GeForce RTX 3090 Ti vs Radeon RX 6950 XT

GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
Memory: 24576Mb GDDR6XDESKTOP
Release date: 27 Jan 2022
GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
Radeon RX 6950 XT
Memory: 16384Mb GDDR6DESKTOP
Release date: 10 May 2022
Radeon RX 6950 XT

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    100%
  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    105%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce RTX 3090 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 6950 XT

5% higher gaming performance.
115 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce RTX 3090 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)

Radeon RX 6950 XT

HWBench recommends Radeon RX 6950 XT

The Radeon RX 6950 XT is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (17 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce RTX 3090 TiRadeon RX 6950 XT
GPU NameGA102 (GA102-350-A1)vsNavi 21 (Navi 21 KXTX (215-121000289))
Fab Process8 nmvs7 nm
Die Size628 mm²vs520 mm²
Transistors28,300 millionvs26,800 million
Shaders10752vs5120
Tensor Cores336vsnone
Raytracing Cores84vs80
Compute Units84vs80
Core clock1560 MHzvs1925 MHz
ROPs112vs128
TMUs336vs320

Memory Configuration

GeForce RTX 3090 TiRadeon RX 6950 XT
Memory TypeGDDR6XvsGDDR6
Bus Width384 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed1313 MHz
21 Gbps effective
vs2250 MHz
18 Gbps effective
Memory Size24576 Mbvs16384 Mb

Additional details

GeForce RTX 3090 TiRadeon RX 6950 XT
TDP450 wattsvs335 watts
Release Date27 Jan 2022vs10 May 2022

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    208.30 GP/s
  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    297.50 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    625.00 GT/s
  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    743.70 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    1008.00 GB/s
  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    576.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    40000.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    23800.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Game benchmarks

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    116
  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    162

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2021

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

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    334
  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    349

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 6

Ultra High Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    125
  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    125

FPS (higher is better)

Forza Horizon 5

Extreme Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    125
  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    128

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    308
  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    319

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

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

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    221
  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    228

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    100
  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    122

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2021

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

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    271
  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    292

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 6

Ultra High Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    120
  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    122

FPS (higher is better)

Forza Horizon 5

Extreme Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    113
  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    117

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    236
  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    249

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

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

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    184
  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    185

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2021

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

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    170
  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    183

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 6

Ultra High Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    89
  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    91

FPS (higher is better)

Forza Horizon 5

Extreme Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    88
  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    90

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    141
  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    146

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

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

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    108
  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    98

FPS (higher is better)