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AMD Radeon RX 6950 XT 16GB

AMD Radeon RX 6950 XT 16GB
SKU: AMD-RX-6950-XT-16GB
Brand: AMD
Category: Graphics Cards
  • Cores: 5120 Stream Processors
  • Base Clock: 1860 MHz
  • Boost Clock: 2310 MHz
  • Memory: 16GB GDDR6
  • VR Ready: Yes
  • Max Res: 7680×4320

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AMD Radeon RX 6950 XT 16GB

The AMD Radeon RX 6950 XT is based on the RDNA 2.0 7nm architecture with 5120 Stream Processors. It has a base clock of 1860 MHz, a game clock of 2100 MHz and a boost clock of 2310 MHz. There are 26.8 billion transistors, 320 texture mapping units and 128 ROPs.

The AMD Radeon RX 6950 XT 16GB is a desktop GPU from the Radeon RX 6000 series using a die size of 520 mm². Its codename is Navi 21 and the fabrication process is TSMC 7nm. For cores there are 80 ray tracing cores as well as 80 compute units. The amount of L2 cache comes in at 4MB additionally there is also 128MB of infinity cache.

The AMD Radeon RX 6950 XT can handle a variety of heavy duty tasks and gaming thanks to its 16GB of GDDR6 memory which comes as standard. The memory is running at an effective memory clock of 18000 MHz, it has an interface width of 256 bit and a bandwidth of 576 GB/s.

The theoretical performance is based on the clock speed, cores and the floating point operations per clock cycle. The half precision FP16 performance comes in at 47.3088 TFLOPS, single precision FP32 performance is 23.6544 TFLOPS and 1.4784 TFLOPS is the double precision FP64 performance. The floating point operations per clock cycle come in at 4 for half precision FP16, for single precision it comes in at 2 and 1/8 is for double precision FP64. The texture fillrate is 739.2 GT/s and the pixel fillrate is 295.68 GP/s.

This graphics card has AMD’s FreeSync and is compatible with DirectX version 12. It features OpenCL 2.1, OpenGL 4.6 and shader model 6.7. The AMD Radeon RX 6950 XT is not crossfire compatible but it is VR ready. Other technologies include AMD Software: Adrenalin Edition, AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution, AMD Link, AMD Noise Suppression, AMD Radeon Super Resolution, AMD Smart Access Memory, VSR (4K), AMD Privacy View, AMD Radeon Boost, AMD Radeon Anti-Lag, AMD, Radeon Image Sharpening, AMD Enhanced Sync Technology, AMD Radeon Chill, TrueAudio Next, The Vulkan API and AMD Mantle API.

The maximum resolution of this graphics card is 7680×4320. For display output options there is Display Port 1.4a and HDMI 2.1. There is no USB-c, DVI or VGA. The interface of this graphics card is PCIe 4.0 ×16. It requires 2×8 pin power connectors from your PSU as it draws a maximum of 335W. The recommended power supply is therefore at least 850W.

The maximum HDMI resolution is 7680×4320 @ 60Hz and the maximum display port resolution is 7680×4320 @ 120Hz.

For dimensions the AMD Radeon RX 6950 XT is a larger graphics card coming in at 10.5″ (26.7 cm) by 4.72″ (12 cm) and it is a 2.5 slot card. At release, on the 10th May 2022 this card retailed for $1099 USD. View more RX 6950 XT variants here.

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General

Manufacturer AMD
Type Desktop
Series Radeon RX 6000
Variant RX 6950 XT
GPU Architecture RDNA 2.0
Code Name Navi 21
Fabrication Process TSMC 7nm
Die Size 520 mm²
Base Clock 1860 MHz (2100 MHz Game Clock)
Boost Clock 2310 MHz
Transistor Amount 26.8 billion

Cores & Texture Config

Cores 5120 Stream Processors
Texture Units 320
ROPs 128
Ray Tracing Cores 80
Compute Units 80
L2 Cache 4MB
Infinity Cache 128MB

Memory

Memory Size 16GB
Memory Type GDDR6
Memory Clock 2250 MHz
Memory Clock Effective 18 Gbps
Memory Interface Width 256-bit
Memory Bandwidth 576 GB/s

Performance

Half Precision FP16 47.3088 TFLOPS
Single Precision FP32 23.6544 TFLOPS
Double Precision FP64 1.4784 TFLOPS

Floating Point Operations Per Clock Cycle

Half Precision FP16 4
Single Precision FP32 2
Double Precision FP64 1/8

Fillrate

Texture (GT/s) 739.2
Pixel (GP/s) 295.68

Technologies

DirectX® Version 12
G-Sync/FreeSync
OpenCL 2.1
OpenGL 4.6
Shader Model 6.7
Vulkan 1.3
SLI/Crossfire Ready
VR Ready
RGB Lighting
Extra Technologies AMD Software: Adrenalin Edition, AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution, AMD Link, AMD Noise Suppression, AMD Radeon Super Resolution, AMD Smart Access Memory, VSR (4K), AMD, Privacy View, AMD Radeon™ Boost, AMD Radeon Anti-Lag, AMD, Radeon Image Sharpening, AMD Enhanced Sync Technology, AMD Radeon Chill, TrueAudio Next, The Vulkan API, AMD Mantle API

Connectivity

Maximum resolution 7680×4320
Max HDMI Resolution 7680×4320 @ 60Hz
Max DP Resolution 7680×4320 @ 120Hz
Display Port 1.4a
HDMI 2.1
USB-C No
Dual Link DVI No
Single Link DVI No
VGA No

Requirements

Interface PCIe 4.0 ×16
Power Connectors 2x8 pin
PSU Recommendation 850W
Graphics Card Power 335W

Dimensions

Length 10.5" (26.7 cm)
Width 4.72" (12 cm)
Height 2.0" (5.08 cm)
Slot Width 2.5 Slot

Extra Information

Price (at release) $1,099 USD
Weight -
Released 10 May, 2022

Price History

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Current Price $688.30 November 27, 2023
Highest Price $1,029.99 July 25, 2023
Lowest Price $599.00 September 19, 2023
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$879.99 October 14, 2023
$599.00 September 19, 2023
$849.99 August 30, 2023
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