Radeon RX 6600 XT 12GB Game Requirement Analysis
The Radeon RX 6600 XT 12GB is an Enthusiast gaming Graphics Card based on the second (2.0) Revision of the RDNA Architecture.
The Navi 22 GPU offers support for GDDR6 Memory, DirectX 12.0, Vulkan 1.0, and OpenGL 4.5. This variant of the Navi 22 GPU features 40 Compute Units activated, offering 2560 Shader Processing Units, 160 TMUs and 64 ROPs. The GPU features a 1605 MHz base clock speed and up to 2500 MHz with boost clock. This puts its predicted performance roughly in line with the GeForce RTX 3060.
The Central Unit is clocked at 1605 MHz, rising to 2500 MHz with boost clock enabled.
The GPU is equipped with high-speed GDDR6 and accesses the Frame Buffer through a 256-bit memory interface, providing total memory bandwidth of 448 GB/s.
Memory: Frame Buffer
The GPU can fill up a Memory Pool of up to 12GB. Under most circumstances, this only proves useful in certain 3D Games whose Settings Require Large Amounts of Memory.
However,the GPU itself is aimed for 1080p Gaming, In some limited scenarios, 12GB might be a bottleneck and Performance could be better were the Frame Buffer larger, however this would only be an issue in the most demanding games.
With a rated board TDP of 170W, it requires at least a 600W PSU with two available 8-pin connectors.
AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT 12GB competes with GeForce RTX 3060 12GB, which is available for $399.
Specs currently available suggest the AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT 12GB performance should be in the same region as the GeForce RTX 3060.
AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT 12GB is best suited for resolutions up to and including 3840 x2160 (4K). For the most demanding AAA games it should be ideally suited to 1080p. We recommend a Very Strong Processor and at least 16GB of RAM for Optimal Performance.