AMD Radeon RX 6000 series GPUs based on the RDNA 2 architecture announced

Advanced Micro Devices, otherwise known as AMD, has taken the wraps of their much anticipated next generation graphics cards, called the Radeon RX 6000 series. Three cards were announced yesterday during an event, the 6900 XT, 6800 XT and the 6800, and they are 7nm-based GPUs based on AMD’s newest RDNA 2 architecture, which has also been called as Big Navi.

All of the Radeon RX 6000 series graphics cards that were announced yesterday will utilize the latest PCIe 4.o technology and will feature 16GB of GDDR6 memory. AMD also introduced a number of technologies with their RDNA 2 architecture, such as AMD Infinity Cache, which uses 128 MB of on-die cache to reduce memory bottlenecks, and AMD Smart Access Memory. AMD also added support for DirectX 12 Ultimate, DirectX Raytracing Microsoft DirectStorage Support, Variable Rate Shading and more.

Model Compute Units GDDR6 Game Clock (MHz) Boost Clock (MHZ) Memory Interface Infinity Cache
AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT 80 16GB 2015 Up to 2250 256 bit 128 MB
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT 72 16GB 2015 Up to 2250 256 bit 128 MB
AMD Radeon RX 6800 60 16GB 1815 Up to
256 bit 128 MB

Pricing and availability

AMD Radeon RX 6800 and Radeon RX 6800 XT graphics cards are expected to be available from November 18, 2020, for a price of $579 (Approx. Rs. 43,098) and $649 (Approx. Rs. 48,308), respectively. The AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT is expected to be available December 8, 2020, for $999 (Approx. Rs. 74,378).