AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090

Comparative analysis of AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT 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, 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 66% higher core clock speed: 2321 MHz vs 1395 MHz
  • Around 52% higher boost clock speed: 2581 MHz vs 1695 MHz
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 7 nm vs 8 nm
  • Around 52% lower typical power consumption: 230 Watt vs 350 Watt
  • Around 64% higher memory clock speed: 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective) vs 1219 MHz (19.5 Gbps effective)
  • Around 2% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 1018 vs 996
  • Around 7% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s): 330.969 vs 309.051
  • 4.9x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames): 18062 vs 3713
  • 15.1x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames): 50772 vs 3354
  • 4.9x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps): 18062 vs 3713
  • 15.1x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps): 50772 vs 3354
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 3 Mar 2021 vs 1 Sep 2020
Core clock speed 2321 MHz vs 1395 MHz
Boost clock speed 2581 MHz vs 1695 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm vs 8 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 230 Watt vs 350 Watt
Memory clock speed 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective) vs 1219 MHz (19.5 Gbps effective)
Benchmarks
PassMark - G2D Mark 1018 vs 996
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 330.969 vs 309.051
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 18062 vs 3713
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 50772 vs 3354
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 18062 vs 3713
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 50772 vs 3354

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090

  • Around 35% higher texture fill rate: 556.0 GTexel/s vs 413.0 GTexel/s
  • 4.1x more pipelines: 10496 vs 2560
  • 2x more maximum memory size: 24 GB vs 12 GB
  • Around 39% better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 26216 vs 18926
  • 2x better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 205028 vs 100958
  • 2.1x better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s): 737.298 vs 357.265
  • Around 96% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s): 66.951 vs 34.094
  • Around 38% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s): 2451.491 vs 1778.524
  • 2.2x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames): 33398 vs 15315
  • 2.2x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps): 33398 vs 15315
  • Around 60% better performance in 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score: 19940 vs 12453
Specifications (specs)
Texture fill rate 556.0 GTexel/s vs 413.0 GTexel/s
Pipelines 10496 vs 2560
Maximum memory size 24 GB vs 12 GB
Benchmarks
PassMark - G3D Mark 26216 vs 18926
Geekbench - OpenCL 205028 vs 100958
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 737.298 vs 357.265
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 66.951 vs 34.094
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 2451.491 vs 1778.524
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 33398 vs 15315
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 33398 vs 15315
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 19940 vs 12453

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT
GPU 2: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090

PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
18926
26216
PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
1018
996
Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
100958
205028
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
357.265
737.298
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
34.094
66.951
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
330.969
309.051
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
1778.524
2451.491
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
15315
33398
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
18062
3713
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
50772
3354
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
15315
33398
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
18062
3713
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
50772
3354
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score
GPU 1
GPU 2
12453
19940
Name AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090
PassMark - G3D Mark 18926 26216
PassMark - G2D Mark 1018 996
Geekbench - OpenCL 100958 205028
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 357.265 737.298
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 34.094 66.951
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 330.969 309.051
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 1778.524 2451.491
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 15315 33398
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 18062 3713
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 50772 3354
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 15315 33398
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 18062 3713
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 50772 3354
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 12453 19940
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 7585.258

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090

Essentials

Architecture RDNA 2.0 Ampere
Code name Navi 22 GA102
Launch date 3 Mar 2021 1 Sep 2020
Launch price (MSRP) $479 $1499
Place in performance rating 10 6
Type Desktop Desktop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 2581 MHz 1695 MHz
Compute units 40
Core clock speed 2321 MHz 1395 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm 8 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 825.9 GFLOPS (1:16) 556.0 GFLOPS (1:64)
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 26.43 TFLOPS (2:1) 35.58 TFLOPS (1:1)
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 13.21 TFLOPS 35.58 TFLOPS
Pipelines 2560 10496
Pixel fill rate 165.2 GPixel/s 189.8 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 413.0 GTexel/s 556.0 GTexel/s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 230 Watt 350 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) 138 mm (5.4 inches)
Interface PCIe 4.0 x16 PCIe 4.0 x16
Length 267 mm (10.5 inches) 313 mm (12.3 inches)
Recommended system power (PSU) 550 Watt 750 Watt
Supplementary power connectors 1x 6-pin + 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 12 GB 24 GB
Memory bandwidth 384 GB/s 936.2 GB/s
Memory bus width 192 bit 384 bit
Memory clock speed 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective) 1219 MHz (19.5 Gbps effective)
Memory type GDDR6 GDDR6X