AMD Radeon RX 6900: specs and benchmarks

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AMD Radeon RX 6900
Radeon RX 6900
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  • Interface PCIe 4.0 x16
  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory 16 GB
  • Memory type GDDR6
  • Memory clock speed 16 Gbps
  • Maximum resolution
Year of release 2020
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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

Some basic facts about Radeon RX 6900: architecture, market segment, release date etc.

Place in performance ratingnot rated
ArchitectureRDNA 2.0 (2020−2022)
GPU code nameNavi 21
Market segmentDesktop
Release date28 October 2020 (2 years ago)
Current price$1307 of 49999 (A100 SXM4)

Technical specs

Radeon RX 6900's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU base 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 / CUDA cores4608of 18432 (AD102)
Boost clock speed2105 MHzof 3599 (Radeon RX 7990 XTX)
Number of transistors23,000 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology7 nmof 4 (GeForce RTX 4080 Ti)
Thermal design power (TDP)255 Wattof 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate606.2of 969.9 (H100 SXM5 96 GB)

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 graphics cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).

InterfacePCIe 4.0 x16
Width2-slot
Supplementary power connectors2x 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 have no dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM instead.

Memory typeGDDR6
Maximum RAM amount16 GBof 128 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory bus width256 Bitof 8192 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory clock speed16 GB/sof 22400 (GeForce RTX 4080)
Memory bandwidth512.0 GB/sof 14400 (Radeon R7 M260)

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 graphics cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model, while non-reference desktop models can (though not necessarily will) bear a different set of video ports.

Display Connectors1x HDMI, 2x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
HDMI+

API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX 6900, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX12 Ultimate (12_2)
Shader Model6.5
OpenGL4.6
OpenCL2.0
Vulkan1.2

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance of Radeon RX 6900. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.


  • Passmark

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.

Benchmark coverage: 26%

RX 6900 26404

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon RX 6900 from NVIDIA is RTX A4000.

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