Highly anticipated: With lots of the PC world having palpitations over the arrival of Nvidia’s Ampere enjoying playing cards, some have forgotten about rival AMD—nevertheless that may rapidly change. If a tweet from a company exec is one thing to go by, new knowledge on the RDNA 2-based Radeon 6000 assortment, aka Navi 21, will in all probability be unveiled instantly or tomorrow.
We knew that AMD was on the purpose of tease further of its upcoming graphics enjoying playing cards after an Easter egg was present in Fortnite. Streamer GinaDarling found a secret Radeon room in AMD’s Battle Arena that contained a specific console. After stepping into the code “6000,” the phrases “something big is coming to the AMD battle arena” appeared.
This morning, Frank Azor, Chief Architect of Gaming Solutions & Marketing at AMD, tweeted the lyrics to ‘Tomorrow’ from the musical Annie. This was later retweeted by AMD’s director of selling, Sasa Marinkovic, so it seems one factor big is imminent.
“The sun’ll come out
So ya gotta hang on
Come what may
I love ya tomorrow!
— Frank Azor (@AzorFrank) September 9, 2020
Time zone variations make it unclear as as as to whether ‘tomorrow’ refers to September 9 (instantly) or the 10th. We’ll merely must attend and see.
Reports declare that AMD has however to inform AIB companions about Big Navi’s launch date, so a full, intensive Radeon 6000 unveiling is unlikely to happen inside the following 48 hours. However, we may even see a reveal of some sort, in all probability by means of AMD’s Battle Arena map in Fortnite, which may affirm the official announcement date.
A number of particulars on Big Navi keep unknown. We’ve heard there could even be a 16GB mannequin of AMD’s card which will undercut the $699 RTX 3080 with a value of $549. Elsewhere, one different rumor claimed it would present spherical 15 p.c larger effectivity than the $499 RTX 3070.
Big Navi will in all probability be competing with some exciting-looking Nvidia enjoying playing cards. The RTX 3080 ensures over 100 fps in a number of prime titles at 4K with max settings and RTX on. We’ve moreover merely seen prices for the 3080 and 3090 aftermarket enjoying playing cards.
Moving from graphics enjoying playing cards to CPUs, AMD’s Zen 3-based Ryzen 4000 desktop processors are moreover arriving this 12 months. They’re rumored to return again with a slew of latest choices, and a 10-core model might very nicely be part of the Ryzen lineup for the first time.