AMD announced today that it is adding new graphics cards to its Radeon RX 6000 series. Promising faster game clocks and memory.
Three new GPUs have been added to the Radeon RX 6000 line: the RX 6650 XT, the 6750 XT, and the 6950 XT. Like other GPUs in the RX 6000 series, the latest cards use RDNA 2, the graphical architecture that is used in the PS5, Xbox Series X/S, and the Steam Deck.
The most powerful of the three new SKUs announced today, the RX 6950 XT is for those looking to play games in 4K resolution. It features 16GB of GDDR6 memory and will now serve as the current flagship in the RX 6000 family of graphics cards. AMD aims to make this GPU a competitor to Nvidia's RTX 3090. Pricing for the RX 6590 XT starts at $1,099.
For those looking for an AMD card aimed at 1440p gaming, the RX 6750 XT promises to deliver that experience. It features 12GB of GDDR6 memory and sits between the RX 6700 XT and the RX 6800, aiming to compete with the Nvidia RTX 3070. The RX 6750 XT's retail pricing starts at $549.
The RX 6650 XT is the most affordable of the new GPUs designed for high-refresh rate gaming at 1080p resolution, featuring 8GB of GDDR6 memory. AMD confirmed that this GPU will serve as a successor to the now discontinued RX 6600 XT, a GPU released last year. The RX 6650 XT's retail price starts at $399.
AMD's Radeon RX 6650 XT, 6750 XT, and 6950 XT are available now. Alongside AMD's own take on each SKU, nine companies are making their own versions of these cards, including Asus, MSI, and Gigabyte.
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