NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti vs AMD Radeon RX 6800

Comparative analysis of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti and AMD Radeon RX 6800 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, 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score, 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).

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 1 month(s) later
  • Around 27% higher pipelines: 4864 vs 3840
  • Around 25% lower typical power consumption: 200 Watt vs 250 Watt
Launch date 1 Dec 2020 vs 28 Oct 2020
Pipelines 4864 vs 3840
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 200 Watt vs 250 Watt

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon RX 6800

  • Around 21% higher core clock speed: 1700 MHz vs 1410 MHz
  • Around 26% higher boost clock speed: 2105 MHz vs 1665 MHz
  • 2x more texture fill rate: 505.2 GTexel/s vs 253.1 GTexel/s
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 7 nm vs 8 nm
  • 2x more maximum memory size: 16 GB vs 8 GB
  • Around 14% higher memory clock speed: 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective) vs 1750 MHz (14 Gbps effective)
  • Around 13% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 1049 vs 931
  • Around 7% better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 21044 vs 19677
  • Around 6% better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 127776 vs 120265
  • Around 28% better performance in 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score: 15194 vs 11856
Specifications (specs)
Core clock speed 1700 MHz vs 1410 MHz
Boost clock speed 2105 MHz vs 1665 MHz
Texture fill rate 505.2 GTexel/s vs 253.1 GTexel/s
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm vs 8 nm
Maximum memory size 16 GB vs 8 GB
Memory clock speed 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective) vs 1750 MHz (14 Gbps effective)
Benchmarks
PassMark - G2D Mark 1049 vs 931
PassMark - G3D Mark 21044 vs 19677
Geekbench - OpenCL 127776 vs 120265
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 15194 vs 11856

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
GPU 2: AMD Radeon RX 6800

PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
931
1049
PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
19677
21044
Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
120265
127776
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score
GPU 1
GPU 2
11856
15194
Name NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti AMD Radeon RX 6800
PassMark - G2D Mark 931 1049
PassMark - G3D Mark 19677 21044
Geekbench - OpenCL 120265 127776
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 11856 15194
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 432.118
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 41.585
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 383.037
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 2280.457
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 16938
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 8914
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 5706
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 16938
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 8914
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 5706

Compare specifications (specs)

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti AMD Radeon RX 6800

Essentials

Architecture Ampere RDNA 2.0
Code name GA104 Navi 21
Launch date 1 Dec 2020 28 Oct 2020
Launch price (MSRP) $399 $579
Place in performance rating 6 8
Type Desktop Desktop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1665 MHz 2105 MHz
Core clock speed 1410 MHz 1700 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 8 nm 7 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 253.1 GFLOPS (1:64) 1010 GFLOPS (1:16)
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 16.20 TFLOPS (1:1) 32.33 TFLOPS (2:1)
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 16.20 TFLOPS 16.17 TFLOPS
Pipelines 4864 3840
Pixel fill rate 133.2 GPixel/s 202.1 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 253.1 GTexel/s 505.2 GTexel/s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 200 Watt 250 Watt
Transistor count 17400 million 26800 million
Compute units 60

Video outputs and ports

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

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Form factor Dual-slot
Interface PCIe 4.0 x16 PCIe 4.0 x16
Length 242 mm (9.5 inches) 267 mm (10.5 inches)
Recommended system power (PSU) 350 Watt 600 Watt
Supplementary power connectors 1x 12-pin 2x 8-pin
Width 112 mm (4.4 inches) 120 mm (4.7 inches)
Height 40 mm (1.6 inches)

API support

DirectX 12.2 12.2
OpenCL 2.0 2.1
OpenGL 4.6 4.6
Shader Model 6.5 6.5
Vulkan

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 8 GB 16 GB
Memory bandwidth 448 GB/s 512.0 GB/s
Memory bus width 256 bit 256 bit
Memory clock speed 1750 MHz (14 Gbps effective) 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective)
Memory type GDDR6 GDDR6