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AMD Radeon RX 6000 "Big Navi" RDNA2 Graphics Card Launch Liveblog

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$649 with ~same performance, less power consumption, +6GB VRAM. Holy $hit.
With the non-XT 6800 also equipped with 16 GB of VRAM... Damn.
 
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Last year, I said it there AMD is behind couple of years to Nvidia. It seems not only they caught up with them, they even passed them. well done. I love competition.
 
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So no DLSS2.0 equals, no mention of RTX performance.

Price is OK though.
 
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RX 6900 XT!? OH YEAH THIS IS HAPPENING LMAO

EDIT: Actually, meh, that should have had a 100 CUs lol
 
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6900XT $899? please

Darn, off by $100
 
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6900XT $899? please
999. That... might be a little high in this case... but if it matches or beats the 3090... that might be worth it.
 
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And just like that, the 3090 is obsolete. Insane!
 
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Nice 6900. Finally a top of the line since Fury days!
 

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Ooh $999 for the RX 6900 XT

Really not bad AMD. I like that pricing.
 
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Nov 18 One pay cheque to buy a 5600X and another to get a 6000 series
 
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Well done AMD, well done.
 
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Not to mention AMD has absolutely been killing in Vulkan performance and Linux compatibility. Providing supply is good, I'm glad to have waited and will be jumping ship.

Rage mode, wtf is that?
 
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Now, the only thing left is the waiting game. AMD really needs to push the best drivers they can for November 18.
 
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HYPE for the 6900XT! If it can truly match a 3090 at $999 AND a lower power level then Nvidia is screwed with how much they're charging for it...
 
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RX 6800 at 579 is too expensive
 
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Thing is in the last chart that was with the overclock and that smart memory access thing, so about 5% slower probably without those. Still, for 500$ less, it's not even funny. Sadly all of these years of thousand dollar flagships from Nvidia skewed the prices into the stratosphere, 999$ is still overpriced.
 

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I want a 6800XT to go with my 5800x build, unless Nvidia undercuts with a price drop.
 
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Thing is in the last chart that was with the overclock and that smart memory access thing, so about 5% slower probably without those. Still, 500$ less, it's not even funny.
Can't wait to see NVidia response...
 
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Well instead of Nov 18 I get a couple more pays to save for the 6900XT Dec 8 just in time for CP2077.
 
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Missed opportunity to call it the 6969 XT :cool:

Hopefully availability is good and drivers are stable
 
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