Radeon HD 8000 series won't arrive soon
Posted by Hilbert Hagedoorn on: 02/09/2013 08:54 AM | 32 comment(s) ]
AMD marketing manager Robert Hallock revealed on Twitter that the Radeon HD 7000 series will remain AMD's primary focus for quite some time. That somewhat confirms the rumors that AMD's next-gen graphics cards may not arrive until Q4 2013. More after the break.
At Twitter he posted:
@GunerSemih The HD 7000 Series will remain our primary focus for quite some time. ^RH
After asking for a more elaborate answer, the following message got out:
"Yes, I made that comment. I cannot say anything more than what I’ve already said, really. AMD and its partners are happy with the HD 7000 Series, and it will continue to be our emphasis in the channel for the foreseeable future. I should note that HD 8000 Series has never been so much as hinted at for a channel release. Anything to the contrary is an unsubstantiated rumor fabricated to drive traffic." - Robert Hallock
Now we 'could' see an official Radeon HD 7990 introduction in the coming weeks/months. But that again is a rumor.
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