We're months away from the launch of Vega-powered products, but AMD is pitching its new graphics architecture as a solution for more things than just better gaming.

For much of 2016, AMD has been telling press, pundits, and fans alike to "wait for Vega," even while Nvidia's Pascal offerings were hammering anything and everything with the AMD logo on it.

But Vega is now getting close.

Today at CES 2017, AMD hung some more meat on Vega's bones, and it is clear that the new graphics architecture is designed to appeal to more than just gamers.

GPU chips and graphics cards based on the Vega architecture are expected to ship in the first half of 2017.

Here's what we know:

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