AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT vs AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT

Compare AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT 12 GB vs AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT 16 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

71 %
137 %
92% significantly better overall score

Flux Core frame rate

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

143 FPS
275 FPS
133 FPS significantly higher Flux Core frame rate

Electron frame rate

Randomly generated noise sphere test

107 FPS
207 FPS
100 FPS significantly higher Electron frame rate

City frame rate

Procedurally generated city scene with voxel rendering

125 FPS
247 FPS
122 FPS significantly higher City frame rate

Clouds frame rate

Real-time noise calculation and ray marching test

61 FPS
120 FPS
59 FPS significantly higher Clouds frame rate

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (OpenCL) score

Geekbench (OpenCL) score

OpenCL compute benchmark

65% significantly higher Geekbench (OpenCL) score
Geekbench (Vulkan) score

Geekbench (Vulkan) score

Vulkan compute benchmark

63% significantly higher Geekbench (Vulkan) score


Core Clock Speed

Nominal chip frequency

2321 MHz
27% slightly higher core clock speed
1825 MHz

Boost Clock Speed

Higher turbo frequency when power conditions are met

2581 MHz
14% slightly higher boost clock speed
2250 MHz


Onboard memory size for textures and vertices

12 GiB
16 GiB
33% slightly more memory

Memory Bus Width

Number of parallel lines to the memory chips

192 Bit
256 Bit
33% slightly larger memory bus width

Memory Bandwidth

Data transfer speed between GPU core and memory

384 GB/s
512 GB/s
33% slightly higher memory bandwidth


Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the GPU

230 W
30% slightly lower TDP
300 W

Pixel Rate

Number of pixels that can be rendered per second

165.2 Gigapixels/s
288 Gigapixels/s
74% significantly higher pixel rate

Texture Rate

Number of textured pixels that can be rendered per second

413 Gigatexels/s
720 Gigatexels/s
74% significantly higher texture rate

Floating Point Performance

Raw number of floating point operations per second

13.21 TFLOPS
23.04 TFLOPS
74% significantly better floating point performance

Shading Units

Number of processors dedicated to shader processing

100% significantly more shading units

Texture Mapping Units

Number of processors dedicated to applying textures

100% significantly more texture mapping units

Render Output Processors

Number of processors dedicated to final pixel rendering

100% significantly more render output processors

Other details


Ranking in the hardwareDB database

21st of 533
7th of 533


The product line

Radeon RX 6000 Series
Radeon RX 6000 Series

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

March 2021
August 2020

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip


DirectX Support

Maximum version of DirectX supported


OpenGL Support

Maximum version of OpenGL supported


Radeon RX 6700 XT vs Radeon RX 6900 XT specs and performance

For gaming, the Radeon RX 6900 XT graphics card is better than the Radeon RX 6700 XT in our tests.

The Radeon RX 6700 XT has a slightly higher core clock speed. This is the frequency at which the graphics core is running at. While not necessarily an indicator of overall performance, this metric can be useful when comparing two GPUs based on the same architecture. In addition, the Radeon RX 6700 XT also has a slightly higher boost clock speed: the maximum frequency the chip can reach if power delivery and thermals allow.

Furthermore, the spec sheet for both these GPUs show that the Radeon RX 6900 XT has slightly more memory with 16 GiB of memory compared to 12 GiB. Memory size doesn't directly affect performance, but too little memory will certainly degrade gaming performance.

In addition, the Radeon RX 6700 XT has a slightly lower TDP at 230 W when compared to the Radeon RX 6900 XT at 300 W. TDP (Thermal Design Power) measures total heat output from the chip.

According to the results of the hardwareDB benchmark utility, the Radeon RX 6900 XT is faster than the Radeon RX 6700 XT.


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