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AMD Radeon 6700 XT vs. 5700 XT: Putting RDNA2 to the Test – ExtremeTech

AMD’s 6700 XT offers a rare opportunity to investigate efficiency and performance gains between two GPU generations using a near-identical iteration of both cores….



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AMD’s 6700 XT launch last week gives us a bit of an unusual opportunity. Typically, generational GPU comparisons are a bit limited because core counts, texture units, and ROP configurations don’t align perfectly between the families. AMD’s Radeon RX 6700 XT is an exception to this rule, and it allows for a tighter comparison of RDNA versus RDNA2 that would otherwise be possible.
The Radeon 6700 XT and 5700 XT both feature 40 CUs, 160 texture mapping units, and 64 render outputs. (2560:160:64). The…

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