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Experience an Overclock Gain, Superb Cooling and ARGB Enhancement on the New NITRO+ AMD Radeon™ RX 6900 XT Special Edition

An elevated NITRO charged gaming experience with exciting fresh features

Key features:

  • Dominant Boost Clock up to 2365 MHz and Game Clock up to 2135 MHz
  • Paramount Tri-X Cooling Solution for a silent and cool gaming experience
  • Elevated ARGB Illumination for maximized PC aesthetic customization
  • AMD RDNA™ 2 gaming architecture with pioneering technologies including hardware-accelerated DirectX® Raytracing (DXR) , AMD Infinity Cache, AMD Smart Access Memory and DirectX® 12 Ultimate support


April 29th, 2021
SAPPHIRE Technology announces the newest addition to the RDNA™ 2 family with the SAPPHIRE NITRO+ AMD Radeon™ RX 6900 XT Special Edition. With increased performance and an innovative spin on the award winning Tri-X Cooling Technology, this model is a powerhouse product for the ultra-aficionado 4K gamer. Designed with the classic NITRO+ minimalist aesthetic, additional fresh customizable RGB on the peripherals, and striking ARGB fans, the NITRO+ AMD Radeon™ RX 6900 XT Special Edition is sure to be a photogenic part to complete the theme of any PC.

SAPPHIRE NITRO+ AMD Radeon™ RX 6900 XT Special Edition Gaming Graphics Card with 16GB GDDR6

 

NITRO Charged For Gamers

Overclocked straight out of the box to hit every frame, the NITRO+ AMD Radeon™ RX 6900 XT Special Edition leads with 5120 stream processors and boasts a maximized Boost Clock of up to 2365 Mhz and a Game Clock of up to 2135 MHz. It comes decked with 80 ray accelerators and 80 compute units to facilitate raytracing. The latest 16GB of GDDR6 high-speed memory is clocked at 16 Gbps Effective with 128MB of Infinity Cache, which dramatically reduces latency and power consumption, delivering higher overall gaming performance than traditional architectural designs. The graphics card also provides up to 4 output ports including 1x HDMI 2.1 VRR and FRL and 3x Display Port 1.4 with DSC to support the latest display monitors on the market. The new innovative RX 6000 series exclusive NITRO+ features such as the cutting-edge Hybrid Fan Blade, modernized Wave Fin Design and V Shape Fin Design for GPU Cooling, and standout Integrated Cooling Module are all integrated into the NITRO+ AMD Radeon™ RX 6900 XT Special Edition.

 

The Ever-Innovating Tri-X Cooling Solution

The SAPPHIRE NITRO+ AMD Radeon™ RX 6900 XT Special Edition cooling solutions are spearheaded by the award winning Tri-X Cooling Solution. Fitted with a large cooling module, airflow is maximized using three massive 100mm efficient fans running in an anticlockwise direction. The tunneled fins on the fans support increasing the convection of airflow to ensure that Tri-X cooling maintains a low temperature and noise.

SAPPHIRE NITRO+ AMD Radeon™ RX 6900 XT Special Edition Gaming Graphics Card with 16GB GDDR6

 

A Reliable Choice for Gamers: Quality Components

Renowned for quality components, the NITRO+ AMD Radeon™ RX 6900 XT Special Edition is engineered with classic SAPPHIRE features to ensure a high quality and long lasting product. Cooling technology is coupled with the Intelligent Fan Control and the Precision Fan Control features to promote a silent gaming experience. The fan design incorporates Dual Ball Bearing Fans and is fabricated with the fan favourite SAPPHIRE Quick Connect Fan to promote fan longevity. The Dual BIOS feature is prevalent alongside the TriXX Software BIOS Switch position to easily customize the graphics card to performance mode or silent mode.


Ultimate ARGB Personalization for an Outstanding Aesthetic

Experience a multitude of ARGB options with the SAPPHIRE NITRO+ AMD Radeon™ RX 6900 XT Special Edition. In addition to a trio of beautiful ARGB fans, the ARGB backplate illuminate the NITRO+ logo and eye-catching NITRO+ emblem, alongside the classic ARGB LED shroud design. The abundance of ARGB working in tandem with the SAPPHIRE TriXX software NITRO Glow in a variety of RGB modes ensures a striking, dramatic and unique PC build. External synchronization between the graphics card and the motherboard is enabled using the 3-pin header in the tail.


TriXX Boost

Achieve paramount performance utilizing TriXX Boost to push your frames on the SAPPHIRE NITRO+ AMD Radeon™ RX 6900 XT Special Edition. This innovative feature enables gamers to run games at a higher FPS by reducing the rendering resolution and up scaling the final output image by integrating Radeon Image Sharpening.  


Availability

The SAPPHIRE NITRO+ AMD Radeon™ RX 6900 XT Special Edition Graphics Card is shipping now, and will be available from selected SAPPHIRE e-tailers and retailers worldwide.

