It's easy to become interested in the newest and best graphics cards. Even though cards like the GeForce RTX 3090 Ti or the Radeon RX 6950 XT get the most attention,

the RX 6650 XT-priced cards are the ones that sell the most. When the economy is bad all over the world, a mid-range card can feel like a luxury to many gamers.

At the end of July 2021, the RX 6600 XT came out. The RX 6650 XT can be thought of as a simple update,

but AMD says that the card has some changes to its firmware and drivers. It has a lot of the same specs as its predecessor, the RX 6600 XT.

Both use the Navi 23 GPU, which has 2,048 Stream Processors and 11.1 billion transistors on a 237 mm2 die.

The RX 6650 XT doesn't improve on the RX 6600 XT's weak 128-bit memory bus, but its faster 17.5Gbps GDDR6 memory gives it a boost in memory bandwidth,

up to 280GB/s. It has 32MB of Infinity Cache, which helps make up for some of the limited bandwidth. Both the RX 6600 XT and the RX 6650 XT have the same PCIe 8x limit.

That's not as big of a deal as the RX 6500 XT's 4x connection, but I think anything other than a basic entry-level card should be able to run on an x16 interface by 2022.


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