This year's Ryzen 7000 CPUs and RDNA 3 GPUs will be available thanks to AMD's record $6.6B revenue
AMD has confirmed the Q3 launch date for its upcoming Ryzen 7000 series CPUs and higher-end RDNA 3 GPUs. This comes from the company's recent Q2 2022 earnings call where AMD discussed its financials, provided forward guidance, and, most importantly for gamers, confirmed a new launch date for the red team. Lisa Su, AMD's CEO, confirmed that AMD's 5nm Ryzen 7000 series CPUs will be available later this quarter
Hence, the odds of launching in September, which is now just weeks away, look good. We are excited to test Dr. Su's performance prediction. He said the company expects "leadership performance in gaming and content creation."As part of AMD's plans for 2022, it has also confirmed its plans to launch high-end RDNA 3 GPUs. The "high-end" GPUs will be launched first, according to Dr. Su. In other words, AMD and Nvidia are all set to compete at the same time for the gaming crown.
It seems unlikely that AMD will launch its CPUs during the holiday season, so I think the first RDNA 3 cards will arrive in November if AMD launches its CPUs in September.AMD looks to have a strong portfolio in place for consumer and enterprise markets, thanks to a new CPU platform and GPU architecture. AMD's EPYC Genoa CPUs are expected to launch later this year as well. Would you like a CPU with 96 cores? There is strong interest in AMD's Genoa range, and AMD may be able to take advantage of Intel's Sapphire Rapids range's delays.
However, the company's consumer-facing business remains its main revenue generator. Operating income increased 26% year-on-year to $676 million, including both desktop and notebook CPUs. A major contributing factor was AMD's Ryzen CPU sales for mobile devices.
AMD was downbeat about the outlook for the rest of the year, despite the seemingly good news. According to the company, softening demand and inventory buildup could negatively impact its financial position. In 2022, this will be a common theme among tech companies.
For now, AMD is doing well, but its success depends on how the global economy performs and how competitive its products are. AMD could steal even more market share from Intel if Intel's execution problems continue.
Chris' gaming experiences date back to the mid-nineties when he conned his parents into buying an 'educational PC' with enough power to play Doom and Tie Fighter. The cheaper hardware offered by his job at a PC store didn't deter him from overclocking, which destroyed his savings. As a way to afford more LN2, he moonlighted as a reviewer for VR-Zone before joining MSI Australia.
He then returned to journalism, reviewing the latest and greatest components for PC & Tech Authority, PC Powerplay, and currently Australian Personal Computer magazine and PC Gamer. He still spends way too much time playing Borderlands 3, always striving to be more efficient.