We may soon have a new contender to rival the best graphics cards. The latest rumor in China is that AMD is reportedly preparing a Radeon RX 6750 GRE with the pricing of a GeForce RTX 4060 and the performance of a GeForce RTX 4060 Ti.
The Radeon RX 7900 GRE was only the tip of the iceberg for AMD's Green Rabbit Edition (GRE) series of graphics cards. According to one Weibo user, AMD purportedly is readying to launch another GRE graphics card, except this time, the chipmaker borrowing an RDNA 2 SKU rather than using one of its latest RDNA 3 silicon. The hearsay points to a Radeon RX 6750 GRE, which could be a beefed-up version of the existing Radeon RX 6750 XT.
The tech blogger allegedly confirmed the Radeon RX 6750 GRE with the boss of Yeston, a popular manufacturer with little presence outside the Asia-Pacific region. During their conversation, Yeston was reportedly the only authorized AMD AIB partner to produce the Radeon RX 6750 GRE. The leaker didn't reveal the specifications of the Radeon RX 6750 GRE. Our only information so far is that the RDNA 2 graphics card delivers similar performance to Nvidia's GeForce RTX 4060 Ti, which retails for $399. However, the Weibo blogger claims the Radeon RX 6750 GRE will have the same $299 MSRP as the GeForce RTX 4060.
The Radeon RX 6750 XT already uses the full Navi 22 silicon, which has 2,560 Stream Processors (SPs). Assuming that the Radeon RX 6750 GRE is an upgraded variant of the Radeon RX 6750 XT, it'll likely have to come with higher clock speeds or switch to another silicon, such as Navi 21, to obtain more SPs. One plausible theory is that AMD could recycle defective Navi 21 dies that don't meet the requirements of a Radeon RX 6800 or Radeon RX 6800 XT while keeping the same number of SPs as the Radeon RX 6750 XT but upgrade the memory subsystem.
For now, it's hard to speculate which route AMD will go. With the Radeon RX 7900 GRE, the Navi 31-based SKU was fundamentally a lower-specced Radeon RX 7900 XT with fewer SPs and memory, lower clock speeds, and a narrower memory interface. The thing with the Radeon RX 6750 XT is that it's already the highest-tier Navi 21 model. Weakening the Radeon RX 6750 GRE would destroy its ability to compete with the GeForce RTX 4060 Ti.
The Radeon RX 7900 GRE is only available at retail in China. Nonetheless, the graphics card is available outside the Chinese market via prebuilt systems. We're inclined to think that the Radeon RX 6750 GRE may follow a similar route. There's no word when the Radeon RX 6750 GRE will launch. AMD will announce new "enthusiast-grade" Radeon RX 7000-series graphics cards at Gamescom 2023 between August 23 and 27. We wouldn't be surprised if AMD included the Radeon RX 6750 GRE as a side dish in its announcement.
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Why AMD... whyyyyy... lower the price of the rx 6750xt... to compete with 4060ti? The rx 7700xt will be at 500us? Dear God!Reply
Amdlova said:Why AMD... whyyyyy... lower the price of the rx 6750xt... to compete with 4060ti? The rx 7700xt will be at 500us? Dear God!
You have no idea how TSMC and all of those over time "improve" nodes and thus for AMD being able to release a "upgraded" version of the chip. Look at the 480 vs 580. It was dense enough to provide a small upgrade path.
Yeah and a disaster to 590 :) don't worry will launch on Chinese market only.Reply
It's just a marketing choice wether to "rebrand" the 480 to a 580 or not. it did offer really slight benefit compared to the normal 480. It was either higher clocks at the same power envelope or lower power at the same clocks. They figured out that raising the clocks to 1366Mhz instead of 1266Mhz was more beneficial and thus releasing it as a 580.Reply
The same is happening here really. TSMC over time matures their proces of making wafers - and thus marketing has to figure out a way to respin something into a new product. You think it's AMD but Nvidia is doing the same. Nothing special about it. The revisions of nodes can be beneficial - some chips can actually clock higher over time, and you might have a golden sample in regards of OC'ing.
its a rumour nothing more i highly doubt AMD will release anything with the 6700xt name in 2023 or in the future for that matterReply
Remember the hate Nvidia got for re releasing the 2060 in the middle of last gens cluster f..k when there was actually more reason to buy it when everything else was out of stock !
So they want to release a last-gen product to compete against a current-gen one?Reply
I know current-gen can be more expensive (more modern node, or porting a design compared to a design they have already), but come on, you're already working on mainstream 7000 series products, so unless it will take more time then I don't see any point on re-releasing a last-gen product, especially with spending time and money releasing a new SKU.
I just want a new "modern" single-slot GPU (<75W TDP) with a modern video transcode capability (AV1 encode+decode). The only option I saw is the intel arc pro !!
Its clear that both AMD and NVidia want to use the most advanced nodes for AI chips.Reply
Why wouldn't you release a refreshed version of the old generation on an old node, given that the new gen costs more to make but isn't significantly better?
The 6700XT is already being promoted at 330 dollars as the better option than any of the 4060 variants.
If AMD can make a profit on a 6750GRE with a 300 dollar MSRP, it could be a winner.
Frankly, I'm surprised that NVidia didn't do a Super versions of the 3000 series using the Samsung fabs. A 16GB 3060TI Super or a 20GB 3080 Super would be better than anything in that price range from the 40 series AND it would leave all of that TSMC capacity for AI chips.
Well, either Navi 32 is really broken or AMD is sitting on such a colossal pile of unsold RDNA2 dies that they will keep delaying it until 2025, if people don't buy them.Amdlova said:Why AMD... whyyyyy... lower the price of the rx 6750xt... to compete with 4060ti? The rx 7700xt will be at 500us? Dear God!
"The Radeon RX 7900 GRE was only the tip of the iceberg for AMD's Green Rabbit Edition (GRE) series of graphics cards."Reply
I thought GRE was GOLDEN Rabbit Edition?
There is a person in my country selling 50 RX 6700 XT's used for mining. I bought one, it works great, and paid the price of an RX 6600 XT. I guess not only AMD has a lot of inventory, but their cards were sold to miners who are selling them in volumes on the used market, which competes with new purchases for bargain hunters (the main Radeon buyer).RedBear87 said:Well, either Navi 32 is really broken or AMD is sitting on such a colossal pile of unsold RDNA2 dies that they will keep delaying it until 2025, if people don't buy them.