AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT vs RX 6800

General info

Comparison of Radeon RX 6800 XT and Radeon RX 6800 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
no data
 
5.41
Architecture
Navi / RDNA2
 
Navi / RDNA2
Code name
Navi 21
 
Navi 21
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
28 October 2020
 
28 October 2020
Launch price (MSRP)
$649
 
$579
Price now
no data
 
$660

Technical specs

Radeon RX 6800 XT and Radeon RX 6800's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon RX 6800 XT and Radeon RX 6800's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
4608
 
3840
Core clock speed
1825 MHz
 
1815 MHz
Boost Clock
2250 MHz
 
2105 MHz
Transistor count
26,800 million
 
26,800 million
Manufacturing process technology
7 nm
 
7 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
300 Watt
 
250 Watt
Texture fill rate
648.0
 
505.2

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX 6800 XT and Radeon RX 6800 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).
Interface
PCIe 4.0 x16
 
PCIe 4.0 x16
Length
267 mm
 
267 mm
Supplementary power connectors
2x 8-pin
 
2x 8-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX 6800 XT and Radeon RX 6800: 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.
Memory type
GDDR6
 
GDDR6
Maximum RAM amount
16 GB
 
16 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
16000 MHz
 
16000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
512.0 GB/s
 
512.0 GB/s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX 6800 XT and Radeon RX 6800. 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.
Display Connectors
1x HDMI, 2x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
 
1x HDMI, 2x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
HDMI
+
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX 6800 XT and Radeon RX 6800, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 Ultimate (12_2)
 
12 Ultimate (12_2)
Shader Model
6.5
 
6.5
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6
OpenCL
2.0
 
2.0
Vulkan
1.2
 
1.2

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX 6800 XT and Radeon RX 6800. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

RX 6800 XT 100.00 +2%
RX 6800 98.06

Passmark

RX 6800 XT 25386 +2%
RX 6800 24884

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon RX 6800 XT and Radeon RX 6800 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT

2% faster in synthetic tests
More pipelines (4608 vs 3840)

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX 6800

Cheaper ($579 vs $649)
Less power hungry (250 vs 300 watts)

So, RX 6800 XT or RX 6800?

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