Radeon RX 6800 vs Radeon RX 6700 XT

Radeon RX 6800
Memory: 16384Mb GDDR6DESKTOP
Release date: 28 Oct 2020
Radeon RX 6800
Radeon RX 6700 XT
Memory: 12288Mb GDDR6DESKTOP
Release date: UNRELEASED
Radeon RX 6700 XT

Summary

Reasons to consider Radeon RX 6800

Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on specifications.
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 6700 XT

100 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon RX 6800 .
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)

Radeon RX 6800

HWBench recommends Radeon RX 6800

Based on theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon RX 6800Radeon RX 6700 XT
GPU NameNavi 21 (Navi 21 XL)vsNavi 22 (Navi 22 XT)
Fab Process7 nmvs7 nm
Die Size536 mm²vs0 mm²
Transistors26,800 millionvsunknown
Shaders3840vs2560
Compute Units60vs40
Core clock1700 MHzvs1489 MHz
ROPs96vs64
TMUs240vs192

Memory Configuration

Radeon RX 6800Radeon RX 6700 XT
Memory TypeGDDR6vsGDDR6
Bus Width256 bitvs192 bit
Memory Speed2000 MHz
16 Gbps effective
vs2000 MHz
16 Gbps effective
Memory Size16384 Mbvs12288 Mb

Additional details

Radeon RX 6800Radeon RX 6700 XT
TDP250 wattsvs150 watts
Release Date28 Oct 2020vsUNRELEASED

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon RX 6800
    202.10 GP/s
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    128.00 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon RX 6800
    505.20 GT/s
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    384.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon RX 6800
    512.00 GB/s
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    384.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon RX 6800
    16170.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    10240.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better