The rumors about ” Big Navi ” return, that is to say, AMD’s top-of-the-range graphics card under the RDNA2 @ 7nm architecture. These rumors come to contradict what was said by ‘Moore’s Law is Dead’, which although it assured in the middle of the month that the AMD Big Navi would be up to 50% faster than the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Ti, now other sources indicate otherwise.
As reported from Asia, AMD has started sharing details with its partners about upcoming RDNA2-based gaming GPUs. One of these details is that the Big Navi GPU would be around 15 percent faster than the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti at best ” in a selection of AMD-optimized titles.”
According to the same sources, AMD intends to launch “Big Navi” as a direct competitor to the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080, and not as a competitor to the company’s current top-of-the-range gaming GPU, and the secret may be the price it presents. the RTX 3080 during launch.
It is indicated that the announcement in the society of Big Navi should take place at the beginning of September with October 7 as the launch date. It is also indicated that Big Navi does not yet have a set price, this will be decided once by Nvidia to know the price of its GeForce RTX 3080 to try to offer the lowest possible price compared to its competitor, a more refined movement regarding how it is They did with the first RDNA GPUs, which changed the price once they got to know the Nvidia lineup.
According to the same sources, there will be 2 GPUs based on the Sienna Cichlid silicon that gives life to Big Navi for the gaming segment, so we could see a Radeon RX 6900 XT and a Radeon RX 6900, and both would use GDDR6 memory. For the professional market, we would have two other GPUs with HBM2 memory. The first mid-range gaming GPU (RX 6700 Series) should be released during the first quarter of 2021, which is when the launch of the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 is also expected.