Radeon RX 6800 XT vs Radeon RX 6900 XT

Radeon RX 6800 XT
Memory: 16384Mb GDDR6DESKTOP
Release date: 28 Oct 2020
Radeon RX 6800 XT
Radeon RX 6900 XT
Memory: 16384Mb GDDR6DESKTOP
Release date: 28 Oct 2020
Radeon RX 6900 XT

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    100%
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    110%

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 Radeon RX 6900 XT

10% 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)

Radeon RX 6900 XT

HWBench recommends Radeon RX 6900 XT

The Radeon RX 6900 XT is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (39 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon RX 6800 XTRadeon RX 6900 XT
GPU NameNavi 21 (Navi 21 XT)vsNavi 21 (Navi 21 XTX)
Fab Process7 nmvs7 nm
Die Size536 mm²vs536 mm²
Transistors26,800 millionvs26,800 million
Shaders4608vs5120
Compute Units72vs80
Core clock1825 MHzvs1825 MHz
ROPs128vs128
TMUs288vs320

Memory Configuration

Radeon RX 6800 XTRadeon RX 6900 XT
Memory TypeGDDR6vsGDDR6
Bus Width256 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed2000 MHz
16 Gbps effective
vs2000 MHz
16 Gbps effective
Memory Size16384 Mbvs16384 Mb

Additional details

Radeon RX 6800 XTRadeon RX 6900 XT
TDP300 wattsvs300 watts
Release Date28 Oct 2020vs28 Oct 2020

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    288.00 GP/s
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    288.00 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    648.00 GT/s
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    720.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    512.00 GB/s
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    512.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    20740.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    23040.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Game benchmarks

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    114
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    126

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    175
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    178

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    205
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    277

FPS (higher is better)

Cyberpunk 2077

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    102
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    106

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    216
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    224

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    120
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    120

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    270
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    276

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    128
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    135

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    50
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    50

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    115
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    126

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    257
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    268

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    306
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    316

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    109
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    125

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    90
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    103

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    175
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    176

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    150
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    220

FPS (higher is better)

Cyberpunk 2077

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    68
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    75

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    178
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    193

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    117
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    120

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    211
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    224

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    104
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    111

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    48
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    48

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    96
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    104

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    176
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    184

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    239
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    253

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    85
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    95

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    55
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    64

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    104
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    111

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    83
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    134

FPS (higher is better)

Cyberpunk 2077

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    34
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    38

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    106
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    116

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    98
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    103

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    129
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    138

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    66
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    71

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    34
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    36

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    61
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    67

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    98
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    107

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    142
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    150

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    50
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    57

FPS (higher is better)