We are just 10 days away from AMD’s Radeon RX 6000 “Big Navi”. As a result, the gaming community is waiting with bated breath to get a look at the next generation flagship graphics card family and what kind of performance it will bring to the table.
When AMD announced its Ryzen 5000 series of Zen 3 enthusiast processors earlier this month, it gave us just a Little What to expect in relation to performance. At 4K resolution, Drs. The anonymous Radon RX 6000 card that Lisa Su discussed easily surpassed the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti and was within striking distance of the $ 699 GeForce RTX 3080.
But AMD appears to have something up its sleeve that can challenge not only the GeForce RTX 3080, but possibly the powerful GeForce RTX 3090 as well. Patrick Schur, who has been fairly reliable since previous leaks, suggests that the Navi 21 XT (a) La Radeon RX 6900 XT) will feature a staggering 2.4GHz game clock.
Navi 21 XT
~ 2.4 GHz (game clock)
– Patrick Schur (@patrickschur_) October 17, 2020
In that perspective, the Radeon RX 5700 XT (RDNA) has a base clock of 1.6GHz, a game clock of 1.75GHz and a boost frequency of 1.9GHz. At 2.4GHz, this is the highest clock speed we’ve seen for any consumer graphics card stock from the factory. And given that only the sports clock is mentioned, we can see even more speed for maximum boost clock with this new RDNA 2 architecture. The Xbox Series X, which shares its RDNA 2 architecture, has a fixed GPU clock of 1.825GHz.
Based on previous rumors, the Radeon RX 6900 XT has a total of 80 CUs and 5120 stream processors. With a game clock of 2.4GHz, we are calculating about 24.5 TFLOPs compared to 9.754 TFLOPs for the Radeon RX 5700 XT. In other words, it is going to be a performance monster.
The Navi 21 XT, built on an enhanced 7nm process node, is reported to have a 225 watts TGP (total graphics power) compared to 320 watts of TDP (total design power) for the GeForce RTX 3080. The GeForce RTX 3090 has a TDP of 350 watts. Finally, Shure is alleging that the Radeon RX 5900 XT is packing 16GB of GDDR6 memory compared to 10GB GDDR6X for the GeForce RTX 3080 and performing for the 24GB GDDR6X 3090 RTX for the GeForce RTX 3090. Performance-enhancing Infinity Cache for onboard memory is also discussed.
We just have to sit back and stay tight by October 28Th To really see what AMD has in store, but based on all the leaks we’ve seen so far, AMD is shaping up to create some waves with its Radeon RX 6000 family.