AMD has denied rumors that it has curtailed the production of Radeon RX 5700 graphics cards. Cowcotland many specialized media reported that the “reds” are discontinuing the production of older models of video cards of the current Radeon RX 5000 series in favor of future graphics solutions based on the new Big Navi architecture.
Resource Tom’s Hardware decided to contact AMD for comments on this information, but they firmly denied these rumors.
“We continue to manufacture the Radeon RX 5700 series graphics cards. They are ready to deliver an outstanding gaming experience at 1440p. We continue to respond to market demand “Replied AMD in an email to the resource Tom’s Hardware…
While the company does intend to unveil the next generation of RX 6000 graphics cards on the new Big Navi architecture on October 28th, there is currently no reason to discontinue production of the Radeon RX 5700 and RX 5700 XT graphics cards. For their price, they do offer a decent level of performance.
In addition, like NVIDIA, AMD is not insured against the fact that after the release of a new series of video cards, speculators will not buy them in seconds, leaving the majority of potential buyers with nothing. As such, AMD needs to have an affordable alternative. At least for the time of the start of sales of the new series.
The same Radeon RX 5700 is about 10% faster than the GeForce RTX 2060 Super and at the same time cheaper than the new GeForce RTX 3070 models. Therefore, for those who do not need the ability to play comfortably in 4K resolution and do not want to wait for the announcement of new cards The Radeon RX 5700 can still be a good choice.
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