AMD Radeon RX 6800 vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070

Comparative analysis of AMD Radeon RX 6800 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 6800

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 1 month(s) later
  • Around 13% higher core clock speed: 1700 MHz vs 1500 MHz
  • Around 22% higher boost clock speed: 2105 MHz vs 1725 MHz
  • Around 59% higher texture fill rate: 505.2 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
  • 2x more maximum memory size: 16 GB vs 8 GB
  • Around 14% higher memory clock speed: 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective) vs 1750 MHz (14 Gbps effective)
  • Around 9% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 1049 vs 960
  • Around 4% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s): 41.585 vs 40.109
  • 2x better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s): 383.037 vs 187.041
  • Around 63% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s): 2280.457 vs 1397.885
  • Around 1% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames): 16938 vs 16718
  • Around 1% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps): 16938 vs 16718
  • Around 11% better performance in 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score: 15194 vs 13748
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 28 Oct 2020 vs 1 Sep 2020
Core clock speed 1700 MHz vs 1500 MHz
Boost clock speed 2105 MHz vs 1725 MHz
Texture fill rate 505.2 GTexel/s vs 317.4 GTexel/s
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm vs 8 nm
Maximum memory size 16 GB vs 8 GB
Memory clock speed 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective) vs 1750 MHz (14 Gbps effective)
Benchmarks
PassMark - G2D Mark 1049 vs 960
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 41.585 vs 40.109
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 383.037 vs 187.041
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 2280.457 vs 1397.885
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 16938 vs 16718
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 16938 vs 16718
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 15194 vs 13748

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070

  • Around 53% higher pipelines: 5888 vs 3840
  • Around 14% lower typical power consumption: 220 Watt vs 250 Watt
  • Around 3% better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 21724 vs 21044
  • Around 5% better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 134595 vs 127776
  • Around 5% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s): 453.922 vs 432.118
  • 2x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames): 18216 vs 8914
  • 9.8x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames): 55849 vs 5706
  • 2x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps): 18216 vs 8914
  • 9.8x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps): 55849 vs 5706
Specifications (specs)
Pipelines 5888 vs 3840
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 220 Watt vs 250 Watt
Benchmarks
PassMark - G3D Mark 21724 vs 21044
Geekbench - OpenCL 134595 vs 127776
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 453.922 vs 432.118
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 18216 vs 8914
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 55849 vs 5706
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 18216 vs 8914
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 55849 vs 5706

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: AMD Radeon RX 6800
GPU 2: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070

PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
21044
21724
PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
1049
960
Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
127776
134595
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
432.118
453.922
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
41.585
40.109
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
383.037
187.041
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
2280.457
1397.885
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
16938
16718
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
8914
18216
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
5706
55849
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
16938
16718
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
8914
18216
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
5706
55849
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score
GPU 1
GPU 2
15194
13748
Name AMD Radeon RX 6800 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
PassMark - G3D Mark 21044 21724
PassMark - G2D Mark 1049 960
Geekbench - OpenCL 127776 134595
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 432.118 453.922
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 41.585 40.109
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 383.037 187.041
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 2280.457 1397.885
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 16938 16718
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 8914 18216
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 5706 55849
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 16938 16718
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 8914 18216
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 5706 55849
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 15194 13748
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 5765.5

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Radeon RX 6800 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070

Essentials

Architecture RDNA 2.0 Ampere
Code name Navi 21 GA104
Launch date 28 Oct 2020 1 Sep 2020
Launch price (MSRP) $579 $499
Place in performance rating 8 4
Type Desktop Desktop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 2105 MHz 1725 MHz
Compute units 60
Core clock speed 1700 MHz 1500 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm 8 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 1010 GFLOPS (1:16) 317.4 GFLOPS (1:64)
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 32.33 TFLOPS (2:1) 20.31 TFLOPS (1:1)
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 16.17 TFLOPS 20.31 TFLOPS
Pipelines 3840 5888
Pixel fill rate 202.1 GPixel/s 165.6 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 505.2 GTexel/s 317.4 GTexel/s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 250 Watt 220 Watt
Transistor count 26800 million 17400 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 1x HDMI, 2x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C 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) 600 Watt 550 Watt
Supplementary power connectors 2x 8-pin 1x 12-pin
Width 120 mm (4.7 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 16 GB 8 GB
Memory bandwidth 512.0 GB/s 448.0 GB/s
Memory bus width 256 bit 256 bit
Memory clock speed 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective) 1750 MHz (14 Gbps effective)
Memory type GDDR6 GDDR6