RX 6600 XT faster than an RX 5700 XT in leaked benchmarks, RX 6600 close to RTX 2060
By Chad Norton on May 12th, 2021 at 04:34pm - original article from game-debate

As the anticipation builds up for what AMD has next in store for the RX 6000 series graphics card lineup, rumors of an RX 6600 XT and RX 6600 non-XT have been cropping up recently. Now some alleged benchmarks have been apparently leaked, giving some kind of indication as to how both GPUs will perform.

First of all, the leak has apparently revealed the specs of both cards. As stated before, both will be based on the Navi 23 GPU die, with the RX 6600 XT featuring the full Navi 23 XT GPU, and a cut-down Navi 23 XL version for the RX 6600.

In terms of what that means for the specs, it was previously stated the RX 6600 XT would feature 32 Compute Units (2048 stream processors) and 32 Ray Accelerator cores. This leak reaffirms the same specs, with 64MB of Infinity Cache, and 8GB of GDDR6 memory across a 128-bit bus width.

As for the RX 6600, apparently this card will include 28 Compute Units (1792 stream processors) and 28 Ray Accelerator cores. Also with 64MB of Infinity Cache and 8GB of GDDR6 memory across a 128-bit bus width.

For the performance, here’s the leaked 3DMark Time Spy graphics cores for both cards compared against some other relevant GPUs:

RX 6600 XT and RX 6600 benchmark performance 3DMark Time Spy graph

As you can see, the RX 6600 XT apparently scores 9016 points, which is just above the RX 5700 XT, however still behind the RTX 3060 Ti. The RX 6600 on the other hand scored 7805 points, which is just below the RTX 2060 Super.

If we were talking about MSRP here, then that means with an RX 6600 XT you’ll be getting faster performance and better efficiency than an RX 5700 XT. The RX 6600 will be exactly the same but with an RX 5700 instead.

Both cards will be aimed at 1080p gaming, and the rumored price point for the RX 6600 XT is $299 MSRP. Unfortunately you’ll probably be hard pressed to find one of them at MSRP if you don’t manage to bag yourself one from AMD themselves.

What do you think? Are you interested in an RX 6600 XT or RX 6600? How do you feel about the performance results above? Are they good? Or worse than you were expecting? And how much do you think either card will cost? Let us know!