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    AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT tipped to launch on 18th March

    Meanwhile, Sapphire's Radeon RX 6900 XT Toxic with AiO cooler has been listed at Newegg.
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    Re: AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT tipped to launch on 18th March

    It launches on my birthday! Haha! Shame i definitely won’t actually get one then lol

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    Re: AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT tipped to launch on 18th March

    Relative to the 5700 XT, it looks like it will be the newer architecture, more memory, (likely) less memory bandwidth, and somewhat lower power consumption. It'll be interesting to see how it compares in a direct comparison.

    It'd be nice to see a 150W option with 8 GB of VRAM. I currently have that in my RX 480, and back before all the cards disappeared from shelves, one of the reason I wasn't upgrading was most of the options in the same price and power bracket required "upgrading" to less VRAM. The 6700 (non-XT) might be perfect if it didn't have less VRAM than the 5700 (non-XT).

    It's all kind of academic if they can't stock any, though. So perhaps 6 GB for the 6700 makes the most sense, if that lets them produce more of them.

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    Re: AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT tipped to launch on 18th March

    The stock on this GPU will be poor. No doubt about that,

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    Re: AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT tipped to launch on 18th March

    Yup, I think demand would be sky high, but if the 6800 launch is anything to go by, think its gonna be a shambles supply wise.

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    Re: AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT tipped to launch on 18th March

    Wonder if they will be following suit on Nvidias action against miners...

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    Re: AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT tipped to launch on 18th March

    Quote Originally Posted by Alloys View Post
    Wonder if they will be following suit on Nvidias action against miners...
    To some degree, their infinity cache is already anti mining as it allows them to cut down the memory interface width and memory clock speeds. Games will benefit from the cache and not be harmed, but the likes of mining needs access to the full DAG file.

    OFC in the current climate, pretty much anything will sell so its rather academic. Even a 4GB card would probably end up mining Ravencoin rather than running less demanding games

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    Re: AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT tipped to launch on 18th March

    Interesting, just hope the pricing is better than the current cards compared to Nvidia lineup! That said, you're lucky to get either anywhere near RRP

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    Re: AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT tipped to launch on 18th March



    Rumoured to cost $479~$499.

    Last edited by CAT-THE-FIFTH; 01-03-2021 at 04:14 AM.

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    Re: AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT tipped to launch on 18th March

    There's meant to be an event showcasing the 6700 XT on the 3rd March and if the release of the 6800, 6800 XT and 6900 XT is anything to go by, the 6700 XT performance could rival the RTX 3070 for a more attractive price point...hopefully

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