Radeon RX 6800 XT Overview

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

Core Configuration

GPU Navi 21
Architecture AMD_RDNA_2_0
Shaders : TMUs : ROPs 4608 : 288 : 128
Performance 20740.00 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
    107%
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    105%
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    100%
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    100%
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    99%
  • Radeon RX 6800
    89%
  • GeForce RTX 3070 Ti
    83%
  • GeForce RTX 3070
    82%
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
    78%
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    75%
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    73%
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    69%
  • GeForce RTX 2080
    65%
  • Geforce GTX TITAN Xp
    63%
  • Radeon VII
    62%
  • GeForce RTX 2070 Super
    61%
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    60%
  • Radeon RX 5700 XT
    60%
  • GeForce RTX 3060
    57%
  • Radeon RX 5700
    55%
  • GeForce RTX 2060 Super
    55%
  • GeForce RTX 2070
    53%
  • GeForce GTX TITAN X (Pascal)
    52%
  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    50%
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    48%
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    47%
  • Radeon RX 5600 XT
    46%
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    46%
  • GeForce RTX 2060
    46%
  • GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
    39%
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    39%
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    38%
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    35%
  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    35%
  • Radeon RX 590
    34%
  • GeForce GTX 1660
    34%
  • GeForce GTX 980
    33%
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    31%
  • Radeon RX 580
    30%
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    30%
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    30%
  • GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER
    30%
  • Radeon RX 480
    28%
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    27%
  • Radeon RX 570
    27%
  • Radeon R9 390X
    26%
  • Radeon RX 470
    25%
  • GeForce GTX 1650
    24%
  • GeForce GTX 970
    22%
  • GeForce GTX 780 Ti
    18%

Performance summary, based on benchmarks charts.

The Radeon RX 6800 XT 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 XT 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 6800 XTGeForce RTX 3080 TiRadeon RX 6900 XTRadeon RX 6800GeForce RTX 3090
Radeon RX 6800 XTGeForce RTX 3080 TiRadeon RX 6900 XTRadeon RX 6800GeForce RTX 3090
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Shader units4608102405120384010496
ROPs12811212896112
Graphics processorNavi 21GA102Navi 21Navi 21GA102
Process size7 nm8 nm7 nm7 nm8 nm
Memory16384 Mb GDDR6 (2000 MHz
16 Gbps effective)
12288 Mb GDDR6X (1188 MHz
19 Gbps effective)
16384 Mb GDDR6 (2000 MHz
16 Gbps effective)
16384 Mb GDDR6 (2000 MHz
16 Gbps effective)
24576 Mb GDDR6X (1219 MHz
19.5 Gbps effective)
Memory bus width256 bit384 bit256 bit256 bit384 bit
Memory bandwidth512.00 Gb/s912.40 Gb/s512.00 Gb/s512.00 Gb/s936.20 Gb/s
Release date28 Oct 202031 May 202128 Oct 202028 Oct 20201 Sep 2020

Benchmarks

Red Dead Redemption II

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    126
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    115
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    112
  • Radeon RX 6800
    106

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    111
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    104
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    96
  • Radeon RX 6800
    82

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    75
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    67
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    61
  • Radeon RX 6800
    54

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    224
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    216
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    206
  • Radeon RX 6800
    204

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    193
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    191
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    178
  • Radeon RX 6800
    156

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    123
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    116
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    106
  • Radeon RX 6800
    90

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    295
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    268
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    257
  • Radeon RX 6800
    229

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    212
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    184
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    176
  • Radeon RX 6800
    171

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    116
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    107
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    98
  • Radeon RX 6800
    87

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    288
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    275
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    264
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    261
  • Radeon RX 6800
    231

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    235
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    227
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    226
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    212
  • Radeon RX 6800
    181

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    151
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    143
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    137
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    126
  • Radeon RX 6800
    110

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    178
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    175
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    175
  • Radeon RX 6800
    174
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    174

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    176
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    175
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    174
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    173
  • Radeon RX 6800
    159

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    124
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    112
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    111
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    104
  • Radeon RX 6800
    88

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    148
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    136
  • Radeon RX 6800
    120
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    104
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    100

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    108
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    104
  • Radeon RX 6800
    94
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    93
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    91

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    67
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    66
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    65
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    62
  • Radeon RX 6800
    57

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    123
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    117
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    113
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    113
  • Radeon RX 6800
    100

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    99
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    97
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    91
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    89
  • Radeon RX 6800
    77

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    65
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    59
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    58
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    54
  • Radeon RX 6800
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    135
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    132
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    128
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    128
  • Radeon RX 6800
    110

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    117
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    111
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    109
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    104
  • Radeon RX 6800
    90

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    78
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    77
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    71
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    66
  • Radeon RX 6800
    56

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    130
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    125
  • Radeon RX 6800
    114

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    120
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    104
  • Radeon RX 6800
    90

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    78
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    59
  • Radeon RX 6800
    50

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    120
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    120
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    120
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    120
  • Radeon RX 6800
    119

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    120
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    120
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    120
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    117
  • Radeon RX 6800
    116

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    104
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    103
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    99
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    98
  • Radeon RX 6800
    88

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    316
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    306
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    300
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    288
  • Radeon RX 6800
    278

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    253
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    253
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    249
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    239
  • Radeon RX 6800
    205

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    154
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    153
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    150
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    142
  • Radeon RX 6800
    122

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    50
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    50
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    50
  • Radeon RX 6800
    49

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    49
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    48
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    48
  • Radeon RX 6800
    47

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    45
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    36
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    34
  • Radeon RX 6800
    30

FPS (higher is better)