AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT Graphics Card: Specs, Performance, Benchmarks, Price, and Prebuilt Gaming PCs

The AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT is a mid-range graphics card launched on October 28, 2020. This Navi II GPU is based on AMD’s RDNA 2 architecture and utilizes the Navi 21 XT graphics processor variant. It is also built on the 7 nm process, has a die size of 520 mm², and 26 billion transistors.
Moreover, the RX 6800 XT has 4608 shading units, 288 texture mapping units, 128 ROPs, and 72 raytracing acceleration cores. Its base operating frequency is 1825 MHz which can be boosted up to 2250 MHz. The RX 6800 XT also has 16 GB of GDDR6 memory connected using a 256-bit memory interface running at 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective).
In terms of its board design, the AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT draws 300 W of power from a 2x 8-pin power connector and has a PSU requirement of 700 W. It has a width of 120 mm(dual-slot), length of 267 mm, and height of 50 mm. Its display outputs include: 1x HDMI 2.1a, 2x DisplayPort 1.4a, 1x USB Type-C. The RX 6800 XT is excellent for 1080p, 1440p, and good for 4K gaming.

AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT Specs

General

Manufacturer: AMD
Generation: Navi II
Bus Interface: PCIe 4.0 x16
Release Date: Oct. 28, 2020
MSRP: $649.00
Current Price: $435.28 (April 15, 2024)

Graphics Processor

Architecture: RDNA 2
GPU: Navi 21 XT
Foundry: TSMC
Process: 7 nm
Transistors: 26 billion
Die Size: 520 mm²

Memory

Memory Type: GDDR6
Memory Size: 16 GB
Memory Bus: 256 bit
Bandwidth: 512 GB/s
Memory Speed: 16 Gbps

Clock Speeds

Base Clock: 1825 MHz
Boost Clock: 2000 MHz
Memory Clock: 2250 MHz

Rendering Configuration

Shading Units: 4608
TMUs: 288
ROPs: 128
Compute Units: 72
AI Accelerators: None
RT Cores: 72

Board Design

Width: 120 mm (dual-slot)
Length: 267 mm
Height: 50 mm
TBP: 300 W
Power Connectors: 2x 8-pin
PSU Requirement: 700 W
Outputs: 1x HDMI 2.1a, 2x DisplayPort 1.4a, 1x USB Type-C W

AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT Performance Rankings

This radar chart contains the AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT performance rankings compared to the GPUs ranked above (AMD Radeon RX 7800 XT) and below (Nvidia GeForce RTX 4070) it in several prominent computing workloads (Higher is better).

AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT FPS Benchmarks

Performance rating

Good 63%

Here are the AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT FPS benchmarks compared to other closely ranked GPUs.

RX 6800 XT Average 1080p FPS

AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT: 144

AMD Radeon RX 7800 XT: 148

Nvidia GeForce RTX 4070: 142

RX 6800 XT Average 1440p FPS

AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT: 105

AMD Radeon RX 7800 XT: 108

Nvidia GeForce RTX 4070: 101

RX 6800 XT Average 4K FPS

AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT: 61

AMD Radeon RX 7800 XT: 62

Nvidia GeForce RTX 4070: 57

AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT Price

MSRP: $649.00

Cost per frame: $4.15

Excellent value 92%

Below are the daily updated new and used prices of AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT GPUs.

AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT Prebuilt PCs

Periphio Nova Prebuilt Gaming PC

CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 5600X | GPU: AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT | RAM: 16 GB DDR4 | Storage: 1 TB SSD

Periphio Firestorm Prebuilt Gaming PC

CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 5600X | GPU: AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT | RAM: 16 GB DDR4 | Storage: 1 TB SSD

Alienware Aurora R10 Gaming Desktop

CPU: None | GPU: AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT | RAM: 32 GB DDR4 | Storage: 1 TB SSD + 1 TB HDD

Skytech Siege 3.0 Gaming PC Desktop

CPU: None | GPU: AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT | RAM: 16 GB DDR4 | Storage: 1 TB SSD

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