AMD Radeon RX 6600 vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070

Comparative analysis of AMD Radeon RX 6600 and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 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, 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, 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).

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon RX 6600

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 1 year(s) 1 month(s) later
  • Around 8% higher core clock speed: 1626 MHz vs 1500 MHz
  • Around 44% higher boost clock speed: 2491 MHz vs 1725 MHz
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 7 nm vs 8 nm
  • Around 67% lower typical power consumption: 132 Watt vs 220 Watt
  • Around 97% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames): 26778 vs 13566
  • 2.2x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames): 69225 vs 31930
  • Around 97% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps): 26778 vs 13566
  • 2.2x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps): 69225 vs 31930
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 13 Oct 2021 vs 1 Sep 2020
Core clock speed 1626 MHz vs 1500 MHz
Boost clock speed 2491 MHz vs 1725 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm vs 8 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 132 Watt vs 220 Watt
Benchmarks
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 26778 vs 13566
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 69225 vs 31930
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 26778 vs 13566
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 69225 vs 31930

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070

  • Around 14% higher texture fill rate: 317.4 GTexel/s vs 279.0 GTexel/s
  • 3.3x more pipelines: 5888 vs 1792
  • Around 61% better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 22011 vs 13633
  • Around 4% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 969 vs 930
  • Around 84% better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 135075 vs 73313
  • Around 61% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames): 31716 vs 19713
  • Around 61% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps): 31716 vs 19713
  • Around 69% better performance in 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score: 13701 vs 8085
Specifications (specs)
Texture fill rate 317.4 GTexel/s vs 279.0 GTexel/s
Pipelines 5888 vs 1792
Benchmarks
PassMark - G3D Mark 22011 vs 13633
PassMark - G2D Mark 969 vs 930
Geekbench - OpenCL 135075 vs 73313
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 31716 vs 19713
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 31716 vs 19713
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 13701 vs 8085

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: AMD Radeon RX 6600
GPU 2: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070

PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
13633
22011
PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
930
969
Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
73313
135075
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
19713
31716
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
26778
13566
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
69225
31930
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
19713
31716
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
26778
13566
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
69225
31930
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score
GPU 1
GPU 2
8085
13701
Name AMD Radeon RX 6600 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
PassMark - G3D Mark 13633 22011
PassMark - G2D Mark 930 969
Geekbench - OpenCL 73313 135075
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 19713 31716
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 26778 13566
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 69225 31930
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 19713 31716
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 26778 13566
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 69225 31930
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 8085 13701
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 455.06
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 5784.225
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 40.794
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 194.24
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 1619.54

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Radeon RX 6600 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070

Essentials

Architecture RDNA 2.0 Ampere
Code name Navi 23 XL GA104
Launch date 13 Oct 2021 1 Sep 2020
Launch price (MSRP) $329 $499
Place in performance rating 7 8
Type Desktop Desktop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 2491 MHz 1725 MHz
Compute units 28
Core clock speed 1626 MHz 1500 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm 8 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 558.0 GFLOPS (1:16) 317.4 GFLOPS (1:64)
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 17.86 TFLOPS (2:1) 20.31 TFLOPS (1:1)
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 8.928 TFLOPS 20.31 TFLOPS
Pipelines 1792 5888
Pixel fill rate 159.4 GPixel/s 165.6 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 279.0 GTexel/s 317.4 GTexel/s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 132 Watt 220 Watt
Transistor count 11060 million 17400 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
DisplayPort count 3
DisplayPort support
HDMI

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Form factor Dual-slot
Height 40 mm (1.6 inches) 112 mm (4.4 inches)
Interface PCIe 4.0 x8 PCIe 4.0 x16
Length 190 mm (7.5 inches) 242 mm (9.5 inches)
Recommended system power (PSU) 300 Watt 550 Watt
Supplementary power connectors 1x 8-pin 1x 12-pin
Width 110 mm (4.3 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 8 GB 8 GB
Memory bandwidth 224 GB/s 448.0 GB/s
Memory bus width 128 bit 256 bit
Memory clock speed 1750 MHz (14 Gbps effective) 1750 MHz (14 Gbps effective)
Memory type GDDR6 GDDR6