Sapphire's custom Radeon RX 6600 PULSE (Non-XT) graphics card has been listed online over by Portuguese retailer, PCDIGA. We have already seen several listings of the RX 6600 but this is the first custom variant to get official pictures several weeks prior to the launch.
Sapphire Radeon RX 6600 PULSE (Non-XT) Custom Graphics Card Pictured, Listed Online For 589 Euros
The Sapphire Radeon RX 6600 PULSE is going to be the entry-level model within the Sapphire 6600 series family. The card will rock a dual-fan and dual-slot cooling solution and will feature a custom PCB design. The card also rocks a backplate and will include four display outputs which include one HDMI and three DP ports. As for power, the card will feature a single 8-pin connector to boot. Clock speeds aren't listed down so that will have to wait for a bit till we get more information.
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. We have also seen custom models leak out a while back that you can see over here.
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.
AMD Radeon RX 6000 Series "RDNA 2" Graphics Card Lineup:
|Graphics Card||AMD Radeon RX 6950 XT||AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT||AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT||AMD Radeon RX 6800||AMD Radeon RX 6750 XT||AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT||AMD Radeon RX 6700||AMD Radeon RX 6650 XT||AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT||AMD Radeon RX 6600||AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT||AMD Radeon RX 6400|
|GPU||Navi 21 KXTX||Navi 21 XTX||Navi 21 XT||Navi 21 XL||Navi 22 KXT||Navi 22 XT||Navi 22 XL||Navi 23 KXT||Navi 23 (XT)||Navi 23 (XL)||Navi 24 (XT)||Navi 24 (XL)|
|Transistors||26.8 Billion||26.8 Billion||26.8 Billion||26.8 Billion||17.2 Billion||17.2 Billion||17.2 Billion||11.06 Billion||11.06 Billion||11.06 Billion||5.4 Billion||5.4 Billion|
|TMUs/ROPs||320 / 128||320 / 128||288 / 128||240 / 96||160/64||160/64||144/64||128/64||128/64||112/64||64/32||48/32|
|Game Clock||2116 MHz||2015 MHz||2015 MHz||1815 MHz||2495 MHz||2424 MHz||2330 MHz||2410 MHz||2359 MHz||2044 MHz||2610 MHz||2039 MHz|
|Boost Clock||2324 MHz||2250 MHz||2250 MHz||2105 MHz||2600 MHz||2581 MHz||2495 MHz||2635 MHz||2589 MHz||2491 MHz||2815 MHz||2321 MHz|
|FP32 TFLOPs||23.80 TFLOPs||23.04 TFLOPs||20.74 TFLOPs||16.17 TFLOPs||13.31 TFLOPs||13.21 TFLOPs||11.50 TFLOPs||10.79 TFLOPs||10.6 TFLOPs||9.0 TFLOPs||5.7 TFLOPs||3.5 TFLOPs|
|Memory Size||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||12 GB GDDR6 + 96 MB Infinity Cache||12 GB GDDR6 + 96 MB Infinity Cache||10 GB GDDR5 + 80 MB Infinity Cache||8 GB GDDR6 + 32 MB Infinity Cache||8 GB GDDR6 + 32 MB Infinity Cache||8 GB GDDR6 + 32 MB Infinity Cache||4 GB GDDR6 + 16 MB Infinity Cache||4 GB GDDR6 + 16 MB Infinity Cache|
|Memory Clock||18 Gbps||16 Gbps||16 Gbps||16 Gbps||18 Gbps||16 Gbps||16 Gbps||17.5 Gbps||16 Gbps||14 Gbps||18 Gbps||14 Gbps|
|Bandwidth||576 GB/s||512 GB/s||512 GB/s||512 GB/s||432 GB/s||384 GB/s||320 GB/s||280 GB/s||256 GB/s||224 GB/s||144 GB/s||112 GB/s|
|Price||$1099 US||$999 US||$649 US||$579 US||$549 US||$479 US||TBD||$399 US||$379 US||$329 US||$199 US||$159 US?|
But then again, these are the official MSRPs we are talking about and we know how much those are followed these days. The card is listed for preliminary pricing of 589.90 Euros. The same retailer is listing the Radeon RX 6600 XT PULSE for 529.90 Euros so you can definitely tell that the pricing isn't final. Another listing by Netherland-based retailer, nnpartners, has listed the MSI Radeon RX 6600 MECH 2X 8 GB graphics card for 496.21 Euros (Excl. VAT). So it looks like based on these prices, it will be a bit hard to get a custom AMD Radeon RX 6600 graphics card for under $400 US. One can expect the card to feature plenty of stock but rumors state otherwise with AMD focusing on the XT variant for now. The card is expected to launch on 13th October.