Model

11308-03 NITRO+ AMD Radeon™ RX 6900 XT Special Edition

11308-07 NITRO+ AMD Radeon™ RX 6900 XT Special Edition

GPU

7nm GPU, RDNA™ 2 Gaming Architecture

7nm GPU, RDNA™ 2 Gaming Architecture

Stream Processors

5120

5120

Boost Clock

Up to 2365 MHz

Boost Clock is the maximum frequency achievable on the GPU running bursty workload. Boost clock achievability, frequency, and sustainabilty will vary based on several factors, including but not limited to: thermal conditions and variation in application and workloads.

Up to 2365 MHz

Boost Clock is the maximum frequency achievable on the GPU running bursty workload. Boost clock achievability, frequency, and sustainabilty will vary based on several factors, including but not limited to: thermal conditions and variation in application and workloads.

Game Clock

Up to 2135 MHz

Game Clock is the expected GPU clock when running typical gaming applications, set to typical TGP(Total Graphics Power). Actual individual game clock results may vary.

Up to 2135 MHz

Game Clock is the expected GPU clock when running typical gaming applications, set to typical TGP(Total Graphics Power). Actual individual game clock results may vary.

Ray Accelerators

80

80

Infinity Cache

128MB

128MB

Memory Size/Bus

16GB/256 bit GDDR6

16GB/256 bit GDDR6

Memory Clock

16 Gbps Effective

16 Gbps Effective

Displays

Maximum 4 Displays

Maximum 4 Displays

Resolution

HDMI™: 7680×4320
DisplayPort1.4: 7680×4320

HDMI™: 7680×4320
DisplayPort1.4: 7680×4320
USB-C: 7680×4320

Interface

PCI-Express 4.0

PCI-Express 4.0

Output

1x HDMI
3x DisplayPort

1x HDMI
2x DisplayPort
1x USB-C

BIOS Support

Dual UEFI

Dual UEFI

Game Index

4K

4K

SAPPHIRE Features

Dual BIOS
TriXX Software BIOS Switch
Premium Digital Power Design
Fuse Protection
Tri-X Cooling Technology
Intelligent Fan Control
Precision Fan Control
Backplate with ARGB
ARGB Fans
Two-Ball Bearing Fans
Hybrid Fan Blade
Wave Fin Design
V Shape Fin Design for GPU Cooling
Integrated Cooling Module
TriXX Supported
Fan Check
Fan Quick Connect
TriXX Boost
NITRO Glow
External RGB LED MB Synchronization

Dual BIOS
TriXX Software BIOS Switch
Premium Digital Power Design
Fuse Protection
Tri-X Cooling Technology
Intelligent Fan Control
Precision Fan Control
Backplate with ARGB
ARGB Fans
Two-Ball Bearing Fans
Hybrid Fan Blade
Wave Fin Design
V Shape Fin Design for GPU Cooling
Integrated Cooling Module
TriXX Supported
Fan Check
Fan Quick Connect
TriXX Boost
NITRO Glow
External RGB LED MB Synchronization

AMD Features

AMD RDNA™ 2 Gaming Architecture
DirectX® 12 Ultimate
Hardware Raytracing
Smart Access Memory
Infinity Cache
7nm GPU
PCI® Express 4.0 Support
AMD FreeSync™ Technology
DisplayPort™ 1.4 with DSC
HDMI™ 2.1 VRR
Video Streaming up to 8KRadeon™ VR Ready Premium
AMD FidelityFX
Radeon™ Image Sharpening
Radeon™ Anti-Lag
Radeon™ Software
Game Driver Optimizations

AMD RDNA™ 2 Gaming Architecture
DirectX® 12 Ultimate
Hardware Raytracing
Smart Access Memory
Infinity Cache
7nm GPU
PCI® Express 4.0 Support
AMD FreeSync™ Technology
DisplayPort™ 1.4 with DSC
HDMI™ 2.1 VRR
Video Streaming up to 8K
Radeon™ VR Ready Premium
AMD FidelityFX
Radeon™ Image Sharpening
Radeon™ Anti-Lag
Radeon™ Software
Game Driver Optimizations

Cooling

Tri-X Cooling
Two-Ball Bearing

Tri-X Cooling
Two-Ball Bearing

Form Factor

3 slot, ATX
Dimension: 320x 134.85 x 58.4 (mm)

3 slot, ATX
Dimension: 320x 134.85 x 58.4 (mm)

Power Consumption

363W

363W

OS

Linux®, Windows® 7*, and Windows® 10, 64-bit operating system required

*Does not support all features including but not limited to Hardware Raytracing

Linux®, Windows® 7*, and Windows® 10, 64-bit operating system required

*Does not support all features including but not limited to Hardware Raytracing

System Requirements

  • Minimum 850-Watt Power Supply
    2 x 8-pin + 1 x 6-pin Power Connector.
  • PCI Express® based PC is required with one X16 lane graphics slot available on the motherboard.
  • Minimum 8GB of system memory. 16GB recommended.
  • A display with HDMI or DisplayPort is required
  • Minimum 850-Watt Power Supply
    2 x 8-pin + 1 x 6-pin Power Connector.
  • PCI Express® based PC is required with one X16 lane graphics slot available on the motherboard.
  • Minimum 8GB of system memory. 16GB recommended.
  • A display with HDMI or DisplayPort or USB-C is required

 

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