AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT Pictures Released – Navi 23 GPU To Compete With RTX 3070

New pictures of AMD's latest Navi 23 GPU have been released, with performance expected to fall between the RTX 3060 Ti and RTX 3070 Ti

AMD Navi 23 Radeon PRO W6600M GPU
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It wasn’t long after rumours of the RX 6600XT release date leaked that new pictures of the GPU started to emerge. Videocardz discovered the pictures on a Chinese forum, showcasing an OEM or Engineering sample variant alongside some benchmarks of the flagship Navi 23 GPU.

At first glance, the GPU looks similar to the XFX series GPUs we’ve become accustomed to over the years, sporting the same dual-fan, dual-slot design. The card in picture comes equipped with 3 x DisplayPort (1.4 presumably) and 1 x HDMI output, all powered by a single 8-pin connector. The PCB on the RX 6600 XT pictured doesn’t showcase any backplate or heatsink, making many people this to be a reference card and not an official AIB SKU.

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RX 6600 XT Performance Benchmarks

Alongside the pictures, benchmarking results for the reference Navi 23 were also published – utilizing the popular Chinese tool, Ludashi. From the images displayed, the RX 6600 XT performed to a higher standard than NVIDIA’s RTX 3060 Ti. It even outperformed the RTX 3070 Ti, although final gaming framerates may vary quite considerably from this reference model.

The GeForce RTX 3060 Ti offers up 12 GB VRAM and hits shelves at around $399 US – making many believe that the RX 6600 XT will be priced similarly.

AMD RX 6600 XT Specifications

The RX 6600 XT is set to hit our shelves on the 11th of August 2021, featuring the Navi 23 XT GPU that will offer 32 compute units or 2048 stream processors. Similar to the RX 6600, the XT will also offer 32MB Infinity cache, 8 GB GDDR6 memory, and a 128-bit bus interface. From a sizing standpoint, the Navi 23 GPU measures in at 237mm2 and will feature 11.06 billion transistors.  The pin speeds will remain at 16 Gbps, bringing the total bandwidth to 256 Gb/s.

AMD RADEON RX 6000 series lineup

Graphics CardAMD Radeon RX 6600AMD Radeon RX 6600 XTAMD Radeon RX 6700AMD Radeon RX 6700 XTAMD Radeon RX 6800AMD Radeon RX 6800 XTAMD Radeon RX 6900 XTAMD Radeon RX 6900 XT Liquid Cooled
GPUNavi 23 (XL?)Navi 23 (XT?)Navi 22 (XL?)Navi 22 (XT?)Navi 21 XLNavi 21 XTNavi 21 XTXNavi 21 XTXH
Process Node7nm7nm7nm7nm7nm7nm7nm7nm
Die Size237mm2237mm2336mm2336mm2520mm2520mm2520mm2520mm2
Transistors11.06 Billion11.06 Billion17.2 Billion17.2 Billion26.8 Billion26.8 Billion26.8 Billion26.8 Billion
Compute Units2832364060728080
Stream Processors17922048230425603840460851205120
TMUs/ROPsTBATBATBA160/64240 / 96288 / 128320 / 128320 / 128
Game ClockTBATBATBA2424 MHz1815 MHz2015 MHz2015 MHz2250 MHz
Boost ClockTBATBATBA2581 MHz2105 MHz2250 MHz2250 MHz2345 MHz
Memory Size8 GB GDDR6 + 32 MB Infinity Cache?8 GB GDDR6 + 32 MB Infinity Cache?12 GB GDDR6 + 96 MB Infinity Cache?12 GB GDDR6 + 96 MB Infinity Cache16 GB GDDR6 +128 MB Infinity Cache16 GB GDDR6 +128 MB Infinity Cache16 GB GDDR6 +128 MB Infinity Cache16 GB GDDR6 +128 MB Infinity Cache
Memory Bus128-bit?192-bit192-bit192-bit256-bit256-bit256-bit256-bit
Memory Clock16 Gbps?16 Gbps?16 Gbps?16 Gbps16 Gbps16 Gbps16 Gbps18 Gbps
Bandwidth256 GB/s?256 GB/s?384 GB/s384 GB/s512 GB/s512 GB/s512 GB/s576 GB/s
PriceTBA$399 US?TBA$479 US$579 US$649 US$999 US~$1199 US