Radeon RX 6900 XT vs GeForce RTX 3090

Radeon RX 6900 XT
Memory: 16384Mb GDDR6DESKTOP
Release date: 28 Oct 2020
Radeon RX 6900 XT
GeForce RTX 3090
Memory: 24576Mb GDDR6XDESKTOP
Release date: 1 Sep 2020
GeForce RTX 3090

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    100%
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Radeon RX 6900 XT

50 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce RTX 3090 .
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 3090

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 (33 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon RX 6900 XTGeForce RTX 3090
GPU NameNavi 21 (Navi 21 XTX)vsGA102 (GA102-300-A1)
Fab Process7 nmvs8 nm
Die Size536 mm²vs628 mm²
Transistors26,800 millionvs28,000 million
Shaders5120vs10496
Compute Units80vs82
Core clock1825 MHzvs1395 MHz
ROPs128vs112
TMUs320vs328

Memory Configuration

Radeon RX 6900 XTGeForce RTX 3090
Memory TypeGDDR6vsGDDR6X
Bus Width256 bitvs384 bit
Memory Speed2000 MHz
16 Gbps effective
vs1219 MHz
19.5 Gbps effective
Memory Size16384 Mbvs24576 Mb

Additional details

Radeon RX 6900 XTGeForce RTX 3090
TDP300 wattsvs350 watts
Release Date28 Oct 2020vs1 Sep 2020

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    288.00 GP/s
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    189.80 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    720.00 GT/s
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    556.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    512.00 GB/s
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    936.20 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    23040.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    35580.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Game benchmarks

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    126
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    90

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    178
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    175

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    277
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    245

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    224
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    206

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    120
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    120

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    135
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    132

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    50
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    50

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    126
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    112

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    268
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    295

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    316
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    300

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    125
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    106

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    103
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    82

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    176
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    174

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    220
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    220

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    193
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    191

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    120
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    120

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    111
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    117

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    48
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    49

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    104
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    111

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    184
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    212

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    253
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    253

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    95
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    98

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    64
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    60

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    111
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    124

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    134
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    143

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    116
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    123

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    103
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    104

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    71
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    78

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    36
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    45

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    67
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    75

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    107
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    116

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    150
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    154

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    57
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    65

FPS (higher is better)