SAPPHIRE registers Radeon RX 5950/5900 (XT), RX 5850/5800 (XT) series at EEC

Published: Jun 26th 2019, 16:04 GMT   Comments

Did Sapphire spill the beans on Radeon RX 5000 series? Not quite. 

AMD Radeon RX 5950XT coming?

A surprising leak came from Komachi on Twitter. Apparently Sapphire is *preparing* quite a few Radeon RX 5000 models:

RX 5950XT *, * RX 5950 *, * RX 5900XT *, * RX 5900 *, * RX 5850XT *, * RX 5850 *,* RX 5800XT *, * RX 5800 *, * RX 5750XT *, * RX 5750 *, * RX 5700XT *, * RX 5700 *, * RX 5650XT *, * RX 5650 *, * RX 5600XT *, * RX 5600 *, * RX 5550XT *, * RX 5550 *, * RX 5500XT *, * RX 5500 *, *RX590XT*, * RX 590

We suspect that these are just placeholders. Sapphire simply registered all possible trademarks to save time. It seems very unlikely that Radeon RX 5000 series would feature that many SKUs. AMD has not released this many cards in a very long time.

However, it is possible that AMD still has something to say in the high-end and enthusiast market segments. There had to be a reason why AMD did not name the Navi10-based models as RX 5900 or RX 5800. A dual-GPU RX 5950XT anyone?

AMD Radeon RX 5000 Series
AMD Radeon RX 5950XT?
AMD Radeon RX 5950?
AMD Radeon RX 5900XT?
AMD Radeon RX 5900?
AMD Radeon RX 5850XT?
AMD Radeon RX 5850?
AMD Radeon RX 5800XT?
AMD Radeon RX 5800?
AMD Radeon RX 5750XT?
AMD Radeon RX 5750?
AMD Radeon RX 5700XTNavi 10 XT
AMD Radeon RX 5700Navi 10 PRO
AMD Radeon RX 5650XT?
AMD Radeon RX 5650?
AMD Radeon RX 5600XT?
AMD Radeon RX 5600?
AMD Radeon RX 5550XT?
AMD Radeon RX 5550?
AMD Radeon RX 5500XT?
AMD Radeon RX 5500?
AMD Radeon RX 590XT?

Source: EEC via Komachi

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