AMD this morning is formally announcing the launch of the latest version of its GPU compute software stack, ROCm 5.7. Along with making several important updates to the software stack itself – particularly around improving support for large language models (LLMs) and other machine learning toolkits – the company has also published a blog post outlining the future hardware development plans for the stack. In short, the company will be bringing official support to a limited set of RDNA 3 architecture video cards starting this fall. AMD’s counterpart to NVIDIA’s CUDA and Intel’s OneAPI software stacks, AMD has historically pursued a narrower hardware focus with their own GPU compute software stack. ROCm exists first and foremost to support AMD’s Instinct line of accelerators (used in...
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