AMD’s $199 Radeon RX 6500 XT tested: 5 key things you need to know

Performance, memory intricacies, feature sets, and more.
  • Brad Chacos (PC World (US online))
  • 20 January, 2022 01:00

AMD's US$199 Radeon RX 6500 XT is here, bringing both real-time ray tracing and affordable graphics cards back to the masses—if it can stay well-stocked enough to remain on store shelves for close to its suggested pricing, that is. This ain't your average graphics card though. AMD needed to tweak and tune the Radeon RX 6500 XT to (hopefully) keep cryptocurrency miners at bay and hit the coveted, crucial sub-US$200 price point.