What is the news regarding Gigabyte RX 6800 XT?
Gigabyte RX 6800 XT price
Gigabyte, while hosting an event to launch their custom version of the GIGABYTE RX 6800 XT graphics card, said that the graphics card would be expensive. Priced at 899 USD, their flagship-model, hosted on Radeon RX 6800 XT SKU, is called AORUS Master.
Both DisplayPort and Type-C versions of the model will cost the same, 899 USD, 250 USD higher than the AMD MSRP reference version.
Simultaneously, the non-XT version is lsted140 USD more elevated than the AMD reference’s price at 719 USD. RX 6800 XT GAMING OC Model will have a retail price at 849 USD, 200 USD higher than reference, as announced by Gigabyte.
Usually, no board partner declares their custom model’s price; pricing depends on the distributors or retailers, only if they can sell them. So, it comes as a shock to receive such a price disclosure from Gigabyte. Questions have emerged regarding AMD MSRP pricing and the official pricing of the reference model.
Gigabyte also revealed that they are also planning to launch several other models, including the Water-Cooled series that features a white cooler design, rumored to be the VISION series.
The announcers from Gigabyte also affirmed that they have set-motion for the RX 6900 XT custom graphics series without disclosing many details. We have also shared the leaked pictures of the RX 6900 XT GAMING OC custom series in our previous post.
Gigabyte RX 6800 XT release date
The exact date when the RX 6800 XT custom graphics cards will be available to retailers is still not declared by the company.
Sources: Youtube, AORUS AMD Radeon MAX-Covered Cooling Launch Event, 15th December 2020.