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AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT

Graphics Processor
Navi 24
Cores
1024
TMUs
64
ROPs
32
Memory Size
4 GB
Memory Type
GDDR6
Bus Width
64 bit
The Radeon RX 6500 XT is a performance-segment graphics card by AMD, launched on January 19th, 2022. Built on the 6 nm process, and based on the Navi 24 graphics processor, in its Navi 24 XT variant, the card supports DirectX 12 Ultimate. This ensures that all modern games will run on Radeon RX 6500 XT. Additionally, the DirectX 12 Ultimate capability guarantees support for hardware-raytracing, variable-rate shading and more, in upcoming video games. The Navi 24 graphics processor is an average sized chip with a die area of 107 mm² and 5,400 million transistors. It features 1024 shading units, 64 texture mapping units, and 32 ROPs. The card also has 16 raytracing acceleration cores. AMD has paired 4 GB GDDR6 memory with the Radeon RX 6500 XT, which are connected using a 64-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 2310 MHz, which can be boosted up to 2815 MHz, memory is running at 2248 MHz (18 Gbps effective).
Being a dual-slot card, the AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT draws power from 1x 6-pin power connector, with power draw rated at 107 W maximum. Display outputs include: 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort. Radeon RX 6500 XT is connected to the rest of the system using a PCI-Express 4.0 x4 interface. Its price at launch was 199 US Dollars.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name
Navi 24
GPU Variant
Navi 24 XT
(215-135000006)
Architecture
RDNA 2.0
Foundry
TSMC
Process Size
6 nm
Transistors
5,400 million
Die Size
107 mm²

Graphics Card

Release Date
Jan 19th, 2022
Generation
Navi II
(RX 6000)
Predecessor
Navi
Successor
Navi III
Production
Active
Launch Price
199 USD
Bus Interface
PCIe 4.0 x4
Reviews
8 in our database

Relative Performance

2%
GeForce 210
3%
GeForce 9400 GT
3%
Radeon HD 4550
4%
Radeon HD 5450
5%
Radeon HD 6450
5%
GeForce GT 520
6%
GeForce GT 220
8%
GeForce GT 430
8%
Radeon HD 5570
9%
Radeon HD 4670
9%
GeForce GT 440
9%
GeForce GT 240
11%
GeForce 9600 GT
12%
Radeon HD 5670
12%
GeForce GT 640
13%
GeForce 9800 GT
13%
Radeon HD 6670
14%
Radeon HD 4830
15%
Radeon HD 4770
15%
Radeon HD 4850
16%
GeForce GTS 250
16%
GeForce GTS 450
17%
Radeon HD 5750
19%
Radeon HD 7750
19%
Radeon HD 5770
20%
GeForce GTX 260
20%
Radeon HD 4870
20%
Radeon Vega 8
20%
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
20%
GeForce GTX 650
22%
Radeon HD 5830
23%
Radeon HD 6790
23%
Radeon HD 4890
24%
GeForce GTX 460
24%
Radeon RX Vega 11
24%
GeForce GT 1030
25%
GeForce GTX 275
25%
Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition
25%
GeForce GTX 280
25%
GeForce GTX 465
26%
Radeon HD 6850
27%
GeForce GTX 285
29%
Radeon HD 5850
29%
Radeon HD 7790
29%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti
31%
Radeon RX 550
31%
GeForce GTX 470
32%
Radeon HD 6870
34%
Radeon HD 5870
35%
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
35%
Radeon HD 4870 X2
36%
GeForce GTX 750 Ti
36%
Radeon HD 6950
37%
GeForce GTX 295
38%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost
38%
Radeon HD 7850
39%
GeForce GTX 480
40%
Radeon HD 6970
41%
Radeon R7 265
42%
Radeon RX 460
42%
Radeon R7 370
42%
GeForce GTX 660
42%
GeForce GTX 570
43%
Radeon RX 560
45%
GeForce GTX 950
46%
Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition
47%
Radeon R9 270X
47%
GeForce GTX 660 Ti
48%
GeForce GTX 580
48%
GeForce GTX 1050
48%
Radeon HD 7950
49%
Radeon HD 5970
51%
GeForce GTX 760
54%
GeForce GTX 670
56%
GeForce GTX 960
57%
Radeon R9 380
58%
Radeon R9 285
58%
Radeon HD 7970
59%
GeForce GTX 680
60%
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
62%
GeForce GTX 770
63%
Radeon HD 6990
65%
Radeon R9 280X
66%
GeForce GTX 590
66%
Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
73%
GeForce GTX 780
75%
GeForce GTX 1650
80%
Radeon RX 470
81%
Radeon R9 290
85%
Radeon RX 570
86%
Radeon R9 390
87%
Radeon R9 290X
88%
GeForce GTX 970
89%
GeForce GTX TITAN
90%
GeForce GTX 780 Ti
92%
Radeon R9 390X
92%
Radeon HD 7990
93%
Radeon RX 480
93%
GeForce GTX 690
96%
GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
97%
Radeon RX 5500 OEM
98%
Radeon RX 580
99%
Radeon RX 5500 XT
100%
Radeon RX 6500 XT
100%
GeForce GTX 980
101%
GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER
102%
Radeon R9 FURY
106%
Radeon RX 590
112%
Radeon R9 295X2
113%
GeForce GTX 1660
114%
Radeon R9 FURY X
116%
GeForce GTX 980 Ti
119%
GeForce GTX TITAN X
126%
GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
129%
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
129%
GeForce GTX 1070
137%
Radeon RX Vega 56
146%
GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
148%
Radeon RX 5600 XT
150%
Radeon RX Vega 64
152%
GeForce GTX 1080
152%
GeForce RTX 2060
158%
Radeon RX 5700
171%
GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER
177%
GeForce RTX 2070
181%
GeForce RTX 3060
181%
Radeon RX 5700 XT
183%
Radeon VII
188%
TITAN X Pascal
194%
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
196%
GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER
202%
Radeon RX 6600 XT
208%
GeForce RTX 2080
221%
GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER
226%
GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
230%
Radeon RX 6700 XT
248%
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
265%
GeForce RTX 3070
283%
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti
292%
Radeon RX 6800
335%
Radeon RX 6800 XT
344%
GeForce RTX 3080
364%
Radeon RX 6900 XT
386%
GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
390%
GeForce RTX 3090
Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080, 4K for 2080 Ti and faster.

