Next Monday, May 23, 2022, Computex, the most important computer trade f air of the year for gaming hardware, begins.
Computex is particularly exciting this year because several new generations of graphics cards are coming up – this is usually only the case every two years. So what can we expect from AMD and Nvidia? And what about Intel?
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AMD: Radeon RX 7000 and Ryzen 7000
There could be a double whammy at AMD’s keynote next Monday (May 23 at 8 a.m.). boss dr Lisa Su wants to launch both new graphics cards and new processors this year.
Hopefully the announcement of the RX 7000 series will be forthcoming for the graphics cards. Rumors and leaks assume an enormous leap in performance. Recently it was also speculated that AMD could change the launch order compared to previous years and publish the entry-level models directly after the high-end models. The middle class based on the Navi 32 chip, which is probably doing its work in the RX 7700, should not appear until 2023.
When it comes to processors, an announcement of the new Ryzen 7000 CPUs is very likely. Codenamed the Zen 4 chips
Raphael no longer sit on the AM4 socket, like all previous Ryzen generations, but on the new AM5 socket. The new platform should also support both the new memory type DDR5 and the currently fastest data express in the form of PCIe Gen 5.
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Nvidia: Geforce RTX 4000
We are hoping for an announcement from Nvidia regarding the upcoming graphics cards from the RTX 4000 series, which according to previous leaks and rumors should mark a significant leap in performance. For example, an increase in perf ormance of around 100 percent compared to previous models is predicted for the top model RTX 4090. However, the information relates to the theoretical computing power in the form of teraflops. Experience has shown that the performance gains in games are usually not quite as high.
In recent weeks there have also been repeated rumors that the release could be earlier than expected, specifically: as early as July or August. However, Nvidia typically launches new graphics cards in October or November. This was also the case with the RTX 3000 recently.
Should Nvidia actually break with its previous release cycle, there would be practically no other option than to present the new graphics cards as part of the Computex keynote next Tuesday (May 24, at 5 a.m.).
Intel: Nothing new in the Southeast
However, we don’t expect too much from Intel. The chip giant will not be holding its own keynote at Computex this year anyway. This was anticipated ten days ago as part of the Intel Vision 2022 – without really exciting new findings: Unfortunately, we still don’t know when the gamer graphics cards based on the Xe architecture will finally appear. As a reminder: The launch period has been postponed several times, which prompted editor Alex to write the following column:
Avoid Intel’s new graphics cards for the time being
What do you all mean? Will we really see new graphics cards and processors at the AMD and Nvidia keynotes at Computex 2022? And do you even believe in a surprise announcement from Intel? Or do you think Computex won’t bring anything new at all? Write it to us in the comments!