With the primary spherical of third-party AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT playing cards now at the manner, we stuck wind that Asus spearheaded the motion with the customized, factory-overclocked TUF Gaming RX 6900 XT GPU. A sneaky transfer from Asus, having crept the design out the day prior to AMD’s reference playing cards had been set to move on sale.
This pioneer AIB card is in accordance with the 6000-series flagship fashion, the AMD RX 6900 XT—affectionately referred to as ‘Large Navi’—can be powered through twin 8-pin connectors, and includes a large, enhanced triple-fan and triple-slot cooling strategy to stay the absolutely customized PCB design from working sizzling. Clock speeds are TBD at this level, however we are anticipating those to boast one thing in super-excess of the reference playing cards 2,250MHz max advisable spice up clock.
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Becoming a member of the Asus TUF Gaming GPU within the Large Navi AIB lineup, comes the ASRock Radeon RX 6900 XT Phantom Gaming D. The Phantom Large D (please let this catch on) now not best options a much wider and longer, absolutely customized PCB, it additionally necessitates triple 8-pin energy connectors, and a beastly aluminum heatsink cooling resolution with 9 warmth pipes in addition.
Following this, ASRock pulled out a private model of the Phantom Gaming D, with an additional enhanced radiator and PCB fabrics. Once more, the true specifications for each the general public and personal playing cards are nebulous in this day and age, and are it appears “topic to modify with out understand,” now not that there are any to talk of but. Nonetheless, it is honest to mention that the 3×8-pin energy connectors level to a couple thirsty clock numbers or overclocking attainable—that which there’s probably a variety of with the binned Navi 21 GPU at this card’s core.
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Each the Asus TUF Gaming and ASRock Phantom Gaming D RX 6900 XTs are anticipated to return in at excess of the reference RX 6900 XT’s $999 MSRP. And with extra 0.33 occasion manufactured Navi 21 playing cards at the manner, you’ll sit up for a various lineup of those top-end AMD playing cards slowly rolling out.
Nonetheless, do not be expecting so that you can pay money for any for a just right few months but, even though we do see an excellent few designs coming our manner. The GPU inventory panorama is a barren waste at present, however there is no hurt in taking a look.