AMD has now officially revealed the AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT. Learn more about how much it costs, when will it be releasing, and the specs of what buyers will be getting.
The AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT now comes at a time where everything seems to be extremely expensive. With Nvidia GeForce RTX 30s chips costing a fortune for some, AMD wants to level the playing field by offering a more budget friendly substitute.
AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT Price
This upcoming GPU will be priced at $479 which in comparison to Nvidia models is between the RTX 3060 at $329 and the RTX 3070 at $499. While it still commands quite a beefy price, the practicality of its price is really noticeable in the market.
AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT Performance
The AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT is capable of 4K 120Hz or 8K 60Hz VRR as is specified in the chip’s HDMI 2.1 port, another DisplayPort 1.4, and a 267mm Length chassis with 2 Slot Sizes. It also comes in a 10-layer PCB which 2 of its layers of 2oz copper crafted with premium IT-170 material, PCI 4.0, very efficient power phases, 12GB GDDR6 VRAM, AMD RDNA 2 Architecture,standard power connector type, a Phase-change thermal interface material, and also a local aluminum frame. It also has optimized heatpipes and fins, as well as zero RPM fan mode and is also custom designed with dual axial fans for better cooling and performance. The information was provided by TVOverMind.
- 40 compute units
- 2321 MHz base frequency
- 2581 MHz boost frequency
- 2424 MHz game frequency
- 40 Ray accelerators
- 165.2 GP/s peak pixel fill-rate
- 413 GT/s peak texture fill-rate
- 26.43 TFLOPs peak half precision compute performance
- 13.21 TFLOPs peak single precision compute performance
- 64 ROPs
- 2560 steam processors
- 160 texture units
- 230 W typical board power for desktop
- 650 W minimum PSU recommendation
- 96 MB infinity cache
- 12 GB maximum memory size
- GDDR6 memory type
- 192-bit memory interface
- 384 GB/s memory bandwidth
- Supports 4K HDMI
- Decodes 4K H264
- Encodes 4K H264
- Encodes H265/HEVC
- Decodes AV1
- DSC with DisplayPort 1.4
- HDMI 2.1 with 4K 120Hz and 8K 60Hz VRR
- 267 mm length
- 2 slots
AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT Release Date
The upcoming GPU is expected on March 18, 2021
AMD has been doing so well in the past few months and years. The new AMD Ryzen 7 3700x is an important CPU to look into as critics have noted that they prefer this over intel. The Apple M1, on the other hand, is actually another interesting direction to go through.
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