• AMD's New Radeon RX 6000 Series Is Optimized to Battle Ampere

    1 month ago - By ExtremeTech

    Ever since AMD bought ATI, gamers have asked if there was an intrinsic benefit to running an AMD GPU alongside an AMD CPU. Apart from some of the HSA features baked into previous-generation AMD APUs and a brief period of dual graphics support, the answer was always “No.” From 2011-2017, AMD simply wasn't competitive enough in gaming for the company to invest in that kind of luxury concept. AMD's RX 6000 GPUs will be the first cards that can specifically take advantage of platform-level features inside the 500-series chipset. We're going to talk more about that specific feature and several...
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  • Could AMD's Smart Access Memory be the secret sauce of Big Navi?

    Could AMD's Smart Access Memory be the secret sauce of Big Navi?

    1 month ago - By Rock, Paper, Shotgun

    AMD showed off their first three GPUs earlier this evening, showing us how their brand-new RDNA 2 architecture will take their next-gen graphics card family to new heights in 4K gaming - and a big part of that is down to one of AMD's intriguing new features: Smart Access Memory.
    You'll need one of AMD's new Ryzen 5000 CPUs to take advantage of it, but when you combine them both together, AMD claim you'll be able to squeeze up to 13% more performance out of your PC as a result, allowing you to get even more out of your system than you would with rival hardware. At first glance, it certainly...
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  • AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT and 6900 GPUs target 4K gaming, start at $579 - CNET

    AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT and 6900 GPUs target 4K gaming, start at $579 - CNET

    1 month ago - By CNET

    The RDNA 2 graphics architecture in the new Xbox Series X and S and PS5 consoles comes to the desktop, optimized for new AMD CPUs.
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  • AMD announces Radeon RX 6800XT & RX 6900XT, first gaming benchmarks

    1 month ago - By N4G

    AMD has officially announced its RDNA 2 high-end GPUs, the AMD Radeon RX 6800XT and RX 6900XT.
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  • AMD Radeon RX 6000 series: Benchmarks claimed VS NVIDIA RTX

    AMD Radeon RX 6000 series: Benchmarks claimed VS NVIDIA RTX

    1 month ago - By SlashGear

    AMD Big Navi is here with the AMD Radeon RX 6000 series graphics cards, and AMD's got the benchmarks to prove it. Of course we wouldn't want to claim the end-all, be-all accuracy of the company reporting said benchmarks since they've got a LOT to gain from said benchmarks being favorable to their cards... but the results are telling, just...
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  • Where Gaming Begins: Ep. 2 | AMD Radeon RX 6000 Series Graphics Cards

    1 month ago - By N4G

    The new AMD Radeon RX 6000 Series graphics cards are powered by the RDNA 2 architecture, the most powerful gaming graphics cards ever built by AMD.
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  • Everything AMD just revealed at its RX 6000 graphics card event! video - CNET

    1 month ago - By CNET

    AMD CEO Lisa Su just announced new RX 6800 XT and RX 6900 XT graphics cards based on the RDNA 2 architecture. Watch a recap right here.
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  • Everything you need to know about AMD Radeon RX 6000 GPUs

    Everything you need to know about AMD Radeon RX 6000 GPUs

    1 month ago - By Windows Central

    AMD's Radeon RX 6000 lineup of "Big Navi" graphics cards has been revealed. Here's what you need to know about specs, performance, price, and release date.
    AMD has taken the cap off its next-generation Radeon RX 6000 series graphics cards using RDNA 2 architecture just weeks after unveiling new desktop-class Ryzen 5000 processors. And just like the CPUs and their huge boost to performance, the new RX 6000 GPUs are going to bring a ton of power compared to the last generation. Enough so that we expect to see them rank high in our list of the overall best graphics card options out there...
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  • A Closer Look at How Xbox Series X|S Integrates Full AMD RDNA 2 Architecture - Xbox Wire

    1 month ago - By N4G

    We here at Team Xbox would like to congratulate and celebrate our amazing partners at AMD on todays announcement of the Radeon RX 6000 Series of RDNA 2 GPUs. It was incredible to see AMD demonstrate the power and potential that the new AMD RDNA 2 architecture can deliver to gamers around the globe.
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  • AMD announces Radeon RX 6000 series to take on NVIDIA's latest RTX 3000 series

