XFX Leaks Their Own Radeon RX 5600 XT THICC II PRO Ahead of Launch – 2304 Cores & 6 GB GDDR6 Confirmed!
Yesterday, XFX leaked out its own Radeon RX 5600 XT THICC II head of its launch at CES 2020. The graphics card which leaked out on XFX's product webpage was later removed but not before the internet got hold of the goodies such as the specifications and the pictures of the mentioned card which will be introduced soon.
XFX Radeon RX 5600 XT THICC II PRO Graphics Card Leaks Out - Confirmed To Feature 2304 Cores & 6 GB GDDR6 Memory
Videocardz managed to get a hold of the pictures and specifications of the Radeon RX 5600 before XFX took them down. We have seen various reports about the AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT such as its specifications and possible release date. We are currently expecting AMD to unveil the card at their CES 2020 keynote, tomorrow. With that said, let's take a look at what XFX's variant has to offer over the reference specifications.
The card features 2304 stream processors clocked at 1460 MHz (reference model is around 1400 MHz), 6 GB of GDDR6 VRAM (12 Gbps) running across a 192-bit bus interface with a total bandwidth of 288 GB per second. The Radeon RX 5600 XT THICC II graphics card features a dual-slot design and a completely black color scheme. There are more fan blades than the previous variant (11 vs 9) with the fans being 100mm in diameter. These fans come with ZeroDB fan technology which means that the fans will stop spinning if the card is under idle GPU operation or hasn't hit a certain temperature threshold.
AMD Radeon RX 5000 '7nm Navi RDNA' GPU Lineup Specs:
|Graphics Card||Radeon RX 5700 XT 50th Anniversary||Radeon RX 5700 XT||Radeon RX 5700||Radeon RX 5600 XT||Radeon RX 5500 XT||Radeon RX 5300|
|GPU Architecture||7nm Navi (RDNA 1st Gen)||7nm Navi (RDNA 1st Gen)||7nm Navi (RDNA 1st Gen)||7nm Navi (RDNA 1st Gen)||7nm Navi (RDNA 1st Gen)||7nm Navi (RDNA 1st Gen)|
|Stream Processors||2560 SPs||2560 SPs||2304 SPs||2304 SPs||1408 SPs||1408 SPs|
|TMUs / ROPs||160 / 64||160 / 64||144 / 64||144 / 64||88 / 32||88 / 32|
|Base Clock||1680 MHz||1605 MHz||1465 MHz||1130 MHz||1670 MHz||TBD|
|Boost Clock||1980 MHz||1905 MHz||1725 MHz||1560 MHz||1845 MHz||1645 MHz|
|Game Clock||1830 MHz||1755 MHz||1625 MHz||1375 MHz||1717 MHz||1448 MHz|
|Compute Power||10.14 TFLOPs||9.75 TFLOPs||7.95 TFLOPs||7.19 TFLOPs||5.19 TFLOPs||4.63 TFLOPs|
|VRAM||8 GB GDDR6||8 GB GDDR6||8 GB GDDR6||6 GB GDDR6||8 GB GDDR6|
4 GB GDDR6
|3 GB GDDR6|
|Bandwidth||448 GB/s||448 GB/s||448 GB/s||288 GB/s||224 GB/s||168 GB/s|
|Price||$449 US||$399 US||$349 US||$279 US||$169 US (4 GB)|
$199 US (8 GB)
|Launch||7th July 2019||7th July 2019||7th July 2019||21st January, 2020||7th October 2019||28th August, 2020|
The card features a solid backplate with a much larger XFX logo branding and there's also a logo cutout around the I/O ports. Display options include three DisplayPort and a single HDMI port. It looks like the card would feature a fin-based aluminum block with multiple 6mm copper heat pipes. Unlike the grill design, we saw on the RX 5700 XT THICC II and THICC III graphics cards, the XFX Radeon RX 5600 THICC II rocks an extended shroud which features fins on the back. The fins may offer extra cooling but they also appear to be made out of plastic which would mean they are there for looks only.
Other things about the card include an 8-pin connector which is pretty standard of mainstream graphics cards these days. The card would definitely be rocking a custom PCB layout along with a nice factory overclock. The AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT graphics card is expected to feature a price of around $279-$299 US. Expect more information on the card by AMD at their CES 2020 conference.
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