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

  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    100%
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    98%
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    93%
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    88%
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    87%
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    84%
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    84%
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    78%
  • Radeon RX 6800
    76%
  • Radeon RX 6750 XT
    73%
  • GeForce RTX 3070 Ti
    70%
  • GeForce RTX 3070
    67%
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
    63%
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    62%
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    60%
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    57%
  • GeForce RTX 2080
    54%
  • Radeon RX 6650 XT
    54%
  • GeForce RTX 2070 Super
    52%
  • Geforce GTX TITAN Xp
    50%
  • Radeon RX 5700 XT
    50%
  • Radeon RX 6600 XT
    49%
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    48%
  • GeForce RTX 3060
    47%
  • GeForce RTX 2070
    46%
  • Radeon VII
    46%
  • Radeon RX 5700
    46%
  • GeForce RTX 2060 Super
    45%
  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    43%
  • GeForce RTX 2060
    40%
  • Radeon RX 5600 XT
    38%
  • Radeon RX 6600
    38%
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    37%
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    34%
  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    33%
  • GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
    32%
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    31%
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    31%
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    29%
  • GeForce GTX 1660
    28%
  • Radeon RX 590
    27%
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    25%
  • GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER
    25%
  • Radeon RX 580
    24%
  • Radeon RX 480
    22%
  • Radeon RX 470
    22%
  • Radeon RX 570
    22%
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    22%
  • Radeon R9 390X
    21%
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    21%
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    19%
  • GeForce GTX 980
    19%
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    19%
  • Radeon RX 6500 XT
    17%
  • GeForce GTX 1650
    16%
  • GeForce GTX 970
    16%
  • GeForce GTX 780 Ti
    12%
  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    11%

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 3090 TiGeForce RTX 3080 12 GBGeForce RTX 3080 TiRadeon RX 6900 XT
Radeon RX 6950 XTGeForce RTX 3090 TiGeForce RTX 3080 12 GBGeForce RTX 3080 TiRadeon RX 6900 XT
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Shader units5120107528960102405120
ROPs12811296112128
Graphics processorNavi 21GA102GA102GA102Navi 21
Process size7 nm8 nm8 nm8 nm7 nm
Memory16384 Mb GDDR6 (2250 MHz
18 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)
16384 Mb GDDR6 (2000 MHz
16 Gbps effective)
Memory bus width256 bit384 bit384 bit384 bit256 bit
Memory bandwidth576.00 Gb/s1008.00 Gb/s912.40 Gb/s912.40 Gb/s512.00 Gb/s
Release date10 May 202227 Jan 202211 Jan 202231 May 202128 Oct 2020

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
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    177

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
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    157

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    108
  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    98
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    96
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    95
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    88

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 6

  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    125
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    125
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    112
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    111
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    109

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
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    103

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
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    78

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
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    292

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
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    211

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
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    139

FPS (higher is better)

Forza Horizon 5

  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    128
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    125
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    116
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    114

FPS (higher is better)

Forza Horizon 5

  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    117
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    113
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    105
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    103

FPS (higher is better)

Forza Horizon 5

  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    90
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    88
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    81
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    80

FPS (higher is better)