It’s been a giant 12 months for each Nvidia and AMD, with next-gen releases combating to high the ‘best graphics cards’ lists. Current weeks have been nice for followers of AMD merchandise as GPU (graphics processing unit) benchmarks seem to tear Nvidia down from its lofty perch because the reigning market overlord, and we’ve simply seen AMD’s overclocking speeds deal one other blow.
We had our hopes up relating to rumors of AMD’s line of GPUs exceeding their formally listed frequencies, however these whispers could now have some weight to them. In a now-deleted tweet from Twitter person Raichu (@OneRaichu) the Radeon RX 6800 XT was reportedly proven clocking speeds past 2.5 Ghz, breaching its anticipated 2.25 GHz.
Not solely that, however the largely censored screenshot additionally indicated that the facility draw fell underneath the playing cards official specification of 300W.
6800XT could be very effectively.It could possibly OC to 2.5+Ghz and perf near 3090…November 12, 2020
As talked about above, these clock speeds are near the efficiency of the Nvidia RTX 3090 which might open up prospects for the AMD card to really outperform the Nvidia flagship GPU in some AAA video games, as we noticed in AMD’s official launch occasion.
The potential mining efficiency of the RTX 6800 XT was additionally famous by Twitter person @Kopite7kimi to be a lot decrease than that of the RTX 3080, which is nice information for players eager to keep away from any accessible inventory being snapped up by cryptocurrency miners.
That is definitely seeking to be the 12 months of AMD, offering the graphics playing cards carry out as effectively in real-life utility as they do in these leaked benchmarks.