AMD Announces Radeon RX 6600 XT, a $379 Graphics Card for High-Fidelity 1080p Gaming

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AMD has officially announced its latest graphics card, the Radeon RX 6600 XT. Leveraging the RDNA 2 gaming architecture, AMD’s Radeon RX 6600 XT features 32 Compute Units, 2,048 Stream Processors, 8 GB of GDDR6 memory on a 128-bit memory interface, 32 MB of Infinity Cache, a 160 W TBP, and a game and boost clock of 2,359 MHz and (up to) 2,589 MHz, respectively. According to AMD, users can expect up to 15 percent higher performance in select AAA titles at max settings with the Radeon RX 6600 XT versus the competition. AMD’s Radeon RX 6600 XT is expected to be available from ASUS, GIGABYTE, MSI, and other board partners beginning on August 11, 2021 at a starting price of $379.

Specifications, Pricing and Availability

ModelCompute UnitsGDDR6Game Clock (MHz)Boost Clock (MHz)Memory InterfaceInfinity CacheTBPPrice (USD SEP)
AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT328 GB2359Up to 2589128 bit32 MBStarting at 160 W$379
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“1080p has long been the most popular resolution for PC gaming, and in 2020 more than two-thirds of the gaming monitors shipped were at this resolution,” said Scott Herkelman, corporate vice president and general manager, Graphics Business Unit at AMD. “However, the most popular older-generation 1080p graphics cards can struggle to even hit 60 FPS in modern games. The Radeon RX 6600 XT raises the bar for 1080p gaming. It was specifically designed to deliver the ultimate 1080p gaming experience for all gamers, offering powerhouse performance and advanced features to bring beautiful, complex and hyper-realistic worlds to life.”

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Tsing Mui
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