Radeon RX 6500 XT Overview

Radeon RX 6500 XT
Memory: 4096Mb GDDR6DESKTOP
Release date: 19 Jan 2022
Radeon RX 6500 XT

Core Configuration

GPU Navi 24
Architecture AMD_RDNA_2_0
Shaders : TMUs : ROPs 1024 : 64 : 32
Raytracing Cores none
Performance 5765.00 GFLOPs

Memory Configuration

Memory Size 4096 Mb
Memory Bus Width 64 bit
Memory Speed 2250 MHz
18 Gbps effective
Memory Bandwidth 144.00 Gb/s

Summary

Relative performance

  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    652%
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    635%
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    614%
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    568%
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    550%
  • Radeon RX 6750 XT
    523%
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    520%
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    515%
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    496%
  • GeForce RTX 3070 Ti
    483%
  • Radeon RX 6800
    466%
  • GeForce RTX 3070
    465%
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
    443%
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    425%
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    409%
  • GeForce RTX 2080
    396%
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    393%
  • Radeon RX 6650 XT
    390%
  • GeForce RTX 2070 Super
    382%
  • Radeon RX 6600 XT
    357%
  • GeForce RTX 3060
    342%
  • GeForce RTX 2070
    342%
  • Radeon RX 5700 XT
    335%
  • GeForce RTX 2060 Super
    333%
  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    326%
  • Geforce GTX TITAN Xp
    324%
  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    311%
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    307%
  • Radeon RX 5700
    306%
  • GeForce RTX 2060
    295%
  • Radeon RX 5600 XT
    259%
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    242%
  • Radeon RX 6600
    240%
  • GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
    221%
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    220%
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    218%
  • Radeon VII
    215%
  • Radeon RX 470
    196%
  • GeForce GTX 1660
    195%
  • Radeon RX 590
    187%
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    184%
  • GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER
    182%
  • Radeon RX 580
    167%
  • Radeon RX 480
    155%
  • Radeon RX 570
    149%
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    142%
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    130%
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    107%
  • Radeon RX 6500 XT
    100%
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    92%
  • Radeon R9 390X
    91%
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    84%
  • GeForce GTX 980
    83%
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    82%
  • GeForce GTX 970
    70%
  • GeForce GTX 1650
    66%
  • GeForce GTX 780 Ti
    50%
  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    47%

Performance summary, based on benchmarks charts.

The Radeon RX 6500 XT is a graphics card released by AMD on 19 Jan 2022. The graphics card houses the Navi 24 die, based on the AMD_RDNA_2_0 architecture which packs 5,400 million transistors on a 6 nm, 107 mm2 die.

Radeon RX 6500 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 6500 XTRadeon R9 NanoRadeon R9 FURYRadeon R9 FURY XRadeon R9 390X
Radeon RX 6500 XTRadeon R9 NanoRadeon R9 FURYRadeon R9 FURY XRadeon R9 390X
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Shader units10244096358440962816
ROPs3264646464
Graphics processorNavi 24FijiFijiFijiGrenada
Process size6 nm28 nm28 nm28 nm28 nm
Memory4096 Mb GDDR6 (2250 MHz
18 Gbps effective)
4096 Mb HBM (500 MHz
1000 MHz effective)
4096 Mb HBM (500 MHz
1000 MHz effective)
4096 Mb HBM (500 MHz
1000 MHz effective)
8192 Mb GDDR5 (1500 MHz
6000 MHz effective)
Memory bus width64 bit4096 bit4096 bit4096 bit512 bit
Memory bandwidth144.00 Gb/s512.00 Gb/s512.00 Gb/s512.00 Gb/s384.00 Gb/s
Release date19 Jan 202227 Aug 201510 Jul 201524 Jun 201518 Jun 2015

Benchmarks

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

  • Radeon RX 6500 XT
    64
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    56
  • Radeon R9 390X
    56
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    51
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    50

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

  • Radeon RX 6500 XT
    40
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    39
  • Radeon R9 390X
    38
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    36
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    35

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 6

  • Radeon RX 6500 XT
    17

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 6

  • Radeon RX 6500 XT
    13

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2021

  • Radeon RX 6500 XT
    74

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2021

  • Radeon RX 6500 XT
    55

FPS (higher is better)

Forza Horizon 5

  • Radeon RX 6500 XT
    23

FPS (higher is better)

Forza Horizon 5

  • Radeon RX 6500 XT
    10

FPS (higher is better)