Nvidia’s CEO reportedly slams rival AMD’s new 7-nanometer gaming graphics card (NVDA, AMD)

AMD on Wednesday unveiled Radeon VII, the primary 7-nanometer gaming graphics card accessible to shoppers. Proper after AMD's announcement, Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang reportedly slammed the brand new chip, saying its "efficiency is awful." Nvidia just lately unveiled GeForce RTX 2060, the corporate's most cost-effective graphics card that may present ray tracing. AMD CEO Lisa Su fired again, saying AMD isn’t all in on ray tracing simply but just because different components of the ecosystem should not prepared. Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang slammed rival AMD's first 7-nanometer gaming graphics card proper after it was unveiled. Huang described the efficiency of AMD’s newest Radeon VII graphics processing unit as "awful," in keeping with Gizmodo, which was on the roundtable attended by media retailers. AMD says the brand new chip can present as much as 36% greater efficiency than its earlier top-of-the-line graphics playing cards. Huang described the announcement as "underwhelming" and stated Nvidia's RTX 2080 would "crush" the Radeon VII in benchmarks.  On Sunday, Nvidia stated it was bringing its RTX 2080 graphics processing unit to gaming laptops and likewise launched the GeForce RTX 2060, its most cost-effective graphics card that may present ray tracing, a distinct segment know-how that it has been touting in its GPUs. Ray tracing permits for extra cinematic and life like visuals. AMD's newest GPUs don't assist ray tracing, and can value $699 once they're accessible February 7. For comparability, Nvidia's RTX 2060 sports activities a beginning worth of $346. Its high GPUs value a minimum of $1,000. AMD CEO Lisa Su responded to Huang's feedback, suggesting he in all probability hasn't seen the brand new GPU earlier than revealing why AMD is not all in on ray tracing simply but. "The buyer would not see plenty of profit at the moment as a result of the opposite components of the ecosystem should not prepared," She stated, in keeping with Gizmodo. "I feel by the point we discuss extra about ray tracing the buyer's gonna see the profit." And analysts have additionally famous Nvidia's struggles with its transition to ray-tracing chips. "Once you activate the ray tracing, it impacts the general efficiency of the GPU fairly considerably," Christopher Rolland, a semiconductor analyst at Susquehanna Worldwide Group just lately advised Markets Insider. "Nvidia guarantees folks real-time ray tracing, however you virtually cannot use it. That is positively a disappointment." Now learn: AMD and Nvidia are dealing with near-term strain as cheaper gaming chips are flooding the secondary market, RBC says AMD and Nvidia carried out wildly completely different in the course of the 2018 crypto crash — here is why (AMD, NVDA) MORGAN STANLEY: Do not count on a lot upside from Nvidia's gaming enterprise anytime quickly (NVDA)   Be a part of the dialog about this story » NOW WATCH: The fairness chief at $6.three trillion BlackRock weighs in on the commerce warfare, a attainable recession, and affords her finest investing recommendation for a difficult 2019 panorama