Average Bench: 160% (8th of 661)

Based on 7,658 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 73BF Model: AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT

The RX 6800-XT delivers a huge generational jump in performance. AMD have upgraded the single fan cooler to a more efficient triple fan solution, perhaps indicating a shift in focus from benchmark busting headlines to user experience. Following the widespread issues that users faced with the 5000 and Vega series, we are cautiously optimistic that AMD have taken steps to ensure driver and hardware stability, this will need to be proven over time. The release of the 6000 series explains why Nvidia doubled performance per dollar when they released their 3070 just a few weeks ago. A comparison between Nvidia’s previous generation flagship, the 2080 Ti, and the 6800-XT shows that AMD now offer comparable raw performance at half the price. 16GB of VRAM is a key feature of the 6800 cards. At higher resolutions and detail settings, performance can bottleneck without sufficient GPU memory. AMD's marketers often cherry pick obscure games with high res/settings, the details of which are rarely disclosed, then compare the results with cards that have less memory. In that scenario, the cards with less memory look weaker than they would at 1080p. The 1080p results are sometimes omitted, or worse, partially omitted. Most users will see little benefit in gaming at high resolutions. Without drastic price cuts (MSRP $650 USD) and miraculous marketing via countless promo videos, the 6800 XT will struggle to compete, partly because it lacks RTX+DLSS which is required for the best gaming experience in class leading titles such as Cyberpunk 2077. Users should be wary of AMD’s army of social media accounts, they aim to dupe shoppers any way they can. [Nov '20 GPUPro]

Outstanding average bench

The AMD RX 6800-XT averaged 60.4% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the AMD RX 6800-XT near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 208fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 155fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD RX 6800-XT is just 19.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD RX 6800-XT performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 243fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 428fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,658 samples)
Min Avg Max
194 Lighting 208 223
229 Reflection 243 255
400 Parallax 428 462
168% 293 fps
Min Avg Max
340 MRender 362 382
148 Gravity 155 164
250 Splatting 264 280
152% 260 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Sapphire(1DA2 E438) ≥ 4GB; sapphire 6800xt nitro
Ram: 16GB, Driver: 21.3.1
Lighting 204
Reflection 236
Parallax 440
165% 293 fps
MRender 354
Gravity 152
Splatting 256
148% 254 fps
AMD(1002 0E3A) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 16GB, Driver: 21.3.2
Lighting 198
Reflection 241
Parallax 425
160% 288 fps
MRender 350
Gravity 152
Splatting 259
148% 254 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 41,852,291 GPUs tested.

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Based on statistics from 7,658 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (MSRP ≈ $650 @ launch in Nov '20)
AMD(1002 0E3A) 22% 159% ± 9%
PowerColor(148C 2406) 17% 160% ± 7%
MSI(1462 3951) 13% 160% ± 7%
Device(1EAE 6701) 12% 160% ± 10%
Sapphire(1DA2 E438) 10% 162% ± 4%
Gigabyte(1458 2328) 7% 162% ± 5%
Sapphire(1DA2 438E) 6% 161% ± 11%
Asus(1043 04F2) 6% 161% ± 6%
ASRock(1849 5201) 2% 163% ± 4%
Gigabyte(1458 232B) 1% 161% ± 3%
Asus(1043 04F0) 1% 162% ± 5%
ASRock(1849 5202) 1% 162% ± 7%
Gigabyte(1458 232A) 1% 161% ± 5%
Dell(1028 3950) 1% 159% ± 5%
Sapphire(1DA2 439E) 0% 163% ± 0%
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Typical RX 6800-XT Builds (Compare 57,179 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 140%
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Desktop 94%
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Workstation 143%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $193

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $1,396

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AMD has finally done it in the gpu market with RDNA2 like they had in the cpu market with ryzen: overhyped hot garbage.—Dec '20

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AMD are great at selling junk. They pee in the well with fake comments, glorified cheerleaders on youtube and paid magazine reviews. My POS PC still crashes randomly. Everybody needs to call the rats out instead of letting them get away with it.—Apr '21


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4 days ago.

11400F+3060Ti: Game over AMD, at least until Zen4 and RDNA 3 …

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This website is brilliant I hope they sue AMD.—Dec '20

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hot garbage, would not bother unless AMD sent you a free sample to advertise for them.—Dec '20


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3 days ago.

MOAR VRAM, MOAR CRASHES, MOAR MONEY!


Excellent

1 month ago.

this would be great if there was stock


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28 days ago.

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dank gpu best for lining marketers pockets, worst for playing games.—Feb '21


Excellent

22 days ago.

much better more than 20fps (UWQHD) in Assassins Creed Vallhalla


Good

1 month ago.

In terms of performance it's great but they failed pretty hard in terms of new techs.


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4 months ago.


Excellent

1 month ago.

best amd gpu. very fast and has good energy power effectiveness


Terrible

1 month ago.

overpriced & worthless


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