NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti vs AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT

Comparative analysis of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti and AMD Radeon RX 6800 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 - G2D Mark, PassMark - G3D Mark, Geekbench - OpenCL, 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 3060 Ti

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 1 month(s) later
  • Around 6% higher pipelines: 4864 vs 4608
  • Around 50% lower typical power consumption: 200 Watt vs 300 Watt
Launch date 1 Dec 2020 vs 28 Oct 2020
Pipelines 4864 vs 4608
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 200 Watt vs 300 Watt

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT

  • Around 29% higher core clock speed: 1825 MHz vs 1410 MHz
  • Around 35% higher boost clock speed: 2250 MHz vs 1665 MHz
  • 2.6x more texture fill rate: 648.0 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 19% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 1105 vs 930
  • Around 26% better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 24920 vs 19745
  • Around 30% better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 156445 vs 120575
Specifications (specs)
Core clock speed 1825 MHz vs 1410 MHz
Boost clock speed 2250 MHz vs 1665 MHz
Texture fill rate 648.0 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 1105 vs 930
PassMark - G3D Mark 24920 vs 19745
Geekbench - OpenCL 156445 vs 120575

Compare benchmarks

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

PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
930
1105
PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
19745
24920
Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
120575
156445
Name NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
PassMark - G2D Mark 930 1105
PassMark - G3D Mark 19745 24920
Geekbench - OpenCL 120575 156445
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 14836
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 4651
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 75676
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 14836
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 4651
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 75676
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 17744

Compare specifications (specs)

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT

Essentials

Architecture Ampere RDNA 2.0
Code name GA104 Navi 21
Launch date 1 Dec 2020 28 Oct 2020
Launch price (MSRP) $399 $649
Place in performance rating 7 8
Type Desktop Desktop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1665 MHz 2250 MHz
Core clock speed 1410 MHz 1825 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 8 nm 7 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 253.1 GFLOPS (1:64) 1296 GFLOPS (1:16)
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 16.20 TFLOPS (1:1) 41.47 TFLOPS (2:1)
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 16.20 TFLOPS 20.74 TFLOPS
Pipelines 4864 4608
Pixel fill rate 133.2 GPixel/s 288.0 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 253.1 GTexel/s 648.0 GTexel/s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 200 Watt 300 Watt
Transistor count 17400 million 26800 million
Compute units 72

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 700 Watt
Supplementary power connectors 1x 12-pin 2x 8-pin
Width 112 mm (4.4 inches) 120 mm (4.7 inches)
Height 50 mm (2 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