AMD Radeon RX 6800 Graphics Card Now Available in India, AIB Models to Go on Sale From November 25
The AMD Radeon RX 6800 is now available in India via online and offline retail channels. The Radeon RX 6000 series was revealed by AMD late last month. Three new graphics cards are included: the AMD Radeon RX 6800, the AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT and the AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT. Although the pricing specifics for the Radeon RX 6800 XT and Radeon RX 6900 XT were not disclosed by AMD, the company revealed the proposed e-tailer pricing (SEP) for the Radeon RX 6800.
AMD Radeon RX 6800 price in India, availability
In India, the AMD Radeon RX 6800, developed by the chipmaker itself was priced at Rs. 45,999 (SEP), except GST. The SEP prices are set by the manufacturing company but are subject to distribution/retail margins and scarcity-based inflation. The Radeon RX 6800 has not yet been published on the AMD India online store at the time of writing. Not too many distributors have listed AMD Radeon RX 6800 online yet. It was classified on Prime ABGB at Rs. 55,999 and on Vedant Computers at Rs. 65,000, both branded as Sapphire.
The Radeon RX 6800 and Radeon RX 6800 XT add-in board (AIB) models will be made available to partners starting on 25 November, the company said in a statement. AIB applies to partners in AMD manufacturing such as Asus, EVGA, XFX, and others. The price is kept under wraps for the Radeon RX 6800 XT.
Back in October, AMD announced a November release date for the Radeon RX 6000 series. The latest AMD series goes up against the GeForce RTX 3000 series from NVIDIA, which was revealed in September and later that month was rolled out globally. The GeForce RTX 3000 series begins at Rs. 51,000 for RTX 3070 and RTX 3090, respectively, and goes up to Rs. 1,52,000.
“Scott Herkelman, Corporate Vice President and General Manager of AMD Graphics, said in a prepared statement at the time of the Radeon RX 6000 series announcement, “The new AMD Radeon RX 6800, RX 6800 XT and RX 6900 XT graphics cards offer world class 4K and 1440p performance in major AAA titles, new levels of immersion with stunning life-like visuals, and must-have features that include the ultimate in AAA titles.