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

Gaming performance index

  • Radeon RX 6800
    120%
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Radeon RX 6800

20% higher gaming performance.
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

The Radeon RX 6800 is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (36 combinations of games and resolutions).


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

Game benchmarks

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    120
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    107

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    174
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    167

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    231
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    198

FPS (higher is better)

Cyberpunk 2077

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • Radeon RX 6800
    92
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    76

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    119
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    119

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • Radeon RX 6800
    235
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    202

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • Radeon RX 6800
    110
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    95

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    49
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    47

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    106
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    87

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    229
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    165

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    278
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    230

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    100
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    88

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    94
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    81

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    159
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    133

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    181
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    146

FPS (higher is better)

Cyberpunk 2077

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • Radeon RX 6800
    60
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    49

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    116
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    113

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • Radeon RX 6800
    181
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    142

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • Radeon RX 6800
    90
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    74

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    47
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    44

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    82
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    71

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    171
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    132

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    205
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    165

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    77
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    66

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    57
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    49

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    88
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    76

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    110
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    84

FPS (higher is better)

Cyberpunk 2077

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • Radeon RX 6800
    31
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    24

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    88
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    71

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • Radeon RX 6800
    112
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    80

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • Radeon RX 6800
    56
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    44

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    30
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    24

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    54
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    44

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    87
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    65

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    122
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    90

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800
    42
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    38

FPS (higher is better)