AMD Radeon RX 6800 Graphics Card: Specs, Performance, Benchmarks, and Price

The AMD Radeon RX 6800 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 XL 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 has 3840 shading units, 240 texture mapping units, 96 ROPs, and 60 raytracing acceleration cores. Its base operating frequency is 1700 MHz which can be boosted up to 2105 MHz. The RX 6800 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 draws 250 W of power from a 2x 8-pin power connector and has a PSU requirement of 600 W. It has a width of 120 mm(dual-slot), length of 267 mm, and height of 40 mm. Its display outputs include: 1x HDMI 2.1a, 2x DisplayPort 1.4a, 1x USB Type-C. The RX 6800 is excellent for 1080p, great for 1440p, and good for 4K gaming.

AMD Radeon RX 6800 Specs

General

Manufacturer: AMD
Generation: Navi II
Bus Interface: PCIe 4.0 x16
Release Date: Oct. 28, 2020
MSRP: $579.00
Current Price: $379.00 (April 15, 2024)

Graphics Processor

Architecture: RDNA 2
GPU: Navi 21 XL
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: 1700 MHz
Boost Clock: 2000 MHz
Memory Clock: 2105 MHz

Rendering Configuration

Shading Units: 3840
TMUs: 240
ROPs: 96
Compute Units: 60
AI Accelerators: None
RT Cores: 60

Board Design

Width: 120 mm (dual-slot)
Length: 267 mm
Height: 40 mm
TBP: 250 W
Power Connectors: 2x 8-pin
PSU Requirement: 600 W
Outputs: 1x HDMI 2.1a, 2x DisplayPort 1.4a, 1x USB Type-C W

AMD Radeon RX 6800 Performance Rankings

This radar chart contains the AMD Radeon RX 6800 performance rankings compared to the GPUs ranked above (Nvidia GeForce RTX 4070) and below (AMD Radeon RX 7700 XT) it in several prominent computing workloads (Higher is better).

AMD Radeon RX 6800 FPS Benchmarks

Performance rating

Average 55%

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

RX 6800 Average 1080p FPS

AMD Radeon RX 6800: 128

Nvidia GeForce RTX 4070: 142

AMD Radeon RX 7700 XT: 126

RX 6800 Average 1440p FPS

AMD Radeon RX 6800: 92

Nvidia GeForce RTX 4070: 101

AMD Radeon RX 7700 XT: 90

RX 6800 Average 4K FPS

AMD Radeon RX 6800: 53

Nvidia GeForce RTX 4070: 57

AMD Radeon RX 7700 XT: 50

AMD Radeon RX 6800 Price

MSRP: $579.00

Cost per frame: $4.12

Excellent value 93%

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