Rumors concerning the capabilities of AMD’s Navi graphics playing cards are falling thick and quick as we edge nearer to their anticipated E3 2019 reveal in June. The newest one offers us a speculative rundown at potential efficiency, suggesting that the flagship for the primary line of Navi 10 and 12 GPUs might see AMD supply a card with efficiency round that of the RTX 2070 however at simply $330, which isn’t far off half the worth of Nvidia’s comparable GPU.
A lot has been mentioned about Navi over the previous few years. After the difficulties AMD confronted remaining related within the GPU market throughout the pricing explosion brought on by cryptocurrency mining, AMD followers hope Navi would be the firm’s subsequent nice era of GPUs. These playing cards will not be prone to be high-end options, with most anticipating Navi 20 to fill that position in 2020, but when the most recent rumors are something to go by, they may very well be succesful sufficient to supply stiff competitors to some of Nvidia’s highly effective (however costly) RTX Turing graphics playing cards.
The newest hypothesis about Navi’s potential efficiency, energy necessities, and pricing comes from an AdoredTV deep dive right into a trove of publicly out there info and nameless sources.
AdoredTV means that the specs for the upcoming Navi graphics playing cards may very well be as follows, as WCCFTech summarized:
RX 3080 XT
Vega 64 + 10%
RX 3070 XT
However all of those claims needs to be taken with a wholesome dose of hypothesis, not simply because they aren’t confirmed, but additionally as a result of AdoredTV has obtained another details about “Navi horror tales,” which instructed that AMD has been having problem hitting deliberate clock speeds for the new-gen playing cards. One other supply claimed that Navi clocks had been OK, however that the thermals and energy weren’t supreme.
This runs counter to earlier claims that Navi efficiency was surprisingly robust and that AMD was happy with the way it was progressing.
It does look like there’s critical potential for Navi to be nice. Whether or not it truly shall be, although, stays to be seen. We’ll want to attend till E3 to listen to subsequent from AMD and we received’t get our palms on these playing cards till someday within the third quarter of 2019.