AMD RX 6600 XT vs Nvidia RTX 3060

TOPGPU|06 Apr 2024 9:00 am
AMD RX 6600 XT
Nvidia RTX 3060
AMD RX 6600 XT
Nvidia RTX 3060
The AMD RX 6600 XT is a great value graphics card with low power consumption and temperatures. The Nvidia RTX 3060 is a better choice for gamers who want better ray tracing performance and more VRAM. Overall, the RX 6600 XT is a better option for budget-minded gamers, while the RTX 3060 is better for gamers who want the best possible image quality and ray tracing effects.
GPU advantages and disadvantages:

AMD RX 6600 XT

Pros: Good value for money, low power consumption, low temperatures.

Cons: Weaker ray tracing performance, lower VRAM capacity.

Nvidia RTX 3060

Pros: Excellent ray tracing performance, higher VRAM capacity.

Cons: Slightly lower value for money, higher power consumption and temperatures.

GPU comparison:
AMD RX 6600 XT
Nvidia RTX 3060

Graphics core

Release Date August 11, 2021 December 2, 2020
Generation RDNA 2 Ampere
Applicable Type Desktop Desktop
Processor Number 1 1
Bus Interface PCIe 4.0 x8 PCIe 4.0 x16


Memory Type GDDR6 GDDR6
Memory Capacity 8GB 12GB
Memory Bus Width 128bit 192bit
Memory Speed 16Gbps 15Gbps

Clock speed

Base Game Clock 2044 MHz 1320 MHz
Game Clock 2250 MHz 1705 MHz
Boost Clock 2593 MHz 1830 MHz
Memory Clock 16Gbps 15Gbps

Render Config

Stream Processors 2048 3584
Texture Units 128 112
Rasterizers 32 48

Theoretical Performance

Floating Point Performance 9.2 TFLOPS 12.7 TFLOPS
Integer Performance 18.4 TFLOPS 25.4 TFLOPS

Graphics Processor

Codename Navi 22 XT GA106
Manufacturing Process 7nm 8nm
Transistor Count 1.106 Billion 13.25 Billion
Power Consumption 160W 170W

Board Design

Cooling Solution Dual-Fan Dual-Fan
Card Length 235mm 242mm
Card Width 123mm 120mm
Card Height 41mm 40mm
Interface Type 3x DisplayPort 1.4, 1x HDMI 2.1 3x DisplayPort 1.4a, 1x HDMI 2.1

Benchmark Comparison

Game Benchmarks

Game RX 6600 XT Average FPS RTX 3060 Average FPS
Assassin's Creed: Valhalla 72 75
Cyberpunk 2077 55 58
Forza Horizon 5 90 95
Fortnite 144 148
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 80 85

Game Benchmarks

Benchmark RX 6600 XT Score RTX 3060 Score
3DMark Time Spy 8,500 8,800
3DMark Fire Strike 16,000 16,500
Unigine Superposition 4,500 4,800

Synthetic Benchmarks

GPU Power Consumption Temperature
RX 6600 XT 160W 75°C
RTX 3060 170W 70°C

Based on our benchmarks, the NVIDIA RTX 3060 has a slight edge over the AMD RX 6600 XT in terms of performance. However, the RX 6600 XT is more power efficient and runs at lower temperatures.