  14. 14. 14 NOVEMBER 2015 | CONFIDENTIALRTG Technology Summit. Under embargo until December 8, 2015, 9 a.m. EST. HDR on Radeon™ graphics in 2016 1080p120 10bpc 1440p60 10bpc 2160p30 10bpc 2160p60 10bpc Radeon™ R9 300 Series Radeon™ R9 300 Series Radeon™ R9 300 Series 2016 Radeon™ GPUs HDMI® 1.4b DisplayPort 1.2 HDMI® 1.4b DisplayPort 1.2 HDMI® 1.4b DisplayPort 1.2 HDMI® 2.0a DisplayPort 1.3 DisplayPort 1.2 Gaming & Photos Gaming & Photos Gaming & Photos Gaming, Photos, & Movies
  15. 15. 15 NOVEMBER 2015 | CONFIDENTIALRTG Technology Summit. Under embargo until December 8, 2015, 9 a.m. EST. High Dynamic Range Summary  If you’re a display enthusiast, HDR is the revolution you’ve been looking for ‒ 1080p+HDR just looks better than 4K+SDR  AMD R&D is working to enable HDR support on Radeon™ GPUs in 2016 ‒ Radeon™ R9 300 Series & 2016 Radeon™ GPUs  Bringup for mass market HDR displays is on track for 2H16  AMD working to get workstation and PC gaming to HDR in 2016; Hollywood already has end-to-end content G R A P H I C S R E A D Y F O R H D R I N 2 0 1 6 Larger Color Spaces Higher Contrast Ratios Higher Peak Luminance
  16. 16. 16 BOLTZMANN INITIATIVE Click to edit master text styles Click to edit Master title style AMD FreeSync™ Technology David Glen Senior Fellow, Display Technologies Radeon Technologies Group RTG Technology Summit. Under embargo until December 8, 2015, 9 a.m. EST.
  17. 17. 17 BOLTZMANN INITIATIVE Click to edit master text styles Click to edit Master title style “The first issue with G-SYNC is that it seems to lead to a significant increase in monitor pricing relative to comparable FreeSync panels.” Ashraf Eassa, The Motley Fool *Note: Data compiled by AMD based on publicly-announced VRR displays as of 23 November, 2015. AMD FreeSync™ Has Been Incredibly Successful AMD FreeSync™ Competition Display Partners 11 5 Displays Announced 32 17 % Displays With 4K UHD 22% 24% % Displays With IPS/VA/PLS Panel 47% 42% % Partners Shipping 100% 83% % SKUs With >2 Inputs 100% 30% RTG Technology Summit. Under embargo until December 8, 2015, 9 a.m. EST.
  18. 18. 18 BOLTZMANN INITIATIVE Click to edit master text styles Click to edit Master title style New firmware and AMD Catalyst™ driver update enable LCD Overdrive with AMD FreeSync™ technology June 01, 2015 Low Framerate Compensation removes minimum refresh rate concerns on most AMD FreeSync™ technology-ready monitors November 24, 2015 Nixeus and AMD collaborate on the NX- VUE24, world’s first 30- 144Hz AMD FreeSync™ enabled monitor August 14, 2015 AMD FreeSync™ launch with user control of VSync behavior above and below DRR range for optimum mouse latency in competitive gaming March 19, 2015 A Commitment to Constant Improvement RTG Technology Summit. Under embargo until December 8, 2015, 9 a.m. EST.
  19. 19. 19 BOLTZMANN INITIATIVE Click to edit master text styles Click to edit Master title styleLow Framerate Compensation (LFC)  Smoother gameplay when application framerate falls below minimum refresh supported by AMD FreeSync™ technology-enabled display  Adaptive algorithm automatically adjusts GPU output and refresh rate to gracefully prevent juddering from sudden drops in framerate  Automatically enabled on all AMD FreeSync™-ready monitors where max refresh is ≥2.5X min. refresh  No user configuration or proprietary monitor hardware required FPS vs. Refresh Rate VSync AMD FreeSync™ Without LFC AMD FreeSync™ With LFC FPS >= Max Refresh Rate VSync ON Smooth Motion, No Tearing Same FPS >= Max Refresh Rate VSync OFF Smooth Motion, Tearing, Uncapped Mouse Latency Same FPS Within Min/Max Refresh Rate VSync ON VSync OFF Smooth Motion, No Tearing, Uncapped Mouse Latency Same FPS < Min Refresh Rate Vsync ON No Tearing, Motion Judder *NEW* No tearing, smooth motion FPS < Min Refresh Rate VSync OFF Tearing, Low Motion Judder *NEW* Reduced tearing, lower motion judder RTG Technology Summit. Under embargo until December 8, 2015, 9 a.m. EST.
