AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070

Comparative analysis of AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT 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, 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, CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s).

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 6 month(s) later
  • Around 55% higher core clock speed: 2321 MHz vs 1500 MHz
  • Around 50% higher boost clock speed: 2581 MHz vs 1725 MHz
  • Around 30% higher texture fill rate: 413.0 GTexel/s vs 317.4 GTexel/s
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 7 nm vs 8 nm
  • Around 50% higher maximum memory size: 12 GB vs 8 GB
  • Around 14% higher memory clock speed: 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective) vs 1750 MHz (14 Gbps effective)
  • Around 5% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 1018 vs 969
  • Around 70% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s): 330.969 vs 194.24
  • Around 10% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s): 1778.524 vs 1619.54
  • Around 33% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames): 18062 vs 13566
  • Around 59% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames): 50772 vs 31930
  • Around 33% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps): 18062 vs 13566
  • Around 59% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps): 50772 vs 31930
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 3 Mar 2021 vs 1 Sep 2020
Core clock speed 2321 MHz vs 1500 MHz
Boost clock speed 2581 MHz vs 1725 MHz
Texture fill rate 413.0 GTexel/s vs 317.4 GTexel/s
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm vs 8 nm
Maximum memory size 12 GB vs 8 GB
Memory clock speed 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective) vs 1750 MHz (14 Gbps effective)
Benchmarks
PassMark - G2D Mark 1018 vs 969
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 330.969 vs 194.24
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 1778.524 vs 1619.54
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 18062 vs 13566
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 50772 vs 31930
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 18062 vs 13566
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 50772 vs 31930

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070

  • 2.3x more pipelines: 5888 vs 2560
  • Around 5% lower typical power consumption: 220 Watt vs 230 Watt
  • Around 16% better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 22011 vs 18926
  • Around 34% better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 135075 vs 100958
  • Around 27% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s): 455.06 vs 357.265
  • Around 20% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s): 40.794 vs 34.094
  • 2.1x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames): 31716 vs 15315
  • 2.1x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps): 31716 vs 15315
  • Around 10% better performance in 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score: 13701 vs 12453
Specifications (specs)
Pipelines 5888 vs 2560
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 220 Watt vs 230 Watt
Benchmarks
PassMark - G3D Mark 22011 vs 18926
Geekbench - OpenCL 135075 vs 100958
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 455.06 vs 357.265
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 40.794 vs 34.094
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 31716 vs 15315
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 31716 vs 15315
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 13701 vs 12453

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT
GPU 2: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070

PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
18926
22011
PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
1018
969
Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
100958
135075
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
357.265
455.06
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
34.094
40.794
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
330.969
194.24
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
1778.524
1619.54
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
15315
31716
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
18062
13566
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
50772
31930
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
15315
31716
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
18062
13566
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
50772
31930
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score
GPU 1
GPU 2
12453
13701
Name AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
PassMark - G3D Mark 18926 22011
PassMark - G2D Mark 1018 969
Geekbench - OpenCL 100958 135075
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 357.265 455.06
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 34.094 40.794
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 330.969 194.24
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 1778.524 1619.54
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 15315 31716
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 18062 13566
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 50772 31930
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 15315 31716
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 18062 13566
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 50772 31930
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 12453 13701
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 5784.225

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070

Essentials

Architecture RDNA 2.0 Ampere
Code name Navi 22 GA104
Launch date 3 Mar 2021 1 Sep 2020
Launch price (MSRP) $479 $499
Place in performance rating 10 8
Type Desktop Desktop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 2581 MHz 1725 MHz
Compute units 40
Core clock speed 2321 MHz 1500 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm 8 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 825.9 GFLOPS (1:16) 317.4 GFLOPS (1:64)
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 26.43 TFLOPS (2:1) 20.31 TFLOPS (1:1)
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 13.21 TFLOPS 20.31 TFLOPS
Pipelines 2560 5888
Pixel fill rate 165.2 GPixel/s 165.6 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 413.0 GTexel/s 317.4 GTexel/s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 230 Watt 220 Watt
Transistor count 17200 million 17400 million

Video outputs and ports

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

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Height 40 mm (1.6 inches) 112 mm (4.4 inches)
Interface PCIe 4.0 x16 PCIe 4.0 x16
Length 267 mm (10.5 inches) 242 mm (9.5 inches)
Recommended system power (PSU) 550 Watt 550 Watt
Supplementary power connectors 1x 6-pin + 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 12 GB 8 GB
Memory bandwidth 384 GB/s 448.0 GB/s
Memory bus width 192 bit 256 bit
Memory clock speed 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective) 1750 MHz (14 Gbps effective)
Memory type GDDR6 GDDR6