AMD: New drivers are here – Zen 3 and RX 6000 in October? – Current games


from Antonio Funes
AMD has released new graphics card drivers for Radeon products – it is now clear that AMD will introduce new processors on October 8th and new graphics cards on October 28th. When it comes to CPUs, Zen 3 is coming up with new Ryzen 4000 models, while graphics cards are about the Radeon RX 6000 series. Release dates are not yet known.

Although currently Nvidia dominated the headlines with the new Ampere GPUs and the GeForce RTX 3080, which will be released next week, there is also news from AMD. On the one hand, Team Red has released new drivers for Radeon graphics cards, on the other hand there will be events in October on the new Ryzen CPUs with the new Zen 3 architecture as well as on new graphics cards from the Radeon RX 6000 series.

Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.8.3

The latest graphics card drivers from AMD are equipped with the unusual version number 20.8.3 – the 8 actually stands for August. AMD may have released an update to an August driver. The release notes are mainly about support for Project Cars 3 such as Marvel's Avengers and an increase in performance for Fortnite. Our Colleagues from PC Games Hardware previously reported about a re-release of driver version 20.8.2, which deals with the Microsoft Flight Simulator goes.

Ryzen 4000 (Zen 3) and RX 6000 in October

Also too to read from our colleagues at PC Games Hardware is information about new CPUs and graphics cards from AMD. Because AMD will inform about new products in two events. On October 8th, AMD will present the new Ryzen 4000 CPUs with the Zen 3 architecture, on October 28th it will be about new graphics cards, whereby AMD is talking about the new RDNA-2 architecture in connection with the graphics card generation RX 6000 to introduce. It is not yet clear when the processors and graphics cards will go on sale. It cannot be ruled out that the release will follow the two events directly.

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