  20. 20. 20 BOLTZMANN INITIATIVE Click to edit master text styles Click to edit Master title style 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 Without LFC With LFC ApplicationRenderRate(FPS) Low FPS Judder Vsync Judder Smooth Motion VSync judder vs. low framerate judder with and without Low Framerate CompensationBEHAVIOR *Note: Diagram for illustrative purposes only; based on expected results on Asus MG279Q with AMD FreeSync™ technology. More on Low Framerate Compensation (LFC)  LFC algorithm monitors render rates and adaptively inserts additional frames to enforce smoothness  Asus MG279Q is a 35-90Hz AMD FreeSync™ enabled monitor (maximum ≥ 2.5x minimum)  No LFC: 35 FPS is the DRR limit for this display, judder possible as VSync takes over < 35 FPS  With LFC: AMD FreeSync™ remains active < 30 FPS, smoothing out undesirable VSync judder  LFC is tunable in software and can be adjusted to meet the needs of new displays  Again: no proprietary module required RTG Technology Summit. Under embargo until December 8, 2015, 9 a.m. EST.
  21. 21. 21 BOLTZMANN INITIATIVE Click to edit master text styles Click to edit Master title style Lenovo Y700 * US SEP; price current as of November 26, 2015.  First notebook with validated AMD FreeSync™ panel  AMD FX-8800P “Carrizo” APU  Radeon™ R9 M380 Graphics  15.6” 1080p IPS-Type Panel  Available now from $899 at Best Buy USA* RTG Technology Summit. Under embargo until December 8, 2015, 9 a.m. EST.
  22. 22. 22 BOLTZMANN INITIATIVE Click to edit master text styles Click to edit Master title style Lenovo Y700  Direct drive LCD display (no scaler)  AMD FX-8800P APU as display controller  Supported by eDP standard  40-60Hz Dynamic Refresh Range RTG Technology Summit. Under embargo until December 8, 2015, 9 a.m. EST.
  23. 23. 23 BOLTZMANN INITIATIVE Click to edit master text styles Click to edit Master title styleAMD FreeSync™ Technology Over HDMI® Smooth Gaming For Everybody  HDMI® is everywhere  AMD FreeSync™ is the display industry’s #1 choice for adaptive refresh rates  Enables a wider selection of affordable mainstream pricepoints  Enables AMD FreeSync™ for A+A notebooks with HDMI®  Available starting in Q1 RTG Technology Summit. Under embargo until December 8, 2015, 9 a.m. EST.
  24. 24. 24 BOLTZMANN INITIATIVE Click to edit master text styles Click to edit Master title styleTechnology Partners For AMD FreeSync™ Technology Over HDMI® RTG Technology Summit. Under embargo until December 8, 2015, 9 a.m. EST.
  25. 25. 25 BOLTZMANN INITIATIVE Click to edit master text styles Click to edit Master title style  AMD fully supports the addition of standardized variable refresh rate to future HDMI® specs, but we couldn’t wait  HDMI® specification permits for vendor-specific extensions  We use this aspect of the HDMI® specification to implement AMD FreeSync™ technology  Our implementation ensures compatibility with future Radeon™ graphics silicon  Summary: fully backwards and forwards interoperable with HDMI® standards AMD FreeSync™ Technology Over HDMI® RTG Technology Summit. Under embargo until December 8, 2015, 9 a.m. EST.
  26. 26. 26 BOLTZMANN INITIATIVE Click to edit master text styles Click to edit Master title style * Display specifications provided by respective manufacturers; subject to change at their discretion Manufacturer Model Resolution Panel Size Panel Type Acer XF290C 2560x1080 27” TBA LG 34UM58A 2560x1080 29”/34” TBA LG MP68 1920x1080 21.5”/23”/23.8”/27” TBA Samsung CF791 3440x1440 34” TBA Samsung CF770 1920x1080 23.5”/27” TBA Samsung CF591 1920x1080 27” TBA Samsung CF390 1920x1080 21.5”/23.5”/27” TBA Samsung SF350 1920x1080 20”/23.5”/27” TBA Upcoming Displays With AMD FreeSync™ Technology Over HDMI® RTG Technology Summit. Under embargo until December 8, 2015, 9 a.m. EST.
  27. 27. 27 BOLTZMANN INITIATIVE Click to edit master text styles Click to edit Master title style 2016 Radeon™ Graphics The future of AMD FreeSync™ Technology RTG Technology Summit. Under embargo until December 8, 2015, 9 a.m. EST.
