Radeon RX 6800 XT Overview

Radeon RX 6800 XT
Memory: 16384Mb GDDR6DESKTOP
Release date: 28 Oct 2020
Radeon RX 6800 XT

Core Configuration

GPU Navi 21
Architecture AMD_RDNA_2_0
Shaders : TMUs : ROPs 4608 : 288 : 128
Performance 20740.00 GFLOPs

Memory Configuration

Memory Size 16384 Mb
Memory Bus Width 256 bit
Memory Speed 2000 MHz
16 Gbps effective
Memory Bandwidth 512.00 Gb/s

Summary

Relative performance

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    111%
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    103%
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    100%
  • Radeon RX 6800
    89%
  • GeForce RTX 3070
    84%
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
    82%
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    73%
  • GeForce RTX 2080
    68%
  • Geforce GTX TITAN Xp
    66%
  • Radeon VII
    65%
  • GeForce RTX 2070 Super
    64%
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    63%
  • Radeon RX 5700 XT
    63%
  • Radeon RX 5700
    58%
  • GeForce RTX 2060 Super
    57%
  • GeForce RTX 2070
    56%
  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    53%
  • GeForce GTX TITAN X (Pascal)
    52%
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    51%
  • Radeon RX 5600 XT
    49%
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    49%
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    48%
  • GeForce RTX 2060
    48%
  • GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
    41%
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    40%
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    39%
  • Radeon RX 590
    36%
  • GeForce GTX 1660
    36%
  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    35%
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    35%
  • GeForce GTX 980
    33%
  • Radeon RX 580
    33%
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    32%
  • GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER
    31%
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    31%
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    30%
  • Radeon RX 480
    30%
  • Radeon RX 570
    29%
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    27%
  • Radeon RX 470
    27%
  • Radeon R9 390X
    26%
  • GeForce GTX 1650
    24%
  • GeForce GTX 970
    22%
  • GeForce GTX 780 Ti
    18%

Performance summary, based on benchmarks charts.

The Radeon RX 6800 XT is a graphics card released by AMD on 28 Oct 2020. The graphics card houses the Navi 21 die, based on the AMD_RDNA_2_0 architecture which packs 26,800 million transistors on a 7 nm, 536 mm2 die.

Radeon RX 6800 XT pros and cons

Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute
Supports FreeSync
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty)
Infinity Cache allows to deliver up to 3.25x the effective memory bandwidth
Supports DirectX Raytracing (DXR)


Specifications


Compared to similar performing cards

Radeon RX 6800 XTRadeon RX 6800GeForce RTX 3090GeForce RTX 3080GeForce RTX 3070
Radeon RX 6800 XTRadeon RX 6800GeForce RTX 3090GeForce RTX 3080GeForce RTX 3070
compare
compare
compare
compare
Shader units460838401049687045888
ROPs128961129664
Graphics processorNavi 21Navi 21GA102GA102GA104
Process size7 nm7 nm8 nm8 nm8 nm
Memory16384 Mb GDDR6 (2000 MHz
16 Gbps effective)
16384 Mb GDDR6 (2000 MHz
16 Gbps effective)
24576 Mb GDDR6X (1219 MHz
19.5 Gbps effective)
10240 Mb GDDR6X (1188 MHz
19 Gbps effective)
8192 Mb GDDR6 (1750 MHz
14 Gbps effective)
Memory bus width256 bit256 bit384 bit320 bit256 bit
Memory bandwidth512.00 Gb/s512.00 Gb/s936.20 Gb/s760.30 Gb/s448.00 Gb/s
Release date28 Oct 202028 Oct 20201 Sep 20201 Sep 20201 Sep 2020

Benchmarks

Red Dead Redemption II

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    115
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    112
  • Radeon RX 6800
    106
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    103

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    111
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    102
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    96
  • Radeon RX 6800
    82

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    75
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    69
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    61
  • Radeon RX 6800
    54

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    216
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    206
  • Radeon RX 6800
    204
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    200

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    191
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    178
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    177
  • Radeon RX 6800
    156

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    123
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    106
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    106
  • Radeon RX 6800
    90

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    295
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    276
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    257
  • Radeon RX 6800
    229

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    212
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    194
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    176
  • Radeon RX 6800
    171

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    116
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    104
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    98
  • Radeon RX 6800
    87

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    245
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    219
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    205
  • Radeon RX 6800
    184

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    220
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    203
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    150
  • Radeon RX 6800
    131

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    143
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    127
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    83
  • Radeon RX 6800
    74

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    175
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    175
  • Radeon RX 6800
    174
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    174
  • GeForce RTX 3070
    167

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    175
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    174
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    171
  • Radeon RX 6800
    159
  • GeForce RTX 3070
    139

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    124
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    110
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    104
  • Radeon RX 6800
    88
  • GeForce RTX 3070
    83

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    114
  • Radeon RX 6800
    102
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    90
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    85
  • GeForce RTX 3070
    76

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    90
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    82
  • Radeon RX 6800
    80
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    74
  • GeForce RTX 3070
    64

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    60
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    55
  • Radeon RX 6800
    51
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    51
  • GeForce RTX 3070
    43

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    109
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    106
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    106
  • GeForce RTX 3070
    94
  • Radeon RX 6800
    93

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    98
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    87
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    85
  • GeForce RTX 3070
    72
  • Radeon RX 6800
    71

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    65
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    56
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    50
  • GeForce RTX 3070
    44
  • Radeon RX 6800
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    132
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    128
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    126
  • Radeon RX 6800
    110
  • GeForce RTX 3070
    106

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    117
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    106
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    104
  • Radeon RX 6800
    90
  • GeForce RTX 3070
    84

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    78
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    67
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    66
  • Radeon RX 6800
    56
  • GeForce RTX 3070
    52

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    130
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    128
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    125
  • GeForce RTX 3070
    115
  • Radeon RX 6800
    114

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    120
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    112
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    104
  • Radeon RX 6800
    90
  • GeForce RTX 3070
    90

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    78
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    69
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    59
  • GeForce RTX 3070
    51
  • Radeon RX 6800
    50

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    120
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    120
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    120
  • GeForce RTX 3070
    120
  • Radeon RX 6800
    119

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    120
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    119
  • GeForce RTX 3070
    117
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    117
  • Radeon RX 6800
    116

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    104
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    98
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    96
  • Radeon RX 6800
    88
  • GeForce RTX 3070
    76

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    306
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    300
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    285
  • Radeon RX 6800
    278
  • GeForce RTX 3070
    228

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    253
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    239
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    224
  • Radeon RX 6800
    205
  • GeForce RTX 3070
    168

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    154
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    142
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    135
  • Radeon RX 6800
    122
  • GeForce RTX 3070
    98

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    50
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    50
  • GeForce RTX 3070
    50
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    50
  • Radeon RX 6800
    49

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    49
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    48
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    48
  • Radeon RX 6800
    47
  • GeForce RTX 3070
    47

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    45
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    42
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    34
  • GeForce RTX 3070
    31
  • Radeon RX 6800
    30

FPS (higher is better)