The speculation we launched last week seems to be going very well, as a new leak reveals the approximate date that they will be available in stores. Also, it seems that AMD is going to launch its most advanced Zen 4 processors and RDNA 3 graphics cards at the same time in October trying to surprise NVIDIA and Intel. Will he arrive in time to be able to compete against these?
This year 2022 is going to be without a doubt a drop of water in the sea, since apparently the three companies are going to fight in their respective market niches with each other at the same level, or at least that is expected. Zen 4 and RDNA 3 are AMD’s bets and as we announced they will arrive at the end of the year.
A massive launch, and double? RDNA 3 and Zen 4 in October
That is what is speculated from the leak, where what we anticipated last week is specified and it is nothing more than the GAP between the date of mass production and arrival in stores, obviously after presentation.
You can find that it usually takes less than half a year from mass production to market, so it is very likely that Raphael and Navi3 will be announced in September and launched in October.
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Reportedly, the presentation would be in September and no event is specified, so we cannot anticipate if AMD already has a chosen date of its own and outside of any event in the sector that is massive, but it is more than likely that this is the scenario that we are going to see given the nature of what he wants to show the world.
And it is that it makes sense due to its size, time and attention that it be so, where the most likely given the circumstances is that it will continue to be a online event if the evolution of the pandemic and the new variant XE make a dent in these months.
The official launch seems to be sometime in October and it probably will be if we take into account that Navi 2x with RDNA 2 architecture was launched in November 2020so it would be a round date to launch RDNA 3 two years later, something that would fit perfectly with the new roadmap of 24 months per architecture and not 18.
Which processors and graphics cards will be introduced first?
It is more than likely that we will face launches of high and medium ranges, since AMD would be late against NVIDIA by at least 4 months and surely a month and a little against Intel and the Core 13 based in Raptor Lake as main architecture.
There are rumors that AMD would hit the low and mid-range first in GPUs to hurt NVIDIA, but the truth is that if the time GAP is so large, it is more than likely that Huang’s will react by launching their competing models, so it would make more sense to go for an entry winning horse.
In CPU it should be like this, since currently the red team is quite behind the blue and not only do they have to catch up, but they have to try to beat Intel with the same arguments that were launched for Zen 3. The problem is that October continues to be a good temporary moment for sales, without a doubt with the push that the Christmas so close, but bad when it comes to competing and selling as many units as possible, because in the end, whoever arrives first always picks up first.