As per a report by Anandtech, AMD’s CEO, Dr. Lisa Su, confirmed that their RDNA 2 powered Radeon RX 6000M Mobility GPUs will be realized in Q2 of 2021, and it is on track. Previously the company has stated that it will release in Q1 of 2021. In May, it is expected that an announcement could be made for the exact date of release. If speculations are believed, then it could release in July.
Dr. Lisa Su (AMD CEO) said, “We introduced our Radeon 6700 XT desktop GPU with leadership 1440p gaming performance in March and are on track for the first notebooks featuring our leading-edge mobile RDNA 2 architecture to launch later this quarter.”
This will be based on the 7nm RDNA 2 architecture. It will be the successor of the Radeon RX 5000M Mobility GPUs, which lacked proper availability in the retail segment. Not many laptops ended up featuring them, and those that were announced were very limited to begin with. Hoping that with RDNA 2, AMD can much more Radeon RX 6000M options to consumers who will be buying mainstream and high-end gaming laptops.
Three GPU flavors will be there in the AMD Radeon RX 6000M Mobility GPUs. The top segment will have the Navi 22 GPU, for mainstream Navi 23 GPU, and entry-level mobility designs the Navi 24 GPU. Many leaks are already out for the Navi 22 GPU and Navi 23 GPU variants in both the Radeon Pro W6000M series and the Radeon RX 6000M series.
The mobility RDNA 2 lineup will compete against a wide range of NVIDIA RTX A and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 gaming workstation series chips for a while now, which has been in the market. The Navi 22 SKU will feature up to 2560 cores, 150W TGPs, and 12 GB of memory; the Navi 23 SKU will feature 2048 cores, 90W TGP, and 8 GB of memory. Pricing on the AMD-powered laptops is expected to be more attractive than the GeForce counterparts.