SAPPHIRE announces Radeon RX 6500XT PULSE

Published: Jan 20th 2022, 09:21 GMT   Comments

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Command 1080p Gaming with High-Performance Cooling and a Striking Aesthetic with the Launch of the SAPPHIRE PULSE AMD Radeon™ RX 6500 XT Graphics Card

Unlock an efficient 1080p gaming experience

Key Features:

  • Up to 2825 MHz Boost Clock1 and 2685 MHz Game Clock2
  • 1080p gaming with a fresh gaming experience
  • Effective, silent and performant Dual-X Cooling Technology
  • Engineered Compact Design to suit a wide variety of PC builds
  • Maximize game frames by enabling TriXX Boost
  • AAA 1080p gaming powered by AMD RDNA™ 2 gaming architecture, AMD Infinity Cache™ memory technology, AMD Smart Access Memory™
  • technology 3 and DirectX® 12 Ultimate support

January 19th, 2021 – SAPPHIRE Technology announces the new PULSE AMD Radeon™ RX 6500 XT Graphics Card targeting quiet and effective 1080p gaming graphics. With the signature PULSE red accents on a classic black minimalist shroud, it is designed to be an eye-catching addition to any PC. Play AAA games with striking performance and cooling with the PULSE AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT Graphics Card.

PULSE: The Heart. The Beat. The Game.

SAPPHIRE PULSE AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT Graphics Card, 4GB, AMD RDNA™ 2 Gaming Architecture

The PULSE AMD Radeon RX 6500 Graphics Card headlines with 1024 stream processors running with a Boost Clock of up to 2825 MHz and a Game Clock of up to 2685 MHz. The latest GDDR6 high-speed memory clocked at 18 Gbps Effective, with 16 MB of AMD Infinity Cache™ memory technology, which reduces latency and power consumption, enabling high overall gaming performance. To support the latest display monitors in the market, it is equipped with output ports including HDMITM and Display Port 1.4 with DSC outputs. The PULSE AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT Graphics Card series features 16 powerful Compute Units and 16 Ray Accelerators.

Notable Dual-X Cooling Technology

With SAPPHIRE’s award-winning Dual-X Cooling Technology, users can achieve a low-noise and powerful gaming experience with the PULSE AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT Graphics Card. The two large fans spin counter-clockwise to streamline airflow at a higher capacity that provides optimal heatsink coverage. SAPPHIRE’s iconic Intelligent Fan Control feature keeps fan speed controlled to ensure GPU, memory, PWM IC and other components retain a low temperature to balance performance and fan noise. The Fuse Protection feature is engineered into the circuit of the external PCIe® power connector to preserve the components and protect the graphics card.

SAPPHIRE PULSE AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT Graphics Card, 4GB, AMD RDNA™ 2 Gaming Architecture

Specs provided by VideoCardz.NET Database
GPU : Navi 24 XT Game Clock : 2685 MHz (+2.9%)
Cores : 1024 Boost Clock : 2825 MHz (+0.4%)
TMUs : 64 Memory Clock : 18 Gbps
ROPs : 32 Memory : 4 GB GDDR6 64b

Compact Design

The SAPPHIRE PULSE AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT Graphics Card is designed around the small form factor PC gamer. With a compact design and adequate cooling, it is the ideal solution for those searching for a small form factor Graphics Card to match their compact battlestation.

Bold Contemporary Design

Signature PULSE red accents encompass the elegant black shroud to add a strong gaming aesthetic to the battlestation. The all-metal backplate aids in heat dissipation and the black metal is a fashionable addition to any gamer’s chassis.

SAPPHIRE PULSE AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT Graphics Card, 4GB, AMD RDNA™ 2 Gaming Architecture


The SAPPHIRE PULSE AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT Graphics Card is shipping now, and will be available from selected SAPPHIRE e-tailers and retailers worldwide.

PULSE AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT
GPU6nm GPU, AMD RDNA 2 Gaming Architecture
Compute Units16
Boost ClockUp to 2825 MHz
Game ClockUp to 2685 MHz
Ray Accelerators16
AMD Infinity Cache16MB
Memory Size/Bus4GB/64 bit GDDR6
Memory Clock18 Gbps Effective
DisplaysMaximum 2 Displays
ResolutionHDMI™: 7680×4320
DisplayPort1.4: 7680×4320
InterfacePCI-Express 4.0 x4
Output1x HDMI
1x DisplayPort
Game Index1080P
SAPPHIRE FeaturesPremium Digital Power Design
Fuse Protection
Dual-X Cooling Technology
Intelligent Fan Control
Precision Fan Control
Metal Backplate
TriXX Supported
TriXX Boost
AMD FeaturesAMD RDNA 2 Gaming Architecture
DirectX 12 Ultimate support
AMD Smart Access Memory
AMD Infinity Cache
6nm GPU
PCI Express 4.0 support
AMD FreeSync Technology
DisplayPort 1.4 with DSC
HDMI support
Video Streaming up to 8K
AMD Radeon VR Ready Premium
AMD FidelityFX
AMD Radeon Image Sharpening
AMD Radeon Anti-Lag
AMD Radeon Software
Game Driver Optimizations
CoolingDual-X Cooling
Form Factor2 slot, ATX
Dimension: 194(L) x 107(W) x 40(H) (mm)
Power Consumption130W (Board Power)
System RequirementsMinimum 400-Watt Power Supply
1 x 6-pin Power Connector.
PCI Express® based PC is required with one X16 lane graphics slot available on the motherboard.
Minimum 8GB of system memory. 16GB recommended.
A display with HDMI or DisplayPort is required

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