NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Max-Q vs AMD Radeon RX 6600M

Price now no data
Games supported 39%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Max-Q
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Max-Q
  • Interface PCIe 4.0 x16
  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory 6192 MB
  • Memory type GDDR6
  • Memory clock speed 12 Gbps
  • Maximum resolution
AMD Radeon RX 6600M
Radeon RX 6600M
  • Interface PCIe 4.0 x8
  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory 8192 MB
  • Memory type GDDR6
  • Memory clock speed 16000
  • Maximum resolution
Price now no data
Games supported 94%
Graphics card Graphics card NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Max-Q vs AMD Radeon RX 6600M

General info

Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, value for money and other general parameters.

Place in performance ratingnot rated148
ArchitectureAmpereRDNA 2
GPU code nameGN20-E3 GA106R21M-E65-70
Market segmentLaptopLaptop
Release date4 January 2021 (1 year ago)1 September 2020 (1 year ago)

Technical specs

General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core base clock and boost clock speeds, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their benchmark and gaming test results. Note that power consumption of some graphics cards can well exceed their nominal TDP, especially when overclocked.

Pipelines / CUDA cores38401792
Boost clock speed1283 MHz2177 MHz
Number of transistors13,250 million11,060 million
Manufacturing process technology8 nm7 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)100 Watt150 Watt
Texture fill rate153.8235.8

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce RTX 3060 Max-Q and Radeon RX 6600M compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.

Laptop sizelargemedium sized
InterfacePCIe 4.0 x16PCIe 4.0 x8
Supplementary power connectorsNoneNone


Parameters of memory installed: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated VRAM and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory typeGDDR6GDDR6
Maximum RAM amount6192 MB8 GB
Memory bus width192 Bit128 Bit
Memory clock speed12 GB/s16000 MHz
Memory bandwidth264.0 GB/s256.0 GB/s
Shared memory--

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on the reviewed GPUs. As a rule, data in this section is precise only for desktop reference ones (so-called Founders Edition for NVIDIA chips). OEM manufacturers may change the number and type of output ports, while for notebook cards availability of certain video outputs ports depends on the laptop model rather than on the card itself.

Display ConnectorsNo outputsNo outputs

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectX12 Ultimate (12_2)12 Ultimate (12_2)
Shader Model6.56.5
CUDA8.6no data

Advantages and disadvantages

Novelty 4 January 2021 1 September 2020
Memory bus width 192 128
Pipelines / CUDA cores 3840 1792
Memory bandwidth 264 256
Chip lithography 8 nm 7 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 100 Watt 150 Watt

Technical City couldn't decide between

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Max-Q
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Max-Q


AMD Radeon RX 6600M
AMD Radeon RX 6600M

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Competitors of GeForce RTX 3060 Max-Q by AMD

It seems that there's no AMD equivalent for GeForce RTX 3060 Max-Q. The nearest candidate is Radeon RX 6700M, however, it's 0% faster and higher by 0 positions in our rating.

AMD Radeon RX 6700M Radeon RX 6700M

Competitors of Radeon RX 6600M by NVIDIA

The nearest Radeon RX 6600M's NVIDIA equivalent is GeForce RTX 3050 Mobile, which is faster by 1% and higher by 3 positions in our rating.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Mobile GeForce RTX 3050 Mobile

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