    1 month ago - By WMPoweruser

    AMD today announced three new Radeon RX 6000 series graphics cards to take on NVIDIA's latest RTX 3000 series graphics cards. As expected, the new graphics cards from AMD offer better or same performance as NVIDIA's RTX 3000 series with a cheaper price tag. AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT for $999 is the most powerful...
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  • AMD Big Navi released: RX 6900 XT, RX 6800, 6800 XT in full presentation

    AMD Big Navi released: RX 6900 XT, RX 6800, 6800 XT in full presentation

    1 month ago - By SlashGear

    Today the AMD Big Navi line of AMD graphics cards were revealed in three sizes, all under the name AMD RX 6000. There's the AMD RX 6800, AMD RX 6800 XT, and AMD RX 6900 XT, all with AMD RDNA 2 architecture. The more tantalizing of these is the 6800 XT, a card that'll do battle directly against the NVIDIA...
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  • AMD Big Navi: everything you need to know from AMD's RX 6000 and RDNA 2 event

    AMD Big Navi: everything you need to know from AMD's RX 6000 and RDNA 2 event

    1 month ago - By Rock, Paper, Shotgun

    AMD's Big Navi GPUs have finally been unveiled. Officially revealed during tonight's RDNA 2 event , AMD's Big Navi GPUs will be known officially as the Radeon RX 6000 series, and there will be three graphics cards in AMD's initial Big Navi line-up. Launching worldwide on November 18th , prices for AMD's next generation of graphics cards will begin at $579. Leading the pack is the RX 6800 XT , which looks to take on Nvidia's , while the regular RX 6800 will be bringing the fight to Nvidia's. Then, on December 5th, the super-powered RX 6900 XT will arrive to tackle Nvidia's .
    Here's...
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  • AMD's $649 Radeon RX 6800XT will take on NVIDIA's RTX 3080

    1 month ago - By Engadget

    After focusing on mid-range and entry-level graphics for years now, AMD is taking a step back into high-end graphics cards with the Radeon RX 6800XT. It's the company's first RDNA 2 video card for PCs, though that architecture will also appear in the...
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  • AMD's new Radeon RX 6800 XT promises to go head to head with Nvidia's RTX 3080

    AMD's new Radeon RX 6800 XT promises to go head to head with Nvidia's RTX 3080

    1 month ago - By The Verge

    AMD is introducing three new Radeon RX 6000 Series graphics cards today that will take on Nvidia's latest RTX 3000 Series of GPUs. There's the Radeon RX 6800 XT , which goes up against the RTX 3080 ; the Radeon RX 6800 , which can be compared to the RTX 2080 Ti or RTX 3070 ; and finally the Radeon RX 6900 XT , which is pitted against Nvidia's giant RTX 3090 .
    All three are based on AMD's latest RDNA 2 technology that's also found inside the PS5 and Xbox Series X. These latest Radeon cards will support hardware-accelerated ray tracing for next-gen games, and AMD is promising to go head to...
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  • AMD Reveals Full RX 6000 Graphics Card Range

    1 month ago - By GameSpot

    Hot on the heels of its Ryzen 5000 series CPU announcement earlier in October, AMD has now revealed the full range of graphics cards that will make up its RX 6000 line. Dubbed Big Navi, these new GPUs are directly competing with Nvidia's latest RTX 3000 series, with the RTX 3070 launching soon. The flagship of AMD's range is the new RX 6800XT, a massive card that features 16GB of GDDR6 memory, 72 compute units, a base clock of 2015MHz, and a boost clock of 2250MHz. It's also less power hungry than Nvidia's RTX 3080, requiring only 300W. According to AMD's internal benchmarks, the RX 6800XT...
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  • AMD's 'Big Navi' Radeon RX 6000 series GPUs are here

    AMD's 'Big Navi' Radeon RX 6000 series GPUs are here

    1 month ago - By Windows Central

    Ryzen started the month, and now it's time for some new Radeon hardware from AMD.
    What you need to know
    AMD officially launched its new Radeon RX 6000 series GPUs today.
    The new GPUs represent a significant jump over the previous generation, based on the RDNA 2 architecture.
    This is the second big launch for AMD this month, following the debut of its Ryzen 5000 series .
    AMD today took the wraps off of the Radeon RX 6000 series, the latest major update to its Radeon graphics card lineup. Based on the new RDNA2 architecture, the Radeon RX 6000 series offers a significant jump in performance...
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