Video card manufacturer Sapphire has announced the 8GB version of the Radeon RX 6500 XT. Thus, the relatively modest GPU has twice as much GDDR6 memory than all other variants of the RX 6500 XT. An 8GB variant price has yet to be announced.
Recently appeared Sapphire Radeon RX 6500 XT with 8GB memory The official website of the manufacturer It is identical to the 4GB variant in almost all other specifications. The only slight difference is the clock speed; The 8GB variant features boosted operating speeds of 2855 and 2695MHz. This is slightly higher than the promised boost and “game” clock frequency of 2,685 and 2,685MHz from the original variant.
However, doubling the amount of vram is a seemingly logical move from Sapphire, despite the same bandwidth of 144 GB/s. A review of the standard 4GB variant of the AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT Tweakers Books: “Also in Doom Eternal, the RX 6500 XT managed to go above 60fps on medium settings, but the difference with its predecessor and many other cards is huge. The game requires quite a bit of video memory on Ultra settings, which is why so many cards are missing” .
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