We have been playing around with the AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT and here is our preview of the first RDNA 2 graphics card!
Take a look at our unboxing and hands-on videos, as well as the Radeon RX 6800 XT in action!
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT : A Quick Primer!
The AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT is one of three Radeon RX 6000 series graphics cards. Based on the new AMD RDNA 2 architecture, they offer these key features :
- AMD Infinity Cache – a large 128 MB data cache that dramatically reduces memory latency and power consumption.
- AMD Smart Access Memory – offers the Ryzen 5000 series processor greater access to its GDDR6 graphics memory for better gaming performance.
- DirectX 12 Ultimate – offering support for the next-generation games with DirectX Raytracing and Variable Rate Shading.
- New Ray Accelerator – delivers real-time lighting, shadow and reflection realism through DirectX Raytracing.
- Variable Rate Sharing (VRS) – dynamically reduces shading rate for better performance at little to no loss in image quality.
- DirectStorage Support – delivers faster load times and high-quality textures in the future.
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT : Price + Availability
The AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT has a RRP of US$649, and will be available for sale starting 18 November 2020.
Custom boards will be available from brands like ASRock, ASUS, Gigabyte starting in November 2020.
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT : Specifications
This table summarises how the RX 6800 XT compares against the RX 6900 XT and the RX 6800.
|Fab Process||7 nm|
|Die Size||519 mm²|
|Total Graphics Power||300 W||250 W|
|Game Clock||2015 MHz||2015 MHz||1815 MHz|
|Boost Clock||2250 MHz||2250 MHz||2105 MHz|
|Max. Texture Rate||720 GT/s||648 GT/s||505 GT/s|
|Max. Pixel Rate||288 GP/s||202 GP/s|
|Infinity Cache||128 MB|
|Graphics Memory||16 GB GDDR6 (16 Gbps)|
|PCIe Interface||PCIe 4.0 x16|
Unboxing The AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT!
The AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT comes in a large and heavy cardboard box. Very heavy duty, with thick foam packaging.
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