Radeon RX 6900 XT Overview

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

Core Configuration

GPU Navi 21
Architecture AMD_RDNA_2_0
Shaders : TMUs : ROPs 5120 : 320 : 128
Raytracing Cores none
Performance 23040.00 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

  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    112%
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    110%
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    105%
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    100%
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    97%
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    94%
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    94%
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    87%
  • Radeon RX 6800
    86%
  • Radeon RX 6750 XT
    81%
  • GeForce RTX 3070 Ti
    77%
  • GeForce RTX 3070
    73%
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    71%
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
    69%
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    66%
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    62%
  • Radeon RX 6650 XT
    62%
  • GeForce RTX 2080
    59%
  • Geforce GTX TITAN Xp
    57%
  • Radeon RX 5700 XT
    57%
  • GeForce RTX 2070 Super
    57%
  • Radeon RX 6600 XT
    57%
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    54%
  • GeForce RTX 3060
    52%
  • Radeon VII
    52%
  • Radeon RX 5700
    52%
  • GeForce RTX 2070
    50%
  • GeForce RTX 2060 Super
    49%
  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    48%
  • Radeon RX 5600 XT
    43%
  • GeForce RTX 2060
    43%
  • Radeon RX 6600
    43%
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    42%
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    38%
  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    37%
  • GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
    36%
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    36%
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    35%
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    33%
  • GeForce GTX 1660
    32%
  • Radeon RX 590
    31%
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    29%
  • GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER
    28%
  • Radeon RX 580
    28%
  • Radeon RX 480
    25%
  • Radeon R9 390X
    25%
  • Radeon RX 570
    25%
  • Radeon RX 470
    24%
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    24%
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    24%
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    22%
  • GeForce GTX 980
    22%
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    21%
  • Radeon RX 6500 XT
    21%
  • GeForce GTX 1650
    19%
  • GeForce GTX 970
    18%
  • GeForce GTX 780 Ti
    14%
  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    12%

Performance summary, based on benchmarks charts.

The Radeon RX 6900 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 6900 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 6900 XTRadeon RX 6950 XTRadeon RX 6750 XTGeForce RTX 3090 TiGeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
Radeon RX 6900 XTRadeon RX 6950 XTRadeon RX 6750 XTGeForce RTX 3090 TiGeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
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Shader units512051202560107528960
ROPs1281286411296
Graphics processorNavi 21Navi 21Navi 22GA102GA102
Process size7 nm7 nm7 nm8 nm8 nm
Memory16384 Mb GDDR6 (2000 MHz
16 Gbps effective)
16384 Mb GDDR6 (2250 MHz
18 Gbps effective)
12288 Mb GDDR6 (2250 MHz
18 Gbps effective)
24576 Mb GDDR6X (1313 MHz
21 Gbps effective)
12288 Mb GDDR6X (1188 MHz
19 Gbps effective)
Memory bus width256 bit256 bit192 bit384 bit384 bit
Memory bandwidth512.00 Gb/s576.00 Gb/s432.00 Gb/s1008.00 Gb/s912.40 Gb/s
Release date28 Oct 202010 May 20223 Mar 202227 Jan 202211 Jan 2022

Benchmarks

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    228
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    221
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    191
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    184
  • Radeon RX 6750 XT
    179

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    185
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    184
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    164
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    162
  • Radeon RX 6750 XT
    122

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    108
  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    98
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    95
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    88
  • Radeon RX 6750 XT
    62

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 6

  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    125
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    125
  • Radeon RX 6750 XT
    121
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    112
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    111

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 6

  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    122
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    120
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    107
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    105
  • Radeon RX 6750 XT
    102

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 6

  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    91
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    89
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    81
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    79
  • Radeon RX 6750 XT
    56

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2021

  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    349
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    334
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    322
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    303
  • Radeon RX 6750 XT
    259

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2021

  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    292
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    271
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    258
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    237
  • Radeon RX 6750 XT
    195

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2021

  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    183
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    170
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    161
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    145
  • Radeon RX 6750 XT
    111

FPS (higher is better)