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PowerColor's Radeon RX 6800 XT Red Devil is a limited edition, just 1000 cards will be made. We were impressed by its noise levels and temperatures, which are better than the AMD reference. The card also comes with an increased power limit and a dual-BIOS feature.

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@W1zzard any ETA on Red Dragon review?
 

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"test setup" shows images of an nvidia card, btw. Wanted to see what it looked like installed dangit.
 
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Just as everyone was fuming Sapphire for being 770$, now Powercolor is asking for $800.
 

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This card is listed at $1300 Au, about the same as the cheapest 3080s.

No stock on launch.... jesus... only one retailer has even listed an AIB 6800 XT card, and this is it. One listing, no stock.
 
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This card is listed at $1300 Au, about the same as the cheapest 3080s.

No stock on launch.... jesus... only one retailer has even listed an AIB 6800 XT card, and this is it. One listing, no stock.
Where's that guy that said that AIB's 6800's will be widely available on launch?
 
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They sent a card that they're only making 1000 pieces of, and you wasted your time reviewing it? I would have told them to piss off.

What's the point? What percentage of buyers is your review going to influence?
 
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Card is here, will finish ASUS STRIX LC review,

This is the review i'm waiting for.

Curious to see what you think of the cables also looks like it may be messy.

 
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This card is listed at $1300 Au, about the same as the cheapest 3080s.

No stock on launch.... jesus... only one retailer has even listed an AIB 6800 XT card, and this is it. One listing, no stock.

PLE and PCCG both had 'stock available' momentarily. Pricing is a bit eh compared to the PLE EVGA 3080 but the wait list on that is probably till around the time the Playstation 6 launches
 
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This is the review i'm waiting for.

Curious to see what you think of the cables also looks like it may be messy.

Hmm...
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Retail product shots.
 
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That looks much cleaner.
 
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That looks much cleaner.
It does but those fans need to be plugged in somewhere. It might be that retail shots were touched up.
 
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It does but those fans need to be plugged in somewhere. It might be that retail shots were touched up.

I think you are right.

I hope it stays clean because i'm looking at this over the air cool models, I don't want to use up 3 slots for a gpu.
 
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what the heck is powercolor thinking. only 1000 pcs worldwide? And thats the reason why price is 800? Because of its limited edition? And more than 20 or perhaps 50 was sent for review worldwide?

Anyway, with that asking price, i think id rather get reference or even a 3080
 

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These AIB price increases are a joke. I could see maybe $50 above MSRP of the stock card but when cards are slowing up to $230 above MSRP that is just ridiculous. Screw them on that
 
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These AIB price increases are a joke. I could see maybe $50 above MSRP of the stock card but when cards are slowing up to $230 above MSRP that is just ridiculous. Screw them on that

Who knows, maybe it's to get the profit 'margins' they want?
 
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Looking at the prices of these..... that ASUS LC looks to be about $200-$250 over MSRP..... I was looking at an AIO instead of a custom loop... Looking at the prices of ASUS LC and EVGA Hybrid.... I might be better served getting the custom loop..... granted its been 10 years since I have done one, it has probably gotten easier yeah?
 
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Looking at the prices of these..... that ASUS LC looks to be about $200-$250 over MSRP..... I was looking at an AIO instead of a custom loop... Looking at the prices of ASUS LC and EVGA Hybrid.... I might be better served getting the custom loop..... granted its been 10 years since I have done one, it has probably gotten easier yeah?

The other option i'm looking at is reference card + Alpha Cool Eiswolf 2 AIO for 6800 series.

But the combined cost may not be much lower than the ASUS LC.
 
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it consumes (when overclocked) more power than a 3090, is slower than a 3080, has even worse performance in 4K, has less Raytracing Performance than a 3070, runs hot as hell and costs more than a 3080?

Plus it is from AMD that means fundamentally broken drivers for atleast a full year. (already has issues in early tests like getting stuck in 2D Mode)

i'd love to have one just because it is a high end AMD GPU... but there is no point in even considering one. (except it costs 150 bucks less than a 3080)
 
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So...
it consumes more power than a 3090 (when overclocked), is slower than a 3080, has even worse performance in 4K, has less Raytracing Performance than a 3070, runs hot as hell and costs more than a 3080?

How much power does the 3090 consume when overclocked?
 
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