Nvidia RTX 4070 Ti vs AMD RX 6950 XT

TOPGPU|27 Feb 2024 8:12 am
Nvidia RTX 4070 Ti
AMD RX 6950 XT
Nvidia RTX 4070 Ti
AMD RX 6950 XT

The Nvidia RTX 4070 Ti and AMD RX 6950 XT are both high-end graphics cards, but there are some key differences between them. The RTX 4070 Ti features the latest Ada Lovelace architecture, which gives it a performance edge, especially in ray tracing. It also supports DLSS 3, which can significantly boost gaming performance. The RX 6950 XT, on the other hand, offers better value for money and lower power consumption. However, it is slightly less powerful and does not support DLSS. Overall, the RTX 4070 Ti is the more well-rounded card, but the RX 6950 XT is a more affordable option.

GPU advantages and disadvantages:

Nvidia RTX 4070 Ti


More powerful performance

Better ray tracing performance

DLSS 3 support

Uses the latest Ada Lovelace architecture

Larger VRAM capacity (12GB GDDR6X)


More expensive (MSRP $799)

Higher power consumption (TDP 285W)

AMD RX 6950 XT


Better value (MSRP $549)

Lower power consumption (TDP 335W)

Supports ray tracing (but not as good as RTX 4070 Ti)


Slightly less powerful than RTX 4070 Ti

No DLSS support

Uses older RDNA 2 architecture

GPU comparison:
Nvidia RTX 4070 Ti
AMD RX 6950 XT

Graphics core

Release Date January 3, 2023 November 18, 2021
Generation Ada Lovelace RDNA 2
Applicable type Desktop Desktop
Processor Number 7680 5120
Bus Interface PCIe 4.0 x16 PCIe 4.0 x16


Memory Capacity 12GB 16GB
Memory Type GDDR6X GDDR6
Memory Bus Width 192-bit 256-bit
Memory Frequency 21Gbps 18Gbps

Clock speed

Base Clock 2310MHz 1925MHz
Boost Clock 2610MHz 2360MHz

Render Config

Number of Stream Processors 7680 5120
Number of Texture Units 240 320
Number of ROP Units 80 80

Theoretical Performance

Single-Precision Floating-Point Performance 40 TFLOPS 23.6 TFLOPS
Double-Precision Floating-Point Performance 64 TFLOPS 37.4 TFLOPS

Graphics Processor

Core Codename AD104 Navi 21
Core Area 295mm² 520mm²
Number of Transistors 35.8 billion 26.8 billion

Board Design

PCB Dimensions 242mm x 138mm 273mm x 134mm
Power Connectors 1x 16-pin PCIe 1x 16-pin PCIe
Auxiliary Power 1x 8-pin PCIe 1x 8-pin PCIe
Cooling Dual-slot fan Triple-slot fan

Benchmark Comparison