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AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT

Graphics Processor
Navi 21
Cores
5120
TMUs
320
ROPs
128
Memory Size
16 GB
Memory Type
GDDR6
Bus Width
256 bit
GPU Chip
GPU
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The Radeon RX 6900 XT is an enthusiast-class graphics card by AMD, launched on October 28th, 2020. Built on the 7 nm process, and based on the Navi 21 graphics processor, in its Navi 21 XTX variant, the card supports DirectX 12 Ultimate. This ensures that all modern games will run on Radeon RX 6900 XT. Additionally, the DirectX 12 Ultimate capability guarantees support for hardware-raytracing, variable-rate shading and more, in upcoming video games. The Navi 21 graphics processor is a large chip with a die area of 520 mm² and 26,800 million transistors. It features 5120 shading units, 320 texture mapping units, and 128 ROPs. The card also has 80 raytracing acceleration cores. AMD has paired 16 GB GDDR6 memory with the Radeon RX 6900 XT, which are connected using a 256-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 1825 MHz, which can be boosted up to 2250 MHz, memory is running at 2000 MHz (16 Gbps effective).
Being a triple-slot card, the AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT draws power from 2x 8-pin power connectors, with power draw rated at 300 W maximum. Display outputs include: 1x HDMI, 2x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C. Radeon RX 6900 XT is connected to the rest of the system using a PCI-Express 4.0 x16 interface. The card's dimensions are 267 mm x 120 mm x 50 mm, and it features a triple-slot cooling solution. Its price at launch was 999 US Dollars.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name
Navi 21
GPU Variant
Navi 21 XTX
(215-121000167)
Architecture
RDNA 2.0
Foundry
TSMC
Process Size
7 nm
Transistors
26,800 million
Die Size
520 mm²

Graphics Card

Release Date
Oct 28th, 2020
Availability
Dec 8th, 2020
Generation
Navi II
(RX 6000)
Predecessor
Navi
Production
Active
Launch Price
999 USD
Bus Interface
PCIe 4.0 x16
Reviews
27 in our database

Relative Performance

1%
GeForce 210
1%
GeForce 9400 GT
1%
Radeon HD 4550
1%
Radeon HD 5450
1%
Radeon HD 6450
1%
GeForce GT 520
2%
GeForce GT 220
2%
GeForce GT 430
2%
Radeon HD 5570
2%
Radeon HD 4670
3%
GeForce GT 440
3%
GeForce GT 240
3%
GeForce 9600 GT
3%
Radeon HD 5670
3%
GeForce GT 640
4%
GeForce 9800 GT
4%
Radeon HD 6670
4%
Radeon HD 4830
4%
Radeon HD 4770
4%
Radeon HD 4850
4%
GeForce GTS 250
4%
GeForce GTS 450
5%
Radeon HD 5750
5%
Radeon HD 7750
5%
Radeon HD 5770
5%
GeForce GTX 260
5%
Radeon HD 4870
5%
Radeon Vega 8
6%
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
6%
GeForce GTX 650
6%
Radeon HD 5830
6%
Radeon HD 6790
6%
Radeon HD 4890
7%
GeForce GTX 460
7%
Radeon RX Vega 11
7%
GeForce GT 1030
7%
GeForce GTX 275
7%
Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition
7%
GeForce GTX 280
7%
GeForce GTX 465
7%
Radeon HD 6850
7%
GeForce GTX 285
8%
Radeon HD 5850
8%
Radeon HD 7790
8%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti
8%
Radeon RX 550
8%
GeForce GTX 470
9%
Radeon HD 6870
9%
Radeon HD 5870
10%
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
10%
Radeon HD 4870 X2
10%
GeForce GTX 750 Ti
10%
Radeon HD 6950
10%
GeForce GTX 295
10%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost
10%
Radeon HD 7850
11%
GeForce GTX 480
11%
Radeon HD 6970
11%
Radeon R7 265
11%
Radeon RX 460
11%
Radeon R7 370
12%
GeForce GTX 660
12%
GeForce GTX 570
12%
Radeon RX 560
12%
GeForce GTX 950
13%
Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition
13%
Radeon R9 270X
13%
GeForce GTX 660 Ti
13%
GeForce GTX 580
13%
GeForce GTX 1050
13%
Radeon HD 7950
13%
Radeon HD 5970
14%
GeForce GTX 760
15%
GeForce GTX 670
15%
GeForce GTX 960
16%
Radeon R9 380
16%
Radeon R9 285
16%
Radeon HD 7970
16%
GeForce GTX 680
16%
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
17%
GeForce GTX 770
17%
Radeon HD 6990
18%
Radeon R9 280X
18%
GeForce GTX 590
18%
Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
20%
GeForce GTX 780
21%
GeForce GTX 1650
22%
Radeon RX 470
22%
Radeon R9 290
23%
Radeon RX 570
24%
Radeon R9 390
24%
Radeon R9 290X
24%
GeForce GTX 970
24%
GeForce GTX TITAN
25%
GeForce GTX 780 Ti
25%
Radeon R9 390X
25%
Radeon HD 7990
25%
Radeon RX 480
26%
GeForce GTX 690
26%
GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
27%
Radeon RX 5500 OEM
27%
Radeon RX 580
27%
Radeon RX 5500 XT
28%
GeForce GTX 980
28%
GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER
28%
Radeon R9 FURY
29%
Radeon RX 590
31%
Radeon R9 295X2
31%
GeForce GTX 1660
31%
Radeon R9 FURY X
32%
GeForce GTX 980 Ti
33%
GeForce GTX TITAN X
35%
GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
35%
GeForce GTX 1070
35%
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
38%
Radeon RX Vega 56
40%
GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
41%
Radeon RX 5600 XT
41%
Radeon RX Vega 64
42%
GeForce GTX 1080
42%
GeForce RTX 2060
43%
Radeon RX 5700
47%
GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER
49%
GeForce RTX 2070
50%
GeForce RTX 3060
50%
Radeon RX 5700 XT
50%
Radeon VII
52%
TITAN X Pascal
53%
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
54%
GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER
57%
GeForce RTX 2080
61%
GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER
62%
GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
63%
Radeon RX 6700 XT
68%
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
73%
GeForce RTX 3070
78%
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti
80%
Radeon RX 6800
92%
Radeon RX 6800 XT
95%
GeForce RTX 3080
100%
Radeon RX 6900 XT
106%
GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
107%
GeForce RTX 3090
Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080, 4K for 2080 Ti and faster.

