AMD Radeon RX 6800 GPU: Specs, features, price and release date for 4K AMD GPU

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On the 28th October, AMD officially announced the Radeon 6000 GPU Series.

Featuring the 6800, 6800XT, and the 6900XT, AMD have touted them as gaining a 2x increase in performance, while keeping them at a competitive price.

With the 6800, it's the GPU to go for if you are in the midst of building or upgrading your PC.

Let's see just when the AMD 6800 will be priced at, followed by its release date.

AMD Radeon RX 6800 Specs and Features

At the event, AMD touted the 6800 as being the entry-level GPU for the 6000 series, but requiring less power from a PSU, and more gains than what a NVIDIA GeForce 2080 and, in some cases what a NVIDIA GeForce 3070 can also offer to games.

  • 1815MHz Base Clock
  • 2105MHz Boost Clock
  • 250W Power Required
  • 16GB of GDDR6 Memory
  • 60 Compute Units
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Offering a noticeable increase from the competition.

Just from the screenshots taken from the event, there are noticeable improvements when every setting is at 'Ultra'.

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There is also the 'Infinity Cache' feature, which works with their AMD Zen3 CPU to better manage cache across the PC system.

Alongside this, the 6800 also has support for DirectX12 Ultimate, which enables second-generation ray-tracing, variable ray tracing, and much more.

READ MORE: AMD 6000 Series Announced! Prices, Specs, and more.

AMD Radeon RX 6800 Price and Release Date

The 6800 is due to go on sale on November 18th, putting it in the same week as the launch of the PlayStation 5 in the rest of the world, and just after the Xbox Series S/X.

AMD have set a price for the 6800 at $579, but this could change, dependant on the third-party manufacturers wanting to put their own identity onto the Radeon 6000 line.

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