[Taipei, Taiwan] MSI, a leading brand in True Gaming hardware, is proud to officially announce the MSI AMD Radeon™ RX 6500 XT MECH 2X graphics cards. The new graphics cards are designed to make incredible 1080p gaming experiences for popular AAA and esports titles accessible to more gamers than ever.

AMD Radeon™ RX 6500 XT graphics cards

BREAKTHROUGH AMD RDNA 2 GAMING ARCHITECTURE

Built upon the breakthrough AMD RDNA™ 2 gaming architecture, AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT graphics cards are engineered to deliver great gaming performance with remarkable efficiency. They offer high-bandwidth, low-latency AMD Infinity Cache™ and high-speed GDDR6 memory. They also support Microsoft Windows 11 and Microsoft DirectX® 12 Ultimate, AMD FidelityFX™ Super Resolution (FSR) upscaling technology and other advanced features that provide visually stunning, high-refresh rate gaming experiences.

BREAKTHROUGH AMD RDNA 2 GAMING ARCHITECTURE

MECH series

The MECH series makes its return with the MSI Radeon RX 6500 XT MECH 2X graphics card, now enhanced with the acclaimed MSI TORX FAN 3.0. The performance-focused MECH design provides the essentials to accomplish any task, whether it’s for work or play. A powerful cooling system, a reinforcing backplate with a brushed finish, and a rigid industrial design make the MECH card suitable for any PC build.

The MSI AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT MECH 2X graphics card offers the following features:

• TORX FAN 3.0 - The award-winning MSI TORX Fan 3.0 generates high static pressure and pushes the limits of thermal performance.
• Zero Frozr - Zero Frozr is the calm before the storm, keeping fans still and quiet until cooling is needed.
• Thermal Padding - An abundance of thermal pads provide additional pathways for heat transfer directly from the components.

Software Support

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MSI CENTER

The exclusive MSI Center software suite invigorates the user experience with easy-to-use utilities. For example, Frozr AI Cooling unifies system fans connected to a compatible MSI motherboard to react to changes in GPU thermal output.

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MSI AFTERBURNER

MSI Afterburner is the world's most recognized and widely used graphics card overclocking software. It provides full control of the graphics card and enables users to monitor key system metrics in real time. Afterburner offers a free performance boost for a smooth in-game experience thanks to higher FPS.

Availability

The new MSI AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT MECH series cards are expected to be available starting January 19th, 2022.

Specifications

GPU
AMD Radeon™ RX 6500 XT
AMD Radeon™ RX 6500 XT
INTERFACE
PCI Express® Gen 4
PCI Express® Gen 4
COMPUTE UNITS
16
16
CORE CLOCKS
TBD
TBD
MEMORY SPEED
Up to 18 Gbps
Up to 18 Gbps
MEMORY BUS
4GB GDDR6
4GB GDDR6
OUTPUT
DisplayPort x 1 (v1.4)
HDMI x 1 (Supports 4K@120Hz/8K@60Hz and VRR as specified in HDMI 2.1)
DisplayPort x 1 (v1.4)
HDMI x 1 (Supports 4K@120Hz/8K@60Hz and VRR as specified in HDMI 2.1)
HDCP SUPPORT
Y
Y
TBP
80W
80W
POWER CONNECTORS
6-pin x1
6-pin x1
RECOMMENDED PSU
TBD
TBD
CARD DIMENSION (MM)
172 x 112 x 42 mm
172 x 112 x 42 mm
WEIGHT (CARD / PACKAGE)
449g / 801g
449g / 801g
DIRECTX VERSION SUPPORT
12 API
12 API
OPENGL VERSION SUPPORTT
4.6
4.6
MAXIMUM DISPLAYS
2
2
VR READY
Y
Y
MULTI-GPU TECHNOLOGY
Y
Y
AFTERBURNER OC
Y
Y
DIGITAL MAXIMUM RESOLUTION
7680 x 4320
7680 x 4320


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