SAPPHIRE Launches NITRO+ AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT Special Edition

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SAPPHIRE has launched yet another uniquely tuned variant of AMD’s flagship RDNA 2 graphics card, the Radeon RX 6900 XT. Boasting a boost clock of up to 2,365 MHz and game clock of up to 2,135 MHz, SAPPHIRE’s new NITRO+ AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT Special Edition offers a notable performance increase over the reference model straight out of the box, as well as an innovative “Tri-X” cooling solution comprising a large cooling module and efficient, 100 mm fans with ARGB effects. SAPPHIRE did not share a price for the NITRO+ AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT Special Edition but confirmed that they’re shipping now.

Model 11308-03 NITRO+ AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT Special Edition 11308-07 NITRO+ AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT Special Edition
GPU7nm GPU, RDNA™ 2 Gaming Architecture7nm GPU, RDNA™ 2 Gaming Architecture
Stream Processors51205120
Boost ClockUp to 2365 MHz

Boost Clock is the maximum frequency achievable on the GPU running bursty workload. Boost clock achievability, frequency, and sustainabilty will vary based on several factors, including but not limited to: thermal conditions and variation in application and workloads.
Up to 2365 MHz

Boost Clock is the maximum frequency achievable on the GPU running bursty workload. Boost clock achievability, frequency, and sustainabilty will vary based on several factors, including but not limited to: thermal conditions and variation in application and workloads.
Game ClockUp to 2135 MHzGame Clock is the expected GPU clock when running typical gaming applications, set to typical TGP(Total Graphics Power). Actual individual game clock results may vary.Up to 2135 MHzGame Clock is the expected GPU clock when running typical gaming applications, set to typical TGP(Total Graphics Power). Actual individual game clock results may vary.
Ray Accelerators8080
Infinity Cache128MB128MB
Memory Size/Bus16GB/256 bit GDDR616GB/256 bit GDDR6
Memory Clock16 Gbps Effective16 Gbps Effective
DisplaysMaximum 4 DisplaysMaximum 4 Displays
ResolutionHDMI™: 7680×4320
DisplayPort1.4: 7680×4320
HDMI™: 7680×4320
DisplayPort1.4: 7680×4320
USB-C: 7680×4320
InterfacePCI-Express 4.0PCI-Express 4.0
Output1x HDMI
3x DisplayPort
1x HDMI
2x DisplayPort
1x USB-C
BIOS SupportDual UEFIDual UEFI
Game Index4K4K
SAPPHIRE FeaturesDual BIOS
TriXX Software BIOS Switch
Premium Digital Power Design
Fuse Protection
Tri-X Cooling Technology
Intelligent Fan Control
Precision Fan Control
Backplate with ARGB
ARGB Fans
Two-Ball Bearing Fans
Hybrid Fan Blade
Wave Fin Design
V Shape Fin Design for GPU Cooling
Integrated Cooling Module
TriXX Supported
Fan Check
Fan Quick Connect
TriXX Boost
NITRO Glow
External RGB LED MB Synchronization
Dual BIOS
TriXX Software BIOS Switch
Premium Digital Power Design
Fuse Protection
Tri-X Cooling Technology
Intelligent Fan Control
Precision Fan Control
Backplate with ARGB
ARGB Fans
Two-Ball Bearing Fans
Hybrid Fan Blade
Wave Fin Design
V Shape Fin Design for GPU Cooling
Integrated Cooling Module
TriXX Supported
Fan Check
Fan Quick Connect
TriXX Boost
NITRO Glow
External RGB LED MB Synchronization
AMD FeaturesAMD RDNA™ 2 Gaming Architecture
DirectX® 12 Ultimate
Hardware Raytracing
Smart Access Memory
Infinity Cache
7nm GPU
PCI® Express 4.0 Support
AMD FreeSync™ Technology
DisplayPort™ 1.4 with DSC
HDMI™ 2.1 VRR
Video Streaming up to 8KRadeon™ VR Ready Premium
AMD FidelityFX
Radeon™ Image Sharpening
Radeon™ Anti-Lag
Radeon™ Software
Game Driver Optimizations
AMD RDNA™ 2 Gaming Architecture
DirectX® 12 Ultimate
Hardware Raytracing
Smart Access Memory
Infinity Cache
7nm GPU
PCI® Express 4.0 Support
AMD FreeSync™ Technology
DisplayPort™ 1.4 with DSC
HDMI™ 2.1 VRR
Video Streaming up to 8K
Radeon™ VR Ready Premium
AMD FidelityFX
Radeon™ Image Sharpening
Radeon™ Anti-Lag
Radeon™ Software
Game Driver Optimizations
CoolingTri-X Cooling
Two-Ball Bearing
Tri-X Cooling
Two-Ball Bearing
Form Factor3 slot, ATX
Dimension: 320x 134.85 x 58.4 (mm)
3 slot, ATX
Dimension: 320x 134.85 x 58.4 (mm)
Power Consumption363W363W
OSLinux®, Windows® 7*, and Windows® 10, 64-bit operating system required*Does not support all features including but not limited to Hardware RaytracingLinux®, Windows® 7*, and Windows® 10, 64-bit operating system required*Does not support all features including but not limited to Hardware Raytracing
System RequirementsMinimum 850-Watt Power Supply
2 x 8-pin + 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
Minimum 850-Watt Power Supply
2 x 8-pin + 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 or USB-C is required

The graphics card also provides up to 4 output ports including 1x HDMI 2.1 VRR and FRL and 3x Display Port 1.4 with DSC to support the latest display monitors on the market. The new innovative RX 6000 series exclusive NITRO+ features such as the cutting-edge Hybrid Fan Blade, modernized Wave Fin Design and V Shape Fin Design for GPU Cooling, and standout Integrated Cooling Module are all integrated into the NITRO+ AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT Special Edition.

Source: SAPPHIRE (1, 2)

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