AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti

Comparative analysis of AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti 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 2 year(s) 1 month(s) later
  • Around 35% higher core clock speed: 1825 MHz vs 1350 MHz
  • Around 46% higher boost clock speed: 2250 MHz vs 1545 MHz
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 7 nm vs 12 nm
  • Around 22% better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 26385 vs 21691
  • Around 20% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 1132 vs 946
  • Around 19% better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 165302 vs 139068
  • Around 35% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s): 533.405 vs 395.604
  • Around 24% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s): 51.08 vs 41.075
  • Around 94% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s): 320.733 vs 165.421
  • Around 34% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s): 2566.9 vs 1919.714
  • 2x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames): 7440 vs 3719
  • 2x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps): 7440 vs 3719
  • Around 28% better performance in 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score: 19088 vs 14856
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 28 Oct 2020 vs 20 September 2018
Core clock speed 1825 MHz vs 1350 MHz
Boost clock speed 2250 MHz vs 1545 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm vs 12 nm
Benchmarks
PassMark - G3D Mark 26385 vs 21691
PassMark - G2D Mark 1132 vs 946
Geekbench - OpenCL 165302 vs 139068
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 533.405 vs 395.604
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 51.08 vs 41.075
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 320.733 vs 165.421
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 2566.9 vs 1919.714
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 7440 vs 3719
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 7440 vs 3719
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 19088 vs 14856

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti

  • Around 20% lower typical power consumption: 250 Watt vs 300 Watt
  • 7x more memory clock speed: 14000 MHz vs 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective)
  • Around 52% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames): 24355 vs 15985
  • Around 52% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps): 24355 vs 15985
Specifications (specs)
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 250 Watt vs 300 Watt
Memory clock speed 14000 MHz vs 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective)
Benchmarks
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 24355 vs 15985
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 24355 vs 15985

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT
GPU 2: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti

PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
26385
21691
PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
1132
946
Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
165302
139068
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
533.405
395.604
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
51.08
41.075
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
320.733
165.421
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
2566.9
1919.714
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
15985
24355
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
7440
3719
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3360
3360
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
15985
24355
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
7440
3719
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3360
3360
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score
GPU 1
GPU 2
19088
14856
Name AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
PassMark - G3D Mark 26385 21691
PassMark - G2D Mark 1132 946
Geekbench - OpenCL 165302 139068
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 533.405 395.604
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 51.08 41.075
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 320.733 165.421
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 2566.9 1919.714
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 15985 24355
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 7440 3719
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3360 3360
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 15985 24355
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 7440 3719
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3360 3360
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 19088 14856
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 5422.231

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti

Essentials

Architecture RDNA 2.0 Turing
Code name Navi 21 TU102
Launch date 28 Oct 2020 20 September 2018
Launch price (MSRP) $999 $999
Place in performance rating 6 11
Type Desktop Desktop
Price now $1,279.99
Value for money (0-100) 17.22

Technical info

Boost clock speed 2250 MHz 1545 MHz
Compute units 80
Core clock speed 1825 MHz 1350 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
Pixel fill rate 288.0 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 720.0 GTexel/s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 300 Watt 250 Watt
Transistor count 26800 million 18,600 million

Video outputs and ports

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

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 12.0 (12_1)
OpenCL 2.1
OpenGL 4.6 4.6
Shader Model 6.5
Vulkan

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 16 GB
Memory bandwidth 512 GB/s
Memory bus width 256 bit
Memory clock speed 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective) 14000 MHz
Memory type GDDR6