MSI Creates new Radeon RX 5600 XT Gaming Z SKU due to performance firmware updates

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  1. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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  2. Loophole35

    Loophole35 Ancient Guru

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    I'm sorry but this is more confusing than the super line up. There is huge swings in performance within the same product (5600xt) this will not be a good look.
     
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    jbscotchman Ancient Guru

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    Agreed,so that's three different versions of the same card. I'm curious to know how many cards went out with the original bios? That's bound to upset some people who have to update it themselves especially if they encounter any kind of issues.
     
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    vestibule Master Guru

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    Well that kills off getting a second hand 1080. :)
     

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    Shakey_Jake33 Master Guru

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    I'm not sure I see the point in releasing a new SKU in response to the firmware update, but then releasing a firmware update for the existing card anyway. Why not just stick with the X?
     
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    Initially this was the card i had in mind ... Now, currently only 3 cards listed on sale here in Denmark. The MSI Gaming X (not Z) listed at 2930 Dkr (431 US $) vs the Asus TUF one listed at 2349 Dkr (346 US $) weird pricing that... I hope we get a Guru Review of the TUF variant :)
     

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