AMD announces Radeon RX 6600 XT at 379USD
The first desktop gaming Navi 23 GPU is here.
Today at Chinajoy AMD unveiled its Radeon RX 6600 XT graphics card designed for 1080p gaming. This model is set to compete with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 12GB which debuted back in February. According to AMD’s own performance claims, their card is faster than the NVIDIA GA106 model in 10 titles (1080p max settings with ReBar enabled on each card).
AMD also provided a performance comparison to the last-gen RX 5600 XT, which was using a cut-down Navi 10 GPU. According to AMD, the new RX 6600 XT is from 1.4x to 1.7x faster than the RDNA1 model.
RX 6600 XT is equipped with Navi 23 XT GPU featuring 2048 Stream Processors, a full configuration for this GPU. The official game clock is 2359 MHz, the boost clock is 2589 MHz and 160W TBP is powered through a single 8-pin power connector.
AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT launches exclusively through AIBs with their custom designs, there will be no reference design available. AMD promised that RX 6600 XT will be available on August 11th. In terms of pricing, the RX 6600 XT will cost 379 USD, exactly 100 USD more than RX 5600 XT.
AIBs have prepared various designs including Mini-ITX models, dual-fan cooling solutions, and even triple-fan models for the best performance and thermals.
Here’s how RX 6600 XT stacks up compared to the best models from each Radeon RX 6000 sub-series.
|AMD Radeon RX 6000 Series|
|VideoCardz||RX 6900 XT LC||RX 6800 XT||RX 6700 XT||RX 6600 XT|
|GPU||Navi 21 XTXH||Navi 21 XT||Navi 22 XT||Navi 23 XT|
16 GB GDDR6
16 GB GDDR6
12 GB GDDR6
8 GB GDDR6
|Launch Date||June 2021||November 2020||March 2021||August 2021|