Radeon RX 6950 XT Overview

Radeon RX 6950 XT
Memory: 16384Mb GDDR6DESKTOP
Release date: 10 May 2022
Radeon RX 6950 XT

Core Configuration

GPU Navi 21
Architecture AMD_RDNA_2_0
Shaders : TMUs : ROPs 5120 : 320 : 128
Raytracing Cores 80
Performance 23800.00 GFLOPs

Memory Configuration

Memory Size 16384 Mb
Memory Bus Width 256 bit
Memory Speed 2250 MHz
18 Gbps effective
Memory Bandwidth 576.00 Gb/s

Summary

Relative performance

  • GeForce RTX 4090
    144%
  • GeForce RTX 4080 16 GB
    115%
  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    100%
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    94%
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    86%
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    84%
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    81%
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    80%
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    78%
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    78%
  • Radeon RX 6800
    70%
  • Radeon RX 6750 XT
    68%
  • GeForce RTX 3070 Ti
    65%
  • GeForce RTX 3070
    61%
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
    60%
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    60%
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    54%
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    54%
  • Radeon RX 6650 XT
    51%
  • GeForce RTX 2080
    50%
  • Radeon RX 5700 XT
    49%
  • GeForce RTX 2070 Super
    46%
  • Radeon RX 5700
    46%
  • Radeon RX 6600 XT
    46%
  • GeForce RTX 3060
    42%
  • GeForce RTX 2070
    42%
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    41%
  • GeForce RTX 2060 Super
    40%
  • Radeon RX 5600 XT
    40%
  • Radeon RX 6600
    38%
  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    38%
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    36%
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    33%
  • Radeon RX 6500 XT
    28%
  • GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
    27%
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    27%
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    27%
  • GeForce GTX 1660
    25%
  • Radeon RX 590
    25%
  • Radeon RX 580
    23%
  • Radeon RX 6400
    22%
  • Radeon RX 480
    21%
  • Radeon RX 570
    21%

Performance summary, based on benchmarks charts.

The Radeon RX 6950 XT is a graphics card released by AMD on 10 May 2022. 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, 520 mm2 die.

Radeon RX 6950 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 6950 XTGeForce RTX 4080 16 GBGeForce RTX 3090 TiGeForce RTX 3080 12 GBGeForce RTX 3080 Ti
Radeon RX 6950 XTGeForce RTX 4080 16 GBGeForce RTX 3090 TiGeForce RTX 3080 12 GBGeForce RTX 3080 Ti
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Shader units5120972810752896010240
ROPs12811211296112
Graphics processorNavi 21AD103GA102GA102GA102
Process size7 nm4 nm8 nm8 nm8 nm
Memory16384 Mb GDDR6 (2250 MHz
18 Gbps effective)
16384 Mb GDDR6X (1437 MHz
23 Gbps effective)
24576 Mb GDDR6X (1313 MHz
21 Gbps effective)
12288 Mb GDDR6X (1188 MHz
19 Gbps effective)
12288 Mb GDDR6X (1188 MHz
19 Gbps effective)
Memory bus width256 bit256 bit384 bit384 bit384 bit
Memory bandwidth576.00 Gb/s735.70 Gb/s1008.00 Gb/s912.40 Gb/s912.40 Gb/s
Release date10 May 202220 Sep 202227 Jan 202211 Jan 202231 May 2021

Benchmarks

Hitman III

  • GeForce RTX 4080 16 GB
    348
  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    323
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    308
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    250
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    247

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

  • GeForce RTX 4080 16 GB
    292
  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    252
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    236
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    214
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    211

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

  • GeForce RTX 4080 16 GB
    180
  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    148
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    141
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    125
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    118

FPS (higher is better)