AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT vs NVIDIA Edge 3D 2120XL

General info

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

Place in our rating
not rated
Value for money (0-100)
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Navi / RDNA2
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GPU code name
Navi 21
Market segment
Launch date
8 December 2020 (less than a year ago)
30 September 1995 (25 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)
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Price now
$2134 (2.1x MSRP)
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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
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Core clock speed
1825 MHz
60 MHz
Boost clock speed
2250 MHz
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Number of transistors
26,800 million
1 million
Manufacturing process technology
7 nm
500 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)
300 Watt
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Texture fill rate

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on 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).

PCIe 4.0 x16
267 mm
191 mm
Supplementary power connectors
2x 8-pin


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
Maximum RAM amount
16 GB
1 MB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
32 Bit
Memory clock speed
16000 MHz
60 MHz
Memory bandwidth
512.0 GB/s
240.0 MB/s
Shared memory
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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
1x HDMI, 2x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
1x VGA

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

12 Ultimate (12_2)
Shader Model
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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 RX 6900 XT

Much newer (8 December 2020 vs 30 September 1995)

Wider memory bus (256 vs 32 bit)

Higher memory bandwidth (512 vs 240 GB/s)

Finer manufacturing process technology (7 vs 500 nm)

Advantages of NVIDIA Edge 3D 2120XL

We are unaware of any advantages of NVIDIA Edge 3D 2120XL over AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT.

So, which one is the better GPU?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT and NVIDIA Edge 3D 2120XL. We've got no test results to judge.

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AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT
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