AMD Radeon RX 6800 videocard review

Radeon RX 6800 videocard released by AMD; release date: 28 Oct 2020. At the time of release, the videocard cost $579. The videocard is designed for desktop-computers and based on RDNA 2.0 microarchitecture codenamed Navi 21.

Core clock speed - 1700 MHz. Boost clock speed - 2105 MHz. Texture fill rate - 505.2 GTexel/s. Pipelines - 3840. Manufacturing process technology - 7 nm. Transistors count - 26800 million. Power consumption (TDP) - 250 Watt.

Memory type: GDDR6. Maximum RAM amount - 16 GB. Memory bus width - 256 bit. Memory clock speed - 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective). Memory bandwidth - 512.0 GB/s.

Benchmarks

PassMark
G3D Mark
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
26643
20745
PassMark
G2D Mark
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
1135
1039
Geekbench
OpenCL
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
237214
127724
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Face Detection
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
732.196 mPixels/s
432.118 mPixels/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
64.782 Frames/s
41.585 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Video Composition
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
383.037 Frames/s
383.037 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Bitcoin Mining
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
2563.250 mHash/s
2280.457 mHash/s
GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
35496 Frames
16681 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Manhattan
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
23622 Frames
3736 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
56437 Frames
3374 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
35496.000 Fps
16681.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
Manhattan
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
23622.000 Fps
3736.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
56437.000 Fps
3374.000 Fps
3DMark Fire Strike
Graphics Score
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
19970
15217
Name Value
PassMark - G3D Mark 20745
PassMark - G2D Mark 1039
Geekbench - OpenCL 127724
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection 432.118 mPixels/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex 41.585 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition 383.037 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining 2280.457 mHash/s
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 16681 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 3736 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 3374 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 16681.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 3736.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 3374.000 Fps
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 15217

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture RDNA 2.0
Code name Navi 21
Launch date 28 Oct 2020
Launch price (MSRP) $579
Place in performance rating 17
Type Desktop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 2105 MHz
Compute units 60
Core clock speed 1700 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 1010 GFLOPS (1:16)
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 32.33 TFLOPS (2:1)
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 16.17 TFLOPS
Pipelines 3840
Pixel fill rate 202.1 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 505.2 GTexel/s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 250 Watt
Transistor count 26800 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 1x HDMI, 2x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Height 40 mm (1.6 inches)
Interface PCIe 4.0 x16
Length 267 mm (10.5 inches)
Recommended system power (PSU) 600 Watt
Supplementary power connectors 2x 8-pin
Width 120 mm (4.7 inches)

API support

DirectX 12.2
OpenCL 2.1
OpenGL 4.6
Shader Model 6.5
Vulkan

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 16 GB
Memory bandwidth 512.0 GB/s
Memory bus width 256 bit
Memory clock speed 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective)
Memory type GDDR6