Radeon RX 6500 XT vs Radeon HD 3450 AGP

Radeon RX 6500 XT
Memory: 4096Mb GDDR6DESKTOP
Release date: 19 Jan 2022
Radeon RX 6500 XT
Radeon HD 3450 AGP
Memory: 512Mb DDR2DESKTOP
Release date: 23 Jan 2008
Radeon HD 3450 AGP


Reasons to consider Radeon RX 6500 XT

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
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)

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 3450 AGP

82 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon RX 6500 XT .
Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications

No clear winner declared

We have no data to declare a winner at this time.


Core Configuration

Radeon RX 6500 XTRadeon HD 3450 AGP
GPU NameNavi 24 (Navi 24 XT)vsRV620 (RV620 LE)
Fab Process6 nmvs55 nm
Die Size107 mm²vs67 mm²
Transistors5,400 millionvs181 million
Compute Units16vs2
Core clock2200 MHzvs600 MHz

Memory Configuration

Radeon RX 6500 XTRadeon HD 3450 AGP
Memory TypeGDDR6vsDDR2
Bus Width64 bitvs64 bit
Memory Speed2250 MHz
18 Gbps effective
vs500 MHz
1000 MHz effective
Memory Size4096 Mbvs512 Mb

Additional details

Radeon RX 6500 XTRadeon HD 3450 AGP
TDP107 wattsvs25 watts
Release Date19 Jan 2022vs23 Jan 2008

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon RX 6500 XT
    90.08 GP/s
  • Radeon HD 3450 AGP
    2.40 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon RX 6500 XT
    180.20 GT/s
  • Radeon HD 3450 AGP
    2.40 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon RX 6500 XT
    144.00 GB/s
  • Radeon HD 3450 AGP
    8.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon RX 6500 XT
    5765.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon HD 3450 AGP
    48.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better