AMD recently announced the official specs and pricing of the AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT. The new AMD Graphics card will be released on March 18, 2021, at 9 am ET. The starting price of the graphics card is US$479. However, we expect that the card will be instantly sold out after its release and that only a few people will be able to actually get the 6700 at the MSRP.
AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT Specs
The new AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT boasts a 12 GB GDDR6 RAM with a base clock of 2.332 GHz which is better compared to the Nvidia RTX 3070 and 3060Ti. AMD Highlights that is optimized specifically for gaming at 1440p and it features the RDNA 2 as its GPU Chip. However, it is still unknown if it will support Ray Tracing.
- Compute Units: 40
- Game Frequency: 2424 MHz
- Base Frequency: 2321 MHz
- Boost Frequency: 2581 MHz
- Peak Half Precision Compute Performance: 26.43 TFLOPs
- Peak Single Precision Compute Performance: 13.21 TFLOPs
- Infinity Cache: 96 MB
- Memory Interface: 192-bit
- Max Memory Size: 12GB
- Memory Type: GDDR6
- Memory Bandwidth: 384 GB/s
- Length: 267mm
- Slot: 2 Slots
Pricing and Release Date
The proposed MSRP of AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT is US$479 and it will be released for retail purchase on March 18, 2021. The price of the card is in between the Nvidia RTX 3070 which is priced at $499 and the Nvidia RTX 3060Ti which is priced at $399. However, people expect that the RX 6700 XT will be sold out immediately because of crypto miners snapping them up.
AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT Benchmark
Above is the benchmark for various games at max settings for the AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT. The comparison is in between NVIDIA RTX 3060Ti and NVIDIA RTX 3070. The AMD Radeon RX 6700 beats both NVIDIA graphics cards on games like Assassin's Creed Valhalla, Dirt 5, and Hitman 3. However, it is tied with the NVIDIA cards on games like Cyberpunk 2077 and Watch Dogs Legion.
The release of the new AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT has been recently announced and AMD boasts that it is the obvious choice for 1440p gaming. The graphics cards features the RDNA 2 chip for its GPU Chip and is priced at $479. However, people expect the RX 6700 XT to sell out quickly after its release on March 18, 2021, at 9 am ET.