AMD has introduced the latest member of the Radeon RX 6000-series of desktop graphics playing cards, the RX 6600 XT. Priced at $379 (on paper, anyway), the RX 6600 XT will likely be accessible beginning August 11.
The RX 6600XT is now the most cost effective and least highly effective member of the RX 6000-series, and can compete towards the $329 Nvidia RTX 3060.
The RX 6600XT makes use of the brand new smaller Navi 23 GPU, in contrast to the Navi 22 (6700XT) and Navi 21 GPU (6800, 6800XT, 6900XT) we’ve seen on earlier playing cards.
It has 32 compute models in comparison with the 40 on the 6700XT and 60 on the 6800. It may clock as much as 2359MHz throughout gameplay and may increase as much as 2589MHz. The 16Gbps 8GB GDDR6 reminiscence makes use of a 128-bit reminiscence interface, has a 256GB/s reminiscence bandwidth and 32MB of on-die ‘Infinity Cache’.
The RX 6600XT helps Microsoft DirectX Final characteristic set, together with hardware-accelerated ray tracing. It is also able to 8K show output over its HDMI 2.1 connection and helps native AV1 decoding. The cardboard requires 160W of energy.
AMD claims the RX 6600XT is for prime refresh charge 1080p gaming and is, on common, 15% quicker than the RTX 3060 at this decision.
It additionally claims to supply as much as 2.5x the efficiency enchancment over the GTX 1060 and round 1.5x the development over the earlier technology RX 5600XT.
The Radeon RX 6600XT will solely be accessible by way of board companions, together with ASRock, ASUS, Biostar, Gigabyte, MSI, PowerColor, Sapphire, XFX, and Yeston.