AMD Radeon RX 6000 Series Is Here

On October 28th at AMD’s 2nd event , “Where Gaming Begins Ep. 2”, the company announced on their new graphic card generation series – the Radeon RX 6000. Radeon RX 6000 join to the Ryzen 5000 processors that was announced earlier this month. AMD announced 3 graphic cards and one of them is considered the flag ship model – the Radeon RX 6900 XT, which managed to offer the same and even better performance than its competitor – The Nvidia GeForce RTX 3900.

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The new graphic card generation is equipped with new technology that improve the performance by 54% to 65% with the new RDNA 2 core, compared to the original RDNA from Radeon RX 5000. One of the important changes is the Radeon RX 6000 comes with built-in support of Microsoft’s DirectX 12 Ultimate and RayTracing technologic.

The new Series include 128mb “Infinity Cache”, 16GB Max Memory Size, GDDR6 Memory Type and:

  • Radeon RX 6800 – 3840 Stream Processors ,60 Compute Units, 60 Ray Accelerators, up to 1815 MHz Game Frequency, 250W GPU Power.
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT – 4608 Stream Processors ,72 Compute Units, 72 Ray Accelerators, up to 2015 MHz Game Frequency, 300W GPU Power.
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT – 5120 Stream Processors ,80 Compute Units, 80 Ray Accelerators, up to 2015 MHz Game Frequency, 300W GPU Power.
Source – AMD

Among the new upgrades that AMD done to the new generation is adding new cache technologic – the Infinite Cache with size of 128mb, which allows the 16GB RAM type GDDR6 and memory interface of 256-bit to reach memory bandwidth of up to 512Gb/s which is 2.17 times more then memory interface of 385-bit and 10% less GPU Power needed.

According to the performance tests that AMD presented during the event, the company succeeded to go head to head with Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 3000 series.

Source – AMD

If AMD performance tests and compressions are true and confirmed by other reviewers’ this will be one of the biggest revolutions in the graphic card category for many years – finally AMD match and even surpass Nvidia in the graphic card’s category.

Availability and Prices

November 18th

  • Radeon RX 6800 for $579
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT for $649

December 8th

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
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Watch the full “Where Gaming Begins Ep. 2” event here –