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AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT 8 GB ‘Navi 23’ Graphics Card Pictured, Features A Single-Fan & Single 8-Pin Power Connector

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The first alleged pictures of AMD's Radeon RX 6600 XT graphics card based on the RDNA 2 Navi 23 GPU have leaked out over at Videocardz. The graphics card will be a mainstream offering within the Radeon RX 6000 Desktop family and will target the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 in 1080p gaming.

AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT 'Navi 23' Graphics Card Pictures Allegedly Leak Out - Dual-Slot Design With Single-Fan & Single 8-Pin Power Connector

The AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT will be launching soon and the reference design has now leaked out. The graphics card retains the black, silver, and red color aesthetics that we have seen on other RX 6000 series cards but what's different is the cooling solution and the overall design. Since the RX 6600 XT is aimed at the mainstream audience, it doesn't have to be as bulky or huge as the other RDNA 2 discrete cards.

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An alleged picture of the AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT graphics card has leaked out. (Source: Videocardz)

It looks like AMD has selected a much shorter cooling shroud for the card which features a single fan in the middle. The fan pushes air towards the central heatsink which is featured right above the GPU, GDDR6 DRAM modules, and the VRM. The card is also going to be powered by a single 8-pin connector which means we can expect the TDP around the 150W mark. The 8-pin connector is not visible but Videocardz did provide an edited picture that reveals it:

While this is a first for the Radeon RX 6000 lineup, the Radeon RX 6600 XT is in no way the first outing of the Navi 23 GPU as it is already being shipping in the Radeon Pro W6600 and Radeon PRO  W6600M. But gamers are definitely going to be excited for a more affordable RDNA 2 GPU with FSR capabilities being available in the market.

AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT Graphics Card Specifications:

The AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT graphics card will be powered by the Navi 23 XT GPU which is going to feature 32 Compute Units or 2048 stream processors. The card will also rock 32 MB Infinity Cache & will feature an 8 GB GDDR6 memory capacity running across a 128-bit wide bus interface. As for the Navi 23 GPU itself, it measures 237mm2 and consists of 11.06 Billion transistors. The GPU is not however the smallest chip in the RDNA 2 family as that title should belong to Navi 24.

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The pin speeds will be kept at 16 Gbps which will bring the total bandwidth to 256 GB/s. As per the previous rumors, the card is expected to feature 30 MH/s in the Ethereum mining, and in terms of synthetic performance, the card scores 9439 points in the 3DMark Time Spy graphics test.

AMD Radeon RX 6600 series (referring to the RX 6600 XT) will be positioned as a premium 1080p gaming solution, offering faster performance than the RTX 3060. As for pricing, I personally expect a $299 US tag for the Navi 23 lineup if AMD wants it to succeed, especially if it's a 1080p card going against the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 which already costs $329 US.

AMD Radeon RX 6000 Series "RDNA 2" Graphics Card Lineup:

Graphics CardAMD Radeon RX 6600AMD Radeon RX 6600 XTAMD Radeon RX 6700AMD Radeon RX 6700 XTAMD Radeon RX 6800AMD Radeon RX 6800 XTAMD Radeon RX 6900 XTAMD Radeon RX 6900 XT Liquid CooledAMD Radeon RX 6900 XTX
GPUNavi 23 (XL)Navi 23 (XT)Navi 22 (XL?)Navi 22 (XT?)Navi 21 XLNavi 21 XTNavi 21 XTXNavi 21 XTXHNavi 21 XTXH
Process Node7nm7nm7nm7nm7nm7nm7nm7nm7nm
Die Size237mm2237mm2336mm2336mm2520mm2520mm2520mm2520mm2520mm2
Transistors11.06 Billion11.06 Billion17.2 Billion17.2 Billion26.8 Billion26.8 Billion26.8 Billion26.8 Billion26.8 Billion
Compute Units283236406072808080
Stream Processors179220482304256038404608512051205120
TMUs/ROPs112/64128/64TBA160/64240 / 96288 / 128320 / 128320 / 128320 / 128
Game Clock2044 MHz2359 MHzTBA2424 MHz1815 MHz2015 MHz2015 MHz2250 MHzTBA
Boost Clock2491 MHz2589 MHzTBA2581 MHz2105 MHz2250 MHz2250 MHz2345 MHz2435 MHz
FP32 TFLOPs9.0 TFLOPs10.6 TFLOPsTBA13.21 TFLOPs16.17 TFLOPs20.74 TFLOPs23.04 TFLOPs24.01 TFLOPs24.93 TFLOPs
Memory Size8 GB GDDR6 + 32 MB Infinity Cache?8 GB GDDR6 + 32 MB Infinity Cache12 GB GDDR6 + 96 MB Infinity Cache?12 GB GDDR6 + 96 MB Infinity Cache16 GB GDDR6 +128 MB Infinity Cache16 GB GDDR6 +128 MB Infinity Cache16 GB GDDR6 +128 MB Infinity Cache16 GB GDDR6 +128 MB Infinity Cache16 GB GDDR6 +128 MB Infinity Cache
Memory Bus128-bit128-bit192-bit192-bit256-bit256-bit256-bit256-bit256-bit
Memory Clock14 Gbps16 Gbps16 Gbps?16 Gbps16 Gbps16 Gbps16 Gbps18 Gbps18 Gbps
Bandwidth224 GB/s256 GB/s384 GB/s384 GB/s512 GB/s512 GB/s512 GB/s576 GB/s576 GB/s
TDP132W160WTBA230W250W300W300W330W330W
Price$329 US$379 USTBA$479 US$579 US$649 US$999 US~$1199 US~$1199 US

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