AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT Reportedly Launching in August, Rumored To Be On Par With NVIDIA GTX 1080 Ti For Around $399 US
Alleged pricing and performance numbers of the AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT graphics card have been reported by various leakers. As per the details, it looks like the Radeon RX 6600 XT may not come at the mainstream pricing we were hoping it would but feature performance slightly higher than older expectations.
AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT Rumored To Launch in August With NVIDIA 1080 Ti Performance & $399 US Pricing
In their latest videos, Coreteks and Moore's Law is Dead talk about the expected price and launch date of the AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT graphics card. The smallest of the RDNA 2 GPUs we will get is not going to come in at a cheap price. For launch, Coreteks states that the graphics card will arrive in August which is a month away from now so we might hear an announcement either by late July or early August.
As for pricing, the AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT is said to feature a price of $399 US at MSRP. Now, this is obviously much higher than the $299-$329 US pricing we had speculated for the card and puts it at the same level as the RTX 3060 Ti. This is the same price that AMD asked for its Radeon RX 5700 XT graphics card a few years ago and that was based on a higher-end chip than Navi 23. There is no reason mentioned as to why the pricing has seen such a large bump for mainstream variants but it looks like paying extra for the RX 6700 XT would be a better decision if the RX 6600 XT really ends up around $400 US.
The performance numbers are said to be close to the Radeon RX 5700 XT and GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, give or take 5%. That sounds promising but then again, it should be expected since this is a higher-clocked RDNA 2 chip we are talking about. It will be interesting to see how efficient the Navi 23 GPU based AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT ends up to be but for now, the pricing is looking to be its weakest point.
AMD 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.
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. Custom models have been leaking for a while now so we can expect more details later this month on the AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT graphics card.
AMD Radeon RX 6000 Series "RDNA 2" Graphics Card Lineup:
|Graphics Card||AMD Radeon RX 6400||AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT||AMD Radeon RX 6600||AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT||AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT||AMD Radeon RX 6800||AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT||AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT||AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT Liquid Cooled||AMD Radeon RX 6900 XTX|
|GPU||Navi 24 (XL)?||Navi 24 (XT)?||Navi 23 (XL)||Navi 23 (XT)||Navi 22 (XT?)||Navi 21 XL||Navi 21 XT||Navi 21 XTX||Navi 21 XTXH||Navi 21 XTXH|
|Transistors||TBD||TBD||11.06 Billion||11.06 Billion||17.2 Billion||26.8 Billion||26.8 Billion||26.8 Billion||26.8 Billion||26.8 Billion|
|TMUs/ROPs||TBD||TBD||112/64||128/64||160/64||240 / 96||288 / 128||320 / 128||320 / 128||320 / 128|
|Game Clock||TBD||TBD||2044 MHz||2359 MHz||2424 MHz||1815 MHz||2015 MHz||2015 MHz||2250 MHz||TBA|
|Boost Clock||TBD||TBD||2491 MHz||2589 MHz||2581 MHz||2105 MHz||2250 MHz||2250 MHz||2345 MHz||2435 MHz|
|FP32 TFLOPs||TBD||TBD||9.0 TFLOPs||10.6 TFLOPs||13.21 TFLOPs||16.17 TFLOPs||20.74 TFLOPs||23.04 TFLOPs||24.01 TFLOPs||24.93 TFLOPs|
|Memory Size||4 GB GDDR6 + 16 MB Infinity Cache||4 GB GDDR6 + 16 MB Infinity Cache||8 GB GDDR6 + 32 MB Infinity Cache||8 GB GDDR6 + 32 MB Infinity Cache||12 GB GDDR6 + 96 MB Infinity Cache||16 GB GDDR6 +128 MB Infinity Cache||16 GB GDDR6 +128 MB Infinity Cache||16 GB GDDR6 +128 MB Infinity Cache||16 GB GDDR6 +128 MB Infinity Cache||16 GB GDDR6 +128 MB Infinity Cache|
|Memory Clock||14 Gbps||14 Gbps||14 Gbps||16 Gbps||16 Gbps||16 Gbps||16 Gbps||16 Gbps||18 Gbps||18 Gbps|
|Bandwidth||112 GB/s||112 GB/s||224 GB/s||256 GB/s||384 GB/s||512 GB/s||512 GB/s||512 GB/s||576 GB/s||576 GB/s|
|Price||~$200 US||~250 US?||$329 US||$379 US||$479 US||$579 US||$649 US||$999 US||~$1199 US||~$1199 US|
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