AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT vs AMD Radeon RX Vega XT

Comparative analysis of AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT and AMD Radeon RX Vega XT 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 - G2D Mark, PassMark - G3D Mark, Geekbench - OpenCL.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 3 year(s) 2 month(s) later
  • Around 22% higher core clock speed: 1825 MHz vs 1500 MHz
  • Around 38% higher boost clock speed: 2250 MHz vs 1630 MHz
  • 1725.4x more texture fill rate: 720.0 GTexel/s vs 417.3 GTexel / s
  • Around 25% higher pipelines: 5120 vs 4096
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 7 nm vs 14 nm
  • 2x more maximum memory size: 16 GB vs 8 GB
  • Around 6% higher memory clock speed: 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective) vs 1890 MHz
Launch date 28 Oct 2020 vs 8 August 2017
Core clock speed 1825 MHz vs 1500 MHz
Boost clock speed 2250 MHz vs 1630 MHz
Texture fill rate 720.0 GTexel/s vs 417.3 GTexel / s
Pipelines 5120 vs 4096
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm vs 14 nm
Maximum memory size 16 GB vs 8 GB
Memory clock speed 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective) vs 1890 MHz

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon RX Vega XT

  • Around 33% lower typical power consumption: 225 Watt vs 300 Watt
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 225 Watt vs 300 Watt

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT
GPU 2: AMD Radeon RX Vega XT

Name AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT AMD Radeon RX Vega XT
PassMark - G2D Mark 1085
PassMark - G3D Mark 25877
Geekbench - OpenCL 196748

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT AMD Radeon RX Vega XT

Essentials

Architecture RDNA 2.0 GCN 5.0
Code name Navi 21 Vega 10
Launch date 28 Oct 2020 8 August 2017
Launch price (MSRP) $999
Place in performance rating 1 3
Type Desktop Desktop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 2250 MHz 1630 MHz
Compute units 80
Core clock speed 1825 MHz 1500 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm 14 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 1440 GFLOPS (1:16)
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 46.08 TFLOPS (2:1)
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 23.04 TFLOPS
Pipelines 5120 4096
Pixel fill rate 288.0 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 720.0 GTexel/s 417.3 GTexel / s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 300 Watt 225 Watt
Transistor count 26800 million
Floating-point performance 13,353 gflops

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 1x HDMI, 2x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Form factor Triple-slot
Height 50 mm (2 inches)
Interface PCIe 4.0 x16 PCIe 3.0 x16
Length 267 mm (10.5 inches) 267 mm
Recommended system power (PSU) 700 Watt
Supplementary power connectors 2x 8-pin 2x 8-pin
Width 120 mm (4.7 inches)

API support

DirectX 12.2
OpenCL 2.1
OpenGL 4.6
Shader Model 6.5
Vulkan

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 16 GB 8 GB
Memory bandwidth 512 GB/s 483.8 GB / s
Memory bus width 256 bit 2048 Bit
Memory clock speed 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective) 1890 MHz
Memory type GDDR6 HBM2