This is what the new graphics card presented by AMD promises “The ultimate 1080p gaming experience”. We already know the suggested retail price is $ 379. Of course, the lack of components requires that the price of this card will go up. As with the GeForce RTX 3060 from Nvidia: The cards start at over 700 euros, the recommended retail price is only 335 euros …
AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT: Not everyone is interested in 4K
We might be surprised to find a new entry-level card on the market. AMD recently released an RX 6700 XT for $ 479 that ran a bit on the same concept, but with a slightly more muscular spec sheet optimized for 1440p gaming. One level below, the Radeon RX 6600 XT embeds 32 processing units, 8 GB GDDR6 RAM, all with a base frequency of 2359 MHz (2589 MHz peak) and a TDP of 160 W. For comparison: the most powerful RX 6900 XT offers 80 compute units. And the RX 6700 XT just above the 6600 has 40 processing units.
AMD states that it decided to bring this card to market after a year Study on behalf of the opinion research institute IDC. According to the survey, two-thirds of the computer screens sold last year were full HD 1080p screens. The study also shows the increase in high refresh rates. The RX 6600 XT follows these trends perfectly. Customers who choose this card can expect to play the latest titles like Cyberpunk 2077 with the best possible graphics rendering at 1080p. AMD did not hesitate in its presentation to compare the card with its designated direct competitor: the RTX 3060 from Nvidia.
Released August 11, 2021
In particular, the founder showed off this set of benchmarks run on 10 AAA stocks:
AMD also stated that its card averages 1.4x better performance than its 5000-series counterpart (the RX 5600). The RX 6600 XT will be available from August 11th through the founder’s usual partnersnamely ASRock, Asus, Gigabyte, Biostar, PowerColor, MSI, Sapphire, XFX and Yeston. However, AMD admits that its graphics card, like any other, will suffer from the consequences of global component shortages.
“We are doing our best to secure the supply, but the demand is unprecedented and besides, the supply constraints are real, so we are working to resolve these situations.”, clarified AMD in its presentation.