The gaming world raved when AMD introduced its RX 6000 line this week. The RX 6800, RX 6800 XT and RX 6900 XT graphics cards were thus announced, putting Nvidia in a delicate position.
Now it was MSI’s turn to announce its custom RX 6800 and RX 6800 XT graphics cards.
Taking stock of the situation with regard to graphics, Nvidia was the one that launched with the powerful RTX 3070, RTX 3080 and RTX 3090 first. AMD's response was late but surprised with the announcement of the Radeon RX 6800, RX 6800 GPUs XT and RX 6900 XT.
These new equipment have greatly enriched this segment, making it an extremely competitive market.
MSI announces its Radeon RX 6000 graphics cards
After AMD's presentation, now MSI has come to show the world its custom RX 6800 and RX 6800 XT boards. These graphics feature the Gaming X Trio design, identical to the recent products from Nvidia and AMD.
The Taiwanese manufacturer's models feature a cooling system with 3 fans, called Tri-Frozr, and will feature RGB Mystic Light KEDs. They also have a personalized PCB (Printed Circuit Board) design, 2.7 slots and double 8-pin connectors for power.
The announcement took place at an online event that could be followed through the brand's YouTube account. In the presentation, MSI revealed only the customized model of the Radeon RX 6800 XT, however the version dedicated to the RX 6800 should be similar, albeit with changes in the PCB.
Still on the fans, they have a mechanism that connects the propellers to each other and thus become a kind of double propellers. In this way, according to MSI, the TORX 4.0 fan brings an increase in the air flow, achieving a quieter performance even when the computer runs heavy content.
The air sinks also feature a new, more curved design, which allows air to pass more smoothly and discreetly, causing no noise or turbulence.
The Taiwanese manufacturer estimates that this cooling system will be able to decrease the temperature by about 2 degrees, compared to the previous system.
See the presentation of this custom plate from MSI:
The release date for these MSI models and their price have not been released yet. However AMD will launch the RX 6800 and RX 6800 XT on November 18th, priced at $ 579 (~ 493 euros) and $ 649 (~ 553 euros) respectively.
In this sense, it is natural that MSI will announce more information soon.