AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT Review 128

AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT Review

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Test System

Test System - VGA 2021.1
Processor:AMD Ryzen 7 5800X @ 4.8 GHz
(Zen 3, 32 MB Cache)

AMD wants to sell you the overpriced Ryzen 9 5900X.
The 5800X is actually the faster processor for gaming,
due to its CCD design, and much more affordable, too.
Motherboard:MSI B550-A Pro
BIOS 7C56vA5 / AGESA 1.2.0.0
PCIe Resizable BAR enabled where supported
Memory:Thermaltake TOUGHRAM, 16 GB DDR4
@ 4000 MHz 19-23-23-42 1T
Infinity Fabric @ 2000 MHz (1:1)
Cooling:Corsair iCue H100i RGB Pro XT
240 mm AIO
Storage:Crucial MX500 2 TB SSD
Power Supply:Seasonic Prime Ultra Titanium 850 W
Case:darkFlash DLX22
Operating System:Windows 10 Professional 64-bit
Version 20H2 (October 2020 Update)
Drivers: RX 6700 XT: March 3 Press Driver
AMD: 21.2.3 Beta
NVIDIA: 461.72 WHQL
Benchmark scores in other reviews are only comparable when this exact same configuration is used.

  • All games and cards are tested with the drivers listed above—no performance results were recycled between test systems. Only this exact system with exactly the same configuration is used.
  • All graphics cards are tested using the same game version.
  • All games are set to their highest quality setting unless indicated otherwise.
  • AA and AF are applied via in-game settings, not via the driver's control panel.
  • Before starting measurements, we heat up the card for each test to ensure a steady state is tested. This ensures that the card won't boost to unrealistically high clocks for only a few seconds until it heats up, as that doesn't represent prolonged gameplay.
Each game is tested at these screen resolutions:
  • 1920x1080: Most popular monitor resolution.
  • 2560x1440: Intermediary resolution between Full HD and 4K with reasonable performance requirements.
  • 3840x2160: 4K Ultra HD resolution, available on the latest high-end monitors.
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