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28
Oct

AMD Launches the Radeon RX 6000 Series

Today AMD CEO, Dr. Lisa Su announed the company’s Radeon RX 6000 Series graphics cards, powered by the RDNA 2 architecture. RDNA 2 supports real-time ray tracing and DirectX 12 Ultimate.

AMD’s Big Navi graphics cards support 4K resoultion and DirectX ray tracing. The RX 6000 Series are based on AMD’s RDNA 2, which are in the long awaited PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X.

You can view the entire RX 6000 (aka Big Navi) launch video here.

Pricing

Pricing for the RX 6000 series are as follows:

Ryzen 5000 Series: $ November 5

Radeon RX 6800 Series: $579 November 18

Radeon RX 6900 XT: $999 December 8 $999

AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT

The AMD 6900 XT is the most powerful graphics card in the Big Navi series.

Frames Per Second Comparison

AMD Radeon Series Specs

MODEL AMD RADEON RX 6900 XT AMD RADEON RX 6800 XT AMD RADEON RX 6800
PRICE $999 $649 $579
RELEASE DATE Dec 8 Nov 18 Nov 18
OS SUPPORT Windows 10 – 64-Bit Edition, Linux x86_64 Windows 10 – 64-Bit Edition, Linux x86_64 Windows 10 – 64-Bit Edition, Linux x86_64
ADDITIONAL POWER CONNECTOR 2×8 pin 2×8 pin 2×8 pin
COMPUTE UNITS 80 72 60
BOOST FREQUENCY Up to 2250 MHz Up to 2250 MHz Up to 2105 MHz
GAME FREQUENCY Up to 2015 MHz Up to 2015 MHz Up to 1815 MHz
RAY ACCELERATORS 80 72 60
PEAK PIXEL FILL-RATE Up to 288.00 GP/s Up to 288.00 GP/s Up to 202.10 GP/s
PEAK TEXTURE FILL-RATE Up to 720.00 GT/s Up to 648.00 GT/s Up to 505.20 GT/s
PEAK HALF PRECISION (FP16) PERFORMANCE 46.08 TFLOPs 41.47 TFLOPs 32.33 TFLOPs
PEAK SINGLE PRECISION (FP32) PERFORMANCE 23.04 TFLOPs 20.74 TFLOPs 16.17 TFLOPs
ROPS 128 128 96
STREAM PROCESSORS 5120 4608 3840
TEXTURE UNITS 320 288 240
TRANSISTOR COUNT 26.8 B 26.8 B 26.8 B
GPU POWER 300 W 300 W 250 W
PSU RECOMMENDATION 850 W 750 W 650 W
INFINITY CACHE 128 MB 128 MB 128 MB
MEMORY SPEED (EFFECTIVE) 16 Gbps 16 Gbps 16 Gbps
MAX MEMORY SIZE 16GB 16GB 16GB
MEMORY TYPE (GPU) GDDR6 GDDR6 GDDR6
MEMORY INTERFACE 256-bit 256-bit 256-bit
MEMORY BANDWIDTH Up to 512 GB/s Up to 512 GB/s Up to 512 GB/s

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