AMD launched a brand new all-black model of its Radeon RX 6800 XT at the moment, and in typical PC {hardware} trend it sold out virtually immediately. Members of the Team Red neighborhood obtained a message from AMD prematurely of the April 7 launch, mentioning a ‘limited availability’ provide on a Midnight Black RX 6800 XT – and it was certainly a restricted version, with the AMD web site flickering on and offline as players scrambled to get their fingers on one.

It appears AMD launched the cardboard on the identical $649 MSRP as the unique mannequin within the US, nevertheless, the UK‘s £562.79 price tag is curiously less than the original £649 retail cost. That’s a steal when in comparison with the over-inflated costs of exhausting to search out GPUs, however you possibly can’t get far more troublesome to search out than one thing that’s solely out of inventory

The specs on the brand new itemizing are an identical to the unique card, so it appears as if this can be a easy redesign of the reference cooler, versus any manufacturing facility overclocking or additional VRAM at play.

If the Radeon RX 6800 XT Midnight Black version appears acquainted, that’s as a result of leaker Harukaze5719 posted a photograph of 1 as early as November, 2020.

Still, if you happen to missed out on AMD’s new card, you might at all times attempt your luck at nabbing one other GPU if the launch of the Nvidia RTX 3070 Ti or RTX 3080 Ti go forward subsequent month, as rumours counsel.