AMD Radeon Pro W6800 vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080

Comparative analysis of AMD Radeon Pro W6800 and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 videocards for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Technical info, Video outputs and ports, Compatibility, dimensions and requirements, API support, Memory. Benchmark videocards performance analysis: PassMark - G2D Mark, PassMark - G3D Mark, Geekbench - OpenCL, CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s), GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps), 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon Pro W6800

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 9 month(s) later
  • Around 44% higher core clock speed: 2075 MHz vs 1440 MHz
  • Around 47% higher boost clock speed: 2507 MHz vs 1710 MHz
  • Around 29% higher texture fill rate: 601.7 GTexel/s vs 465.1 GTexel/s
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 7 nm vs 8 nm
  • 3.2x more maximum memory size: 32 GB vs 10 GB
  • Around 68% higher memory clock speed: 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective) vs 1188 MHz (19 Gbps effective)
  • Around 1% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 1017 vs 1004
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 8 Jun 2021 vs 1 Sep 2020
Core clock speed 2075 MHz vs 1440 MHz
Boost clock speed 2507 MHz vs 1710 MHz
Texture fill rate 601.7 GTexel/s vs 465.1 GTexel/s
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm vs 8 nm
Maximum memory size 32 GB vs 10 GB
Memory clock speed 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective) vs 1188 MHz (19 Gbps effective)
Benchmarks
PassMark - G2D Mark 1017 vs 1004

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080

  • 2.3x more pipelines: 8704 vs 3840
  • Around 41% lower typical power consumption: 320 Watt vs 450 Watt
  • Around 36% better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 24456 vs 17980
Specifications (specs)
Pipelines 8704 vs 3840
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 320 Watt vs 450 Watt
Benchmarks
PassMark - G3D Mark 24456 vs 17980

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: AMD Radeon Pro W6800
GPU 2: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080

PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
1017
1004
PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
17980
24456
Name AMD Radeon Pro W6800 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
PassMark - G2D Mark 1017 1004
PassMark - G3D Mark 17980 24456
Geekbench - OpenCL 181072
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 610.23
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 6745.122
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 55.839
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 217.054
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 2179.577
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 34537
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 3716
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3356
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 34537
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 3716
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3356
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 17699

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Radeon Pro W6800 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080

Essentials

Architecture RDNA 2.0 Ampere
Code name Navi 21 GA102
Launch date 8 Jun 2021 1 Sep 2020
Launch price (MSRP) $2249 $699
Place in performance rating 5 9
Type Desktop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 2507 MHz 1710 MHz
Compute units 60
Core clock speed 2075 MHz 1440 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm 8 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 1203 GFLOPS (1:16) 465.1 GFLOPS (1:64)
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 38.51 TFLOPS (2:1) 29.77 TFLOPS (1:1)
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 19.25 TFLOPS 29.77 TFLOPS
Pipelines 3840 8704
Pixel fill rate 240.7 GPixel/s 164.2 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 601.7 GTexel/s 465.1 GTexel/s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 450 Watt 320 Watt
Transistor count 26800 million 28300 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 6x mini-DisplayPort 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Form factor Dual-slot
Height 50 mm (2 inches) 112 mm (4.4 inches)
Interface PCIe 4.0 x16 PCIe 4.0 x16
Length 267 mm (10.5 inches) 285 mm (11.2 inches)
Recommended system power (PSU) 850 Watt 700 Watt
Supplementary power connectors 2x 8-pin 1x 12-pin
Width 120 mm (4.7 inches) Dual-slot

API support

DirectX 12.2 12.1
OpenCL 2.1 2.0
OpenGL 4.6 4.6
Shader Model 6.5 6.5
Vulkan

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 32 GB 10 GB
Memory bandwidth 512 GB/s 760.3 GB/s
Memory bus width 256 bit 320 bit
Memory clock speed 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective) 1188 MHz (19 Gbps effective)
Memory type GDDR6 GDDR6X