NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER vs AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT

Compare NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER 8 GB vs AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT 12 GB, specs and GPU benchmark score. Which is the better graphics card for the money?

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Benchmark Score

Overall Score

General gaming and workstation score

87 %
121 %
39% slightly better overall score

Flux Core frame rate

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

111 FPS
140 FPS
29 FPS slightly higher Flux Core frame rate

Electron frame rate

Randomly generated noise sphere test

77 FPS
107 FPS
29 FPS significantly higher Electron frame rate

City frame rate

Procedurally generated city scene with voxel rendering

83 FPS
122 FPS
40 FPS significantly higher City frame rate

Clouds frame rate

Real-time noise calculation and ray marching test

55 FPS
60 FPS
5 FPS slightly higher Clouds frame rate

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (OpenCL) score

OpenCL compute benchmark

114,956
11% slightly higher Geekbench (OpenCL) score
102,988

Geekbench (Vulkan) score

Vulkan compute benchmark

93,540
33% slightly higher Geekbench (Vulkan) score
70,085

3DMark Graphics score

High-end graphics benchmark

11,584
12,827
10% slightly higher 3DMark Graphics score

Specifications

Core Clock Speed

Nominal chip frequency

1,650 MHz
2,321 MHz
40% slightly higher core clock speed

Boost Clock Speed

Higher turbo frequency when power conditions are met

1,815 MHz
2,581 MHz
42% slightly higher boost clock speed

Memory

Onboard memory size for textures and vertices

8 GiB
12 GiB
49% significantly more memory

Memory Bus Width

Number of parallel lines to the memory chips

256 Bit
33% slightly larger memory bus width
192 Bit

Memory Bandwidth

Data transfer speed between GPU core and memory

496 GB/s
29% slightly higher memory bandwidth
384 GB/s

TDP

Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the GPU

250 W
230 W
8% slightly lower TDP

Pixel Rate

Number of pixels that can be rendered per second

116 Gigapixels/s
165 Gigapixels/s
42% slightly higher pixel rate

Texture Rate

Number of textured pixels that can be rendered per second

349 Gigatexels/s
413 Gigatexels/s
18% slightly higher texture rate

Floating Point Performance

Raw number of floating point operations per second

11 TFLOPS
13 TFLOPS
18% slightly better floating point performance

Shading Units

Number of processors dedicated to shader processing

3,072
20% slightly more shading units
2,560

Texture Mapping Units

Number of processors dedicated to applying textures

192
20% slightly more texture mapping units
160

Render Output Processors

Number of processors dedicated to final pixel rendering

64
Identical
64

Other details

Rank

Ranking in the hardwareDB database

33rd of 526
14th of 526

Family

The product line

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Radeon RX 6000 Series

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

July 2019
March 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 2080 SUPER vs Radeon RX 6700 XT comparison

According to the hardwareDB Benchmark, the Radeon RX 6700 XT GPU is faster than the GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER in gaming.

Our database shows that the Radeon RX 6700 XT has a slightly 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 6700 XT also has a slightly higher boost clock speed. The boost clock speed is the frequency that the GPU core can reach if the temperature is low enough. The allows for higher performance in certain scenarios.

Next up, in terms of GPU memory, the Radeon RX 6700 XT has significantly more memory with 12 GiB of memory compared to 8 GiB. Lots of memory is good when playing at high resolutions or with many monitors.

In addition, the Radeon RX 6700 XT has a slightly lower TDP at 230 W when compared to the GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER at 250 W. This is not a measure of performance, but rather the amount of heat generated by the chip when running at its highest speed.

According to the results of the hardwareDB benchmark utility, the Radeon RX 6700 XT is faster than the GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER.

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