NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 vs AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT

Compare NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 6 GB vs AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT 8 GB, specs and GPU benchmark score. Which is the better graphics card for the money?

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Price

The cheapest price from our partner retailers

$ 230
$ 203.91 significantly less expensive
$ 434

Benchmark Score

Overall Score

General gaming and workstation score

76 %
91 %
19% slightly better overall score

Flux Core frame rate

Volumetric ray casting test, a computationally expensive method of rendering high-quality scenes

100 FPS
109 FPS
8 FPS slightly higher Flux Core frame rate

Electron frame rate

Randomly generated noise sphere test

65 FPS
82 FPS
17 FPS slightly higher Electron frame rate

City frame rate

Procedurally generated city scene with voxel rendering

68 FPS
95 FPS
26 FPS significantly higher City frame rate

Clouds frame rate

Real-time noise calculation and ray marching test

47 FPS
1 FPS slightly higher Clouds frame rate
46 FPS

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (OpenCL) score

OpenCL compute benchmark

70,754
82,559
16% slightly higher Geekbench (OpenCL) score

Geekbench (Vulkan) score

Vulkan compute benchmark

60,775
64,460
6% slightly higher Geekbench (Vulkan) score

3DMark Graphics score

High-end graphics benchmark

7,528
9,727
29% slightly higher 3DMark Graphics score

Specifications

Core Clock Speed

Nominal chip frequency

1,365 MHz
1,968 MHz
44% significantly higher core clock speed

Boost Clock Speed

Higher turbo frequency when power conditions are met

1,680 MHz
2,589 MHz
54% significantly higher boost clock speed

Memory

Onboard memory size for textures and vertices

6 GiB
8 GiB
33% slightly more memory

Memory Bus Width

Number of parallel lines to the memory chips

192 Bit
49% significantly larger memory bus width
128 Bit

Memory Bandwidth

Data transfer speed between GPU core and memory

336 GB/s
31% slightly higher memory bandwidth
256 GB/s

TDP

Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the GPU

160 W
Identical
160 W

Pixel Rate

Number of pixels that can be rendered per second

81 Gigapixels/s
166 Gigapixels/s
105% significantly higher pixel rate

Texture Rate

Number of textured pixels that can be rendered per second

202 Gigatexels/s
331 Gigatexels/s
64% significantly higher texture rate

Floating Point Performance

Raw number of floating point operations per second

6 TFLOPS
11 TFLOPS
64% significantly better floating point performance

Shading Units

Number of processors dedicated to shader processing

1,920
2,048
6% slightly more shading units

Texture Mapping Units

Number of processors dedicated to applying textures

120
128
6% slightly more texture mapping units

Render Output Processors

Number of processors dedicated to final pixel rendering

48
64
33% slightly more render output processors

Other details

Rank

Ranking in the hardwareDB database

44th of 526
31st of 526

Family

The product line

-
Radeon RX 6000 Series

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

January 2019
November 2021

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip

GDDR6
GDDR6

DirectX Support

Maximum version of DirectX supported

12.0
12.0

OpenGL Support

Maximum version of OpenGL supported

4.6
4.6

GeForce RTX 2060 vs Radeon RX 6600 XT benchmarks

In our benchmarks, the Radeon RX 6600 XT beats the GeForce RTX 2060 in gaming performance.

In our comparison, the Radeon RX 6600 XT has a significantly higher core clock speed. The core clock speed (or base speed) is the frequency at which the GPU core runs. This metric makes sense when comparing GPUs of a similar architecture or generation. In addition, the Radeon RX 6600 XT also has a significantly higher boost clock speed. This is a frequency that can be reached if the GPU is cooled sufficiently and has enough power.

Next up, in terms of GPU memory, the Radeon RX 6600 XT has slightly more memory with 8 GiB of memory compared to 6 GiB. Memory size doesn't directly affect performance, but too little memory will certainly degrade gaming performance.

In addition, both the GeForce RTX 2060 and the Radeon RX 6600 XT have an identical TDP. Heat output doesn't match power consumption directly but, it's a good estimate.

In terms of raw gaming performance in our GPU benchmark, the Radeon RX 6600 XT is better than the GeForce RTX 2060.

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