After months of rumours, today AMD has officially announced its RX 6000 series refresh, consisting of three new RDNA 2 graphics cards – the RX 6950 XT, the RX 6750 XT and the RX 6650 XT. As you would expect, a flurry of custom-cooled solutions from AMD's board partners are also on the way, bringing new options to the market for the summer.
All three refreshed GPUs are launching today, offering a small performance bump over their predecessors, with faster clock speeds and memory. You can see the full specs compared to the original GPUs in the table below:
|RX 6950 XT||RX 6900 XT||RX 6750 XT||RX 6700 XT||RX 6650 XT||RX 6600 XT|
|Architecture||RDNA 2||RDNA 2||RDNA 2||RDNA 2||RDNA 2||RDNA 2|
|Transistor Count||26.8 billion||26.8 billion||17.2 billion||17.2 billion||11.1 billion||11.1 billion|
|Die Size||519 mm²||519 mm²||336 mm²||336 mm²||237 mm²||237 mm²|
|Game GPU Clock||Up to 2100MHz||Up to 2015MHz||Up to 2495MHz||Up to 2424MHz||Up to 2410MHz||Up to 2359MHz|
|Boost GPU Clock||Up to 2310MHz||Up to 2250MHz||Up to 2600MHz||Up to 2581MHz||Up to 2635MHz||Up to 2589MHz|
|AMD Infinity Cache||128MB||128MB||96MB||96MB||32MB||32MB|
|Memory||16GB GDDR6 18Gbps||16GB GDDR6 16Gbps||12GB GDDR6 18Gbps||12GB GDDR6 16Gbps||8GB GDDR6 17.5Gbps||8GB GDDR6 16Gbps|
|Memory Bandwidth||576 GB/s||512 GB/s||432 GB/s||384 GB/s||280 GB/s||256 GB/s|
ASUS and Sapphire are amongst the first AiBs to launch custom-cooled versions of these GPUs. On the Asus side, you will find Dual OC series and ROG Strix series graphics cards, while Sapphire will be bringing back the Nitro and Pulse cooling solutions for all three graphics cards. Elsewhere, you will also find a new PowerColor Red Devil version of the RX 6750 XT.
We can expect to see more custom-cooled cards from the likes of MSI, Gigabyte and others in the weeks ahead. If you want a full run down on the performance for the RX 6950 XT, RX 6750 XT and RX 6650 XT, then be sure to check out our full review HERE.
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KitGuru Says: After checking out reviews and benchmarks, what do you all think of the newly refreshed RX 6000 GPUs? Will you be looking to pick one of these up before stock starts selling out?