AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT Vs RX 6800 – Which One Is Better?

Mining Hashrate Specs & Gaming Benchmarks Comparison

AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT and RX 6800 graphics cards built on AMD RDNA 2 architecture were released on the same day with much improved computing and gaming power to give miners and serious gamers an edge. They have much better performance from their previous releases in every specification and feature:

  • Enhanced computing units
  • AMD Infinity Cache
  • GDDR6 memory
  • High FPs 
  • Ultra high 4K gaming experience with great refresh rate 
  • Better Hashrate for mining 

We have compared every specification of both AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT and RX 6800 GPUs in detail for Ethereum mining, gaming and media rendering in neck-to-neck comparison tables below. 

Ethereum Mining Hashrate Comparison of AMD RX 6800 XT Vs AMD RX 6800

Please understand that your results highly depend on the hardware you use. However, with specific hardware you can get specific results. You can know more about mining hashrate here. 

AMD GPU Model AMD RX 6800 XT AMD RX 6800 
Released 10/28/2020 10/28/2020
Power Consumption 135 W 135 W
GPU Temperature 95 °C 95 °C
Median Daily Profit $5 $5
Price $1600+ $1500+ 

Ethereum mining Hashrate comparison 

GPU Algorithm Hashrate Yearly Profit in USD
AMD RX 6800 XT DaggerHashimoto ETH 65.0 MH/S 1681
AMD RX 6800  DaggerHashimoto ETH 61.0 MH/S 1576

Ethereum Classic ETC Mining Hashrate Comparison of AMD RX 6800 XT and AMD RX 6800

GPU Algorithm Hashrate Yearly Profit in USD
AMD RX 6800 XT Etchash 65.0 MH/S 1681
AMD RX 6800  Etchash 61.0 MH/S 1576

Radeon 6800xt & 6800 results on NiceHash

Specifications RX 6800 XT vs RX 6800 

There are many takeaways for RX 6800 XT which you will notice in the comparison below: 

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AMD RX 6800 XT

AMD RX 6800

Release Date 11/18/2020 11/18/2020
Dimensions Length/Slot Size 267mm/2.5 slots 267mm/2 slots
OS Supported  Win 10/11/Linux x86_64 Win 10/11/Linux x86_64



USB Type-C

1.4 with DSC

2.1 VRR and FRL


1.4 with DSC

2.1 VRR and FRL


Compute Units 72 60
Boost Frequency  Up to 2250 MHz Up to 2105 MHz
Game Frequency  2015 MHz 1815 MHz
Ray Accelerators 72 60
Peak Pixel Fill-Rate Up to 288 GP/s Up to 202.1 GP/s
Peak Texture Fill-Rate Up to 648 GT/s Up to 505.2 GT/s
Peak Half Precision Computing Performance 41.47 TFLOPs 32.33 TFLOPs
Peak Single Precision Computing Performance 41.47 TFLOPs 16.17 TFLOPs
ROPs 128 96
Stream Processors 4608 3840
Texture Units 288 240
Transistor Count 26.8 B 26.8 B
Memory Type GDDR6 GDDR6
Infinity Cache 128 MB 128 MB
Memory Speed 16 Gbps 16 Gbps
Max Memory Size 16 GB 16 GB
Memory Interface 256-bit 256-bit
Memory Bandwidth Up to 512 GB/s Up to 512 GB/s
Supported Rendering Formats


4K H264 Decode

4K H264 Encode

H265/HEVC Decode

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Gaming Benchmarks: AMD RX 6800 XT Vs AMD RX 6800

We can enjoy AAA Gaming and Esports with RX 6800XT and RX6800. Some of the highlighted features are mentioned below that show a leap in modern technology used by AMD Radeon:

AAA Gaming Features

  • You can enjoy the deep immersive gaming experiences with DirectX 12 Ultimate
  • AMD FidelityFX1 visual feature enabled 
  • New Radeon Image Sharpening deep detailing 
  • You can get overclocking can be done with one click due to Radeon Software Performance Tuning Presets


  • No tearing 
  • No stuttering 
  • AMD FreeSync allows gaming on 1300+ monitors 
  • Radeon Anti-lag prevents latency 
  • Highly competitive 
  • Radeon Boost gives boosted performance 
Games AMD RX 6800 XT
Quality – Up to FPs
AMD RX 6800

Quality – Up to FPs

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Ultra High/4K/66 FPs
Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Ultra High/4K/60FPs
Dirt 5 Ultra High/4K/72 FPs Ultra High/4K/62 FPs




Epic/1440p/187 FPs

Epic/1440p/305 FPs


Epic/1440p/156 FPs

Epic/1440p/266 FPs

AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT


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These are just few examples we have featured videos for the detailed benchmarks of RX 6800XT and RX 6800 which help you decide which one more suitable.

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