AMD is reportedly planning to showcase at least two top-end RDNA 3 graphics cards this week, including the Radeon RX 7900 XTX and RX 7900 XT. The Radeon RX 7000 graphics card lineup is expected to be based on three RDNA 3 GPUs, including the Navi 31, Navi 32 and Navi 33. Navi 31 is expected to power the most powerful enthusiast-grade graphics cards in the Radeon RX 7000 lineup, such as the 7900 XT and the 7900 XTX, while the other two are likely to be used in more mainstream cards.
The RX 7000 cards will face off against NVIDIA’s RTX 40-series GPUs, which were announced in late September. However, only two cards in the new series have been announced, including the top-of-the-line RTX 4090 and the more mainstream RTX 4080. While the 12GB version of the RTX 4080 was withdrawn following massive criticism over its price and performance, the company is still believed to be working on the RTX 4090 Ti with 24GB of memory and 24Gbps speeds for the GDDR6X VRAM.
Well-known tipster ‘chi11eddog‘ has shared two images that are either product stickers or presentation slides for two of AMD’s upcoming high-end Radeon graphics cards, seemingly confirming their rumored names. The leaks also seem to confirm that the RX 7900 XT will ship with 20GB of VRAM, as rumored, while the 7900 XTX will offer 24GB. Curiously, except for the ‘XT’ and ‘XTX’ markers and the VRAM numbers, the rest of the product names are redacted from both images, possibly to avoid revealing the source.
The latest report doesn’t reveal any more information about either of the two upcoming cards, but previous rumors suggest that the XTX will be the flagship RDNA 3 card with the Full-Fat Navi 31 GPU, featuring 12288 Stream Processors and 24GB GDDR6 memory across a 384-bit memory bus. As for the 7900 XT, it is said to come with a slightly cut-down Navi 31 GPU with 10752 cores and 20GB of GDDR6 memory across a 320-bit bus. Both cards are expected to have a 20Gbps memory speed.
All things considered, the upcoming graphics cards are expected to offer much better performance than initially expected, meaning they could be decent competition for the monstrous RTX 4000 lineup. That said, the performance benchmarks haven’t been published yet, meaning nothing can be said for sure. As for the price and availability details, those haven’t leaked either but will likely be announced by AMD at the official launch event on Thursday.
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