AMD Radeon RX 6800

AMD Radeon RX 6800 Benchmark

AMD Radeon RX 6800 GPU benchmark, specs and release date - 16 GB AMD Radeon RX 6000 Series Graphics card rating. How good is the Radeon RX 6800 for gaming?

GPU Benchmark Score

154 %
Incredible score from 4 samples
Medium uncertainty

Ranked 10th out of 526 in the GPU Database. Tests performed at 1920 x 1080 resolution.

Benchmark Average 10% Low 1% Low
Flux Core
Volumetric ray casting test, a computationally expensive method of rendering high-quality scenes
176 FPS 126 FPS 122 FPS
Electron
Randomly generated noise sphere test
137 FPS 133 FPS 121 FPS
City
Procedurally generated city scene with voxel rendering
155 FPS 130 FPS 124 FPS
Clouds
Real-time noise calculation and ray marching test
77 FPS 72 FPS 70 FPS

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Geekbench (Metal)
Geekbench (Metal)
Geekbench (OpenCL)
Geekbench (OpenCL)
Geekbench (Vulkan)
Geekbench (Vulkan)
3DMark Graphics
3DMark Graphics
129,800 130,322 93,163 16,155

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GPU Comparison

The AMD Radeon RX 6800 compared against popular alternatives. Compare against more GPUs with our GPU Comparison Tool.

AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
180 %
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
178 %
AMD Radeon RX 6800
154 %
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti
131 %
AMD Radeon RX 6750 XT
127 %
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
116 %
AMD Radeon RX 580
37 %

Specifications

Core Clock 1815 MHz
Boost Clock 2105 MHz
Memory Type GDDR6
Memory Size 16 GiB
Bus Width 256 bit
Memory Bandwidth 512 GB/s
TDP 250 W
Floating Point Performance 16.17 TFLOPS
Release Date 2020-11-18
Family Radeon RX 6000 Series
PCIe Revision 4
DirectX Support 12
OpenGL Support 4.6
Pixel Rate 202 Gigapixels/s
Texture Rate 505 Gigatexels/s
Shading Units 3840
Texture Mapping Units 240
Render Output Processors 96

AMD Radeon RX 6800

The Radeon RX 6800 is a GPU from AMD released in 2020. This chip has an incredible gaming score at 154% in our GPU benchmark.

The Radeon RX 6800 has 16 GiB of GDDR6 memory, with a total memory bandwidth of 500 GB/s. The memory bus has a width of 256 bits. More memory is beneficial when gaming at high resolutions as the memory needs to store the frame buffer and all the game textures. If you run out of memory, you will experience poor performance as the GPU needs to swap data in and out of the memory as it is used.

In terms of clock speed, the Radeon RX 6800 GPU core runs at a frequency of 1815 MHz and if power and temperature permits, it can boost up to 2105 MHz. The core clock is directly related to the performance of a GPU, the higher the clock, the more processing can be done per second. A higher clock does not guarantee better performance by itself, this also depends on the number of shading units and other elements of the pipeline.

The performance specs of the Radeon RX 6800 are a raw floating-point performance of 16.17 TFLOPS : this represents the number of floating point (decimal) operations completed per second. In addition, this AMD GPU has a pixel rate of 202 Gigapixels/s, the number of pixels the GPU is capable of outputting every second. Furthermore, it has a texture fill rate of 505 Gigatexels/s, the number of pixels the GPU can renderer per second.

As for rendering API support, the Radeon RX 6800 supports up to DirectX 12. In addition, in cross-platform titles, OpenGL 4.6 features are supported. Newer APIs are usually more efficient, allowing for better performance in games and better graphical effects.

The raw technical specs of the Radeon RX 6800 are: 3840 total shading units (general purpose parallel cores capable of processing different aspects of the graphics pipeline), 240 texture mapping units (specialised processors for texture operations, this determines the texture rate) and 96 render output processors or units (the final step in the rendering pipeline, responsible for rasterising the image)

Power and thermals for the AMD Radeon RX 6800 are a TDP (Thermal Design Power) of 250 watts. This measures the amount of heat the GPU produces when running at 100%. This isn't a measure of power consumption, but it's a good estimate.

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