AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080

Comparative analysis of AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT 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, 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 61% higher core clock speed: 2321 MHz vs 1440 MHz
  • Around 51% higher boost clock speed: 2581 MHz vs 1710 MHz
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 7 nm vs 8 nm
  • Around 39% lower typical power consumption: 230 Watt vs 320 Watt
  • Around 20% higher maximum memory size: 12 GB vs 10 GB
  • Around 68% higher memory clock speed: 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective) vs 1188 MHz (19 Gbps effective)
  • Around 2% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 1015 vs 1000
  • Around 52% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s): 330.969 vs 217.054
  • 5x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames): 18510 vs 3717
  • 15.3x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames): 51346 vs 3356
  • 5x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps): 18510 vs 3717
  • 15.3x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps): 51346 vs 3356
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 3 Mar 2021 vs 1 Sep 2020
Core clock speed 2321 MHz vs 1440 MHz
Boost clock speed 2581 MHz vs 1710 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm vs 8 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 230 Watt vs 320 Watt
Maximum memory size 12 GB vs 10 GB
Memory clock speed 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective) vs 1188 MHz (19 Gbps effective)
Benchmarks
PassMark - G2D Mark 1015 vs 1000
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 330.969 vs 217.054
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 18510 vs 3717
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 51346 vs 3356
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 18510 vs 3717
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 51346 vs 3356

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080

  • Around 13% higher texture fill rate: 465.1 GTexel/s vs 413.0 GTexel/s
  • 3.4x more pipelines: 8704 vs 2560
  • Around 30% better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 24386 vs 18770
  • Around 83% better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 181072 vs 98871
  • Around 67% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s): 596.218 vs 357.265
  • Around 64% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s): 55.839 vs 34.094
  • Around 23% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s): 2179.577 vs 1778.524
  • 2.3x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames): 34185 vs 15165
  • 2.3x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps): 34185 vs 15165
  • Around 48% better performance in 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score: 17699 vs 11986
Specifications (specs)
Texture fill rate 465.1 GTexel/s vs 413.0 GTexel/s
Pipelines 8704 vs 2560
Benchmarks
PassMark - G3D Mark 24386 vs 18770
Geekbench - OpenCL 181072 vs 98871
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 596.218 vs 357.265
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 55.839 vs 34.094
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 2179.577 vs 1778.524
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 34185 vs 15165
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 34185 vs 15165
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 17699 vs 11986

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT
GPU 2: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080

PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
18770
24386
PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
1015
1000
Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
98871
181072
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
357.265
596.218
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
34.094
55.839
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
330.969
217.054
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
1778.524
2179.577
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
15165
34185
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
18510
3717
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
51346
3356
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
15165
34185
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
18510
3717
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
51346
3356
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score
GPU 1
GPU 2
11986
17699
Name AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
PassMark - G3D Mark 18770 24386
PassMark - G2D Mark 1015 1000
Geekbench - OpenCL 98871 181072
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 357.265 596.218
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 34.094 55.839
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 330.969 217.054
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 1778.524 2179.577
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 15165 34185
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 18510 3717
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 51346 3356
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 15165 34185
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 18510 3717
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 51346 3356
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 11986 17699
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 6745.122

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080

Essentials

Architecture RDNA 2.0 Ampere
Code name Navi 22 GA102
Launch date 3 Mar 2021 1 Sep 2020
Launch price (MSRP) $479 $699
Place in performance rating 8 9
Type Desktop Desktop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 2581 MHz 1710 MHz
Compute units 40
Core clock speed 2321 MHz 1440 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm 8 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 825.9 GFLOPS (1:16) 465.1 GFLOPS (1:64)
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 26.43 TFLOPS (2:1) 29.77 TFLOPS (1:1)
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 13.21 TFLOPS 29.77 TFLOPS
Pipelines 2560 8704
Pixel fill rate 165.2 GPixel/s 164.2 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 413.0 GTexel/s 465.1 GTexel/s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 230 Watt 320 Watt
Transistor count 17200 million 28300 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) 285 mm (11.2 inches)
Recommended system power (PSU) 550 Watt 700 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 10 GB
Memory bandwidth 384 GB/s 760.3 GB/s
Memory bus width 192 bit 320 bit
Memory clock speed 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective) 1188 MHz (19 Gbps effective)
Memory type GDDR6 GDDR6X