News AMD Announces Radeon VII

Hitman928

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More info to come. . .
 

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At equal price points, the 2080 has the advantage here: more gaming oriented, consumes 70w less power, has ray tracing, DLSS, Ansel, GameWorks, VRWorks (and better VR performance overall), not to mention Variable Shading and Mesh Shading, better streaming features, supports both FreeSync and G.Sync, and it's the same price 700$.

The Radeon VII only has the 16GB advantage, that's not enough in the face of all those features that it lacks, especially now that it has no PCIe 4.0 or enough FP64 performance.

While some of those NVIDIA features may not be of interest to several people, the fact of the matter here is, they should be counted when we are comparing two products that are of the same price value.
 

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According to Techspot's benchmarks and AMD's stated +35% increase in Battlefield V for Radeon VII versus OG Vega...

1440P Battlefield V Benchmark numbers

$1199 Geforce 2080 Ti: 142 FPS
$699 Radeon VII: 128 FPS
$799 Geforce 2080: 114 FPS
 

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The average gamer is going to react exactly like they did to the RTX lineup and say "nope" to the price tag.
 

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60 CU up to 1.8 GHz.

7 nm

25% more performance at iso power

16 GB HBM, TB/s bandwidth
 

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25% - 42% performance increase over Vega64 in 3 modern games.

Seems like it should be ~ RTX 2070 in traditional games.

Triple fan, non-blower design.
 

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4k @ 100fps demo'd.
16GB of HBM

Eye watering 1TB/sec memory bandwidth
 

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25% - 42% performance increase over Vega64 in 3 modern games.

Seems like it should be ~ RTX 2070 in traditional games.

Triple fan, non-blower design.
25% better performance would put it at ~RTX 2080, maybe a bit less depending on resolution.

Vega 7nm though... I wonder how expensive it will be.
 

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Rumors are confirmed..
The mad lads delivered the first 7nm Consumer GPU.
Clocked @ 1.8Ghz :oops:
 

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25% better performance would put it at ~RTX 2080, maybe a bit less depending on resolution.
it does according to AMD themselves but that is too slow IMHO. Yeah 2080 is expensive but 16 GB of HBM2 will also cost a lot. I doubt they can offer that cheaper than a 2080.
 

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it does according to AMD themselves but that is too slow IMHO. Yeah 2080 is expensive but 16 GB of HBM2 will also cost a lot. I doubt they can offer that cheaper than a 2080.
The 2080 is a very expensive card as is the 2080ti. I'm sure they can given how absurdly they're priced. HBM2 nor GDDR6 are that expensive. Nvidia is just greedy and gimps the memory footprint to establish artificial segmentation. Also, I'm sure this AMD GPU will come in 8GB sizing
 

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it does according to AMD themselves but that is too slow IMHO. Yeah 2080 is expensive but 16 GB of HBM2 will also cost a lot. I doubt they can offer that cheaper than a 2080.
Hopefully they have something more than this or that more details about future products come out after the keynote. This is really no different from the initial Vega launch where they come in short of the competition. The only difference is that this time NVidia has jacked up their prices so much, that a Vega card at $600 doesn't seem like a complete turd.

Edit: Just to clarify, I don't know what the price is, I'm just using it as a point of reference.
 
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Hitman928

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Hopefully they have something more than this or that more details about future products come out after the keynote. This is really no different from the initial Vega launch where they come in short of the competition. The only difference is that this time NVidia has jacked up their prices so much, that a Vega card at $600 doesn't seem like a complete turd.
I could very well be wrong, but I don't expect Navi until the end of the year so I don't think we'll hear much about it until later. Maybe a mention of it as a future product coming later. RX7 seems like a decent holdover considering where they stand today but obviously isn't that exciting in the grand scheme of things.
 

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Hopefully they have something more than this or that more details about future products come out after the keynote. This is really no different from the initial Vega launch where they come in short of the competition. The only difference is that this time NVidia has jacked up their prices so much, that a Vega card at $600 doesn't seem like a complete turd.
I'm happy to see 7nm on consumer GPU and that they're willing to push the memory footprint.
The clocks look really nice. However, just like Nvidia, I'll reserve judgement until I hear more details and its formally reviewed. Not much to critique for now as there are no more specific details. The specs look good and are in excess of Nvidia on compute. It wasn't specified as PCIE 4.0 and no CCX compatibility discussed. A nice surprise that they announced the world's first 7nm GPU. Still need to hear lots more info/etc.
 

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Ouch, $699. I hoped for less. Comes with 3 currently unreleased games at least.

Feb 7th release.
 

Hitman928

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Lisa Su says more 7 nm GPUs coming this year and then switches away from graphics.
 

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Ouch, $699. I hoped for less. Comes with 3 currently unreleased games at least.

Feb 7th release.
Not an ouch.. a 2080 is $799, only has 8GB of Memory (GDDR6) - half what this has, and half the memory bandwidth (448GB/sec)... vs 1Tb/sec on AMD.

This highlights what a rip-off nvidia has put fwd.
 

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Not an ouch.. a 2080 is $799, only has 8GB of Memory (GDDR6) - half what this has, and half the memory bandwidth (448GB/sec)... vs 1Tb/sec on AMD.

This highlights what a rip-off nvidia has put fwd.
AMD shouldn't get praise because they're gouging slightly less than NVidia.

If you look at the numbers they give for performance it's between 25% - 35% for most of the tasks or games that they list. And they're only charging . . . 40% more for that uplift.

I mean sure, if you hold your turd up to a bigger turd it might look better by comparison, but trying to paint this as some brilliant coup by AMD just isn't going to work.
 

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