After a protracted interval of anticipation, since this GPU was first hinted at again at CES in January, AMD has lastly gone official with the Radeon 6600 XT graphics card for PC desktops. Of course, this GPU tones down the ability/efficiency in comparison with the Radeon 6700 XT, and it’s constructed utilizing a particular, smaller ‘Navi 23’ die, fairly than a reduce down larger GPU.
Above, you possibly can see the important thing specs of a Radeon RX 6600 XT, which AMD is pitching at these trying to take pleasure in “epic 1080p gaming” enjoyable. Its 32CUs, 2,359MHz sport clock / 2,589MHz increase clock, 32MB Infinity Cache, and 8GB GDDR6 RAM might help propel your 1080p max-settings gaming experiences so that you could take full benefit of your super-fast refresh fee monitor. Check out the instance gaming efficiency figures beneath.
According to a slide shared by AMD on the Radeon RX 6600 XT briefing, the above figures are on common, about 50 per cent higher than the earlier gen Radeon RX 5600 XT, and they’re about 40 per cent higher than the RX 5700 (non-XT).
Probably a extra attention-grabbing comparability to some is between the brand new Radeon RX 6600 XT graphics card and Nvidia’s comparable MSRP GeForce RTX 3060 12GB. According to AMD’s testing in a set of 10 trendy and in style titles, AMD’s new contender is “up to 15 per cent faster on average,” when enjoying on the identical system at 1080p max settings. Some of the video games highlighted have raytracing, DLSS, and FSR options that are not used within the efficiency comparability.
Other stuff you most likely need to know in regards to the RX 6600 XT are that it comes with a 160W TDP as commonplace, and it has an MSRP of US$379, which is exactly $100 lower than the RX 6700 XT. There is unquestionably room within the vary between the RX 6600 XT and RX 6700 XT, however we’re nonetheless ready for the Radeon RX 6700, in addition to an RX 6600 non-XT model.
AMD companions are set to launch their numerous Radeon RX 6600 XT designs from Wednesday, eleventh August, however I’m undecided if critiques will probably be allowed shortly earlier than this date. Looking across the internet, it appears like some companions have shared information about their RX 6600 XT designs, whereas some have but to get round to it. AMD shared the slide beneath with a fast visible overview of designs that you can be seeing – ASRock even has a Mini-ITX choice for you.