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AMD Can’t Beat Ada, So Brags About Old Ampere Comparisons

Radeon RX 7900 series, (opens in new tab) AMD’s Radeon RX 6800 already on sale (opens in new tab) Continues to be one of the best graphics cards (opens in new tab) in the retail market. AMD Gaming Senior Director of Marketing Sasa Marinkovic wants to make sure consumers don’t forget that. share the chart (opens in new tab) Demonstrate Radeon RX 6800 superiority over GeForce RTX 3070 (opens in new tab).

Both the Radeon RX 6800 and GeForce RTX 3070 are last generation products dating back to late 2020. At the time, because of his MSRP, the two cards belonged to different tiers, so it didn’t make much sense to compare the two cards. The Radeon RX 6800 hit the market with an MSRP of $579 while the GeForce RTX 3070 launched with an MSRP of $499. Of course, neither graphics card sells at their respective MSRPs between 2020 and 2022.

Things have thankfully calmed down since Ethereum mining ended (opens in new tab). of Cheapest Radeon RX 6800 dropped to $479 (opens in new tab),on the other hand GeForce RTX 3070 starting at $456 (opens in new tab)making them direct competitors.

Nvidia has launched the GeForce RTX 4070, (opens in new tab) As the successor to the GeForce RTX 3070, AMD has yet to release a successor to the Radeon RX 6800. (opens in new tab)Level performance with lower power requirements. So comparing the GeForce RTX 4070 to the Radeon RX 6800 misses the point, especially if you expect his RTX 4060 Ti. (opens in new tab) Arrive by the end of the month.

A better comparison would be between the upcoming Radeon RX 7700 (XT) and the GeForce RTX 4060 Ti, or a GPU that AMD hopes to ship at a price on par with the RTX 4070. But for now, let’s proceed with the AMD comparison.

(Image credit: Sasa Marinkovic/Twitter)

The charts claim that the Radeon RX 6800 will offer faster ray tracing (RT) and rasterization performance, but Marinkovic later clarified this to be false. The performance numbers above apply only to rasterization performance. husband.

In Marinkovic’s 32-game comparison, the Radeon RX 6800 was 13.4% faster than the GeForce RTX 3070 on average. The performance difference varies between -2% and +31%. GeForce RTX 3070 beats Radeon RX 6800 Metro Exodus, grand theft auto vand Dota 2, Although the performance difference was basically a draw. The tweeted image also highlights that the Radeon RX 6800 offers twice as much onboard memory as his GeForce RTX 3070. This is a selling point that AMD is very vocal about. (opens in new tab).

AMD has tested two graphics cards at native 1440p (2560×1440) resolution. However, the chip maker did not disclose the graphics settings used for testing. This is important data. Nevertheless, AMD’s claims are generally in line with our own results, so it doesn’t look like crazy business being done.

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