Gigabyte Radeon RX 6950 XT Gaming OC has larger cooling
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Gigabyte Radeon RX 6950 XT Gaming OC has larger cooling system compared to regular RX 6900 XT Gaming OC

Gigabyte will release several versions of the Radeon RX 6950 XT, RX 6750 XT and RX 6650 XT graphics accelerators at once. Her pictures were shared by the VideoCardz portal.

    Image source: VideoCardz

Image source: VideoCardz

The images showed almost all versions of future Radeon 6×50 XT graphics cards from Gigabyte. The exception was the Aorus Radeon RX 6950 XT Water Force. However, accelerators in this version are usually announced later by the manufacturer, separately from the main announcement.

    Gigabyte Radeon RX 6950 XT Gaming OC

Gigabyte Radeon RX 6950 XT Gaming OC

It is immediately noticeable that the Gigabyte Radeon RX 6950 XT Gaming OC version is equipped with a significantly larger cooling system compared to the current Radeon RX 6900 XT Gaming OC from the same manufacturer. The new card is not only wider but also longer than the current model. It’s not just about the cooling shroud and larger fans, but also about the larger radiator and rear reinforcement plate.

    Gigabyte Radeon RX 6950 XT Gaming OC

Gigabyte Radeon RX 6950 XT Gaming OC

    Gigabyte Radeon RX 6900 XT Gaming OC

Gigabyte Radeon RX 6900 XT Gaming OC

It is curious that despite the higher power consumption than the regular Radeon RX 6900 XT, Gigabyte chose to use the old Gaming OC series design in the new card, rather than the new look of the same GeForce RTX 3090 Ti 24GB Gaming has loaned OK. Apparently, while the new design of this series is exclusive to GeForce cards.

    Gigabyte GeForce RTX 3090 Ti 24GB Gaming OC

Gigabyte GeForce RTX 3090 Ti 24GB Gaming OC

The latest Gigabyte Radeon RX 6950 XT Gaming OC appears to use the exact same PCB as the regular Radeon RX 6900 XT in the same design. The new card received three 8-pin connectors for additional power supply and is equipped with a non-standard set of external interfaces of two DisplayPort and two HDMI connectors.

    Gigabyte Radeon RX 6950 XT Gaming OC

Gigabyte Radeon RX 6950 XT Gaming OC

The Radeon RX 6750 XT and RX 6650 XT models in the Aorus, Gaming and Eagle versions have not changed visually compared to the current Radeon RX 6700 XT and RX 6600 XT in the same versions. All four variants received three-fan cooling systems equipped with a non-standard configuration of external interfaces and additional power connectors.

    Gigabyte Radeon RX 6750 XT Gaming OC

Gigabyte Radeon RX 6750 XT Gaming OC

    Gigabyte Radeon RX 6750 XT Aorus Elite

Gigabyte Radeon RX 6750 XT Aorus

    Gigabyte Radeon RX 6650 XT Gaming OC

Gigabyte Radeon RX 6650 XT Gaming OC

    Gigabyte Radeon RX 6650 XT Eagle

Gigabyte Radeon RX 6650 XT Eagle

The announcement of new graphics cards Radeon RX 6×50 XT is expected for May 10th.

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