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

95 %
Very Good score from 8 samples
Low uncertainty
Performance
Very Good
Ranking
15th of 531
Popularity
83rd of 531
Samples
8 benchmarks

GPU benchmarks

Here are the performance results of this graphics card in both the hardwareDB Benchmark and other benchmark utilities. Synthetic tests are an estimation of real-world performance using consistent and repeatable benchmarks.

hardwareDB Benchmark

All tests were performed at 1920 x 1080 resolution

Flux Core

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

389 FPS average
280 FPS 10% low
267 FPS 1% low

Electron

Randomly generated noise sphere test

297 FPS average
290 FPS 10% low
260 FPS 1% low

City

Procedurally generated city scene with voxel rendering

347 FPS average
291 FPS 10% low
273 FPS 1% low

Clouds

Real-time noise calculation and ray marching test

169 FPS average
161 FPS 10% low
154 FPS 1% low

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Alternative benchmarks

Here are some benchmark results using alternative testing software

Geekbench (Metal)

Geekbench (Metal)

Metal compute benchmark

129,800
Geekbench (OpenCL)

Geekbench (OpenCL)

OpenCL compute benchmark

130,322
Geekbench (Vulkan)

Geekbench (Vulkan)

Vulkan compute benchmark

93,163
3DMark Graphics

3DMark Graphics

High-end graphics benchmark

16,423

Compare these benchmarks and specs using our GPU Comparison Tool

GPU Comparison

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

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
108 %
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
108 %
AMD Radeon RX 6800
95 %
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti
85 %
AMD Radeon RX 6750 XT
75 %
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
72 %
AMD Radeon RX 580
22 %

Specifications

Core Clock 1815 MHz
Boost Clock 2105 MHz
Memory Type GDDR6
Memory Size 16 GiB
Bus Width 256 bit
Memory Bandwidth 500 GB/s
TDP 250 W
Floating Point Performance 16.17 TFLOP/s
Release Date 2020-11-18
Family Radeon RX 6000 Series
PCIe Revision 4
DirectX Support 12
OpenGL Support 4.6
Pixel Rate 202.1 Gigapixels/s
Texture Rate 505.2 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 a very good gaming score at 95% 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 clock runs at a speed called the clock speed. It dictates the number of updates per second that the GPU can process. Overclocking a chip, which means increasing the clock speed will improve the performance. However, thermals and power efficiency may be diminished.

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. Higher level APIs such as DirectX 12 give more control to the game developer and can allow them to improve the graphics and performance.

This chip has a Thermal Design Power of 250W: the total amount of waste heat generated. A card that runs hotter will need better cooling and will draw more power from the wall.

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