There may be the very slightest probability you would possibly be capable to purchase a brand new AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT graphics card at present. However provided that you actually, actually like AMD as a model, can show it by your actions, and are a die-hard member of the Pink Staff neighborhood. An electronic mail shared with Videocardz, which went out to Pink Staff members not too long ago, tells of a brand new ‘Midnight Black version’ of the RX 6800 XT that goes on sale at present, April 7, 6am PST, 9am EST, 2pm BST.
That is similar to the usual reference model of the RX 6800 XT, however as an alternative of the silver strip wrapped across the center of the chunky shroud, it has been sprayed black. In any other case you are still one of many most interesting graphics playing cards launched in trendy occasions; a Navi 21-powered gaming powerhouse, with 4,608 RDNA 2 cores inside it, and 16GB GDDR6 supporting its superior 7nm GPU silicon.
We do not but know if the ‘Midnight Black’ reference design goes to be what the prolonged run of AMD’s personal RX 6800-series playing cards goes to appear to be. It is doable that when it determined to proceed making the reference variations again in December, as an alternative of phasing them out in favour of third-party variations, it both selected to change the colouring or was pressured to by altering provide chains.
We have simply formally prolonged the reference design builds indefinitely resulting from in style demand. Thanks for the suggestions.December 9, 2020
Both means, this new RX 6800 XT ‘Midnight Black version’ just isn’t going to seem in nice numbers at present and is doubtlessly solely going to be picked up by card carrying members of the Pink Staff neighborhood who acquired the advance discover and the particular hyperlink.
“That is an unique advance discover to members of the AMD Pink Staff neighborhood,” reads the e-mail, “and this provide has restricted availability, whereas provides final.”
So yeah, whereas there’s a new batch of GPUs hitting AMD.com this morning, by the point the ‘Midnight Black version’ really hits the normal retailer pages of AMD’s personal retailer it should most definitely be out of inventory.
However if you wish to benefit from the vicarious thrill of shopping for a brand new graphics card, with out the precise expense or stress of making an attempt to spend your individual money on one, you possibly can comply with the excited AMD followers who do. They’re being inspired to unfold the phrase that it is really doable to purchase a brand new Radeon GPU proper now, promise.
“Good luck, have enjoyable,” says the particular discover, “and if you happen to do buy an AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT Collection graphic card, make sure to share your @Radeon pleasure on social utilizing #GameOnAMD!”
What a enjoyable hash tag that will likely be to comply with.