What you need to know
- AMD launched its Radeon RX 6950 XT, 6750 XT, and 6650 XT graphics cards today.
- The GPUs feature high clock speeds and quicker memory than their predecessors.
- You should be able to purchase the graphics cards from several retailers at some point today.
AMD's new Radeon RX 6950 XT, 6750 XT, and 6650 XT graphics cards launched today. The new GPUs have faster clock speeds and memory than the previous generation and have specs that line up favorably with the best graphics cards. AMD and other retailers should have the new pieces of hardware available starting today, though it may be difficult to find a card in stock.
We ran through the specs in more detail in our announcement post, but here's a quick look at the key details.
|Model||Compute Units||GDDR6||Game Clock (MHz)||Boost Clock7 (MHZ)||Memory Interface||Effective Memory Bandwidth w/ AMD Infinity Cache||TBP||Price|
|Radeon RX 6950 XT||80||16GB||2100||Up to 2310||256-bit||Up to 1793GB/s||335W||$1099|
|Radeon RX 6750 XT||40||12GB||2495||Up to 2600||192-bit||Up to 1326GB/s||250W||$549|
|Radeon RX 6650 XT||32||8GB||2410||Up to 2635||128-bit||Up to 469GB/s||180W||$399|
Eventually, ASRock, ASUS, BIOSTAR, Gigabyte, MSI, Sapphire, PowerColor, XFX, and Yeston should all have versions of all three new cards available. AMD will also have the Radeon RX 6950 XT and Radon RX 6750 XT on its website at some point.
We'll update this post as more retail listings become available. Note at the time of publication that some listings may still say "coming soon" or be for items that are now out of stock.
The most powerful of AMD's new graphics cards, the Radeon RX 6950 XT has 16GB of GDDR6 memory and a game clock speed of 2,100.
The Goldilocks of the new cards, the RX 6750 XT has 12GB of memory and a game clock of 2,495.
Sean Endicott brings nearly a decade of experience covering Microsoft and Windows news to Windows Central. He joined our team in 2017 as an app reviewer and now heads up our day-to-day news coverage. If you have a news tip or an app to review, hit him up at firstname.lastname@example.org (opens in new tab).
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