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AMD's flagship RX 7900 XTX GPUs discovered to integrate A0 silicon revision affected by serious hardware issue


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The problematic A0 silicon revision was apparently the reason why AMD delayed the launch of the flagship RDNA 3 GPUs by almost a year. Despite this, AMD still launched the RX 7900 cards with this stepping that is exhibiting high GPU clock variability, power draw issues and disabled shader prefetch instructions.

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The problematic A0 silicon revision was apparently the reason why AMD delayed the launch of the flagship...

 

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Really feels like they launched these too early.

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12 hours ago, bonami2 said:
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The problematic A0 silicon revision was apparently the reason why AMD delayed the launch of the flagship...

 

 

"Nvidia made me do it"

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2 hours ago, Sir Beregond said:

Really feels like they launched these too early.

Agreed. Seems like a few more months could have allowed them to iron this out and get closer to the 3ghz they were aiming for. 

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58 minutes ago, UltraMega said:

Agreed. Seems like a few more months could have allowed them to iron this out and get closer to the 3ghz they were aiming for. 

That, and have the drivers in a good launch state.

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...all good advice, but AMD definitely did not want to miss out on the Holiday shopping season, IMO

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4 minutes ago, J7SC_Orion said:

...all good advice, but AMD definitely did not want to miss out on the Holiday shopping season, IMO

I agree. There was going to always be the segment that buys no matter what. Might as well capitalize on it. 🤷‍♂️

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With it being the first Chiplet like design, whether it was a technical or time hurdle, im not surprised that things didn't go without a hitch. Fingers crossed its lessens learned for next gen. 

 

Innovation usually comes with some deficit.

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