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PCI Express 4.0
|Model||RX6650XT CLD 8GO|
|Interface||PCI Express 4.0|
|GPU Series||AMD Radeon RX 6000 Series|
|GPU||Radeon RX 6650 XT|
|Core Clock||2106 MHz|
|Game Clock||2447 MHz|
|Boost Clock||2669 MHz|
|Stream Processors||2048 Stream Processors|
|Effective Memory Clock||17.5 Gbps|
|DirectX||DirectX 12 Ultimate|
|HDMI||1 x HDMI 2.1|
|DisplayPort||3 x DisplayPort 1.4|
|Max Resolution||7680 x 4320|
|Thermal Design Power||176W|
|Recommended PSU Wattage||550W|
|Features||Dual Fan Design Stylish Metal Backplate Striped Axial Fan Ultra-fit Heatpipe 0dB Silent Cooling Super Alloy Graphics Card|
|Max GPU Length||269 mm|
|Card Dimensions (L x H)||10.59" x 5.20"|
|Slot Width||2 Slots|
|Package Contents||Accessories: 1 x Quick Installation Guide|
|Date First Available||May 10, 2022|
Pros: -Performance greater than my old RX 5600 XT or even my son's RX 6600 XT. -Double-width and not 2.5 width like other cards (I bought the RX 6600 XT for me, but it hit my PCI-E WiFi card as the 6600 is a 2.5 width card, so it went to my son instead as his case and MB are larger). -Quiet when watching movies/shows, and still mostly inaudible when gaming -70FPS gaming on ultra settings and 4K resolution on a 50" LG TV
Cons: -Computer sat with a black screen after I swapped the 5600 out for the 6650. Had to force-reboot. It was fine after that, and the existing drivers had no issues.
Overall Review: This is the fifth ASRock component I've used, and have been very happy with all of them. I have a B450 ITX board, two B550 boards and one Intel ITX board from them, plus this graphics card. All have done exactly what they advertise and I cannot complain about their pricing. I paired the Challenger 6650 with an ASRock B550M-HDV board, R5-5600X processor, 16GB ram and a 1TB Samsung SSD. I am not disappointed with this machine and it's capabilities. This review is for the ASRock review rebate program. But I would not have changed my review even if I didn't go for the rebate. Seriously.
Pros: Beast of a 1080p graphics card, outperforms the 3060 for cheaper and is near to the 3060TI Fairly quiet even under load Works well even on an older motherboard (PCIe 3.0)
Cons: Not sure why I had this issue but I can ONLY use the AMD PRO adrenalin drivers for this card to work properly. The gaming version was extremely unstable, made my computer totally shut down and made the GPU reach temperatures of 100c+ while under load, and with the PRO drivers they are around 70.
Overall Review: Once working properly I'd 100% recommend this card. If it doesn't work with the normal drivers, please try the PRO edition drivers on the AMD website. Rating 4 eggs due to the amount of time it took to get it actually working
Dear Valued ASRock Customer, Thank you for purchase and review. • Please allow better air circulation inside the chassis to avoid overheating. • Download and install the latest driver from AMD website. Link: https://www.amd.com/en/support/graphics/amd-radeon-rx-6000-series/amd-radeon-rx-6600-series/amd-radeon-rx-6650-xt • Adjust the fan speed to higher in AMD Adrenalin and try not overclocking, including the power tuning (un-checked) to get lower temperature. If you have any technical or warranty inquiry in the future, please contact us at https://event.asrock.com/tsd.asp We will assist you shortly. Thank you ASRock Support Tech Support Email: https://event.asrock.com/tsd.asp
Pros: Card itself is fine. Small and quiet.
Cons: I have freshly built system and fresh Windows 11 install. System does not wake up from sleep. Disabling ULPS in registry helped a little, system did wake up but GPU driver crashed. Finally I found that disabling Smart Access Memory fixes the problem. But I got tired of all this debugging. Finally swapped this card to used Nvidia GPU and have zero issues since then.
Overall Review: AMD GPUs are still problematic
Dear Valued ASRock Customer, Sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused you. What mainboard that you using with the VGA card? We would like to further investigate this case. Please contact us with your system configuration and problem description at https://event.asrock.com/tsd.asp Thank you ASRock Support Tech Support Email: https://event.asrock.com/tsd.asp
Overall Review: Got this to replace my RX580 and I was able to increase most of my graphics setting significantly despite having the same 8gb ram. SO much quieter too.
Pros: Maintains 60 fps on my 60hz monitor at ultra setting on most games I play like apex and death stranding. I also haven't had any issues with the card itself.
Cons: It's the only card in the 6000 series that doesn't fully support VR, and I didn't read enough into oculus requirements to realize that before purchasing. Windows update also likes to replace the drivers with incompatible ones.
Overall Review: This is a great card if you disable graphics card auto updates and play mainly flat screen games. It runs some VR games but others not so much.
Pros: Installation was very easy, no glitches at all! The tuning and monitoring software is well designed and easy to use. The card runs cool and quiet The price was good considering the current price madness for NVidia cards Run 3D Mark Demo with surprising good marks.
Cons: The default setting fixes the fan at 0 rpms and does not increase it no matter the load. This is good for normal PC work but it is easier to forget to change it when starting a game.
Overall Review: Certainly would recommend it. Good first impressions that I hope will hold true as I use and learn more about the performance of this graphics card. This is a review for the AsRock review rebate program
Pros: This GPU came out at a time where it beat Nvidia's RTX 3060, but was also cheaper than the 3060 (if you could even find it). No LEDs which I like, but may be a con for you. This card should be relevant for 1080p games for the next few years, so the GPU market should be more normal when you need to upgrade from this, assuming you're not trying to do super high definition gaming.
Cons: AMD doesn't have as advanced ray-tracing capabilities as Nvidia at this time.
Overall Review: This review for ASRock review rebate program. Glad I could finish my build with this card that was released at an opportune time for AMD considering the state of the GPU market in May 2022.
Pros: Pretty good graphics and speed once it's setup.
Cons: AMD always requires tweaking to get it to work correctly.
Overall Review: Recommended? Yes, with a caveat. Be prepared to spend some time adjusting settings. I found that for the most part turn off all the software enhancements that AMD has. Be sure to use AMD drivers, if you have an AMD CPU.