AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT vs AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT

Comparative analysis of AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT and AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT 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), 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 4 month(s) later
  • Around 27% higher core clock speed: 2321 MHz vs 1825 MHz
  • Around 15% higher boost clock speed: 2581 MHz vs 2250 MHz
  • Around 30% lower typical power consumption: 230 Watt vs 300 Watt
  • Around 15% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s): 330.969 vs 288.807
  • 4.9x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames): 18062 vs 3714
  • 15.2x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames): 50772 vs 3350
  • 4.9x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps): 18062 vs 3714
  • 15.2x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps): 50772 vs 3350
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 3 Mar 2021 vs 28 Oct 2020
Core clock speed 2321 MHz vs 1825 MHz
Boost clock speed 2581 MHz vs 2250 MHz
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 230 Watt vs 300 Watt
Benchmarks
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 330.969 vs 288.807
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 18062 vs 3714
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 50772 vs 3350
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 18062 vs 3714
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 50772 vs 3350

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT

  • Around 74% higher texture fill rate: 720.0 GTexel/s vs 413.0 GTexel/s
  • 2x more pipelines: 5120 vs 2560
  • Around 33% higher maximum memory size: 16 GB vs 12 GB
  • Around 35% better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 25402 vs 18838
  • Around 10% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 1119 vs 1018
  • Around 67% better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 165115 vs 98871
  • Around 49% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s): 532.345 vs 357.265
  • Around 48% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s): 50.602 vs 34.094
  • Around 44% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s): 2563.25 vs 1778.524
  • Around 12% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames): 17213 vs 15412
  • Around 12% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps): 17213 vs 15412
  • Around 60% better performance in 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score: 19167 vs 11986
Specifications (specs)
Texture fill rate 720.0 GTexel/s vs 413.0 GTexel/s
Pipelines 5120 vs 2560
Maximum memory size 16 GB vs 12 GB
Benchmarks
PassMark - G3D Mark 25402 vs 18838
PassMark - G2D Mark 1119 vs 1018
Geekbench - OpenCL 165115 vs 98871
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 532.345 vs 357.265
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 50.602 vs 34.094
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 2563.25 vs 1778.524
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 17213 vs 15412
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 17213 vs 15412
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 19167 vs 11986

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT
GPU 2: AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT

PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
18838
25402
PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
1018
1119
Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
98871
165115
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
357.265
532.345
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
34.094
50.602
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
330.969
288.807
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
1778.524
2563.25
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
15412
17213
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
18062
3714
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
50772
3350
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
15412
17213
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
18062
3714
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
50772
3350
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score
GPU 1
GPU 2
11986
19167
Name AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT
PassMark - G3D Mark 18838 25402
PassMark - G2D Mark 1018 1119
Geekbench - OpenCL 98871 165115
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 357.265 532.345
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 34.094 50.602
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 330.969 288.807
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 1778.524 2563.25
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 15412 17213
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 18062 3714
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 50772 3350
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 15412 17213
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 18062 3714
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 50772 3350
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 11986 19167

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT

Essentials

Architecture RDNA 2.0 RDNA 2.0
Code name Navi 22 Navi 21
Launch date 3 Mar 2021 28 Oct 2020
Launch price (MSRP) $479 $999
Place in performance rating 7 11
Type Desktop Desktop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 2581 MHz 2250 MHz
Compute units 40 80
Core clock speed 2321 MHz 1825 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm 7 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 825.9 GFLOPS (1:16) 1440 GFLOPS (1:16)
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 26.43 TFLOPS (2:1) 46.08 TFLOPS (2:1)
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 13.21 TFLOPS 23.04 TFLOPS
Pipelines 2560 5120
Pixel fill rate 165.2 GPixel/s 288.0 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 413.0 GTexel/s 720.0 GTexel/s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 230 Watt 300 Watt
Transistor count 17200 million 26800 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort 1x HDMI, 2x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Height 40 mm (1.6 inches) 50 mm (2 inches)
Interface PCIe 4.0 x16 PCIe 4.0 x16
Length 267 mm (10.5 inches) 267 mm (10.5 inches)
Recommended system power (PSU) 550 Watt 700 Watt
Supplementary power connectors 1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin 2x 8-pin
Width 110 mm (4.3 inches) 120 mm (4.7 inches)
Form factor Triple-slot

API support

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

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 12 GB 16 GB
Memory bandwidth 384 GB/s 512 GB/s
Memory bus width 192 bit 256 bit
Memory clock speed 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective) 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective)
Memory type GDDR6 GDDR6