AMD launches an all-black RX 6800 XT – and it’s already sold out


AMD launched a brand new all-black model of its Radeon RX 6800 XT immediately, and in typical PC {hardware} trend it sold out nearly immediately. Members of the Team Red group acquired a message from AMD prematurely of the April 7 launch, mentioning a ‘limited availability’ provide on a Midnight Black RX 6800 XT – and it was certainly a restricted version, with the AMD web site flickering on and offline as players scrambled to get their palms on one.

It appears AMD launched the cardboard on the similar $649 MSRP as the unique mannequin within the US, nevertheless, the UK‘s £562.79 price tag is curiously less than the original £649 retail cost. That’s a steal when in comparison with the over-inflated costs of exhausting to seek out GPUs, however you may’t get far more troublesome to seek out than one thing that’s fully out of inventory

The specs on the brand new itemizing are similar to the unique card, so it seems to be as if this can be a easy redesign of the reference cooler, versus any manufacturing facility overclocking or further VRAM at play.

If the Radeon RX 6800 XT Midnight Black version seems to be acquainted, that’s as a result of leaker Harukaze5719 posted a photograph of 1 as early as November, 2020.

Still, in the event you missed out on AMD’s new card, you might all the time strive your luck at nabbing one other GPU if the launch of the Nvidia RTX 3070 Ti or RTX 3080 Ti go forward subsequent month, as rumours counsel.




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