Next-gen AMD Radeon GPU could double the performance of the 6900 XT
With the RDNA 3 release date fast approaching, hardware leaks continue to fan the flames of excitement surrounding the next generation of AMD Radeon graphics cards, with performance expectations absolutely bananas to boot. New information has come to light that puts Team Red’s new GPU microarchitecture well ahead of its predecessor and existing Nvidia competition.
According to sources close to Moore’s Law Is Dead, AMD Radeon RX 7000 graphics cards built with the RDNA3 The Navi 3 GPU chip could boast of “+90-130% over the RX 6900 XT in terms of rasterization performance”. However, the YouTuber warns that there is some disagreement over the exact measurements between their sources, so it may be best to put more stock on the bottom of these claims for now.
This kind of performance boost could make AMD Radeon RX 7900 XT potential in the GPU market and thwart Nvidia’s ambitions of securing the coveted title of best graphics card with its RTX 4000 series. We won’t have to wait too long to find out, as MLID also says we should expect pixel pushers using the most powerful RDNA 3 GPU die to launch in the fourth quarter of this year.
In the meantime, there’s good news for those looking to upgrade their gaming PCs with a more budget-friendly graphics card, as it looks like the mid-range AMD Radeon RDNA 3 GPUs are as fast as the RX 6900 XT. .
For those who need a new pixel pusher long before the RDNA 3 launch date, it might be worth hanging on a bit longer for the almost confirmed RX 6000 series refresh, which should arrive on May 10.