ASUS Radeon RX 6800 XT STRIX OC Liquid Cooled Review - Incredible OC Potential 116

ASUS Radeon RX 6800 XT STRIX OC Liquid Cooled Review - Incredible OC Potential

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GPU-Z Screenshot for Overclocked Graphics Card

Overclocking works really well on the ASUS RX 6800 XT STRIX OC LC. My jaw dropped when I passed the 2700 MHz boost setting in Radeon Settings, and it just kept on going and going. I almost maxed out the GPU frequency slider, which ends at 2800 MHz!

Increasing the power limit has no effect, the card already has enough power headroom at default.

Maximum Overclock Comparison
Avg. GPU ClockMax. Memory ClockPerformance
AMD RX 68002472 MHz2140 MHz197.2 FPS
AMD RX 6800 XT2322 MHz2140 MHz219.8 FPS
AMD RX 6800 XT @ Max Power Limit2572 MHz2140 MHz235.5 FPS
ASUS RX 6800 XT STRIX OC LC2743 MHz2140 MHz248.5 FPS
PowerColor RX 6800 XT Red Devil2563 MHz2140 MHz235.1 FPS
Sapphire RX 6800 XT Nitro+2622 MHz2140 MHz237.5 FPS
Testing notes & interpretation
  • Overclocking results listed in this section are achieved with the default fan, power, and voltage settings as defined in the VGA BIOS. We choose this approach as it is the most realistic scenario for most users.
  • Each GPU (including each GPU of the same make and model) will overclock slightly differently based on random production variances.
  • The data in this table shows comparable overclocks, using identical conditions, from previous TechPowerUp reviews.

Overclocked Performance

Using these clock frequencies, we ran a quick test of Unigine Heaven to evaluate the gains from overclocking.

Overclocked Performance Unigine Heaven

Actual 3D performance gained from overclocking is 10.9%.
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