A few days ago we reported that AMD’s new graphics card flagship with two GPUs Fiji will be presented in December. This still seems to be the plan, but when it comes to the latest rumors from China, then this ultra-high-end model named Radeon R9 Fury X2 will be available in the course of the first quarter.
Usually, if it is not a “hard launch”, but a so-called ‘Paper Launch’, should be expected approximately one month after the official launch of a new video card with the wide availability of what would amount here until January. The source in China warns of possible delays, because it is said that mass production will probably only start in January. That would mean that the Radeon R9 Fury X2 will not be available weeks after the launch, but possibly months later. Speculation rich currently provided by January to March.
In addition, early to mid-February, production in China and Taiwan practically resting due to the local New Year with the corresponding holiday days the workers. This led in the past several times to the fact that some products in March were not available in sufficient numbers.
Later this month, we’ll see if AMD in view of these shifts may not be even delaying even the presentation of Radeon R9 Fury X2 – or whether all these rumors but are only bubbles and the new high-end graphics card actually shows up already for Christmas commercially.
The alleged specifications of the AMD Radeon R9 Fury X2 with the direct comparison to R9 390 and R9 390X and Fury and Fury X are shown in the following table, the power consumption of Fury X2 is still relatively unclear and is merely an estimate