AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT hits market for $199 on January 19th

Posted on Tuesday, Jan 04 2022 @ 18:52 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
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It's been a while but a new budget card is expected to hit the market. AMD promises its Radeon RX 6500 XT will hit retail shelves on January 19th for $199 -- it will be interesting to see how much stock there will be. Another new AMD desktop card is the Radeon RX 6400 graphics card, that model is an OEM exclusive. Systems with the RX 6400 are expected to arrive sometime in the first half of this year.

Furthermore, AMD also teases the Radeon RX 6000M Series and Radeon RX 6000S for the laptop market. Systems based on these mobile GPUs are anticipated in Q1 2022.
AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT and Radeon RX 6400 Graphics Cards The AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT graphics card delivers up to 35 percent faster gaming performance on average in 1080p resolution with high settings compared to the competitive offering, while the AMD Radeon RX 6400 graphics card is designed to offer incredible 1080p gaming in OEM systems. Built using 6nm process technology for exceptional performance and power efficiency, the AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT and Radeon RX 6400 graphics cards bring incredible gameplay and advanced AMD Radeon features to legions of new and existing PC gamers.

AMD Radeon RX 6000M Series and Radeon RX 6000S Series Mobile Graphics The new AMD Radeon mobile graphics lineup is designed for high-performance gaming on the go. At the top of the AMD Radeon RX 6000M Series product stack is the new AMD Radeon RX 6850M XT GPU, delivering epic 1440p gaming performance for next-gen premium laptops. The fastest AMD GPU for extreme gaming laptops, it offers 7 percent faster gaming performance on average than the previous top-of-the-line AMD Radeon RX 6800M mobile GPU.

AMD Radeon RX 6000S Series mobile graphics offer an ideal blend of performance and efficiency for slim form factors, enabling gaming laptop designs that can weigh less than 4.5 lbs. and can be up to 20 percent thinner than existing devices. The high-end AMD Radeon RX 6800S GPU at 100W is projected to offer the ultimate in thin-and-light 1080p gaming by delivering up to 100 FPS in select titles with max settings, and is projected to offer 10 percent higher performance on average across select titles at 1080p than the competition.


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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