ASRock RX 6700 XT Phantom Gaming OC
Maximum PC|December 2021
A good GPU in a mediocre card
JARRED WALTON

FAST. MYSTERIOUS. Unbeatable. So proclaims the writing on the back of ASRock’s RX 6700 XT Phantom Gaming OC card. We’re not sure where the mystery comes in, unless it’s referring to actually finding one for sale. Regardless, AMD’s RX 6700 XT delivers a healthy amount of performance at a theoretically reasonable price. ASRock’s Phantom Gaming variant, not so much.

ASRock mostly plays it safe with the Phantom Gaming line, with a triple fan design and a fair amount of RGB lighting, which can be disabled at the flick of a switch. The card is longer and thicker than the reference design, but the added cooling allows for higher TDPs and lower temperatures, with a modest factory overclock tossed in for good measure.

The boost clock of the reference card is 2581MHz, and ASRock cranks that all the way to… 2622MHz, a 1.6% overclock. The power limit is also extended by 20W, which should also eke out a bit more performance, though if you want access to the full out-of-the-box overclock, you’ll need to install the ASRock Tweak software and select OC mode.

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