NVIDIA ampere has already made a move. Will the new card of AMD rDNA 2 architecture be far behind? It is said that both will release the next generation of game cards in September this year.
Amd officials have long confirmed the existence of big Navi core, code named Navi 21, targeting flagship and high-end fields, as well as mainstream Navi 22 and low-end Navi 23.
Navi 21 core is manufactured by 7Nm process, based on the new architecture of rDNA 2, and its specification is said to beWith a core area of about 505 square mm, it integrates up to 80 computing units and 5120 stream processors, which improves energy efficiency by up to 50% compared with the current Navi 10.
According to the latest mining, Navi 21 has at least 12 versions, including four high-end game cards, namelyNavi 21 XTX、Navi 21 XT、Navi 21 XL、Navi 21 XEAmong them, the first two are complete versions, and the last two are castrated. In terms of products, they are respectively similar to the present 50th anniversary of Rx 5700 XT, RX 5700 XT, RX 5700 and Rx 5600 XT.
There are two versions for professional graphic workstation, namelyNavi 21 Pro XT、Navi 21 Pro XL, the product aspect is similar to the current radeon Pro w5700x and the radeon Pro w5700.
There are also four versions dedicated to apple, namelyNavi 21 XTA、Navi 21 XLA、Navi 21 Pro XTA、Navi 21 Pro XLA, the first two may be used for IMAC and Mac Pro, and the last two are obviously provided for Mac Pro.
Interestingly, the current Navi 10 core will not be retired quickly, but will coexist with Navi 2x series for a while, and at least three new versions have been found, namelyNavi 10 XT ,Navi 10 XM ,Navi 10 XTE, similar to the current RX 5700 XT, Rx 5600m, RX 5600 XT.