CES 2021: Asus introduces ROG Strix LC Radeon RX 6800 XT

Asus and Asus Republic of Gamers (ROG) today unveiled all 16 of the company’s products at CES 2021. Asus has been one of the top manufacturers of PC and PC parts for the last few years.

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Asus have again introduced some new products demonstrating outstanding innovation, engineering and functionality, aesthetic and design within the consumer technology realm.

The Radeon RX 6800 XT is one of the most powerful GPUs that AMD has ever built. The AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT at 2.65 GHz on air scored 47932 points in 3D Mark Fire Strike. It is currently the world record for any single-GPU graphics card, really their excellent work AMD.

The specification of the AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT:

Graphics CardAMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
GPUNavi 21 XT
Process Node7nm
Transistors26.8 Billion
Compute Units72
Stream Processors4608
TMUs/ROPs288 / 128
Game Clock2015 MHz
Boost Clock2250 MHz
Memory Size16 GB GDDR6 +128 MB Infinity Cache
Memory Bus256-bit
Memory Clock16 Gbps
Bandwidth512 GB/s
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As Asus began to sketch out the ROG Strix version of the RX 6800 XT, its raw power spurred their engineers to build a cooling system that could unleash its full potential. During this process, Asus’ thoughts naturally turned to liquid cooling.

PC enthusiasts over the world are already familiar with the benefits of all-in-one liquid cooling systems for their CPUs, and many of them have even added similar systems to their graphics cards using aftermarket kits to pursue the outer limits of GPU performance.

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Specification of the Asus ROG Strix LC Radeon RX 6800 XT:

  • Full-coverage cold plate brings liquid cooling to GPU die and memory
  • On-board cooling for power-delivery is handled by a blower-style fan and low-profile heatsink.
  • 240mm radiator balances compatibility and performance.
  • 600mm tubing for compatibility with EATX chassis and alternative mounts
  • Super Alloy Power II includes premium alloy chokes, solid polymer capacitors, and an array of high-current power stages.
  • ASUS FanConnect II equips a hybrid-controlled fan header for optimal system cooling.
  • GPU Tweak II provides intuitive performance tweaking, thermal controls, and system monitoring.

There has been no official confirmation from Asus about when the Asus ROG Strix LC Radeon RX 6800 XT will be available but it is expected to hit the major markets in Q1 2021. We will get to know more in details as we head closer to the availability date. 

Rahul Roy
I am a computer guy by profession and a sports fanatic by choice.

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