AMD Radeon RX 6800 vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060

Comparative analysis of AMD Radeon RX 6800 and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 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 6800

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 1 year(s) 9 month(s) later
  • Around 25% higher core clock speed: 1700 MHz vs 1365 MHz
  • Around 25% higher boost clock speed: 2105 MHz vs 1680 MHz
  • 2x more pipelines: 3840 vs 1920
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 7 nm vs 12 nm
  • 2.7x more maximum memory size: 16 GB vs 6 GB
  • Around 52% better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 21044 vs 13832
  • Around 40% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 1049 vs 751
  • Around 81% better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 127776 vs 70465
  • Around 96% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s): 432.118 vs 220.629
  • Around 90% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s): 41.585 vs 21.852
  • 2.8x better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s): 383.037 vs 135.725
  • 2x better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s): 2280.457 vs 1126.61
  • 2.4x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames): 8914 vs 3713
  • Around 70% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames): 5706 vs 3357
  • 2.4x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps): 8914 vs 3713
  • Around 70% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps): 5706 vs 3357
  • 2x better performance in 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score: 15194 vs 7603
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 28 Oct 2020 vs 7 January 2019
Core clock speed 1700 MHz vs 1365 MHz
Boost clock speed 2105 MHz vs 1680 MHz
Pipelines 3840 vs 1920
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm vs 12 nm
Maximum memory size 16 GB vs 6 GB
Benchmarks
PassMark - G3D Mark 21044 vs 13832
PassMark - G2D Mark 1049 vs 751
Geekbench - OpenCL 127776 vs 70465
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 432.118 vs 220.629
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 41.585 vs 21.852
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 383.037 vs 135.725
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 2280.457 vs 1126.61
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 8914 vs 3713
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 5706 vs 3357
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 8914 vs 3713
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 5706 vs 3357
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 15194 vs 7603

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060

  • Around 56% lower typical power consumption: 160 Watt vs 250 Watt
  • 7x more memory clock speed: 14000 MHz vs 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective)
  • Around 19% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames): 20094 vs 16938
  • Around 19% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps): 20094 vs 16938
Specifications (specs)
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 160 Watt vs 250 Watt
Memory clock speed 14000 MHz vs 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective)
Benchmarks
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 20094 vs 16938
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 20094 vs 16938

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: AMD Radeon RX 6800
GPU 2: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060

PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
21044
13832
PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
1049
751
Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
127776
70465
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
432.118
220.629
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
41.585
21.852
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
383.037
135.725
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
2280.457
1126.61
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
16938
20094
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
8914
3713
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
5706
3357
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
16938
20094
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
8914
3713
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
5706
3357
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score
GPU 1
GPU 2
15194
7603
Name AMD Radeon RX 6800 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060
PassMark - G3D Mark 21044 13832
PassMark - G2D Mark 1049 751
Geekbench - OpenCL 127776 70465
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 432.118 220.629
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 41.585 21.852
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 383.037 135.725
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 2280.457 1126.61
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 16938 20094
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 8914 3713
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 5706 3357
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 16938 20094
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 8914 3713
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 5706 3357
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 15194 7603
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 3131.344

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Radeon RX 6800 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060

Essentials

Architecture RDNA 2.0 Turing
Code name Navi 21 TU106
Launch date 28 Oct 2020 7 January 2019
Launch price (MSRP) $579 $349
Place in performance rating 9 8
Type Desktop Desktop
Price now $349.99
Value for money (0-100) 62.74

Technical info

Boost clock speed 2105 MHz 1680 MHz
Compute units 60
Core clock speed 1700 MHz 1365 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm 12 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 1010 GFLOPS (1:16)
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 32.33 TFLOPS (2:1)
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 16.17 TFLOPS
Pipelines 3840 1920
Pixel fill rate 202.1 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 505.2 GTexel/s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 250 Watt 160 Watt
Transistor count 26800 million 10,800 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 1x HDMI, 2x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C 1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 2x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
DisplayPort count 2
DisplayPort support
HDMI

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Height 40 mm (1.6 inches)
Interface PCIe 4.0 x16 PCIe 3.0 x16
Length 267 mm (10.5 inches) 229 mm
Recommended system power (PSU) 600 Watt
Supplementary power connectors 2x 8-pin 1x 8-pin
Width 120 mm (4.7 inches)

API support

DirectX 12.2 12
OpenCL 2.1
OpenGL 4.6 4.6
Shader Model 6.5
Vulkan

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 16 GB 6 GB
Memory bandwidth 512.0 GB/s
Memory bus width 256 bit 192 Bit
Memory clock speed 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective) 14000 MHz
Memory type GDDR6 GDDR6