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Gigabyte Radeon RX 6600 Eagle Graphics Card Listed By Australian Retailers, Preliminary Prices Exceed 900 AUD

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With the AMD Radeon RX 6600 graphics card's launch approaching soon, retailers have started listing the card over on their respective sites.

AMD Radeon RX 6600 Custom Models Shows Up On Australian Retail Listings, Gigabyte Eagle Variants For Up To 950 AUD

Spotted by Momomo_US, the Gigabyte Radeon RX 6600 Eagle graphics card has been listed by several Australian retailers. The 'GV-R66EAGLE-8GD' SKU from Gigabyte which had leaked out yesterday is a custom but non-overclocked variant and has been listed by Computers Perth, PC AOS, Technology2You, and Inell.

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All three retailers have different prices with the cheapest listing at 805 AUD (600 USD) and up to 951 AUD (710 USD) over at Inell. The average retailer listing price comes down to 900 AUD or 671 USD. Computers Perth lists down the ASUS ROG STRIX RX 6600 XT for 1065 AUD or 794 USD. This means that the RX 6600 is 260 AUD or 194 USD cheaper than the XT variant. But do keep in mind that the ASUS model is a high-end custom design whereas Gigabyte's Eagle series usually comes with a slightly cheaper price tag. So a proper comparison would be the pricing of an RX 6600 Eagle with the RX 6600 XT Eagle but neither of the retailers lists down the 6600 XT Eagle variants.

The retail listing and the product SKU codename confirms that the AMD Radeon RX 6600 will also feature an 8 GB GDDR6 memory interface. As per a tweet by Coreteks, the RX 6600 Non-XT will be launching in October but will have a smaller stock compared to the Radeon RX 6600 XT. The tech outlet states that AMD might push the RX 6600 XT over the RX 6600 since yields on 7nm are great and producing Navi 23 GPUs is not an issue but AMD knows from its RX 6600 XT launch that in the existing market situation, consumers will buy graphics cards regardless of the price point so why sell a cut-down SKU with lower margins when you can sell a higher-end graphics card.

This might mean that AMD could price the MSRP at $299 US for the RX 6600 but even though the pricing might be around the sweet spot, the card won't be around the retail shelves so consumers will be left with the XT variant to purchase.

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AMD Radeon RX 6600 Graphics Card Specifications:

The AMD Radeon RX 6600 graphics card is expected to feature the Navi 23 XL GPU which is going to feature 28 Compute Units or 1792 stream processors. The card will also rock 32 MB Infinity Cache & will feature up to 8 GB GDDR6 memory capacity running across a 128-bit wide bus interface.

The pin speeds will be kept at 16 Gbps which will bring the total bandwidth to 256 GB/s. As per the rumor mill, the graphics card is expected to feature 27 MH/s in the Ethereum mining, and in terms of synthetic performance, the card scores 7805 points in the 3DMark Time Spy graphics test. In the recent simulated performance tests from Igor's Lab, it is shown that the card would come close to the GeForce RTX 3060 graphics card.

AMD Radeon RX 6600 series will be positioned as a premium 1080p gaming solution. The AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT launched at a pricing of $379 US so we can expect a price of around $299-$329 US for the non-XT variant. This puts its right next to the GeForce RTX 3060 which has an MSRP of $329 US but based on the existing market situation, we shouldn't expect the card to be priced at that range but rather much higher. The card should launch this month.

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

Graphics CardAMD Radeon RX 6400AMD Radeon RX 6500 XTAMD Radeon RX 6600AMD Radeon RX 6600 XTAMD 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 24 (XL)?Navi 24 (XT)?Navi 23 (XL)Navi 23 (XT)Navi 22 (XT?)Navi 21 XLNavi 21 XTNavi 21 XTXNavi 21 XTXHNavi 21 XTXH
Process Node6nm6nm7nm7nm7nm7nm7nm7nm7nm7nm
Die Size107mm2107mm2237mm2237mm2336mm2520mm2520mm2520mm2520mm2520mm2
TransistorsTBDTBD11.06 Billion11.06 Billion17.2 Billion26.8 Billion26.8 Billion26.8 Billion26.8 Billion26.8 Billion
Compute Units12162832406072808080
Stream Processors768102417922048256038404608512051205120
TMUs/ROPs48/3264/32112/64128/64160/64240 / 96288 / 128320 / 128320 / 128320 / 128
Game Clock2039 MHz2610 MHz2044 MHz2359 MHz2424 MHz1815 MHz2015 MHz2015 MHz2250 MHzTBA
Boost Clock2321 MHz2815 MHz2491 MHz2589 MHz2581 MHz2105 MHz2250 MHz2250 MHz2345 MHz2435 MHz
FP32 TFLOPs3.5 TFLOPs5.7 TFLOPs9.0 TFLOPs10.6 TFLOPs13.21 TFLOPs16.17 TFLOPs20.74 TFLOPs23.04 TFLOPs24.01 TFLOPs24.93 TFLOPs
Memory Size4 GB GDDR6 + 16 MB Infinity Cache4 GB GDDR6 + 16 MB Infinity Cache8 GB GDDR6 + 32 MB Infinity Cache8 GB GDDR6 + 32 MB Infinity Cache12 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 Bus64-bit64-bit128-bit128-bit192-bit256-bit256-bit256-bit256-bit256-bit
Memory Clock14 Gbps18 Gbps14 Gbps16 Gbps16 Gbps16 Gbps16 Gbps16 Gbps18 Gbps18 Gbps
Bandwidth112 GB/s144 GB/s224 GB/s256 GB/s384 GB/s512 GB/s512 GB/s512 GB/s576 GB/s576 GB/s
TDP53W107W132W160W230W250W300W300W330W330W
Price$149 US?$199 US$329 US$379 US$479 US$579 US$649 US$999 US~$1199 US~$1199 US

Products mentioned in this post

AMD Radeon RX 6600
AMD Radeon RX 6600
USD 799.97
AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT
AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT
USD 699.99
GeForce RTX 3060
GeForce RTX 3060
USD 812.99

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