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Pros: - Excellent frame rates at 3440x1440
- Runs relatively cool (mid 40's idle and mid 60's to high 70's depending on game being played)
- RGB is tasteful
- Arrived unscathed from NewEgg (good job) packaged well
- Card looks and feels very well built.
Cons: - Card is massive and just barely fits in my Corsair Crystal 680X (seriously 1mm longer and it doesn't fit)
- I dont care for the red highlights, I realize its AMD etc, etc...but manufacturers need to just make cards black or white or some combination of the two.
- Polychrom Sync RGB software is not very good IMO. It works but its very slow to startup and once you set the colors I'd just unload the software
- Very expensive for what it is
Overall Review: Ok so lets first address the elephant in the room, this card and all GPU's are massively overpriced in this crypto mining world we live in today. I really held out as long as I could and I landed this card for $1499. This is by far the most expensive card I've ever purchased. I'm upgrading from a EVGA 2080 which I paid roughly $700 for so over double in price and I'm quite certain I'm not getting double the performance. That said, I just wanted to build an all AMD machine and well I paid the piper. Also 6800XT's are going for almost as much and I just figured I'm already spending way more than I want to so I might as well just go all in.
This card is huge and weighs almost 6lbs. The Corsair Crystal 680X was always going to be the case I built this system in and I was shocked when this card barely fit in it. I really thought I would have surplus space given how roomy this case is but wow, another millimeter and I'd be sending this card back. The card has a very slight sag on my Asus TUF Gaming X570 Plus MB. Nothing I'd be too worried about but I may slide a support in there if it kicks off my OCD too much in the future.
The card feels and looks very tough and there is nothing cheap feeling about this card. It is performing very well at 3440x1440 and I'm getting great FPS on all the games I'm playing at Ultra settings. I'd say decent temps as well, I did play with the fan curves a bit but generally its running in the 40's idle and 60's to high 70's during gameplay. I dont have a 4K monitor to test out and I'm really not considering 4K gaming at this point in time. I think 1440p is the sweet spot for gaming right now and this card is almost overkill but what is wrong with that right?
I'm not a fan of the Polychrome Sync software that you use to change the lighting on the card as its very slow and takes forever to start up. Once I have the color set though its easy enough to remove the software. I'm also not a fan of the red highlights on the card, I knew the color-scheme when I bought it but I'd prefer and all black or black and white card.
Overall I think this card is a winner and if you're like me desperately trying to build a new machine in the worst possible market, this card is a fine addition and you shouldn't be worried about its performance. The pricing is insane and I realize I'm contributing to these high prices by purchasing this card but I wanted a new machine and it is what it is. This card would probably retail for around $1200 normally anyway so $300 over is pretty good in this market IMO.
Cons: Product arrived unusable. Installed it into a new build and seemed to function because light tasks didn't crash.
Got black screen of death when gaming. Was told the power supply was the issue. Replaced the power supply with a bequiet 11 platinum 1200 watt PSU. Still crashed. And then they finally admitted it was the GPU causing the issue.
Now the return window on Newegg is up. And I have to deal with the RMA process of the company and hope this is still covered on warranty. Will update this depending on how that goes.
Overall Review: I would not purchase this product again. It has been nothing but issues. AMD forums show many people using this card are having similar issues.
Pros: Price(if you catch it on sale)
Cons: Huge. Had to buy a gpu support arm for it and a larger case haha! My p300a mesh was to short to fit the card and my liquid cooler. Had to swap to Corsair 4000d air flow and did a glass side panel delete so I would have two metal panels.
Overall Review: Great card! Runs fairly cool as long as your case is well vented.
Mild overclock/under volt managed a 2550-2580core clock with 2100mhz memory clock very stable over the past few weeks zero issues.
Stock boost clock claims 2340mhz on the core but I say a pretty regular 2400mhz out of the box.
Overall the very easy overclock/undervolt in adrenaline with some fan tuning has met me roughly 10% on average in game fps. So I cant complain. Especially since I got this card on sale at extremely close to msrp. Meaning this card is probably one of the best values in this current market when you look at 3080,3080ti,and 3090 prices. This card packs a punch and at 1080p and 1440p out does the 3090! And at 4k with the overclock is on par! No brainer to me if youre shopping the high end right now!
Have had the card going on a month no and zero issues. Its a power house.
