Radeon RX 6900 XT vs GeForce RTX 3080

Radeon RX 6900 XT
Memory: 16384Mb GDDR6DESKTOP
Release date: 28 Oct 2020
Radeon RX 6900 XT
GeForce RTX 3080
Memory: 10240Mb GDDR6XDESKTOP
Release date: 1 Sep 2020
GeForce RTX 3080

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    108%
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Radeon RX 6900 XT

8% 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 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)

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 6900 XTGeForce RTX 3080
GPU NameNavi 21 (Navi 21 XTX)vsGA102 (GA102-200-K1-A1)
Fab Process7 nmvs8 nm
Die Size536 mm²vs628 mm²
Transistors26,800 millionvs28,000 million
Shaders5120vs8704
Compute Units80vs68
Core clock1825 MHzvs1440 MHz
ROPs128vs96
TMUs320vs272

Memory Configuration

Radeon RX 6900 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 6900 XTGeForce RTX 3080
TDP300 wattsvs320 watts
Release Date28 Oct 2020vs1 Sep 2020

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    288.00 GP/s
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    164.20 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    720.00 GT/s
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    465.10 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    512.00 GB/s
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    760.30 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    23040.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    29770.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Game benchmarks

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    126
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    85

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    178
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    174

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    277
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    219

FPS (higher is better)

Cyberpunk 2077

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    106
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    110

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    224
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    200

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    120
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    120

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    276
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    246

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    135
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    126

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    50
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    50

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    126
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    103

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    268
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    276

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    316
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    285

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    125
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    106

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    103
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    74

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    176
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    171

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    220
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    203

FPS (higher is better)

Cyberpunk 2077

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    75
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    76

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    193
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    177

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    120
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    119

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    224
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    189

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    111
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    106

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    48
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    48

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    104
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    102

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    184
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    194

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    253
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    224

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    95
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    87

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    64
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    51

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    111
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    110

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    134
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    127

FPS (higher is better)

Cyberpunk 2077

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    38
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    40

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    116
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    106

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    103
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    96

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    138
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    112

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    71
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    67

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    36
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    67
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    69

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    107
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    104

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    150
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    135

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    57
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    56

FPS (higher is better)