Radeon RX 6800 vs GeForce RTX 3090

Radeon RX 6800
Memory: 16384Mb GDDR6DESKTOP
Release date: 28 Oct 2020
Radeon RX 6800
GeForce RTX 3090
Memory: 24576Mb GDDR6XDESKTOP
Release date: 1 Sep 2020
GeForce RTX 3090

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • Radeon RX 6800
    100%
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    125%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Radeon RX 6800

100 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce RTX 3090 .
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 GeForce RTX 3090

25% higher gaming performance.
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)

GeForce RTX 3090

HWBench recommends GeForce RTX 3090

The GeForce RTX 3090 is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (36 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon RX 6800GeForce RTX 3090
GPU NameNavi 21 (Navi 21 XL)vsGA102 (GA102-300-A1)
Fab Process7 nmvs8 nm
Die Size536 mm²vs628 mm²
Transistors26,800 millionvs28,000 million
Shaders3840vs10496
Compute Units60vs82
Core clock1700 MHzvs1395 MHz
ROPs96vs112
TMUs240vs328

Memory Configuration

Radeon RX 6800GeForce RTX 3090
Memory TypeGDDR6vsGDDR6X
Bus Width256 bitvs384 bit
Memory Speed2000 MHz
16 Gbps effective
vs1219 MHz
19.5 Gbps effective
Memory Size16384 Mbvs24576 Mb

Additional details

Radeon RX 6800GeForce RTX 3090
TDP250 wattsvs350 watts
Release Date28 Oct 2020vs1 Sep 2020

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon RX 6800
    202.10 GP/s
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    189.80 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon RX 6800
    505.20 GT/s
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    556.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon RX 6800
    512.00 GB/s
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    936.20 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon RX 6800
    16170.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    35580.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Game benchmarks

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    102
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    90

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    174
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    175

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    114
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    130

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    184
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    245

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    204
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    206

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    119
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    120

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

Ultra Detail,16:1 AF, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    110
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    132

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    49
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    50

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    106
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    112

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    229
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    295

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    278
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    300

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    93
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    106

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    80
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    82

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    159
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    174

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    90
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    120

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    131
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    220

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    156
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    191

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    116
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    120

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

Ultra Detail,16:1 AF, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    90
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    117

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    47
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    49

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    82
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    111

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    171
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    212

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    205
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    253

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    71
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    98

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    51
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    60

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    88
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    124

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    50
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    78

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    74
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    143

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    90
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    123

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    88
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    104

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

Ultra Detail,16:1 AF, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    56
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    78

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    30
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    45

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    54
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    75

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    87
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    116

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    122
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    154

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    42
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    65

FPS (higher is better)