AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080

Comparative analysis of AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 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 - G3D Mark, PassMark - G2D Mark, Geekbench - OpenCL, CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/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), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s), 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 1 year(s) 4 month(s) later
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 7 nm vs 12 nm
  • Around 43% lower typical power consumption: 150 Watt vs 215 Watt
Launch date 21 Jan 2020 vs 20 September 2018
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm vs 12 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 150 Watt vs 215 Watt

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080

  • Around 34% higher core clock speed: 1515 MHz vs 1130 MHz
  • Around 10% higher boost clock speed: 1710 MHz vs 1560 MHz
  • Around 28% higher pipelines: 2944 vs 2304
  • 9.3x more memory clock speed: 14000 MHz vs 1500 MHz (12000 MHz effective)
  • Around 30% better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 15468 vs 11919
  • Around 31% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 922 vs 703
  • Around 74% better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 102717 vs 58870
  • Around 63% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s): 328.725 vs 201.527
  • Around 64% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s): 32.678 vs 19.981
  • Around 7% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s): 159.275 vs 148.384
  • Around 47% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s): 1501.348 vs 1018.396
  • 2.6x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames): 26039 vs 10209
  • Around 4% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames): 3704 vs 3570
  • Around 17% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames): 3349 vs 2853
  • 2.6x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps): 26039 vs 10209
  • Around 4% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps): 3704 vs 3570
  • Around 17% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps): 3349 vs 2853
Specifications (specs)
Core clock speed 1515 MHz vs 1130 MHz
Boost clock speed 1710 MHz vs 1560 MHz
Pipelines 2944 vs 2304
Memory clock speed 14000 MHz vs 1500 MHz (12000 MHz effective)
Benchmarks
PassMark - G3D Mark 15468 vs 11919
PassMark - G2D Mark 922 vs 703
Geekbench - OpenCL 102717 vs 58870
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 328.725 vs 201.527
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 32.678 vs 19.981
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 159.275 vs 148.384
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 1501.348 vs 1018.396
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 26039 vs 10209
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 3704 vs 3570
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3349 vs 2853
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 26039 vs 10209
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 3704 vs 3570
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3349 vs 2853

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT
GPU 2: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080

PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
11919
15468
PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
703
922
Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
58870
102717
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
201.527
328.725
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
19.981
32.678
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
148.384
159.275
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
1018.396
1501.348
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
10209
26039
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3570
3704
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
2853
3349
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
10209
26039
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3570
3704
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
2853
3349
Name AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080
PassMark - G3D Mark 11919 15468
PassMark - G2D Mark 703 922
Geekbench - OpenCL 58870 102717
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 201.527 328.725
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 19.981 32.678
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 148.384 159.275
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 1018.396 1501.348
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 10209 26039
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 3570 3704
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 2853 3349
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 10209 26039
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 3570 3704
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 2853 3349
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 3913.154
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 0

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080

Essentials

Architecture RDNA 1.0 Turing
Code name Navi 10 XLE TU104
Launch date 21 Jan 2020 20 September 2018
Launch price (MSRP) $279 $699
Place in performance rating 61 12
Type Desktop, Laptop Desktop
Price now $749.99
Value for money (0-100) 32.34

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1560 MHz 1710 MHz
Compute units 36
Core clock speed 1130 MHz 1515 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm 12 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 449.3 GFLOPS
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 14.38 TFLOPS
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 7.188 TFLOPS
Pipelines 2304 2944
Pixel fill rate 99.84 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 224.6 GTexel/s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 150 Watt 215 Watt
Transistor count 10300 million 13,600 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
DisplayPort count 3
DisplayPort support
HDMI

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface PCIe 4.0 x16 PCIe 3.0 x16
Length 10.5 inches (267 mm) 267 mm
Recommended system power (PSU) 350 Watt
Supplementary power connectors 1x 8-pin 1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Width Dual-slot

API support

DirectX 12 12.0 (12_1)
OpenCL 2.0
OpenGL 4.6 4.6
Shader Model 6.5
Vulkan

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 6 GB
Memory bandwidth 288.0 GB/s
Memory bus width 192 bit 256 Bit
Memory clock speed 1500 MHz (12000 MHz effective) 14000 MHz
Memory type GDDR6 GDDR6