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I don’t have the next-gen consoles from Sony and Microsoft, but I was still treated to a jaw-dropping “next-generation gaming” moment this week. It just happened to occur on the PC I already own. I’ve recently been testing the Radeon RX 6800 XT and after days of benchmarking, I stole some downtime and slapped on my Astro headphones, grabbed my Xbox One controller and finally sunk into some DIRT 5, an Xbox Series X and PS5 “launch” title that seemed to be garnering lots of buzz.
Falcon Northwest is now selling its incredible Talon PC (the same one I use!) with the Radeon RX … [+] 6800 Series.
Sure, I’ve watched the canned benchmark about 150 times by now (results in the chart below), but my first actual hands-on time with the arcade racer was full of, shall we say, the best kind of PC gaming excess.
For more benchmarks of the new RX 6800 XT, check out my full review.
This is a game that murdered my GTX 1080 and RX 580. However, thanks to the Radeon RX 6800 XT’s monstrous graphics performance (with a “Smart Access Memory” assist from the Ryzen 9 5900X), I recklessly cranked up all the quality dials and started my …
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