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GeForce RTX 2080 Ti vs Radeon RX 6950 XT

Intro

The GeForce RTX 2080 Ti has core speeds of 1350 MHz on the GPU, and 1750 MHz on the 11264 MB of GDDR6 memory. It features 4352 SPUs along with 272 Texture Address Units and 88 Rasterization Operator Units.

Compare those specs to the Radeon RX 6950 XT, which features a core clock speed of 1925 MHz and a GDDR6 memory speed of 2250 MHz. It also features a 256-bit bus, and makes use of a 7 nm design. It is comprised of 5120 SPUs, 320 Texture Address Units, and 128 ROPs.

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Power Usage and Theoretical Benchmarks

Power Consumption (Max TDP)

GeForce RTX 2080 Ti 250 Watts
Radeon RX 6950 XT 335 Watts
Difference: 85 Watts (34%)

Memory Bandwidth

As far as performance goes, the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti should in theory be a small bit better than the Radeon RX 6950 XT overall. (explain)

GeForce RTX 2080 Ti 630784 MB/sec
Radeon RX 6950 XT 589824 MB/sec
Difference: 40960 (7%)

Texel Rate

The Radeon RX 6950 XT will be quite a bit (approximately 68%) faster with regards to anisotropic filtering than the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti. (explain)

Radeon RX 6950 XT 616000 Mtexels/sec
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti 367200 Mtexels/sec
Difference: 248800 (68%)

Pixel Rate

The Radeon RX 6950 XT will be a lot (more or less 107%) faster with regards to FSAA than the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti, and also will be able to handle higher resolutions more effectively. (explain)

Radeon RX 6950 XT 246400 Mpixels/sec
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti 118800 Mpixels/sec
Difference: 127600 (107%)

Please note that the above 'benchmarks' are all just theoretical - the results were calculated based on the card's specifications, and real-world performance may (and probably will) vary at least a bit.

Price Comparison

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Specifications

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Model GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Radeon RX 6950 XT
Manufacturer nVidia AMD
Year September 2018 May 2022
Code Name TU102-300A-K1-A1 Navi 21
Memory 11264 MB 16384 MB
Core Speed 1350 MHz 1925 MHz
Memory Speed 1750 GB/s 2250 GB/s
Power (Max TDP) 250 watts 335 watts
Bandwidth 630784 MB/sec 589824 MB/sec
Texel Rate 367200 Mtexels/sec 616000 Mtexels/sec
Pixel Rate 118800 Mpixels/sec 246400 Mpixels/sec
Unified Shaders 4352 5120
Texture Mapping Units 272 320
Render Output Units 88 128
Bus Type GDDR6 GDDR6
Bus Width 352-bit 256-bit
Fab Process 12 nm 7 nm
Transistors (Unknown) million 26800 million
Bus PCIe 3.0 x16 PCIe 4.0 x16
DirectX Version DirectX 12 DirectX 12
OpenGL Version OpenGL 4.6 OpenGL 4.6

Memory Bandwidth: Memory bandwidth is the largest amount of information (counted in megabytes per second) that can be transferred over the external memory interface in one second. It is worked out by multiplying the bus width by its memory clock speed. If it uses DDR RAM, it must be multiplied by 2 again. If DDR5, multiply by 4 instead. The higher the card's memory bandwidth, the faster the card will be in general. It especially helps with anti-aliasing, HDR and higher screen resolutions.

Texel Rate: Texel rate is the maximum number of texture map elements (texels) that can be applied in one second. This is calculated by multiplying the total amount of texture units of the card by the core speed of the chip. The higher the texel rate, the better the graphics card will be at handling texture filtering (anisotropic filtering - AF). It is measured in millions of texels in one second.

Pixel Rate: Pixel rate is the maximum number of pixels that the graphics card can possibly record to its local memory per second - measured in millions of pixels per second. The figure is calculated by multiplying the number of Raster Operations Pipelines by the clock speed of the card. ROPs (Raster Operations Pipelines - also sometimes called Render Output Units) are responsible for drawing the pixels (image) on the screen. The actual pixel output rate also depends on lots of other factors, especially the memory bandwidth - the lower the memory bandwidth is, the lower the ability to get to the max fill rate.

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GeForce RTX 2080 Ti

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Radeon RX 6950 XT

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Please note that the price comparisons are based on search keywords - sometimes it might show cards with very similar names that are not exactly the same as the one chosen in the comparison. We do try to filter out the wrong results as best we can, though.

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