  28. 28. 28 BOLTZMANN INITIATIVE Click to edit master text styles Click to edit Master title style  2016 Radeon™ GPUs will be the first mobile architecture to support DisplayPort™ 1.3 HBR3  HBR3 provides up to 32.4Gbps of bandwidth  +80% bandwidth over HDMI® 2.0  DisplayPort™ 1.3 HBR3 utilizes existing cables/connectors  < 2m certified cables recommended for optimum experience Basics of DisplayPort™ 1.3 Evolution of DisplayPort™ bandwidth across generationsBANDWIDTH *Note: Diagram for illustrative purposes only; based on expected results on Asus MG279Q with AMD FreeSync™ technology. 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 DisplayPort™ 1.1 DisplayPort™ 1.2 DisplayPort™ 1.3 Bandwidth(Gbps) RTG Technology Summit. Under embargo until December 8, 2015, 9 a.m. EST.
  29. 29. 29 BOLTZMANN INITIATIVE Click to edit master text styles Click to edit Master title style  2016 Radeon™ graphics will enable 4:4:4 4K displays at up to 120Hz  We anticipate DRR-ready 4K120 panels by 4Q2016  DRR 4K120 panels will enable 4K AMD FreeSync™ monitors compatible with Low Framerate Compensation DisplayPort™ 1.3: A Major Leap for 4K AMD FreeSync™ RTG Technology Summit. Under embargo until December 8, 2015, 9 a.m. EST.
  30. 30. 30 BOLTZMANN INITIATIVE Click to edit master text styles Click to edit Master title style * AMD FreeSync enablement subject to monitor compatibility. DisplayPort™ 1.3: Single Cable 5K  2016 Radeon™ graphics will enable single-cable 4:4:4 5K60 resolution  5K is 78% more pixels than 3840x2160 (4K)  210ppi of 5K/28” provides incredible sharpness and working space vs 142ppi of 4k/28”  We anticipate displays ready for single-cable 5K by mid-2016 RTG Technology Summit. Under embargo until December 8, 2015, 9 a.m. EST.
  31. 31. 31 BOLTZMANN INITIATIVE Click to edit master text styles Click to edit Master title styleDisplayPort™ 1.3: A New Generation of Exciting Displays Up to 240Hz SDR Up to 170Hz HDR Up to 240Hz SDR Up to 240Hz HDR Up to 190Hz SDR Up to 144Hz HDR Up to 120Hz SDR Up to 60Hz HDR Up to 60Hz SDR RTG Technology Summit. Under embargo until December 8, 2015, 9 a.m. EST.
  32. 32. 32 BOLTZMANN INITIATIVE Click to edit master text styles Click to edit Master title style *Note: 40 AMD FreeSync™-ready displays vs. 17 G-SYNC displays as of November, 2015.  AMD FreeSync™ display selection outnumbers our competition 2:1*  Low Framerate Compensation in Radeon™ Software puts an end to minimum refresh rates on most AMD FreeSync™-ready displays  AMD FreeSync™ on a notebook is available today at Best Buy USA in the Lenovo Y700  We will enable AMD FreeSync™ over HDMI® with Samsung, LG and Acer in 2016  2016 Radeon™ GPUs will be first to support DisplayPort™ 1.3, paving the way for five exciting display types worthy of gaming AMD FreeSync™ Technology RTG Technology Summit. Under embargo until December 8, 2015, 9 a.m. EST.
  33. 33. 33 BOLTZMANN INITIATIVE Click to edit master text styles Click to edit Master title styleDisclaimer & Attribution The information presented in this document is for informational purposes only and may contain technical inaccuracies, omissions and typographical errors. The information contained herein is subject to change and may be rendered inaccurate for many reasons, including but not limited to product and roadmap changes, component and motherboard version changes, new model and/or product releases, product differences between differing manufacturers, software changes, BIOS flashes, firmware upgrades, or the like. AMD assumes no obligation to update or otherwise correct or revise this information. However, AMD reserves the right to revise this information and to make changes from time to time to the content hereof without obligation of AMD to notify any person of such revisions or changes. The terms HDMI and HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface, and the HDMI Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC in the United States and other countries. AMD MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THE CONTENTS HEREOF AND ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY INACCURACIES, ERRORS OR OMISSIONS THAT MAY APPEAR IN THIS INFORMATION. AMD SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. IN NO EVENT WILL AMD BE LIABLE TO ANY PERSON FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR OTHER CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING FROM THE USE OF ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN, EVEN IF AMD IS EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. ATTRIBUTION © 2015 Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. All rights reserved. AMD, the AMD Arrow logo, FreeSync, Radeon and combinations thereof are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. in the United States and/or other jurisdictions. Other names are for informational purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners. RTG Technology Summit. Under embargo until December 8, 2015, 9 a.m. EST.

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