Radeon RX 6800 XT vs GeForce RTX 3080

Radeon RX 6800 XT
Memory: 16384Mb GDDR6DESKTOP
Release date: 28 Oct 2020
Radeon RX 6800 XT
GeForce RTX 3080
Memory: 10240Mb GDDR6XDESKTOP
Release date: 1 Sep 2020
GeForce RTX 3080

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    100%
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Radeon RX 6800 XT

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 3080

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)

No clear winner declared

These graphics cards seems to have comparable performance based on the game benchmark suite used (42 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon RX 6800 XTGeForce RTX 3080
GPU NameNavi 21 (Navi 21 XT)vsGA102 (GA102-200-K1-A1)
Fab Process7 nmvs8 nm
Die Size536 mm²vs628 mm²
Transistors26,800 millionvs28,000 million
Shaders4608vs8704
Compute Units72vs68
Core clock1825 MHzvs1440 MHz
ROPs128vs96
TMUs288vs272

Memory Configuration

Radeon RX 6800 XTGeForce RTX 3080
Memory TypeGDDR6vsGDDR6X
Bus Width256 bitvs320 bit
Memory Speed2000 MHz
16 Gbps effective
vs1188 MHz
19 Gbps effective
Memory Size16384 Mbvs10240 Mb

Additional details

Radeon RX 6800 XTGeForce RTX 3080
TDP300 wattsvs320 watts
Release Date28 Oct 2020vs1 Sep 2020

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    288.00 GP/s
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    164.20 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    648.00 GT/s
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    465.10 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    512.00 GB/s
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    760.30 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    20740.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    29770.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Game benchmarks

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    136
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    98

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    175
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    174

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    125
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    128

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    275
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    255

FPS (higher is better)

Cyberpunk 2077

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    102
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    110

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    216
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    200

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    120
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    120

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    270
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    246

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    128
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    126

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    50
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    50

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    115
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    103

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    257
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    276

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    306
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    285

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    117
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    112

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    104
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    90

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    175
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    171

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    104
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    112

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    212
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    211

FPS (higher is better)

Cyberpunk 2077

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    68
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    76

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    178
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    177

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    117
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    119

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    211
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    189

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    104
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    106

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    48
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    48

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    96
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    102

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    176
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    194

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    239
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    224

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    91
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    87

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    65
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    56

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    104
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    110

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    59
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    69

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    126
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    130

FPS (higher is better)

Cyberpunk 2077

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    34
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    40

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    106
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    106

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    98
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    96

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    129
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    112

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    66
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    67

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    34
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    61
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    69

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    98
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    104

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    142
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    135

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    54
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    57

FPS (higher is better)