AMD announces Radeon VII, its next-generation 7nm graphics card

AMD has been lagging behind Nvidia for years in the high-end gaming graphics card race, to the point it’s primarily been pushing bang-for-the-buck cards like the RX 580 instead. But now at CES, the company says it has a GPU that’s competitive with Nvidia’s new RTX 2080. It’s called the Radeon VII (“Seven”) and it uses the company’s first 7nm graphics chip we’d seen teased previously.

AMD says it offers 25 percent more performance, at the same power as previous Vega graphics, and the company showed it running Devil May Cry 5 here at 4K resolution, ultra settings, at framerates “way above 60fps.”

Here’s the large, shiny graphics card that AMD CEO Lisa Su held up on stage:

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