Photograph of the new AMD Radeon RX 6900 XTX with liquid cooling

The AMD Radeon RX 6900 XTX Liquid Cooled is a graphics card model that has not been launched on the market, and that we know for the first time, it is a variant of the RX 6900 XT whose reference model uses liquid cooling. This has been photographed and leaked today for the first time, and probably the last. It seems that this is a project that AMD had in mind to give more life to the market. Let's get to know it.

Leaked a new GPU: the AMD Radeon RX 6900 XTX Liquid Cooled with a 120mm radiator

As we know, the reference AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT carries a rather interesting triple fan design, but it seems that AMD's plans went beyond this, wanting to launch an “AMD Radeon RX 6900 XTX Liquid Cooled” which would consist of a liquid-cooled benchmark and probably one more “blackleg” selection of its Navi 21 XTX chips, used by the RX 6900 XT.

From the forums in China came the leak of this AMD Radeon RX 6900 XTX, where we see a design that is basically an equivalent to the same reference model of the RX 6900 XT, but with the part of the three fans covered. These are replaced by a liquid cooling system with a 120mm radiator.

On its side, what we see is the reference PCB and the rest of the design, where what looks like a kind of LED strip stands out, and the 2 8-pin power connectors.

It is time to analyze why AMD decided not to launch this Radeon RX 6900 XTX on the market, which also does not seem to happen again. The main reason could be in a change in strategy, for which the best-bined chips have become Navi 21 XTXH, and which are currently being sold to assemblers to make better versions of the graphics.

In fact, we've already seen this chip achieve the RX 6900 XT overclock record, so it's certainly a pretty good chip. Something like that might not be properly harnessed with a reference PCB, so it seems smart to let assemblers compete to create the most powerful and overclockable design possible, right?

So AMD gives assemblers a chance to create the best possible RX 6900 XT designs, and they get out of that race. It will surely give you better results, as the reference models are not the most coveted, and the 120mm radiator used could have been insufficient to power this AMD Radeon RX 6900 XTX.

Still, we will have to wait and see if AMD makes a move in this regard, which seems unlikely. If a new liquid-cooled reference GPU model were to be proposed, we will not hesitate to share it on the web.

Would you have liked AMD to release such graphics? Will the RX 6900 XTX be a reality, or will they let the Navi 21 XTXH chip roll out for builders?

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