Clock Speeds

Base Clock
1825 MHz
Game Clock
2015 MHz
Boost Clock
2250 MHz
Memory Clock
2000 MHz
16 Gbps effective

Memory

Memory Size
16 GB
Memory Type
GDDR6
Memory Bus
256 bit
Bandwidth
512.0 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units
5120
TMUs
320
ROPs
128
Compute Units
80
RT Cores
80
L0 Cache
32 KB per WGP
L1 Cache
128 KB per Array
L2 Cache
4 MB
L3 Cache
128 MB

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Rate
288.0 GPixel/s
Texture Rate
720.0 GTexel/s
FP16 (half) performance
46.08 TFLOPS (2:1)
FP32 (float) performance
23.04 TFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance
1,440 GFLOPS (1:16)

Board Design

Slot Width
Triple-slot
Length
267 mm
10.5 inches
Width
120 mm
4.7 inches
Height
50 mm
2 inches
TDP
300 W
Suggested PSU
700 W
Outputs
1x HDMI
2x DisplayPort
1x USB Type-C
Power Connectors
2x 8-pin
Part Number
102-D412
Board Number
109-D412A7

Graphics Features

DirectX
12 Ultimate (12_2)
OpenGL
4.6
OpenCL
2.1
Vulkan
1.2
Shader Model
6.5

Navi 21 GPU Notes

Architecture Codename: Navi
Codename: Sienna Cichlid
Graphics/Compute: GFX10 (gfx1030)
Display Core Next: 3.0
Video Core Next: 3.0

Retail boards based on this design (38)

