AMD has just announced its latest Radeon RX 6000 series graphics card which is built on a new 7nm RDNA 2 gaming architecture. Which is designed to deliver the most optimal combination of performance and power consumption to consoles, PCs, laptops, and mobile devices.
The AMD Radeon RX 6000 series consists of the Radeon RX 6800, 6800 XT, and the 6900 XT.
This new series represents AMD’s resolve to go toe to toe with the best NVIDIA has to offer, with the AMD Radeon RX 6000 series graphics cards capable of delivering stunning 4K and 1440p performance in major AAA games, offering players an all-new level of immersive gameplay experience with breathtaking, life-life graphics.
The new graphics cards all support high-bandwidth PCIe 4.0 technology and will come with 16GB of GDDR6 memory to help power even the most demanding of 4K workloads.
Aside from that it also features what AMD refers to as an Infinity Cache which is a high-performance, last-level data cache suitable for top-tier gaming. It is designed to minimise DRAM bottlenecks, latency, and power consumption. Aside from that, it also comes with AMD Smart Access Memory which helps to give AMD Ryzen processors greater access to the high-speed GDDR6 graphics memory, thus helping to accelerate CPU processing.
Furthermore, the Radeon RX 6000 series will come built with a length of 267mm and feature standard 8-pin power connectors to allow gamers to easily upgrade their PCs without additional cost.
To ensure that players get the best possible visuals when gaming, the Radeon RX 6000 series graphic cards come with DirectX 12 Ultimate Support and DirectX Raytracing to help provide players with an elevated level of realism in their games.
Meanwhile, Microsoft DirectStorage Support helps ensure that players are able to enjoy lightning-fast load times while Radeon Anti-Lag works to help decrease input-to-display response times when gaming.
The AMD Radeon RX 6800 and 6800 XT graphics cards will be released on 18 November 2020 and are priced at US$579 and US$649 respectively. Meanwhile, the Radeon RX 6900 XT is expected to hit shelves on 8 December 2020, and will retail for US$999.