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).