Recently MSI announced its latest addition to the RX 6000 Series lineup, the RX 6700 XT. Their newest offering will feature AMD’s RDNA2 architecture and 12 GB of GDDR6 memory. The complete lineup consists of three SKUs comprising the RX 6700 XT 12G, RX 6700XT Gaming X 12G, and RX 6700 XT MECH 2X 12G OC. Pricing, core clocks, and power consumption have not been released but availability is projected for mid-march. Here’s to hoping they can meet this timeframe. Below is the press release from MSI.
Today, Biostar announced the all-new Radeon RX 6900 XT graphics card. Powered by an AMD Navi 21 processor, the RX 6900 XT is projected to outperform the Nvidia RTX 3090. In order to accomplish this it will use 80 compute units and 16 GB of GDDR6 memory. Whether it is able to or not will soon be determined, but one thing is for sure, the battle for the top is heating up and that can only mean good things for consumers. Here is Biostar’s official press release.
It’s been a while since we reviewed the AMD reference design GPU14 graphics cards. However, now that the partner cards are becoming available, PowerColor has sent along their PCS+ R9 270X for us to have a look at. This card comes factory overclocked and has what appears to be a pretty stout cooling solution. The AMD R9 270X GPUs offer good performance at an affordable price, and I’ve been waiting to see how AMD partners incorporate these GPU14 cards into their product lineups. So, let’s see what PowerColor has been able to do as we run this card through our review process.
The new AMD GPU14 partner cards are beginning to surface, and we’re here to bring you a new offering from HIS. The HIS R9 280X iPower IceQ X2 Turbo is the flagship R9 series for HIS at the present time. It’s factory overclocked and promises voltage control via their iTurbo software. The card is also outfitted with their best cooler to date, the IceQ X2. With the factory overclock, voltage control, and a good cooling solution, the card certainly appears to be geared towards the overclocking and enthusiast crowd. So, let’s get the card on the bench and see what HIS has in store for us!
We’re continuing on with our coverage of the GPU14 products released this week by AMD. Today, we have a budget minded offering coming in the form of the R7 260X. Just like the R9 280X and R9 270X we’ve already had a look at, this one is a re-badged GPU based off the already existing Bonaire GPU core. So far, AMD has done a nice job revamping existing GPUs for their GPU14 lineup; let’s find out if that trend continues as we explore the R7 260X.