Today is the official launch of AMD's new Radeon RX 6600 graphic cards, and
these should now be available individually and in pre-built systems. Of course
the ongoing semiconductor shortage will complicate things. Here's the
showing these are designed to provide "the ultimate 1080p gaming
This press release
has all the details on the cards and the technology they
The Radeon RX 6600 leverages breakthrough RDNA 2 gaming
architecture, 32MB of Infinity Cache, 8GB of GDDR6 memory, and other advanced
features to provide the performance of an enthusiast-class powerhouse in a
midrange solution. Key features include:
Smart Access Memory (SAM) – Now supporting AMD Radeon RX 5000 Series
graphics, SAM unlocks higher performance when pairing AMD Radeon RX 5000 or
Radeon RX 6000 Series graphics with AMD Ryzen 5000 or select Ryzen 3000
Series Desktop Processors and AMD 500-series motherboards by giving AMD
Ryzen processors access to the entire high-speed GDDR6 GPU memory.
FidelityFX – An open-source toolkit of visual enhancement effects for
game developers available at AMD GPUOpen.
AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution (FSR) spatial upscaling technology
delivers 2X faster performance in “Performance Mode” compared to native
1080p in select titles. To date, game developers have added support or
announced plans to add support for FSR in 50 top games and game engines.
- Microsoft Windows 11 Support – AMD Radeon graphics cards are
optimized for the latest Windows 11 performance optimizations and features,
including DirectX12 Ultimate, Auto HDR, Microsoft DirectStorage and