16gb ddr4 3600 cl14
Seasonic 850w gold psu
Pros: - Easy setup
- Aesthetically pleasing
- Option to turn off RGB (thank sky daddy)
- Stays cool
- Amazing 1440p and 4k performance
Cons: - The single RGB fan throws me off
- Coil whine is terrible when FPS isnt capped
- AMD cards dont cooperate well with streaming
Overall Review: This thing is perfect for gamers. Resolutions are great, SAM is perfect and rage mode is fun. Havent OCed it yet but dont see a need to really. Stays cool, runs well, and looks cool.
Pros: Card came well packaged. Lots of foam all around the card. The card is very large make sure you measure like I did. I cut it a bit close, but it fits. About 1mm. Make sure your case also has lots of airflow. 2-120mm in and 1 120mm out was not enough. The Card ran 90c and I couldn't touch my tempered glass near the card. When I got a case with 3 -120 mm in and 3-120mm out it dropped down to 67c under the same load. The cooler works well to keep the card cool. I can finally run my games on max @ 3440x1440 resolution! Fans and side panel get their own color control. Works great in Asrock Polychrome (make sure you update!).
Cons: This card has some serious coil whine. I have a 144hz monitor and this thing screeches like Eric Cartman's "Reeee!" when pushed. Even with Freesync or Radeon Chill limiting the Frames to 145 fps. The computer is 4 feet away from my ears in a cubby, below my desk with plenty of airflow and I still hear it over my headphones. I've had it about 3 weeks so I don't think the coil whine is going to get any quieter. The wife is 8 feet away and can hear it too. She thought I had a bad bearing when she first heard it. But I showed her it is load/fps related. Alt+tab out it stops; tab back in it comes back. Keep in mind 144hz is my monitor's refresh rate and 145 fps is the target framerate.
Overall Review: The card works great! If you can handle the coil whine, you'll love it! Maybe not all cards are this way, I don't see any other reviewer complaining about coil whine. But as I understand it from my research it happens; and doesn't mean that there is any issue with the card.
Pros: As advertised
Cons: Didn't last long (2 months of mild gaming)
Overall Review: Card ran great for 2 months, then, today when I turned on my computer after getting off work, it started smoking.
I've been in IT for a decade now and this certainly isn't my first install, so I no it was nothing I did (having not been in the box since install)
Attempted to go from nvidia to amd but this isn't a good experience.
Pros: -Good Lord it's a mighty fast graphics card.
-Overall, it's a nice looking card. Not derivative of others.
-Solid build quality in both feel and looks.
-Massive heat sink that works. On close inspection you can see full contact from thermal pads.
-Good packaging (for the most part).
-Overclocking boosts performance massively. Even the one click in ASRock Tweak. I haven't spent any time fine tuning but I got it to 2800 just to see. It'll pob hit 3000.
-They didn't do a good job hiding the heat sink behind the middle fan. You can see a large chunk of aluminum (not the fins, but an extension, I guess).
-There were some creases in the foam when I first opened the box. Everything seems to be okay, but, kinda looked like the packaging was rushed or UPS really mishandled the package.
-A couple of bent fins, but, not a big deal.
-ASRock tweak leaves much to be desired. I've been spoiled from Sapphire Trixx. But, it works.
-The, "PG", logo on the backplate doesn't light up. I knew that going in, but, man..Woulda been nice.
Overall Review: Some how I was able to grab one of these on Dec 11th. I actually wanted the Nitro + or Taichi 6800 XT, but never saw the Nitro in stock (not even for a second) and the Taichi was bundled with an Intel Mobo (no thanks). I've been kind of a die hard Sapphire fan, but have always owned ASRock motherboards so I know they have the ability to make a quality product. I'm glad I bought this card. Now I have a 6900 XT (no matter how "impractical"). It's an absolute monster. If you are on the fence about buying this because ASRock is new to the GPU game you should definitely buy this card. They have a 3 year warranty, most brands only have a 2 year.
UPS needs to get it together. They crushed the box this was sent in.
Pros: The performance of this thing is mind boggling. Didn't think I was going to see a huge difference upgrading from a 6700xt, but wowie zowie it's in a different universe. No stutter or tearing on any AAA title I've thrown at it so far. Quiet at default settings even under load. Do you really need to overclock this thing? Nah son nah. Easy hookup to my Corsair 850 psu.
Cons: I was excited to only pay $600 over MSRP, but like PRICE.
It's massive. The picture above shows (top to bottom): rx590, 6700xt, 6900xt
Overall Review: I'd recommend this card for anyone who wants to run any of their games at max settings without the hassle of tweaking all the graphics options. Plus it feels like you got a pair of ten pounders when you unbox this thing, ya dig?