Gigabyte Radeon RX 6800 XT & Radeon RX 6800 16 GB Reference Models Pictured


Gigabyte has just unveiled its Radeon RX 6800 XT and Radeon RX 6800 graphics cards in reference flavors. Both graphics cards are based on the reference specifications which were AMD announced yesterday.

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The Gigabyte Radeon RX 6800 series includes the Navi 21 "Big Navi" GPU based Radeon RX 6800 XT and the Radeon RX 6800. The RDNA 2 powered graphics cards were announced yesterday & offer a superb performance per watt and IPC improvement over the RDNA 1 lineup. The specifications for the graphics cards are mentioned below (via Momomo_US).

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Update: Sapphire has also added their reference Radeon RX 6800 series graphics cards on their webpage.

AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT "Big Navi 21 XT" GPU Powered 16 GB Graphics Card

The AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT will come packed with the Navi 21 XT GPU which is a cut-down SKU featuring 72 Compute Units or 4608 SPs. The card will also feature 16 GB of GDDR6 memory across a 256-bit bus interface, a 512 GB/s total bandwidth, and clock speeds of 2015 MHz base and 2250 MHz boost at reference specs. The AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT also packs 72 Ray Accelerators which are dedicated for real-time raytracing workloads. The card will feature a based TBP of 300W with factory overclocked models pushing it above 350W and will arrive at a later date.

In addition to the standard memory, the Radeon RX 6800 series graphics cards will also feature 128 MB of Infinity Cache on the GPU die. The cache will help boost bandwidth for higher performance at resolutions beyond 1080p HD. The 128 MB Infinity Cache boosts the standard 512 GB/s bandwidth by 3.25x, delivering an effective bandwidth of up to 1.664 TB/s across all Big Navi GPU based graphics cards.


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Gigabyte Radeon RX 6800 XT Graphics Card Picture Gallery:

AMD Radeon RX 6800 "Big Navi 21 XL" GPU Powered 16 GB Graphics Card

The AMD Radeon RX 6800 graphics card will feature an even more cut down Navi 21 "Big Navi" GPU with 60 Compute Units of 3840 stream processors. The AMD Navi 21 XL GPU is going to feature clock speeds of 1815 MHz game and 2105 MHz boost clocks at reference specs.

It was also stated that the AMD Radeon RX 6800 with Navi 21 XL GPU could feature a TBP of 250W at stock clocks. The card will feature the same VRAM config of 16 GB GDDR6 memory, a 256-bit bus interface with the memory clocking in at 16 Gbps which will deliver a net bandwidth of 512GB/s.


Gigabyte Radeon RX 6800 Graphics Card Picture Gallery:

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

Graphics CardAMD Radeon RX 6700AMD Radeon RX 6700 XTAMD Radeon RX 6800AMD Radeon RX 6800 XTAMD Radeon RX 6900 XT
GPUNavi 22 (XL?)Navi 22 (XT?)Navi 21 XLNavi 21 XTNavi 21 XTX
Process Node7nm7nm7nm7nm7nm
TransistorsTBATBA26.8 Billion26.8 Billion26.8 Billion
Compute UnitsTBA40607280
Stream ProcessorsTBA2560384046085120
TMUs/ROPsTBATBA240 / 96288 / 128320 / 128
Game ClockTBATBA1815 MHz2015 MHz2015 MHz
Boost ClockTBATBA2105 MHz2250 MHz2250 MHz
Memory Size12 GB GDDR612 GB GDDR616 GB GDDR6 +128 MB Infinity Cache16 GB GDDR6 +128 MB Infinity Cache16 GB GDDR6 +128 MB Infinity Cache
Memory Bus192-bit192-bit256-bit256-bit256-bit
Memory Clock14 Gbps?16 Gbps?16 Gbps16 Gbps16 Gbps
Bandwidth320 GB/s384 GB/s512 GB/s512 GB/s512 GB/s
PriceTBATBA$579 US$649 US$999 US

AMD Radeon RX 6800 Series Graphics Cards Pricing & Availability

The AMD Radeon RX 6800 series graphics cards will be available starting 18th of November. The AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT is said to carry a price tag of $649 US while the Radeon RX 6800 will be carrying a price tag of $579 US. Both graphics cards will have custom variants available from all major AMD board partners, including ASRock, ASUS, Gigabyte, MSI, PowerColor, SAPPHIRE and XFX, beginning in November 2020.

Expect the reference models to be listed by almost all manufacturers but what we are really looking forward to are the custom variants which will be unveiled in a bit.

Which AMD Radeon RX 6000 Series Graphics Card are you looking forward to the most?

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