News XFX's Radeon RX 6800 XT Speedster Merc 319 Pictured

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Makaveli

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RT performance is irrelevant right now until 50% of games on the market have it.

And with both Consoles using it those games will be coming so just need to wait.

I hope you guys review this card I want to see what core and memory clocks will be like for these 3rd party cards.
 

2Be_or_Not2Be

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To me due to lackluster rt performance anf slightly slower 4k the 6800XT should have been $600. Absolutely no more than $625.

The top vent pathway also looks obstructed. $750 is a joke.

Hard fail even if you are desperate for a new card.
Yeah, if you want better RT and 4K performance, go with the 3080. However, if you run 1080/1440p, the 6800XT is great. Not at sure about that $750 price, unless somehow it has significantly better cooling.

For me, the performance gains at 1080/1440p vs the cost of 4K is worth it. I don't want to invest in 4K gaming right now; 1440p is gives me more usable real estate at a low perf hit. I'd have to buy a 32-40" monitor before I could use 4K comfortably, so 1440p works for me on 27"-32" (~92ppi on 32", 109ppi on 27"). Also, not everything handles DPI scaling well. Of course, YMMV, so perhaps your eyes can take 4K on a smaller screen.
 
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319 as in mm? The 300w TDP pushed card sizes out of control this generation. It's bad enough they're encroaching width-wise on other PCI slots, now they're assuming we all have giant cases. I feel like my FT02's 310mm should be more than enough. Not buying a new case just to house an over-sized GPU.
 

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I'm only interested in the reference design at this point.
Sucks that AIB partners are going to overprice Big NAVI when they were more than willing to stay the MSRP pricing last year with Lil Navi.
 
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