Has AMD no plans to release next-gen GPU in 2013?

Performance of AMD HD 7000 cards is considered enough for good competition in the market. AMD is not planning on presenting next generation of graphics processors in 2013.

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As the media source 4gamer.net reports referring to words of Devon Nekechuk, AMD product manager, the performance of AMD HD 7000 cards is considered enough for good competition in the market. Therefore, AMD is not planning on presenting next generation of graphics processors in 2013.

To add some arguments, the company strongly believes that price/performance ratio of current AMD graphics card is more beneficial for consumers. So there is no need to launch new products of HD 8000 generation, codename Sea Islands

Devon Nekechuk’s words are also backed up by slides below:

Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition and GeForce GTX 680 performance in 3DMark Fire Strike Extreme benchmark

Here, the performance of Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition is compared to GeForce GTX 680 running 3DMark Fire Strike Extreme benchmark. AMD product is faster by 12%.

AMD and Nvidia graphics card positioning in 2013

Considering the information above we can conclude that at similar performance levels AMD graphics card are cheaper than its competitor’s.

AMD product roadmap for 2013

Finally, a slide that clearly shows the absence of any plans on releasing next-gen GPUs in 2013.

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