AMD Radeon RX 6600 vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080

Comparative analysis of AMD Radeon RX 6600 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 - 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 13% higher core clock speed: 1626 MHz vs 1440 MHz
  • Around 46% higher boost clock speed: 2491 MHz vs 1710 MHz
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 7 nm vs 8 nm
  • 2.4x lower typical power consumption: 132 Watt vs 320 Watt
  • Around 47% higher memory clock speed: 1750 MHz (14 Gbps effective) vs 1188 MHz (19 Gbps effective)
  • 7.2x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames): 26778 vs 3716
  • 20.6x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames): 69225 vs 3356
  • 7.2x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps): 26778 vs 3716
  • 20.6x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps): 69225 vs 3356
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 13 Oct 2021 vs 1 Sep 2020
Core clock speed 1626 MHz vs 1440 MHz
Boost clock speed 2491 MHz vs 1710 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm vs 8 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 132 Watt vs 320 Watt
Memory clock speed 1750 MHz (14 Gbps effective) vs 1188 MHz (19 Gbps effective)
Benchmarks
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 26778 vs 3716
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 69225 vs 3356
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 26778 vs 3716
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 69225 vs 3356

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080

  • Around 67% higher texture fill rate: 465.1 GTexel/s vs 279.0 GTexel/s
  • 4.9x more pipelines: 8704 vs 1792
  • Around 25% higher maximum memory size: 10 GB vs 8 GB
  • Around 81% better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 24687 vs 13633
  • Around 8% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 1004 vs 930
  • 2.5x better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 181133 vs 73313
  • Around 75% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames): 34537 vs 19713
  • Around 75% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps): 34537 vs 19713
  • 2.2x better performance in 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score: 17676 vs 8085
Specifications (specs)
Texture fill rate 465.1 GTexel/s vs 279.0 GTexel/s
Pipelines 8704 vs 1792
Maximum memory size 10 GB vs 8 GB
Benchmarks
PassMark - G3D Mark 24687 vs 13633
PassMark - G2D Mark 1004 vs 930
Geekbench - OpenCL 181133 vs 73313
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 34537 vs 19713
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 34537 vs 19713
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 17676 vs 8085

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: AMD Radeon RX 6600
GPU 2: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080

PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
13633
24687
PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
930
1004
Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
73313
181133
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
19713
34537
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
26778
3716
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
69225
3356
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
19713
34537
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
26778
3716
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
69225
3356
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score
GPU 1
GPU 2
8085
17676
Name AMD Radeon RX 6600 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
PassMark - G3D Mark 13633 24687
PassMark - G2D Mark 930 1004
Geekbench - OpenCL 73313 181133
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 19713 34537
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 26778 3716
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 69225 3356
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 19713 34537
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 26778 3716
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 69225 3356
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 8085 17676
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 596.218
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) 1961.892

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Radeon RX 6600 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080

Essentials

Architecture RDNA 2.0 Ampere
Code name Navi 23 XL GA102
Launch date 13 Oct 2021 1 Sep 2020
Launch price (MSRP) $329 $699
Place in performance rating 7 9
Type Desktop Desktop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 2491 MHz 1710 MHz
Compute units 28
Core clock speed 1626 MHz 1440 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm 8 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 558.0 GFLOPS (1:16) 465.1 GFLOPS (1:64)
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 17.86 TFLOPS (2:1) 29.77 TFLOPS (1:1)
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 8.928 TFLOPS 29.77 TFLOPS
Pipelines 1792 8704
Pixel fill rate 159.4 GPixel/s 164.2 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 279.0 GTexel/s 465.1 GTexel/s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 132 Watt 320 Watt
Transistor count 11060 million 28300 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) 285 mm (11.2 inches)
Recommended system power (PSU) 300 Watt 700 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 10 GB
Memory bandwidth 224 GB/s 760.3 GB/s
Memory bus width 128 bit 320 bit
Memory clock speed 1750 MHz (14 Gbps effective) 1188 MHz (19 Gbps effective)
Memory type GDDR6 GDDR6X