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BIOSTAR Announces its Radeon RX 6600 Graphics Card

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BIOSTAR, a leading manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards and storage devices, today announced the new BIOSTAR AMD Radeon RX 6600 graphics card. Built on the breakthrough AMD RDNA 2 gaming architecture, the new BIOSTAR AMD Radeon RX 6600 graphics card offers 8 GB of GDDR6 memory on a 128-bit bus, 32 MB of high-performance AMD Infinity Cache and support for high-bandwidth PCI Express 4.0 technology. Optimized for performance, power efficiency and durability, the new BIOSTAR AMD Radeon RX 6600 graphics card enables high-framerate 1080p gaming in the latest AAA titles.

The BIOSTAR AMD Radeon RX 6600 graphics card offers 28 compute units with a Game Clock frequency of 2,044 MHz and a Boost Clock frequency of up to 2,491 MHz, enabling incredible 1080p gaming experiences without breaking a sweat. In addition, support for DisplayPort 1.4 with DSC and HDMI 2.1 VRR enables crisp, vivid video output.



Providing a host of additional advanced features, including AMD Smart Access Memory, AMD Radeon Image Sharpening, AMD Radeon Anti-Lag technology and more, the new graphics card is designed to bring next-generation desktop gaming experiences to the midrange market. It also supports AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution, an open-source spatial upscaling solution designed to increase framerates in select titles while delivering high-resolution gaming experiences.

The new BIOSTAR AMD Radeon RX 6600 graphics card is ideal for 1080p gaming, providing an ideal blend of performance and image quality for exceptional gaming experiences, and a wealth of features and the power to easily outperform its rivals.

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Oh, that's the one that HWUnboxed said was the worst one they ever reviewed
 
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Oh, that's the one that HWUnboxed said was the worst one they ever reviewed
No, that was the 6600 XT. This will in other words answer the question on everyone's mind: "If a cooler is absolutely and completely unsuited for a 160W GPU, exactly how bad will it be on a 132W GPU?"

My prediction: still a dumpster fire, just slightly less of a blazing inferno.
 
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No, that was the 6600 XT. This will in other words answer the question on everyone's mind: "If a cooler is absolutely and completely unsuited for a 160W GPU, exactly how bad will it be on a 132W GPU?"

My prediction: still a dumpster fire, just slightly less of a blazing inferno.
"If it dies, it dies", - lead Biostar engineer Ivan Drago.
 
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Oh, that's the one that HWUnboxed said was the worst one they ever reviewed
Yup.

75W heatsink on a 160W card.
I doubt this vanilla 6600 is going to fare much better as it's still a 75W heatsink on a 130W card.
 
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Yup.

75W heatsink on a 160W card.
I doubt this vanilla 6600 is going to fare much better as it's still a 75W heatsink on a 130W card.
I think you're rather generous in calling this a 75W heatsink :p
 
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Oh man.

Biostar announces they have learnt nothing by using the same cooler everyone complained about, and said was complete garbage...

This looks nearly identical to my GTX 750Ti Windforce heatsink from 2014 (a ~40W card).
 
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Oh man.

Biostar announces they have learnt nothing by using the same cooler everyone complained about, and said was complete garbage...

This looks nearly identical to my GTX 750Ti Windforce heatsink from 2014 (a ~40W card).
40W and 28nm, so much, much lower thermal density, allowing it to better dissipate that heat without a fancy transfer medium. TSMC 7nm is pretty dense!
 
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Do ya think it'll be above or below 1000 MHz at max load?
I know it has a max boost frequency of 2491 MHz but thermal throttling to infinity and beyond.
 
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Biostar has always been a great example of you get what you pay for. Bottom of the barrel prices go perfectly with bottom of the barrel products.
 
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Cards like these kept aftermarket GPU coolers alive lol
 
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Do ya think it'll be above or below 1000 MHz at max load?
I know it has a max boost frequency of 2491 MHz but thermal throttling to infinity and beyond.
Hardware Unboxed tested the 6600XT version, and it actually managed to boost, but the fans are spinning at 4000+ RPM.
It managed to be louder and hotter than any blower card.
 
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"HDMI 2.1 VRR" - doubt.
 
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