AMD Radeon RX 6600 vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090

Comparative analysis of AMD Radeon RX 6600 and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 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 17% higher core clock speed: 1626 MHz vs 1395 MHz
  • Around 47% higher boost clock speed: 2491 MHz vs 1695 MHz
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 7 nm vs 8 nm
  • 2.7x lower typical power consumption: 132 Watt vs 350 Watt
  • Around 44% higher memory clock speed: 1750 MHz (14 Gbps effective) vs 1219 MHz (19.5 Gbps effective)
  • 7.2x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames): 26778 vs 3713
  • 20.6x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames): 69225 vs 3354
  • 7.2x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps): 26778 vs 3713
  • 20.6x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps): 69225 vs 3354
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 13 Oct 2021 vs 1 Sep 2020
Core clock speed 1626 MHz vs 1395 MHz
Boost clock speed 2491 MHz vs 1695 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm vs 8 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 132 Watt vs 350 Watt
Memory clock speed 1750 MHz (14 Gbps effective) vs 1219 MHz (19.5 Gbps effective)
Benchmarks
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 26778 vs 3713
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 69225 vs 3354
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 26778 vs 3713
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 69225 vs 3354

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090

  • Around 99% higher texture fill rate: 556.0 GTexel/s vs 279.0 GTexel/s
  • 5.9x more pipelines: 10496 vs 1792
  • 3x more maximum memory size: 24 GB vs 8 GB
  • Around 92% better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 26216 vs 13633
  • Around 7% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 996 vs 930
  • 2.8x better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 205028 vs 73313
  • Around 69% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames): 33398 vs 19713
  • Around 69% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps): 33398 vs 19713
  • 2.5x better performance in 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score: 19940 vs 8085
Specifications (specs)
Texture fill rate 556.0 GTexel/s vs 279.0 GTexel/s
Pipelines 10496 vs 1792
Maximum memory size 24 GB vs 8 GB
Benchmarks
PassMark - G3D Mark 26216 vs 13633
PassMark - G2D Mark 996 vs 930
Geekbench - OpenCL 205028 vs 73313
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 33398 vs 19713
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 33398 vs 19713
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 19940 vs 8085

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: AMD Radeon RX 6600
GPU 2: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090

PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
13633
26216
PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
930
996
Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
73313
205028
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
19713
33398
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
26778
3713
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
69225
3354
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
19713
33398
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
26778
3713
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
69225
3354
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score
GPU 1
GPU 2
8085
19940
Name AMD Radeon RX 6600 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090
PassMark - G3D Mark 13633 26216
PassMark - G2D Mark 930 996
Geekbench - OpenCL 73313 205028
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 19713 33398
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 26778 3713
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 69225 3354
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 19713 33398
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 26778 3713
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 69225 3354
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 8085 19940
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 737.298
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 7585.258
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 66.951
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 309.051
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 2451.491

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Radeon RX 6600 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090

Essentials

Architecture RDNA 2.0 Ampere
Code name Navi 23 XL GA102
Launch date 13 Oct 2021 1 Sep 2020
Launch price (MSRP) $329 $1499
Place in performance rating 7 6
Type Desktop Desktop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 2491 MHz 1695 MHz
Compute units 28
Core clock speed 1626 MHz 1395 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm 8 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 558.0 GFLOPS (1:16) 556.0 GFLOPS (1:64)
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 17.86 TFLOPS (2:1) 35.58 TFLOPS (1:1)
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 8.928 TFLOPS 35.58 TFLOPS
Pipelines 1792 10496
Pixel fill rate 159.4 GPixel/s 189.8 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 279.0 GTexel/s 556.0 GTexel/s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 132 Watt 350 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) 138 mm (5.4 inches)
Interface PCIe 4.0 x8 PCIe 4.0 x16
Length 190 mm (7.5 inches) 313 mm (12.3 inches)
Recommended system power (PSU) 300 Watt 750 Watt
Supplementary power connectors 1x 8-pin 1x 12-pin
Width 110 mm (4.3 inches) Triple-slot

API support

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

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 8 GB 24 GB
Memory bandwidth 224 GB/s 936.2 GB/s
Memory bus width 128 bit 384 bit
Memory clock speed 1750 MHz (14 Gbps effective) 1219 MHz (19.5 Gbps effective)
Memory type GDDR6 GDDR6X