AMD unexpectedly launches Radeon RX 6600, its GPU ready to offer 1080p performance for $ 329

AMD unexpectedly launches Radeon RX 6600, its GPU ready to offer 1080p performance for $ 329

With a graphics card market totally in need of stock, AMD has just released a new version of its GPUs. As detailed from PC Gamer, the company has presented Radeon RX 6600 with the aim of offering a great experience in 1080p settings.

Already found Available today, October 13, for a price of $ 329. Its main competitor in the market is expected to be the Nvidia RTX 3060 Ti, which was launched in December 2020 at a cost of 420 euros. In July of this year, AMD already introduced the Radeon RX 6600 for $ 379.

Among the specifications we have 28 computing units, a frequency of 2044 MHz (with a boost of 2491 MHz), a consumption of 132 watts and 8 GB of GDDR6 VRAM with 32 Mb of cache. The company details that the performance difference between the 6600 and the 6600 XT is 15%, although it ensures that it is 23% higher than the Nvidia RTX 2060, using Smart Access Memory.

Compatible with common AMD graphics card systems such as FSR or Radeon Boost, the RX 6600 offers an average of 91FPS in Far Cry 6, 85FPS in Deathloop and an average of 100FPS in internal tests performed. In fact, we can enjoy Ubisoft’s adventure through 1440p with raytracing and still stay at 60FPS.

Regarding chances of getting not just one unit of this GPU anymorebut of its related products, AMD has stated the following to The Verge:

AMD is working closely with its partners, OEMs, SI, and retail partners to ensure that there are as many graphics cards available for gamers as possible, and we expect a healthy supply of AMD Radeon RX 6600 graphics cards to be available at launch.