AMD Radeon RX 6900 XTX: specs and benchmarks

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AMD Radeon RX 6900 XTX
Radeon RX 6900 XTX
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  • Interface PCIe 4.0 x16
  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory 16 GB
  • Memory type GDDR6
  • Memory clock speed 18 Gbps
  • Maximum resolution
Year of release 2020
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AMD Radeon RX 6900 XTX
AMD Radeon RX 6900 XTX AMD Radeon RX 6900 XTX

Summary

AMD started Radeon RX 6900 XTX 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 18 GB/s are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 576.0 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is dual-slot card attached via PCIe 4.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 267 mm. Two 8-pin power connectors are required, and power consumption is at 330 Watt.

We have no data on Radeon RX 6900 XTX benchmark results.

General info

Of Radeon RX 6900 XTX's architecture, market segment and release date.

Place in performance ratingnot rated
ArchitectureRDNA 2.0
GPU code nameNavi 21
Market segmentDesktop
Release date28 October 2020 (less than a year ago)
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Technical specs

Radeon RX 6900 XTX'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 XTX's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores5120of 10752 (GA102)
Boost clock speed2435 MHzof 2903 (Radeon Pro W6600)
Number of transistors26,800 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology7 nmof 5 (Apple M1 GPU)
Thermal design power (TDP)330 Wattof 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate779.2

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX 6900 XTX'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).

InterfacePCIe 4.0 x16
Length267 mm
Supplementary power connectors2x 8-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX 6900 XTX: 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 typeGDDR6
Maximum RAM amount16 GBof 80 (A100 SXM4 80 GB)
Memory bus width256 Bitof 6144 (GRID A100A)
Memory clock speed18 GB/sof 19500 (GeForce RTX 3090)
Memory bandwidth576.0 GB/sof 1024 (Radeon VII)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX 6900 XTX. 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 Connectors1x HDMI, 2x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
HDMI+

API support

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

DirectX12 Ultimate (12_2)
Shader Model6.5
OpenGL4.6
OpenCL2.1
Vulkan1.2

NVIDIA equivalent

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