NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti vs AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT
Comparison of GeForce RTX 2080 Ti and Radeon RX 6900 XT architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti and Radeon RX 6900 XT's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce RTX 2080 Ti and Radeon RX 6900 XT's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce RTX 2080 Ti and Radeon RX 6900 XT compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).
PCIe 3.0 x16
PCIe 4.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce RTX 2080 Ti and Radeon RX 6900 XT: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce RTX 2080 Ti and Radeon RX 6900 XT. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
1x HDMI, 2x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce RTX 2080 Ti and Radeon RX 6900 XT. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by GeForce RTX 2080 Ti and Radeon RX 6900 XT, sometimes including their particular versions.
12 Ultimate (12_1)
12 Ultimate (12_2)
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce RTX 2080 Ti and Radeon RX 6900 XT. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
RTX 2080 Ti 85.05
RX 6900 XT 97.78 +15%
RTX 2080 Ti 21625
RX 6900 XT 24861 +15%
Let's see how good GeForce RTX 2080 Ti and Radeon RX 6900 XT are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
Wider memory bus (352 vs 256 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (616 vs 512 GB/s)
Less power hungry (250 vs 300 watts)
G-SYNC (removes screen tearing by telling the display when to renew the image. Only works with G-SYNC compatible displays)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
Advantages of AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT
15% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (28 October 2020 vs 27 August 2018)
Cheaper ($1806.00 USD vs $1848.00 USD)
More pipelines (5120 vs 4352)
Finer manufacturing process technology (7 vs 12 nm)
So, RTX 2080 Ti or RX 6900 XT?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce RTX 2080 Ti and Radeon RX 6900 XT, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.