NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 vs AMD Radeon RX Vega XT

Comparative analysis of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 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 - G3D Mark, PassMark - G2D Mark, Geekbench - OpenCL, CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/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.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 1 year(s) 4 month(s) later
  • Around 3% higher boost clock speed: 1680 MHz vs 1630 MHz
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 12 nm vs 14 nm
  • Around 41% lower typical power consumption: 160 Watt vs 225 Watt
  • 7.4x more memory clock speed: 14000 MHz vs 1890 MHz
Launch date 7 January 2019 vs 8 August 2017
Boost clock speed 1680 MHz vs 1630 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 12 nm vs 14 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 160 Watt vs 225 Watt
Memory clock speed 14000 MHz vs 1890 MHz

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon RX Vega XT

  • Around 10% higher core clock speed: 1500 MHz vs 1365 MHz
  • 2.1x more pipelines: 4096 vs 1920
  • Around 33% higher maximum memory size: 8 GB vs 6 GB
  • 2.8x better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 196748 vs 70360
Specifications (specs)
Core clock speed 1500 MHz vs 1365 MHz
Pipelines 4096 vs 1920
Maximum memory size 8 GB vs 6 GB
Benchmarks
Geekbench - OpenCL 196748 vs 70360

Compare benchmarks

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

Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
70360
196748
Name NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 AMD Radeon RX Vega XT
PassMark - G3D Mark 13846
PassMark - G2D Mark 751
Geekbench - OpenCL 70360 196748
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 220.629
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 3131.344
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 21.852
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 135.725
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 1126.61
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 19427
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 23622
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 56437
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 19427
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 23622
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 56437
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 7603

Compare specifications (specs)

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 AMD Radeon RX Vega XT

Essentials

Architecture Turing GCN 5.0
Code name TU106 Vega 10
Launch date 7 January 2019 8 August 2017
Launch price (MSRP) $349
Place in performance rating 8 2
Price now $349.99
Type Desktop Desktop
Value for money (0-100) 62.74

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1680 MHz 1630 MHz
Core clock speed 1365 MHz 1500 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 12 nm 14 nm
Pipelines 1920 4096
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 160 Watt 225 Watt
Transistor count 10,800 million
Floating-point performance 13,353 gflops
Texture fill rate 417.3 GTexel / s

Video outputs and ports

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

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface PCIe 3.0 x16 PCIe 3.0 x16
Length 229 mm 267 mm
Supplementary power connectors 1x 8-pin 2x 8-pin

API support

DirectX 12
OpenGL 4.6

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 6 GB 8 GB
Memory bus width 192 Bit 2048 Bit
Memory clock speed 14000 MHz 1890 MHz
Memory type GDDR6 HBM2
Memory bandwidth 483.8 GB / s