AMD plans new Radeon HD 7000-series graphics cards this year

The ailing chip company AMD has announced the upcoming release of a number of new Radeon HD 7000-series graphics cards expected to hit the market in H1 2013.

This move likely comes due to intense pressure from NVIDIA which today launched the GeForce GTX Titan – a new single-GPU high-end graphics card that is about 50 per cent faster than its previous single-GPU champion – the GeForce GTX 680. In addition AMD announced a week ago that it would not launch its next generation graphics chips, codenamed Sea Islands before Q4 2013.

To counter competition AMD will employ a three-way approach. First it will count on the Never Settle: Reloaded game bundle to keep selling its existing Southern Islands inventory. Second the company will provide performance increases thanks to improved drivers and finally AMD plans a “robust roadmap additions to the existing Radeon HD 7000 lineup”, which clearly means a bunch of new graphics cards.

Sadly nothing is known about the upcoming AMD graphics hardware.


Source: AMD

Related posts

.Net Core vs .Net Framework Method: When to Use the .Net Core Framework

.Net Core vs .Net Framework Method: When to Use the .Net Core Framework

With the emergence of .NET Core in Microsoft’s .NET family, it can sometimes be difficult for the programmer to decide which one to use in any particular project. After all, you have the choice between Xamarin, .NET Framework and .Net Core, and they are all sufficiently intertwined such that...

AMD launches the Radeon R9 370X

AMD launches the Radeon R9 370X

After the launch event of the Radeon R9 370X AMD has announced one more Radeon graphics card – the R9 370X. We have been expecting this one for some time now but the wait is over! The Radeon R9 370X will compete against the GeForce GTX 950 and GeForce GTX 960 in the sub-$200 market segment...

AMD will add DDR4 support sooner than expected

AMD will add DDR4 support sooner than expected

Recent AMD roadmaps did not show any support for DDR4 in the year 2015. The company explained this fact with its expectation for high DDR4 prices that will keep the memory from becoming mainstream. The company did the same thing back in the 2004-2006 time period when it did not implement DDR2...

Leave a comment