The next-generation RX 7000 graphics card is not on the PCIe 5.0 power supply
The next-generation RX 7000 graphics card is not on the PCIe 5.0 power supply because AMD thinks it is not stable.
AMD will launch the RX 7000 series graphics cards with RDNA3 architecture in the second half of this year. Everyone knows that the power consumption of AMD and NVIDIA’s next-generation graphics cards will not be low, but AMD does not plan to follow up PCIe 5.0 power supply for the first time this time.
Not long ago, Intel released the ATX 3.0 power specification, which supports PCIe 5.0, and focuses on strengthening the power supply of graphics cards. A single interface can support up to 600W of power consumption, which is a new standard for the next generation of graphics cards.
NVIDIA’s follow-up on the new power supply is very fast. The RTX 3090 Ti graphics card has begun to support PCIe 5.0 power supply and is equipped with a dedicated 16pin interface.
On AMD’s side, we reported today that the next-generation flagship graphics card RX 7950 XT is said to have a power consumption of 500W. Although it is also very suitable for the latest PCIe 5.0 power supply, AMD’s attitude is different.
According to the latest news, AMD does not plan to support 600W PCIe 5.0 power supply on the new card. The reason is very simple. AMD feels that the new standard is not stable, so it is more cautious.
From AMD’s point of view, it is not a problem not to have a dedicated power supply for PCIe 5.0 graphics cards. The existing high-end power supply also supports multi-channel 8pin, and there is no problem with the RX 7950 XT graphics card that supports 500W. The power supply is also very mature, indeed No need to take risks.