Gigabyte Radeon RX 6800 XT vs MSI Radeon HD 7970 Lightning BE

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Gigabyte Radeon RX 6800 XT
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MSI Radeon HD 7970 Lightning BE
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Gigabyte Radeon RX 6800 XT
MSI Radeon HD 7970 Lightning BE
Key Differences Key Differences Gigabyte Radeon RX 6800 XT MSI Radeon HD 7970 Lightning BE
GPU Base Clock Speed 1825MHz 1070MHz
GPU Boost Clock Speed 2250MHz 1150MHz
Pixel Rate 288 GPixel/s 34.2 GPixel/s
GPU Memory Speed 2000MHz 1500MHz
GPU Render Output Units (ROPs) 128 32
No. of Supported Displays 4 6
Performance Performance Gigabyte Radeon RX 6800 XT MSI Radeon HD 7970 Lightning BE
GPU Base Clock Speed 1825MHz 1070MHz
Pixel Rate 288 GPixel/s 34.2 GPixel/s
FLOPS (Floating-point Performance) 20.74 TFLOPS 4.38 TFLOPS
GPU Memory Speed 2000MHz 1500MHz
Texture Filter Rate 648 GTexels/s 137 GTexels/s
Total GPU Shading Units 4608 2048
Total GPU TMUs 288 128
GPU Boost Clock Speed 2250MHz 1150MHz
GPU Render Output Units (ROPs) 128 32
DPFP (Double Precision Floating Point) Support No Yes
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Features Features Gigabyte Radeon RX 6800 XT MSI Radeon HD 7970 Lightning BE
DirectX Version Info 12 11.1
OpenGL Driver Version 4.6 4.2
OpenCL Driver Version 2 1.2
Multi-display Tech Support Yes Yes
3D Support Yes Yes
Ray Tracing Support Yes No
No. of Supported Displays 4 6
3DMark Vantage Texture Fill Result Not Known 120.6GTexels/s
GPU Temperature Under Load Not Known 62°C
3DMark Vantage Pixel Fill Result Not Known 13.9GPixel/s
Idle GPU Temperature Not Known 30°C
Noise Level Under Load Not Known 44.8dB
Power Consumption Under Peak Load Not Known 380W
Idle Power Consumption Not Known 110W
Idle Noise Level Not Known 39.7dB
Multi-GPU Support Count Not Known 4
SmallLuxGPU (2.0d4) Result Not Known 25000
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Miscellaneous Miscellaneous Gigabyte Radeon RX 6800 XT MSI Radeon HD 7970 Lightning BE
No. of USB Ports 1 No Data Found
USB Type-C Support Yes No Data Found
Ports Ports Gigabyte Radeon RX 6800 XT MSI Radeon HD 7970 Lightning BE
HDMI Output Support Yes Yes
GPU HDMI Version 2.1 Not Known
DisplayPort Output 2 0
No. of HDMI Ports 1 Not Known
DVI Output Ports 0 2
Mini DisplayPort Output 0 4
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General info General info Gigabyte Radeon RX 6800 XT MSI Radeon HD 7970 Lightning BE
TDP (Thermal Design Point) No Data Found No Data Found
Transistor Count 26800 million 4313 million
Semiconductor Size 7nm 28nm
PCI Express Version 4 3
Dual-GPU Support No No
Air-water Cooling Support No No
Width Size 267mm 305mm
Height 120mm 135mm
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Memory Memory Gigabyte Radeon RX 6800 XT MSI Radeon HD 7970 Lightning BE
Effective Memory Clock 16000MHz 6000MHz
Max Memory Bandwidth 512GB/s 288GB/s
RAM 16GB 3GB
Memory Bus Interface Width 256bit 384bit
GDDR Memory Version 6 5
ECC (Error-Correcting Code) Memory Support No No
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