Average Bench: 137% (19th of 683)

Based on 15,395 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 73BF Model: AMD Radeon RX 6800

The RX 6800 delivers a staggering 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, but this will need to be proven over time. The release of the RX 6800 explains why Nvidia doubled performance per dollar with their 3000 series release 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 $580 USD) and miraculous marketing via countless promo videos and sponsored reviews, the 6800 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 whose goal is to dupe shoppers any way they can. [Nov '20 GPUPro]

Outstanding average bench

The AMD RX 6800 averaged 37.3% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the AMD RX 6800 near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 175fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 139fps

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD RX 6800 is 28.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD RX 6800 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 173fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 368fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,395 samples)
Min Avg Max
162 Lighting 175 187
162 Reflection 173 185
336 Parallax 368 401
142% 239 fps
Min Avg Max
270 MRender 295 316
122 Gravity 139 188
172 Splatting 207 253
132% 213 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AMD(1002 0E3A) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 16GB, Driver: 22.7.1
Lighting 170
Reflection 166
Parallax 340
137% 225 fps
MRender 285
Gravity 181
Splatting 241
160% 236 fps
ASRock(1849 5204) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 16GB, Driver: 22.7.1
Lighting 157
Reflection 147
Parallax 362
127% 222 fps
MRender 244
Gravity 128
Splatting 186
118% 186 fps
PowerColor(148C 2407) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 16GB, Driver: 22.7.1
Lighting 104
Reflection 110
Parallax 167
84% 127 fps
MRender 181
Gravity 96.5
Splatting 159
89% 145 fps
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 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 15,395 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (MSRP ≈ $580 @ launch in Nov '20)
AMD(1002 0E3A) 25% 136% ± 9%
MSI(1462 3961) 14% 139% ± 9%
Sapphire(1DA2 E437) 14% 138% ± 7%
Gigabyte(1458 2327) 8% 138% ± 7%
XFX(1EAE 6705) 8% 137% ± 8%
Asus(1043 04F6) 7% 138% ± 9%
Asus RX 6800 16GB TUF OC
TUF-RX6800-O16G-GAMING
AmazonUS $7701 min
EbayUS $7705 mins
PowerColor(148C 2407) 7% 139% ± 8%
Sapphire(1DA2 E439) 6% 135% ± 7%
Asus(1043 04F4) 4% 139% ± 8%
ASRock(1849 5204) 4% 135% ± 13%
Gigabyte(1458 2329) 2% 133% ± 9%
ASRock(1849 5203) 1% 131% ± 1%
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Gaming
Gaming 118%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 122%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,418

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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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lol - advanced marketing devices.—May '22


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Experienced gamers avoid AMD for a reason... A bus company with drunk drivers can’t win long term users with paid reviews.—Feb '21


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MOAR VRAM, MOAR CRASHES, MOAR MONEY!—Nov '21


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It seems as if the FPS given by a GPU is inversely proportional to the amount of GPUs that are in stock.


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Just buy the 6800xt if you want amd—Nov '20


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