AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060

Comparative analysis of AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT 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 6900 XT

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 1 year(s) 9 month(s) later
  • Around 34% higher core clock speed: 1825 MHz vs 1365 MHz
  • Around 34% higher boost clock speed: 2250 MHz vs 1680 MHz
  • 2.7x more pipelines: 5120 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 91% better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 26385 vs 13846
  • Around 51% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 1132 vs 751
  • 2.3x better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 165302 vs 70360
  • 2.4x better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s): 533.405 vs 220.629
  • 2.3x better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s): 51.08 vs 21.852
  • 2.4x better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s): 320.733 vs 135.725
  • 2.3x better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s): 2566.9 vs 1126.61
  • 2.5x better performance in 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score: 19088 vs 7603
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 28 Oct 2020 vs 7 January 2019
Core clock speed 1825 MHz vs 1365 MHz
Boost clock speed 2250 MHz vs 1680 MHz
Pipelines 5120 vs 1920
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm vs 12 nm
Maximum memory size 16 GB vs 6 GB
Benchmarks
PassMark - G3D Mark 26385 vs 13846
PassMark - G2D Mark 1132 vs 751
Geekbench - OpenCL 165302 vs 70360
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 533.405 vs 220.629
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 51.08 vs 21.852
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 320.733 vs 135.725
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 2566.9 vs 1126.61
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 19088 vs 7603

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060

  • Around 88% lower typical power consumption: 160 Watt vs 300 Watt
  • 7x more memory clock speed: 14000 MHz vs 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective)
  • Around 22% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames): 19427 vs 15985
  • 3.2x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames): 23622 vs 7440
  • 16.8x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames): 56437 vs 3360
  • Around 22% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps): 19427 vs 15985
  • 3.2x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps): 23622 vs 7440
  • 16.8x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps): 56437 vs 3360
Specifications (specs)
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 160 Watt vs 300 Watt
Memory clock speed 14000 MHz vs 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective)
Benchmarks
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 19427 vs 15985
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 23622 vs 7440
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 56437 vs 3360
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 19427 vs 15985
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 23622 vs 7440
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 56437 vs 3360

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT
GPU 2: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060

PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
26385
13846
PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
1132
751
Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
165302
70360
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
533.405
220.629
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
51.08
21.852
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
320.733
135.725
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
2566.9
1126.61
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
15985
19427
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
7440
23622
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3360
56437
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
15985
19427
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
7440
23622
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3360
56437
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score
GPU 1
GPU 2
19088
7603
Name AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060
PassMark - G3D Mark 26385 13846
PassMark - G2D Mark 1132 751
Geekbench - OpenCL 165302 70360
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 533.405 220.629
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 51.08 21.852
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 320.733 135.725
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 2566.9 1126.61
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 15985 19427
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 7440 23622
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3360 56437
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 15985 19427
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 7440 23622
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3360 56437
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 19088 7603
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 3131.344

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT 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) $999 $349
Place in performance rating 6 8
Type Desktop Desktop
Price now $349.99
Value for money (0-100) 62.74

Technical info

Boost clock speed 2250 MHz 1680 MHz
Compute units 80
Core clock speed 1825 MHz 1365 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm 12 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 1920
Pixel fill rate 288.0 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 720.0 GTexel/s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 300 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

Form factor Triple-slot
Height 50 mm (2 inches)
Interface PCIe 4.0 x16 PCIe 3.0 x16
Length 267 mm (10.5 inches) 229 mm
Recommended system power (PSU) 700 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 GB/s
Memory bus width 256 bit 192 Bit
Memory clock speed 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective) 14000 MHz
Memory type GDDR6 GDDR6