GeForce RTX 3060 vs Radeon RX 6800

GeForce RTX 3060
Memory: 12288Mb GDDR6DESKTOP
Release date: UNRELEASED
GeForce RTX 3060
Radeon RX 6800
Memory: 16384Mb GDDR6DESKTOP
Release date: 28 Oct 2020
Radeon RX 6800

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    100%
  • Radeon RX 6800
    158%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce RTX 3060

70 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon RX 6800 .
Supports PhysX
Supports G-Sync
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty)
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute
Supports DirectX Raytracing (DXR)
Supports Deep Learning Super-Sampling (DLSS)

Reasons to consider Radeon RX 6800

58% higher gaming performance.
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)

Radeon RX 6800

HWBench recommends Radeon RX 6800

The Radeon RX 6800 is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (50 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce RTX 3060Radeon RX 6800
GPU NameGA106 (GA106-300-A1)vsNavi 21 (Navi 21 XL)
Fab Process8 nmvs7 nm
Die Size300 mm²vs536 mm²
Transistors13,250 millionvs26,800 million
Shaders3840vs3840
Compute Units30vs60
Core clock1627 MHzvs1700 MHz
ROPs64vs96
TMUs120vs240

Memory Configuration

GeForce RTX 3060Radeon RX 6800
Memory TypeGDDR6vsGDDR6
Bus Width192 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed1750 MHz
14 Gbps effective
vs2000 MHz
16 Gbps effective
Memory Size12288 Mbvs16384 Mb

Additional details

GeForce RTX 3060Radeon RX 6800
TDP180 wattsvs250 watts
Release DateUNRELEASEDvs28 Oct 2020

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    118.50 GP/s
  • Radeon RX 6800
    202.10 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    222.20 GT/s
  • Radeon RX 6800
    505.20 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    336.00 GB/s
  • Radeon RX 6800
    512.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    14220.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon RX 6800
    16170.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Game benchmarks

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    68
  • Radeon RX 6800
    122

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    128
  • Radeon RX 6800
    174

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    142
  • Radeon RX 6800
    231

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2021

Ultra High Quality TAA, Bahrain, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    131
  • Radeon RX 6800
    273

FPS (higher is better)

Cyberpunk 2077

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    62
  • Radeon RX 6800
    92

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 6

Ultra High Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    92
  • Radeon RX 6800
    111

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    108
  • Radeon RX 6800
    119

FPS (higher is better)

Forza Horizon 5

Extreme Quality, Raytracing, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    72
  • Radeon RX 6800
    79

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    158
  • Radeon RX 6800
    235

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

Ultra Detail,16:1 AF, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    70
  • Radeon RX 6800
    110

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    46
  • Radeon RX 6800
    49

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    71
  • Radeon RX 6800
    106

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    152
  • Radeon RX 6800
    229

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Highest Details, Pure hair, HBAO+, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    121
  • Radeon RX 6800
    172

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    153
  • Radeon RX 6800
    278

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    128
  • Radeon RX 6800
    184

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    64
  • Radeon RX 6800
    100

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    54
  • Radeon RX 6800
    96

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    97
  • Radeon RX 6800
    159

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    107
  • Radeon RX 6800
    181

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2021

Ultra High Quality TAA, Bahrain, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    101
  • Radeon RX 6800
    219

FPS (higher is better)

Cyberpunk 2077

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    39
  • Radeon RX 6800
    60

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 6

Ultra High Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    69
  • Radeon RX 6800
    101

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    85
  • Radeon RX 6800
    116

FPS (higher is better)

Forza Horizon 5

Extreme Quality, Raytracing, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    60
  • Radeon RX 6800
    71

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    105
  • Radeon RX 6800
    178

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

Ultra Detail,16:1 AF, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    55
  • Radeon RX 6800
    90

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    37
  • Radeon RX 6800
    47

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    56
  • Radeon RX 6800
    82

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    100
  • Radeon RX 6800
    171

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Highest Details, Pure hair, HBAO+, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    82
  • Radeon RX 6800
    133

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    114
  • Radeon RX 6800
    205

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    90
  • Radeon RX 6800
    131

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    48
  • Radeon RX 6800
    77

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    34
  • Radeon RX 6800
    58

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    57
  • Radeon RX 6800
    88

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    61
  • Radeon RX 6800
    110

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2021

Ultra High Quality TAA, Bahrain, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    61
  • Radeon RX 6800
    131

FPS (higher is better)

Cyberpunk 2077

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    19
  • Radeon RX 6800
    31

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 6

Ultra High Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    39
  • Radeon RX 6800
    65

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    48
  • Radeon RX 6800
    88

FPS (higher is better)

Forza Horizon 5

Extreme Quality, Raytracing, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    42
  • Radeon RX 6800
    54

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    56
  • Radeon RX 6800
    102

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

Ultra Detail,16:1 AF, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    34
  • Radeon RX 6800
    56

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    20
  • Radeon RX 6800
    30

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    35
  • Radeon RX 6800
    54

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    50
  • Radeon RX 6800
    87

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Highest Details, Pure hair, HBAO+, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    44
  • Radeon RX 6800
    71

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    66
  • Radeon RX 6800
    122

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    28
  • Radeon RX 6800
    42

FPS (higher is better)