HD 8750M vs RX 6900 XT

General info

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

Place in our rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
0.38
 
1.86
Architecture
GCN
 
Navi / RDNA2
GPU code name
Mars Pro
 
Navi 21
Market segment
Laptop
 
Desktop
Launch date
16 November 2012 (8 years ago)
 
8 December 2020 (less than a year ago)
Launch price (MSRP)
no data
 
$999
Price now
$338
 
$2038

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 cores
384
 
5120
Core clock speed
620 MHz
 
1825 MHz
Boost clock speed
775 MHz
 
2250 MHz
Number of transistors
950 million
 
26,800 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
7 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)
no data
 
300 Watt
Texture fill rate
18.60
 
720.0
Floating-point performance
595.2 gflops
 
no data

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon HD 8750M 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). 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 size
medium sized
 
no data
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x8
 
PCIe 4.0 x16
Length
no data
 
267 mm
Supplementary power connectors
no data
 
2x 8-pin

Memory

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 type
GDDR5, DDR3
 
GDDR6
Maximum RAM amount
2 GB
 
16 GB
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
2000 - 4000 MHz
 
16000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
64 GB/s
 
512.0 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 Connectors
No outputs
 
1x HDMI, 2x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
HDMI
-
 
+

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectX
12 (11_1)
 
12 Ultimate (12_2)
Shader Model
5.1
 
6.5
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6
OpenCL
1.2
 
2.1
Vulkan
1.2.131
 
1.2

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance comparison. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

HD 8750M 3.37
RX 6900 XT 100.00 +2867.4%

3DMark Fire Strike Score

HD 8750M 1186
RX 6900 XT 39057 +3193.2%

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

Fire Strike is a DirectX 11 benchmark for gaming PCs. It features two separate tests displaying a fight between a humanoid and a fiery creature seemingly made of lava. Using 1920x1080 resolution, Fire Strike shows off some realistic enough graphics and is quite taxing on hardware.

HD 8750M 1277
RX 6900 XT 50587 +3861.4%

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

3DMark 11 is an obsolete DirectX 11 benchmark by Futuremark. It used four tests based on two scenes, one being few submarines exploring the submerged wreck of a sunken ship, the other is an abandoned temple deep in the jungle. All the tests are heavy with volumetric lighting and tessellation, and despite being done in 1280x720 resolution, are relatively taxing. Discontinued in January 2020, 3DMark 11 is now superseded by Time Spy.

HD 8750M 1698
RX 6900 XT 59119 +3381.7%

Passmark

This is probably the most ubiquitous benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various load, providing four separate benchmarks for Direct3D versions 9, 10, 11 and 12 (the last being done in 4K resolution if possible), and few more tests engaging DirectCompute capabilities.

HD 8750M 891
RX 6900 XT 26462 +2869.9%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon HD 8750M and Radeon RX 6900 XT. Usually measured in megahashes per second.

Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
71 Mh/s
 
no data

Gaming performance

Let's see how good the compared graphics cards are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

HD 8750M satisfies 72% minimum and 61% recommended requirements of all games known to us.

Minimum
72%
Recommended
61%
Minimum
72%
Recommended
61%

RX 6900 XT satisfies 100% minimum and 100% recommended requirements of all games known to us.

Minimum
100%
Recommended
100%
Minimum
100%
Recommended
100%

Here are the average frames per second in a large set of popular games across different resolutions:

 
HD 8750M
RX 6900 XT
900p
 
23
no data
1080p
 
20 −880%
196 +880%
1440p
 
no data
137
4K
 
no data
85

Competitors of Radeon HD 8750M from NVIDIA

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon HD 8750M from NVIDIA is GeForce GT 445M, which is slower by 1% and lower by 2 positions in our rating.

Here are some closest NVIDIA rivals to Radeon HD 8750M:

Competitors of Radeon RX 6900 XT from NVIDIA

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon RX 6900 XT from NVIDIA is GeForce RTX 3080 Ti, which is slower by 1% and lower by 1 position in our rating.

Here are some closest NVIDIA rivals to Radeon RX 6900 XT:

Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 8750M

Cheaper ($338 vs $2038)

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT

2867.4% faster (about 29.5 times) in synthetic tests

Much newer (8 December 2020 vs 16 November 2012)

Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)

More pipelines (5120 vs 384)

Higher memory bandwidth (512 vs 64 GB/s)

Finer manufacturing process technology (7 vs 28 nm)

So, which one is the better GPU?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT, since it shows better performance.

Be aware that Radeon HD 8750M is a notebook card while Radeon RX 6900 XT is a desktop one.

Should you still have questions concerning choice between the reviewed GPUs, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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