Recap: AMD launched the Radeon RX 7900 XTX and RX 7900 XT final Tuesday and all their common board companions participated, bar one. MSI was conspicuously absent and has virtually completely ignored the brand new technology, prompting followers to ask when the corporate plans on releasing its customized designs for the GPUs.
MSI has hardly acknowledged the 2 new AMD GPUs regardless of them being on the calendar for more than a month. Its web site nonetheless hasn’t been up to date and continues to proudly promote the 6950 XT. MSI’s solely touch upon the brand new technology is a retweet of an AMD promotional video with a caption saying that the GPUs shall be obtainable quickly.
Out there quickly! https://t.co/LbdVmlMmAq
— MSI Gaming (@msigaming) December 13, 2022
Because the rumors began to swell final week, Andreas Schilling from HardwareLuxx.de shared his understanding that MSI was ready till subsequent 12 months to unveil its customized playing cards. He says that MSI has chosen to not use any AMD reference designs this technology, together with the usual reference design that AMD encourages all its board companions to resell with their logos slapped on the aspect. MSI has bought reference designs like that previously.
It is unusual that MSI is up to now behind. It is typically one of many first corporations to share photos of its prototypes. In our testing, the reference designs for each the 7900 XTX and 7900 XT appeared fairly good — the previous peaked at 80c and the latter at 76c throughout an hour of strenuous gaming whereas the followers stayed below 2,000 RPM and the clocks and quantity held at an affordable degree.
Experiences MSI is not going to have any Radeon RX 7900 XT(X) playing cards are usually not true. MSI is skipping MBA (Made by AMD) designs and can current customized designs in Q1 2023.
— Andreas Schilling 🇺🇦 (@aschilling) December 16, 2022
Possibly MSI was apprehensive about investing in a pair of merchandise that it knew AMD had overhyped. But regardless of the damaging reactions that the launch drew from the press and the group, the GPUs have generated sufficient buzz to get themselves off retailer cabinets. It seems like MSI has probably misplaced a major slice of the vacation gross sales by dallying.
MSI may rectify the state of affairs and announce their customized playing cards in only a few weeks at CES 2023. But it surely may take them longer to get the GPUs in the marketplace and into shops. No less than if you would like one, you’ve got extra time to save lots of up the $1,000 for the 7900 XTX or the $900 for the 7900 XT.