Do not buy it: AMD RX 6600 XT for $1,200 on Newegg forward of launch


Product itemizing for MSI AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT Gaming X videocard for $1200, over triple the retail worth.
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Although the official launch for AMD’s RX 6600 XT hasn’t occurred but, this hasn’t stopped third-party retailer AIO from itemizing an MSI AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT Gaming X GPU (now down) for a whopping $1,199 on Newegg over the weekend and most of Monday earlier than the web page was killed off. 

Contemplating the efficiency of the RX 6600 XT ought to sit someplace between the RTX 3060 ($329) and the RTX 3060 Ti ($399), AMD has already confirmed the RX 6600 XT, aka ‘the 1080p beast‘, will retail for $379.

So with that in thoughts, $1,200 appears a bit overpriced. With this being a tough time to purchase a graphics card, you possibly can think about somebody could give in to the temptation to drag the set off and pay above the conventional worth. That stated, by the point it ships from China, the RX 6600 XT is bound to be accessible worldwide so won’t be even well worth the bother.

The product itemizing elevated $100 after a tipster first noticed it over the weekend at $1,100 at Videocardz. It does additionally beg the query of how a third-party vendor can checklist, promote, and presumably ship a product that hasn’t been formally launched but.

We’ll preserve an eye fixed out to see if the itemizing resurfaces hopefully at a extra real looking worth.

Jorge Jimenez

Jorge is a {hardware} author from the enchanted lands of New Jersey. When he is not filling the workplace with the odor of Pop-Tarts, he is reviewing all kinds of gaming {hardware} from headsets to sport pads. He is been protecting video games and tech for practically ten years and has written for Dualshockers, WCCFtech, and Tom’s Information.