AMD Radeon RX 6900: specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon RX 6900

Summary

AMD started Radeon RX 6900 sales 28 October 2020. This is RDNA 2.0 architecture desktop card based on 7 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 16 GB of GDDR6 memory clocked at 16 GB/s are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 512.0 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is dual-slot card attached via PCIe 4.0 x16 interface. Two 8-pin power connectors are required, and power consumption is at 255 Watt.

We have no data on Radeon RX 6900 benchmark results.

General info

Of Radeon RX 6900's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
not rated
 
Architecture
RDNA 2.0
 
Code name
Navi 21
 
Type
Desktop
 
Release date
28 October 2020
 

Technical specs

Radeon RX 6900'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 6900's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
4608
 
of 10752 (GA102)
Boost Clock
2105 MHz
 
Transistor count
23,000 million
 
Manufacturing process technology
7 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
255 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
606.2
 

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX 6900's 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
 
Supplementary power connectors
2x 8-pin
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX 6900: 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
 
Maximum RAM amount
16 GB
 
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
of 6144 (GRID A100A)
Memory clock speed
16 GB/s
 
of 19500 (GeForce RTX 3090)
Memory bandwidth
512.0 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon VII)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX 6900. 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
 
HDMI
+
 

API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX 6900, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 Ultimate (12_2)
 
Shader Model
6.5
 
OpenGL
4.6
 
OpenCL
2.0
 
Vulkan
1.2
 

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon RX 6900 from NVIDIA is GeForce RTX 3070.

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