Regarding recent fake news about SK hynix’s memory specifications and info sheet on AMD’s next generation GPU, SK hynix announced that the company has not created and distributed such specifications as well as the document asserted to be leaked by an internal source.
Rumours have been running regarding an upcoming Radeon graphics card (Radeon RX 5950 XT ) based on RDNA 2 architecture. The document lists a bunch of specifications of a GPU featuring 5120 stream processors, 80 compute units, 320 TMUs, 96 ROPs, 12MB of L2 cache, and 24GB of HBM2e memory on a 4,096-bit bus for 2,048GB/s of memory bandwidth. This high-end graphics card was supposedly leaked via documents from SK Hynix, revealing what appeared to be a new Radeon Instinct series GPU, a successor to AMD's 7nm Vega silicon. Hynix showed a 4Gb/s HBM2e stack last week at ISSCC-2020.
The media reports about SK hynix’s memory HBM2E and AMD’s next-generation GPU were based on the document released by a Twitter user CyberPunkCat, according to SK hynix. The allegations are "factually incorrect," the company said.. The memory maker added that it has not created or distributed such specifications as well as the document asserted to be leaked by an internal source.
"After a thorough investigation, we conclude that the screen capture of the allegedly internal document is fabricated," SK hynix said.
According to the company:
First of all, the specifications of our HBM2E shown in the document are incorrect.
Secondly, for those of you who are not familiar with Korean, the text in the document says “With Local Communities… 2020 Happiness,” which is not related to HBM2E development or GPU. Moreover, we found out that this text actually appeared on the main page of our Korean Newsroom as a title for one of our content.
We sincerely hope this statement clarifies any confusion or misunderstanding that may have occurred.
With all due respect, we ask you not to distribute or make any further report based on this incorrect information. SK hynix reserves its right at law to protect the interests of the company and its customers.