Name GPU Clock Boost Clock Memory Clock Other Changes
AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT LC 2075 MHz 2435 MHz 2250 MHz Dual-slot, 330 W
ASRock Phantom Gaming D RX 6900 XT OC 1925 MHz 2340 MHz 2000 MHz 330 mm/13 inches, 1x HDMI 3x DisplayPort
ASRock RX 6900 XT 1825 MHz 2250 MHz 2000 MHz
ASRock RX 6900 XT OC Formula 2125 MHz 2475 MHz 2000 MHz 332 mm/13.1 inches, 1x HDMI 3x DisplayPort
ASUS RX 6900 XT 1825 MHz 2250 MHz 2000 MHz
ASUS TUF RX 6900 XT GAMING OC 1900 MHz 2310 MHz 2000 MHz 310 mm/12.2 inches, 1x HDMI 3x DisplayPort
ASUS ROG STRIX LC RX 6900 XT GAMING OC 1950 MHz 2365 MHz 2000 MHz 277 mm/10.9 inches, 1x HDMI 3x DisplayPort
ASUS ROG STRIX LC RX 6900 XT GAMING TOP 2200 MHz 2525 MHz 2000 MHz 277 mm/10.9 inches, 1x HDMI 3x DisplayPort
BIOSTAR RX 6900 XT 1825 MHz 2250 MHz 2000 MHz
Dataland RX 6900 XT 1825 MHz 2250 MHz 2000 MHz
Dataland RX 6900 XT Ares X 1875 MHz 2285 MHz 2000 MHz 311 mm/12.2 inches, Dual-slot
GIGABYTE AORUS RX 6900 XT MASTER 1950 MHz 2365 MHz 2000 MHz 322 mm/12.7 inches, 2x HDMI 2x DisplayPort
GIGABYTE AORUS RX 6900 XT Xtreme WaterForce WB 2200 MHz 2525 MHz 2000 MHz 282 mm/11.1 inches, 2x HDMI 2x DisplayPort
GIGABYTE RX 6900 XT 1825 MHz 2250 MHz 2000 MHz
GIGABYTE RX 6900 XT GAMING OC 1875 MHz 2285 MHz 2000 MHz 286 mm/11.3 inches, 2x HDMI 2x DisplayPort
KUROTOSHIKOU RX 6900 XT 1825 MHz 2250 MHz 2000 MHz
Lenovo RX 6900 XT LEGION 1825 MHz 2250 MHz 2000 MHz
MSI RX 6900 XT 1825 MHz 2250 MHz 2000 MHz
MSI RX 6900 XT GAMING TRIO 1825 MHz 2250 MHz 2000 MHz 324 mm/12.8 inches
MSI RX 6900 XT GAMING X TRIO 1925 MHz 2340 MHz 2000 MHz 324 mm/12.8 inches
MSI RX 6900 XT GAMING Z TRIO 2050 MHz 2425 MHz 2000 MHz 324 mm/12.8 inches
PowerColor Liquid Devil RX 6900 XT 1950 MHz 2365 MHz 2000 MHz 266 mm/10.5 inches, Dual-slot
PowerColor Liquid Devil RX 6900 XT Ultimate 2125 MHz 2480 MHz 2000 MHz 266 mm/10.5 inches, Dual-slot
PowerColor Red Devil RX 6900 XT 1925 MHz 2340 MHz 2000 MHz 320 mm/12.6 inches, 1x HDMI 3x DisplayPort
PowerColor Red Devil RX 6900 XT Limited Edition 1925 MHz 2340 MHz 2000 MHz 320 mm/12.6 inches
PowerColor Red Devil RX 6900 XT Ultimate 2050 MHz 2425 MHz 2000 MHz 320 mm/12.6 inches
PowerColor RX 6900 XT 1825 MHz 2250 MHz 2000 MHz
Sapphire NITRO+ RX 6900 XT OC 1875 MHz 2285 MHz 2000 MHz 310 mm/12.2 inches, 1x HDMI 3x DisplayPort
Sapphire NITRO+ RX 6900 XT Special Edition OC 1950 MHz 2365 MHz 2000 MHz 320 mm/12.6 inches, 1x HDMI 3x DisplayPort
Sapphire NITRO+ RX 6900 XT Special Edition OC 1950 MHz 2365 MHz 2000 MHz 320 mm/12.6 inches
Sapphire RX 6900 XT 1825 MHz 2250 MHz 2000 MHz
Sapphire RX 6900 XT LC 2075 MHz 2435 MHz 2250 MHz Dual-slot, 330 W
Sapphire TOXIC RX 6900 XT Extreme Edition 2200 MHz 2535 MHz 2000 MHz 270 mm/10.6 inches, Dual-slot, 1x HDMI 3x DisplayPort, 430 W
Sapphire TOXIC RX 6900 XT Limited Edition 1950 MHz 2365 MHz 2000 MHz 270 mm/10.6 inches, Dual-slot
Sapphire TOXIC RX 6900 XT Limited Edition 1950 MHz 2365 MHz 2000 MHz 270 mm/10.6 inches, Dual-slot, 1x HDMI 3x DisplayPort
XFX RX 6900 XT 1825 MHz 2250 MHz 2000 MHz
XFX Speedster MERC319 RX 6900 XT BLACK 1950 MHz 2365 MHz 2000 MHz 340 mm/13.4 inches
XFX Speedster MERC319 RX 6900 XT ULTRA 1925 MHz 2340 MHz 2000 MHz 340 mm/13.4 inches, 1x HDMI 3x DisplayPort
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