GeForce RTX 3080 Ti vs Radeon RX 6900 XT

GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
Memory: 12288Mb GDDR6XDESKTOP
Release date: 31 May 2021
GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
Radeon RX 6900 XT
Memory: 16384Mb GDDR6DESKTOP
Release date: 28 Oct 2020
Radeon RX 6900 XT

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    100%
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    101%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce RTX 3080 Ti

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 6900 XT

50 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce RTX 3080 Ti .
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)

No clear winner declared

These graphics cards seems to have comparable performance based on the game benchmark suite used (41 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce RTX 3080 TiRadeon RX 6900 XT
GPU NameGA102 (GA102-225-A1)vsNavi 21 (Navi 21 XTX)
Fab Process8 nmvs7 nm
Die Size628 mm²vs536 mm²
Transistors28,300 millionvs26,800 million
Shaders10240vs5120
Tensor Cores320vsnone
Raytracing Cores80vsnone
Compute Units80vs80
Core clock1365 MHzvs1825 MHz
ROPs112vs128
TMUs320vs320

Memory Configuration

GeForce RTX 3080 TiRadeon RX 6900 XT
Memory TypeGDDR6XvsGDDR6
Bus Width384 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed1188 MHz
19 Gbps effective
vs2000 MHz
16 Gbps effective
Memory Size12288 Mbvs16384 Mb

Additional details

GeForce RTX 3080 TiRadeon RX 6900 XT
TDP350 wattsvs300 watts
Release Date31 May 2021vs28 Oct 2020

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    186.50 GP/s
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    288.00 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    532.80 GT/s
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    720.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    912.40 GB/s
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    512.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    34100.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    23040.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Game benchmarks

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    105
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    149

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    174
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    178

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    261
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    288

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2021

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

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    292
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    322

FPS (higher is better)

Cyberpunk 2077

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    110
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    106

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 6

Ultra High Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    109
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    112

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    120
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    120

FPS (higher is better)

Forza Horizon 5

Extreme Quality, Raytracing, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    114
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    92

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    247
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    266

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    128
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    135

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

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

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    177
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    191

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    288
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    316

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    266
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    219

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    113
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    123

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    93
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    111

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    173
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    176

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    226
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    227

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2021

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

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    211
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    258

FPS (higher is better)

Cyberpunk 2077

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    84
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    75

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 6

Ultra High Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    103
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    107

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    120
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    120

FPS (higher is better)

Forza Horizon 5

Extreme Quality, Raytracing, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    103
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    84

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    214
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    217

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    109
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    111

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

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

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    157
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    164

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    249
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    253

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    202
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    162

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    89
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    97

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    64
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    68

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    112
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    111

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    143
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    137

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2021

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

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    139
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    161

FPS (higher is better)

Cyberpunk 2077

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    44
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    38

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 6

Ultra High Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    78
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    81

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    99
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    103

FPS (higher is better)

Forza Horizon 5

Extreme Quality, Raytracing, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    80
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    67

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    125
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    126

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    77
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    71

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

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

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    96
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    88

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    153
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    150

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    59
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    58

FPS (higher is better)