What you need to know
- The AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT and RX 6800 are selling out quickly after their launch.
- You can still grab one of the Radeon RX 6000-series GPUs in prebuilt PCs.
- Prebuilt PCs with the new GPUs inside start at $2,215.
AMD launched the Radeon RX 6800 XT and RX 6800 GPUs today. Fervor and anticipation surrounded the new GPUs, thanks to their impressive benchmarks. Unsurprisingly, the new GPUs are selling out quickly, as is often the case with new gaming PC hardware. But just because the cards are selling as standalone products doesn't mean you can't buy one. You can grab a prebuilt PC from several retailers with a Radeon RX 6000-series GPU inside.
There are some retailers with the new Radeon RX 6000-series graphics cards still available, but the dreaded "Out of stock" label has already appeared on some sites. If you're hunting for one of the cards on their own, make we have a guide with several links and options. But as mentioned earlier, standalone cards aren't the only option.
The AMD GPUs have incredible numbers that the company showed off at their announcement. The RTX 6800 XT beat out the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 in several games, and the RX 6800 went toe-to-toe with the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti.
The Radeon RX 6000-series graphics card support DirectX 12 Ultimate and are built on the RDNA 2 architecture that is used in the Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, and PlayStation 5. The look to be a shoe-in for our list of best graphics cards.
The good news is that the cards are powerful, support the latest gaming features, and have impressive benchmarks. The bad news is that they can be hard to find. Stock shortages and high demand have already caused some retail listings to sell out. Luckily, there are prebuilt PC makers that have options available with the Radeon RX 6000-series graphics cards.
CyberPowerPC is the first retailer we've seen with the new graphics cards in a prebuilt PC. Options start at $2,215. The starting prices are high, but the options listed right now come with powerful CPUs as well, such as the Intel Core i9-10850K and the AMD Ryzen 7 5800x.
This powerful prebuilt PC has an Intel Core i9-10850K processor paired with an AMD Radeon RX 6800 graphics card.
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