Custom Radeon RX 7900 series rumored to launch 1 to 2 weeks after AMD reference design

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Initial launch of AMD Radeon RX 7900 GPUs to be restricted to reference fashions solely

Custom Radeon RX 7900 playing cards are rumored to launch 1 to 2 weeks later.


According to BoardChannels information, the launch of Radeon RX 7900 series on December thirteenth may initially be restricted to ‘public fashions’. This clearly refers to the MBA (Made by AMD) reference design that’s to be provided by all main board companions.

It is alleged that customized fashions are to seem 1 to 2 weeks later, with out stating any purpose. At the time of writing, no board associate has even shared the complete specs of their playing cards, not to point out the truth that solely two producers have showcased their playing cards thus far (ASUS and PowerColour).


AMD Radeon RX 7900 launch rumors, Source: BoardChannels

AMD Radeon launch being restricted to reference fashions shouldn’t be unusual, although. This means AMD can be sure that at the least for a restricted time there might be no overcharge on their playing cards, just because they’re all the identical. On the opposite hand, customized fashions could seem at any second, making it more durable to buy essentially the most desired card.

AMD Radeon RX 7900 Series graphics playing cards are anticipated to be accessible from starting December 13, 2022, and from main board companions together with ASRock, ASUS, Biostar, Gigabyte, MSI, PowerColour, Sapphire, Vastarmor, XFX and Yeston starting mid- December. The AMD Radeon RX 7900 XTX has an SEP of $999 USD, whereas the AMD Radeon RX 7900 XT has an SEP of $899 USD.


Back in September, AMD confirmed to be working with a number of board companions for the Radeon 7900 launch. At least 10 manufacturers are to have their RX 7900 designs ultimately. According to the identical quote, these playing cards are to be accessible ranging from mid-December.

AMD Radeon RX 7900 Specifications Radeon RX 7900 XTX Radeon RX 7900 XT Radeon RX 6950XT GeForce RTX 4090 GeForce RTX 4080
Architecture RDNA3 (TSMC N5) RDNA3 (TSMC N5) RDNA2 (TSMC N7) Ada (TSMC 4N) Ada (TSMC 4N)
GPU Navi 31 XTX Navi 31 XT Navi 21 KXTX AD102-300 AD103-300
GPU Clusters
FP32 Cores
Base Clock
Game Clock
Boost Clock
Memory Bus
Memory Speed
Large Cache
Board Power
Power Connectors 2 × 8-pin 2 × 8-pin 2 × 8-pin 1 × 16-pin 1 × 16-pin
PCIe Interface Gen4 x16 Gen4 x16 Gen4 x16 Gen4 x16 Gen4 x16
Launch date December thirteenth, 2022 December thirteenth, 2022 May tenth, 2022 October twelfth, 2022 November sixteenth, 2022

Source: Board Channels (registration required), Wccftech

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