RX6000 reviews are out

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To summarize:

  • Linux performance is below nvidia in most tests. To be fair, doing Linux performance testing this early is a bit misleading since it takes longer for the driver situation to be fully sorted.
  • On Windows, the 6800XT mostly exceeds the 3080 in gaming benchmarks without ray tracing.
  • As soon as you turn ray tracing on on Windows, nvidia crushes amd with their more mature RT implementation.

To be honest, I think it is a win for AMD just to have products that compete with nvidia at the upper-end of the market even if it isn’t the obvious leader we were hoping it would be.


Still looks like a worthwhile upgrade to my RX vega 64 down the road a bit.


If you do, I’d like to snag that Vega off of you next year!

Yeah i agree with your conclusion!

However…RTX 3090 would rape them for now in 4k :frowning:
That’s of course if you can find one after bots have bought everything :rofl:

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Definitely. Huge increase there. I have a Vega 64 in my Linux desktop as well.

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Oh and btw, i was pretty disappointed to see “productivity” section on Linus’s review…
wtf :laughing:

Sure thing. You may not want it though (not that there is anything wrong with it) The strix cards had a horrendous cooler so I added modifications to keep it cool. The max boost on these is set based of the temps it sees at boot and then will throttle after a certain temperature. There are bios mods but i figured just keep the thing cool in the first place lol…




It is enormous! :rofl:


That’s what she said! :sweat_smile: Seriously though go big or go home :rofl: It is actually super quiet even under load.


And temps?

I don’t care. I’m going form no GPU to 1 GPU

I didn’t like the ray tracing implementation, there is no DLSS, so it’s a huge performance impact if you enable it.
In my opinion, Nvidia is definitely ahead.


What are the specs of your desktop now?

Yeah, but DLSS sucks.

I mean it’s very cheap way of masking things and at the same time ruining true quality, and more than that whole idea of implementing RT like Nvidia / AMD doing now is absolute insanity in terms of efficiency, more of my thoughts on that matter :slight_smile:

Well, we have different opinions about that :slight_smile:
It’s indeed rendering RT in a lower resolution, but the results are very good.
In case of AMD, you don’t have that option, if you enable it in 4K, no more 60 FPS.

Nvidia is in the 2nd RT cores gen, it’s the first AMD attempt, it matches the NVIDIA 2000 series RT performance with DLSS disabled.

So, even a 2080 can beat the AMD 6800XT in RT, 4k and 60FPS battle.

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It’s not really an opinion :laughing:

Who cares if you can play 4k in 60 FPS with very bad implementation from the start, but if things were done right:

  1. You won’t even need dedicated hardware
  2. You could render same scene in 8k 60 FPS without any crap like DLSS and upscaling :upside_down_face:

That’s pure money grab and nothing more, and it’s pretty sad to me that since Nvidia started that trend AMD followed it…and lost again, it’s bad for us all in the end anyway.

But i get why you don’t care, since things as they are now :laughing:

Just give AMD some time, since they’re not so much actually tied to hardware as Nvidia and open source, their software will improve for stuff similar to DLSS…

I guess they were in serious rush to compete

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I agree with you… it’s money grab.
That’s why I’m still on 1080p with a GTX 1660 :slight_smile:

But if you see the performance/quality, today, comparing side by side, with RT enabled, Nvidia is better.
DLSS is a ‘hack’ indeed, but it’s a hack well performed.

In the future, I guess they won’t really need it due to the increased performance of the RT cores… but today, I would go with Nvidia.


Soon, Ryzen 4750u with vega 7 graphics haha.

Erm…are you just planning to use a large amount of force to stuff a giant desktop gpu into a laptop? :muscle:

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