Clock Speeds

Base Clock
2310 MHz
Game Clock
2610 MHz
Boost Clock
2815 MHz
Memory Clock
2248 MHz
18 Gbps effective

Memory

Memory Size
4 GB
Memory Type
GDDR6
Memory Bus
64 bit
Bandwidth
143.9 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units
1024
TMUs
64
ROPs
32
Compute Units
16
RT Cores
16
L0 Cache
32 KB per WGP
L1 Cache
128 KB per Array
L2 Cache
1024 KB
L3 Cache
16 MB

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Rate
90.08 GPixel/s
Texture Rate
180.2 GTexel/s
FP16 (half) performance
11.53 TFLOPS (2:1)
FP32 (float) performance
5.765 TFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance
360.3 GFLOPS (1:16)

Board Design

Slot Width
Dual-slot
TDP
107 W
Suggested PSU
300 W
Outputs
1x HDMI
1x DisplayPort
Power Connectors
1x 6-pin

Graphics Features

DirectX
12 Ultimate (12_2)
OpenGL
4.6
OpenCL
2.1
Vulkan
1.2
Shader Model
6.6

Navi 24 GPU Notes

Architecture Codename: Navi
Codename: Beige Goby
Graphics/Compute: GFX10 (gfx1034)
Display Core Next: 3.0
Video Core Next: 3.0

Retail boards based on this design (13)

Name GPU Clock Boost Clock Memory Clock Other Changes
ASRock RX 6500 XT Challenger ITX 2310 MHz 2815 MHz 2248 MHz 179 mm/7 inches
ASRock RX 6500 XT Phantom Gaming D OC 2365 MHz 2820 MHz 2248 MHz 240 mm/9.4 inches
ASUS DUAL RX 6500 XT OC 2365 MHz 2820 MHz 2248 MHz 201 mm/7.9 inches
ASUS TUF RX 6500 XT GAMING OC 2420 MHz 2825 MHz 2248 MHz 250 mm/9.8 inches, Triple-slot
Dataland RX 6500 XT X-Men 2420 MHz 2825 MHz 2248 MHz 225 mm/8.9 inches
GIGABYTE RX 6500 XT EAGLE 2310 MHz 2815 MHz 2248 MHz 192 mm/7.6 inches
GIGABYTE RX 6500 XT GAMING OC 2420 MHz 2825 MHz 2248 MHz 282 mm/11.1 inches
MSI RX 6500 XT MECH 2X 2310 MHz 2815 MHz 2248 MHz 172 mm/6.8 inches
MSI RX 6500 XT MECH 2X OC 2420 MHz 2825 MHz 2248 MHz 172 mm/6.8 inches
PowerColor Fighter RX 6500 XT OC 2365 MHz 2820 MHz 2248 MHz 191 mm/7.5 inches
PowerColor RX 6500 XT ITX 2310 MHz 2815 MHz 2248 MHz 165 mm/6.5 inches
Sapphire PULSE RX 6500 XT 2420 MHz 2825 MHz 2248 MHz 194 mm/7.6 inches, 130 W
XFX Speedster QICK 210 RX 6500 XT Core 2420 MHz 2825 MHz 2248 MHz 233 mm/9.2 inches