Radeon RX 6600 vs Radeon RX 5600 XT

Radeon RX 6600
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR6DESKTOP
Release date: 13 Oct 2021
Radeon RX 6600
Radeon RX 5600 XT
Memory: 6144Mb GDDR6DESKTOP
Release date: UNRELEASED
Radeon RX 5600 XT

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • Radeon RX 6600
    109%
  • Radeon RX 5600 XT
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Radeon RX 6600

9% higher gaming performance.
48 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon RX 5600 XT .
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 RX 5600 XT

Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute
Supports FreeSync
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty)

Radeon RX 6600

HWBench recommends Radeon RX 6600

The Radeon RX 6600 is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (14 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon RX 6600Radeon RX 5600 XT
GPU NameNavi 23 (Navi 23 XL (215-130000016))vsNavi 12 (Navi 12 XT)
Fab Process7 nmvs7 nm
Die Size237 mm²vs0 mm²
Transistors11,060 millionvsunknown
Shaders1792vs2048
Raytracing Cores28vsnone
Compute Units28vs32
Core clock1626 MHzvs1605 MHz
ROPs64vs64
TMUs112vs128

Memory Configuration

Radeon RX 6600Radeon RX 5600 XT
Memory TypeGDDR6vsGDDR6
Bus Width128 bitvs192 bit
Memory Speed1750 MHz
14 Gbps effective
vs1500 MHz
12000 MHz effective
Memory Size8192 Mbvs6144 Mb

Additional details

Radeon RX 6600Radeon RX 5600 XT
TDP132 wattsvs180 watts
Release Date13 Oct 2021vsUNRELEASED

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon RX 6600
    159.40 GP/s
  • Radeon RX 5600 XT
    121.90 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon RX 6600
    279.00 GT/s
  • Radeon RX 5600 XT
    243.80 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon RX 6600
    224.00 GB/s
  • Radeon RX 5600 XT
    288.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon RX 6600
    8928.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon RX 5600 XT
    7803.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Game benchmarks

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6600
    69
  • Radeon RX 5600 XT
    64

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2021

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

  • Radeon RX 6600
    147
  • Radeon RX 5600 XT
    127

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6600
    148
  • Radeon RX 5600 XT
    147

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

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

  • Radeon RX 6600
    105
  • Radeon RX 5600 XT
    89

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • Radeon RX 6600
    107
  • Radeon RX 5600 XT
    95

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6600
    50
  • Radeon RX 5600 XT
    49

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2021

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

  • Radeon RX 6600
    108
  • Radeon RX 5600 XT
    102

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6600
    96
  • Radeon RX 5600 XT
    101

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

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

  • Radeon RX 6600
    68
  • Radeon RX 5600 XT
    59

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • Radeon RX 6600
    70
  • Radeon RX 5600 XT
    63

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6600
    27
  • Radeon RX 5600 XT
    19

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2021

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

  • Radeon RX 6600
    60
  • Radeon RX 5600 XT
    55

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6600
    48
  • Radeon RX 5600 XT
    54

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

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

  • Radeon RX 6600
    33
  • Radeon RX 5600 XT
    29

FPS (higher is better)