AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT videocard review

Radeon RX 6800 XT videocard released by AMD; release date: 28 Oct 2020. At the time of release, the videocard cost $649. The videocard is designed for desktop-computers and based on RDNA 2.0 microarchitecture codenamed Navi 21.

Core clock speed - 1825 MHz. Boost clock speed - 2250 MHz. Texture fill rate - 648.0 GTexel/s. Pipelines - 4608. Manufacturing process technology - 7 nm. Transistors count - 26800 million. Power consumption (TDP) - 300 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
26588
23019
PassMark
G2D Mark
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
1119
1084
Geekbench
OpenCL
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
237214
156957
GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
34770 Frames
16832 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Manhattan
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
27823 Frames
3720 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
56437 Frames
3375 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
34770.000 Fps
16832.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
Manhattan
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
27823.000 Fps
3720.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
56437.000 Fps
3375.000 Fps
3DMark Fire Strike
Graphics Score
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
19970
18217
Name Value
PassMark - G3D Mark 23019
PassMark - G2D Mark 1084
Geekbench - OpenCL 156957
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 16832 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 3720 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 3375 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 16832.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 3720.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 3375.000 Fps
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 18217

Games performance

Crysis Remastered (2020)

Yakuza Like a Dragon (2020)

Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War (2020)

Assassin´s Creed Valhalla (2020)

Dirt 5 (2020)

Watch Dogs Legion (2020)

FIFA 21 (2020)

Star Wars Squadrons (2020)

Mafia Definitive Edition (2020)

Serious Sam 4 (2020)

Horizon Zero Dawn (2020)

Death Stranding (2020)

F1 2020 (2020)

Strange Brigade (2018)

Doom Eternal (2020)

Hunt Showdown (2020)

Red Dead Redemption 2 (2019)

Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order (2019)

Borderlands 3 (2019)

Control (2019)

Rage 2 (2019)

Anno 1800 (2019)

The Division 2 (2019)

Metro Exodus (2019)

Far Cry New Dawn (2019)

Apex Legends (2019)

Battlefield V (2018)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider (2018)

Far Cry 5 (2018)

X-Plane 11.11 (2018)

Final Fantasy XV Benchmark (2018)

Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)

Dota 2 Reborn (2015)

The Witcher 3 (2015)

GTA V (2015)

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture RDNA 2.0
Code name Navi 21
Launch date 28 Oct 2020
Launch price (MSRP) $649
Place in performance rating 27
Type Desktop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 2250 MHz
Compute units 72
Core clock speed 1825 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 1296 GFLOPS (1:16)
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 41.47 TFLOPS (2:1)
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 20.74 TFLOPS
Pipelines 4608
Pixel fill rate 288.0 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 648.0 GTexel/s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 300 Watt
Transistor count 26800 million

Video outputs and ports

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

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Height 50 mm (2 inches)
Interface PCIe 4.0 x16
Length 267 mm (10.5 inches)
Recommended system power (PSU) 700 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