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 95% better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 27070 vs 13877
  • Around 53% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 1149 vs 752
  • 2.3x better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 165115 vs 70344
  • 2.4x better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s): 532.345 vs 220.457
  • 2.3x better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s): 50.602 vs 21.852
  • 2.1x better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s): 288.807 vs 135.923
  • 2.2x better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s): 2563.25 vs 1141.283
  • 2.5x better performance in 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score: 19167 vs 7592
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 27070 vs 13877
PassMark - G2D Mark 1149 vs 752
Geekbench - OpenCL 165115 vs 70344
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 532.345 vs 220.457
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 50.602 vs 21.852
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 288.807 vs 135.923
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 2563.25 vs 1141.283
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 19167 vs 7592

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 19% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames): 20094 vs 16859
  • 6.4x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames): 23622 vs 3714
  • 16.8x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames): 56437 vs 3350
  • Around 19% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps): 20094 vs 16859
  • 6.4x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps): 23622 vs 3714
  • 16.8x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps): 56437 vs 3350
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) 20094 vs 16859
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 23622 vs 3714
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 56437 vs 3350
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 20094 vs 16859
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 23622 vs 3714
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 56437 vs 3350

Compare benchmarks

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

PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
27070
13877
PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
1149
752
Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
165115
70344
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
532.345
220.457
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
50.602
21.852
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
288.807
135.923
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
2563.25
1141.283
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
16859
20094
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3714
23622
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3350
56437
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
16859
20094
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3714
23622
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3350
56437
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score
GPU 1
GPU 2
19167
7592
Name AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060
PassMark - G3D Mark 27070 13877
PassMark - G2D Mark 1149 752
Geekbench - OpenCL 165115 70344
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 532.345 220.457
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 50.602 21.852
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 288.807 135.923
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 2563.25 1141.283
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 16859 20094
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 3714 23622
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3350 56437
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 16859 20094
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 3714 23622
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3350 56437
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 19167 7592
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 11 14
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