Radeon RX 6800 Overview

Radeon RX 6800
Memory: 16384Mb GDDR6DESKTOP
Release date: 28 Oct 2020
Radeon RX 6800

Core Configuration

GPU Navi 21
Architecture AMD_RDNA_2_0
Shaders : TMUs : ROPs 3840 : 240 : 96
Performance 16170.00 GFLOPs

Memory Configuration

Memory Size 16384 Mb
Memory Bus Width 256 bit
Memory Speed 2000 MHz
16 Gbps effective
Memory Bandwidth 512.00 Gb/s

Summary

Relative performance

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    121%
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    118%
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    114%
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    112%
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    112%
  • Radeon RX 6800
    100%
  • GeForce RTX 3070 Ti
    94%
  • GeForce RTX 3070
    92%
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
    88%
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    84%
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    81%
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    78%
  • GeForce RTX 2080
    73%
  • Geforce GTX TITAN Xp
    71%
  • Radeon VII
    69%
  • GeForce RTX 2070 Super
    68%
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    67%
  • Radeon RX 5700 XT
    67%
  • GeForce RTX 3060
    64%
  • Radeon RX 5700
    62%
  • GeForce RTX 2060 Super
    60%
  • GeForce RTX 2070
    60%
  • GeForce GTX TITAN X (Pascal)
    60%
  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    56%
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    54%
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    52%
  • Radeon RX 5600 XT
    52%
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    51%
  • GeForce RTX 2060
    51%
  • GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
    43%
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    43%
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    42%
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    39%
  • Radeon RX 590
    38%
  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    38%
  • GeForce GTX 1660
    38%
  • GeForce GTX 980
    36%
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    35%
  • Radeon RX 580
    34%
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    33%
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    33%
  • GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER
    33%
  • Radeon RX 480
    31%
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    31%
  • Radeon RX 570
    31%
  • Radeon R9 390X
    30%
  • Radeon RX 470
    28%
  • GeForce GTX 1650
    26%
  • GeForce GTX 970
    25%
  • GeForce GTX 780 Ti
    21%

Performance summary, based on benchmarks charts.

The Radeon RX 6800 is a graphics card released by AMD on 28 Oct 2020. The graphics card houses the Navi 21 die, based on the AMD_RDNA_2_0 architecture which packs 26,800 million transistors on a 7 nm, 536 mm2 die.

Radeon RX 6800 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 6800GeForce RTX 3080 TiGeForce RTX 3060 TiRadeon RX 6900 XTRadeon RX 6800 XT
Radeon RX 6800GeForce RTX 3080 TiGeForce RTX 3060 TiRadeon RX 6900 XTRadeon RX 6800 XT
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Shader units384010240486451204608
ROPs9611280128128
Graphics processorNavi 21GA102GA104Navi 21Navi 21
Process size7 nm8 nm8 nm7 nm7 nm
Memory16384 Mb GDDR6 (2000 MHz
16 Gbps effective)
12288 Mb GDDR6X (1188 MHz
19 Gbps effective)
8192 Mb GDDR6 (1750 MHz
14 Gbps effective)
16384 Mb GDDR6 (2000 MHz
16 Gbps effective)
16384 Mb GDDR6 (2000 MHz
16 Gbps effective)
Memory bus width256 bit384 bit256 bit256 bit256 bit
Memory bandwidth512.00 Gb/s912.40 Gb/s448.00 Gb/s512.00 Gb/s512.00 Gb/s
Release date28 Oct 202031 May 20211 Dec 202028 Oct 202028 Oct 2020

Benchmarks

Red Dead Redemption II

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    126
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    115
  • Radeon RX 6800
    106
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    86

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    104
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    96
  • Radeon RX 6800
    82
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    70

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    67
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    61
  • Radeon RX 6800
    54
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    45

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    224
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    216
  • Radeon RX 6800
    204
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    171

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    193
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    178
  • Radeon RX 6800
    156
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    126

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    116
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    106
  • Radeon RX 6800
    90
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    72

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    268
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    257
  • Radeon RX 6800
    229
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    176

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    184
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    176
  • Radeon RX 6800
    171
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    131

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    107
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    98
  • Radeon RX 6800
    87
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    67

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    288
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    275
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    261
  • Radeon RX 6800
    231
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    191

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    227
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    226
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    212
  • Radeon RX 6800
    181
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    146

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    143
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    137
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    126
  • Radeon RX 6800
    110
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    82

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    178
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    175
  • Radeon RX 6800
    174
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    174
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    160

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    176
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    175
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    173
  • Radeon RX 6800
    159
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    125

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    112
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    111
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    104
  • Radeon RX 6800
    88
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    75

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    148
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    136
  • Radeon RX 6800
    120
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    100
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    79

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    108
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    104
  • Radeon RX 6800
    94
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    91
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    66

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    67
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    65
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    62
  • Radeon RX 6800
    57
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    43

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    123
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    117
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    113
  • Radeon RX 6800
    100
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    86

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    97
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    91
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    89
  • Radeon RX 6800
    77
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    63

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    59
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    58
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    54
  • Radeon RX 6800
    42
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    38

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    135
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    128
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    128
  • Radeon RX 6800
    110
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    92

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    111
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    109
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    104
  • Radeon RX 6800
    90
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    73

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    77
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    71
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    66
  • Radeon RX 6800
    56
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    45

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    125
  • Radeon RX 6800
    114

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    104
  • Radeon RX 6800
    90

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    59
  • Radeon RX 6800
    50

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    120
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    120
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    120
  • Radeon RX 6800
    119
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    119

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    120
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    120
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    117
  • Radeon RX 6800
    116
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    112

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    103
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    99
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    98
  • Radeon RX 6800
    88
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    67

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    316
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    306
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    288
  • Radeon RX 6800
    278
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    206

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    253
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    249
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    239
  • Radeon RX 6800
    205
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    153

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    153
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    150
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    142
  • Radeon RX 6800
    122
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    90

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    50
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    50
  • Radeon RX 6800
    49
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    47

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    48
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    48
  • Radeon RX 6800
    47
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    44

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    36
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    34
  • Radeon RX 6800
    30
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    25

FPS (higher is better)