And that’s not only the big surprise, it’s the best thing about the card.
The price is supposed to be $379, but it is more expensive in the shops. Even the target price would be problematic, as the card is only a tiny bit faster than the old Radeon RX 5700 XT. But right now, just being in stock and not at $1000 goes a long way. Which is something the Radeon RX 6600 XT seems to achieve.
But have a look at its ranking in the meta benchmark before you jump on the offer:
In a normal market the gpu would be a big disappointment. As it is, it might just be good and available enough.