MSI Reveals Custom Radeon RX 6500 XT MECH 2X 4G And OC Graphics Cards

MSI RX 6500 XT

The AMD Radeon 6500 XT is an entry-level graphics card for 1080p gaming that is going to be available later this month. While we wait, MSI has revealed the MSI Radeon RX 6500 XT MECH 2X 4G OC and MECH 2X 4G custom models. Here is what you need to know about them.

MSI Radeon RX 6500 XT MECH 2X 4G And OC

Both of these cards are practically the same but the OC edition comes factory overclocked out of the box. MSI has not revealed what the boost clock speeds of these cards are so we do not know those details at the moment.

Both cards come with a sleek-looking cooler with dual fans, similar to some other graphics cards that we have seen in 2021. The cards feature TORX FAN 3.0 and sport Zero Frozr. Other features include support for Windows 11 and Microsoft DirectX 12 Ultimate and AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution (FSR) upscaling technology.

MSI RX 6500 XT

A detailed breakdown of the specs is as follows:

Model MSI Radeon RX 6500 XT MECH 2X 4G OC MSI Radeon RX 6500 XT MECH 2X 4G
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 4GB DDR6 4GB DDR6
Outputs
  • DisplayPort 1.4 x 1
  • HDMI 2.1 x1
  • DisplayPort 1.4 x 1
  • HDMI 2.1 x1
TBP 80W 80W
Power Connectors 6-pin x1 6-pin x1
DirectX Version Support 12 12
OpenGL Version Support 4.6 4.6
Max Displays 2 2
VR Ready Yes Yes
Multiple GPU Technology Yes Yes
Afterbuner OC Support Yes Yes
Max Digital Resolution 7680 x 4320 7680 x 4320

The MSI Radeon RX 6500 XT MECH 2X 4G and MSI Radeon RX 6500 XT MECH 2X 4G OC will be available starting January 19th, 2022. You can expect to see custom models from other partners such as Gigabyte and Asus soon enough. Let us know what you think about the RX 6500 XT and whether or not this is something that you might be interested in buying.

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