Average Bench: 146% (17th of 689)

Based on 8,529 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 and frame drops are conveniently ignored. 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 and sponsored reviews, 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 46.2% 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) 180fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 156fps

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD RX 6800-XT is 83.5%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the AMD RX 6800-XT performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 207fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 391fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,529 samples)
Min Avg Max
74.8 Lighting 180 222
74.9 Reflection 207 257
140 Parallax 391 462
145% 259 fps
Min Avg Max
74.8 MRender 316 401
112 Gravity 156 177
121 Splatting 286 337
147% 253 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
ASRock(1849 5202) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 16GB, Driver: 22.11.2
Lighting 202
Reflection 242
Parallax 416
164% 287 fps
MRender 378
Gravity 165
Splatting 327
161% 290 fps
MSI(1462 3951) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 16GB, Driver: 22.5.1
Lighting 202
Reflection 235
Parallax 434
163% 290 fps
MRender 357
Gravity 162
Splatting 257
156% 258 fps
PowerColor(148C 2406) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 16GB, Driver: 22.11.2
Lighting 202
Reflection 236
Parallax 410
163% 282 fps
MRender 355
Gravity 160
Splatting 308
155% 274 fps
XFX(1EAE 6701) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 16GB, Driver: 22.11.2
Lighting 196
Reflection 242
Parallax 398
158% 279 fps
MRender 372
Gravity 162
Splatting 303
158% 279 fps
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Based on statistics from 8,529 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (MSRP ≈ $650 @ launch in Nov '20)
Asus(1043 04F2) 15% 148% ± 31%
XFX(1EAE 6701) 15% 145% ± 22%
ASRock(1849 5202) 13% 143% ± 24%
PowerColor(148C 2406) 13% 140% ± 32%
Sapphire(1DA2 438E) 6% 152% ± 19%
Gigabyte(1458 2328) 6% 146% ± 19%
AMD(1002 0E3A) 5% 139% ± 12%
Sapphire(1DA2 439E) 5% 155% ± 12%
MSI(1462 3953) 5% 136% ± 34%
MSI(1462 3951) 4% 164% ± 13%
Gigabyte(1458 232A) 2% 168% ± 11%
Gigabyte(1458 232B) 2% 137% ± 39%
Asus(1043 04F0) 2% 160% ± 23%
ASRock(1849 5201) 2% 158% ± 8%
Device(1ED3 7891) 1% 121% ± 0%
Sapphire(1DA2 E438) 1% 140% ± 0%
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Typical RX 6800-XT Builds (Compare 18,791 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
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Desktop
Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 128%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $203

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,287

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 Comments

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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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AMD should stick with simple ads instead of all the manipulative bs—Aug '22


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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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10 days ago.

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garbage card amd really fcucked up with this one—Apr '21


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8 months ago.

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


Excellent

15 months ago.

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


Excellent

2 years ago.


Terrible

21 months ago.

overpriced & worthless


Terrible

17 months ago.

SCRAP THRASH. AMD=Another Machine of Disappointments


Terrible

17 months ago.

I bought a 6800xt thinking would beat my 2080ti Strix OC, I was wrong like a MF, Amd is a junk indeed.


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