NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060
vs
AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT


GPU comparison with benchmarks

The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 has 3072 shader units and these clock a maximum of 2.46 GHz which results in an FP32 computing power of 15.11 TFLOPS.

The AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT has 2560 shader units and these clock at a maximum of 2.58 GHz and achieve an FP32 computing power of 13.21 TFLOPS.

GPU

The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 is equipped with a graphics chip of the Ada Lovelace architecture, which has 24 streaming multiprocessors.

The graphics card AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT is based on the RDNA 2 architecture and is equipped with 40 execution units.
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 GPU AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 Based on AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT
AD107 GPU Chip Navi 22 XT
Ada Lovelace Architecture RDNA 2
24 Streaming Multiprocessors 40
3072 Shader 2560
48 Render Output Units 64
96 Texture Units 160
24 Raytracing Cores 40

Memory

The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 is equipped with a 8 GB large GDDR6 graphics memory, which is equipped with 2.125 GHz clocks.

The AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT has a 12 GB large GDDR6 graphics memory and the memory clock is 2.000GHz.

8 GB Memory Size 12 GB
GDDR6 Memory Type GDDR6
2.125 GHz Memory Clock 2.000 GHz
17.0 Gbps Memory Speed 16.0 Gbps
272 GB/s Memory bandwidth 384 GB/s
128 bit Memory Interface 192 bit

Clock Speeds

The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 has a turbo clock of 2.460 GHz. The turbo frequency of the AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT is 2.581 GHz.

1.830 GHz Base Clock 2.321 GHz
2.460 GHz Boost Clock 2.581 GHz
Avg (Game) Clock 2.42 GHz
Yes Overclocking Yes

Thermal Design

The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 has 1 x 8-Pin connectors through which it is supplied with power. The manufacturer specifies the maximum operating temperature of the graphics card as 90 °C.

The AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT is equipped with a 1 x 6-Pin, 1 x 8-Pin PCIe power connector that supplies it with power. The maximum operating temperature of the card is 100 °C.

115 W TDP 230 W
-- TDP (up) --
90 °C Tjunction max 100 °C
1 x 8-Pin PCIe-Power 1 x 6-Pin, 1 x 8-Pin

Cooler & Fans

The graphics processor and graphics memory of the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 are cooled with a Air cooling.

The AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT is cooled by a Air cooling.

-- Fan-Type Axial
-- Fan 1 --
-- Fan 2 --
Air cooling Cooler-Type Air cooling
0 dB Noise (Idle) 0 dB
-- Noise (Load) --

Connectivity

The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 supports the downward compatible copy protection HDCP in version 2.3.

The AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT supports HDCP in version 2.3 and all previous versions.

4 Max. Displays 4
2.3 HDCP-Version 2.3
1x HDMI v2.1a HDMI Ports 1x HDMI v2.1
3x DP v1.4a DP Ports 3x DP v1.4a
-- DVI Ports --
-- VGA Ports --
-- USB-C Ports --

Featureset

The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 supports the DirectX standard from Microsoft in version 12_2 (Ultimate).

The AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT supports Microsoft's DirectX version 12_2 (Ultimate).

7680x4320 Max. resolution 7680x4320
12_2 (Ultimate) DirectX 12_2 (Ultimate)
Yes Raytracing Yes
Yes DLSS / FSR Yes
No LED lighting LED No LED lighting

Supported Video Codecs

This area lists which video codecs can be decoded or encoded by the graphics cards in hardware. As a result, the power consumption can be reduced due to a lower processor load.

Decode / Encode h264 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode h265 / HEVC Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode AV1 Decode
Decode VP8 Decode / Encode
Decode VP9 Decode / Encode

Dimensions

The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 is -- wide and therefore needs the space of 2 PCIe-Slots in the case.

The width of the AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT is -- and thus requires the space of 2 PCIe-Slots in the PC case.

-- Length --
-- Height --
-- Width --
-- Width (Slots) 2 PCIe-Slots
-- Weight --
PCIe 4.0 x 8 GPU Interface PCIe 4.0 x 16
No SFF-Ready No

Additional data

Manufactured using the 5 nanometer process, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 was released in Q2/2023.

The AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT published in Q1/2021 is manufactured with a structure width of 7 nanometers.

-- Part-no --
Q2/2023 Release date Q1/2021
299 $ Launch Price 479 $ (Reference)
5 nm Structure size 7 nm
data sheet Documents data sheet

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Benchmark results

3DMark Benchmark (DirectX, Raytracing)

3DMark is a benchmark program that determines the performance of certain components of a computer and then reports the performance as a numerical value.

Time Spy Extreme Graphics score

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060
8 GB GDDR6
4986
AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT
12 GB GDDR6
5955

Port Royal (Raytracing)

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060
8 GB GDDR6
6038
AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT
12 GB GDDR6
6008

Speed Way Graphics Score (Raytracing)

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060
8 GB GDDR6
2539
AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT
12 GB GDDR6
2188

Cyberpunk 2077

Cyberpunk 2077 was developed by CD Projekt Red and is based on the development studio's own REDengine 4. Ray tracing is switched off in our benchmarks.

3840x2160 (2160p)

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060
8 GB GDDR6
42 fps (avg)
AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT
12 GB GDDR6
40 fps (avg)

2560x1440 (1440p)

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060
8 GB GDDR6
52 fps (avg)
AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT
12 GB GDDR6
49 fps (avg)

1920x1080 (1080p)

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060
8 GB GDDR6
80 fps (avg)
AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT
12 GB GDDR6
74 fps (avg)

The Last of Us Part 1

The Last of Us Part One is a game released by Sony in June 2013 exclusively for the Playstation and released for the PC in early 2023. The benchmark values here were determined at high details.

3840x2160 (2160p)

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060
8 GB GDDR6
20 fps (avg)

2560x1440 (1440p)

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060
8 GB GDDR6
40 fps (avg)
AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT
12 GB GDDR6
46 fps (avg)

1920x1080 (1080p)

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060
8 GB GDDR6
82 fps (avg)
AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT
12 GB GDDR6
84 fps (avg)

Battlefield 5

Battlefield 5 is a visually stunning game that is ideal as a graphics card benchmark. We test the game with maximum details on Windows 10.

3840x2160 (2160p)

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060
8 GB GDDR6
65 fps (avg)
AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT
12 GB GDDR6
76 fps (avg)

2560x1440 (1440p)

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060
8 GB GDDR6
112 fps (avg)
AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT
12 GB GDDR6
144 fps (avg)

1920x1080 (1080p)

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060
8 GB GDDR6
162 fps (avg)
AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT
12 GB GDDR6
194 fps (avg)

Geekbench 6 (OpenCL, Vulkan, Metal)

Geekbench 6 is a cross-platform benchmark for main processors, which also carries out 3 different graphics benchmarks and outputs them in the form of a numerical value.

Geekbench 6 - OpenCL

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060
8 GB GDDR6
101863
AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT
12 GB GDDR6
96956

Geekbench 6 - Vulkan

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060
8 GB GDDR6
95286
AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT
12 GB GDDR6
108643

Geekbench 6 - Metal

AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT
12 GB GDDR6
151246

FP32 Performance (Single-precision TFLOPS)

The theoretical computing power of the graphics card with single precision (32 bit) in TFLOPS indicates how many trillion FP32 floating point operations the graphics card (GPU) can perform per second.

FP32 (TFLOPS)

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060
8 GB GDDR6
15.11
AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT
12 GB GDDR6
13.21

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