In a gaming context, the 7900 XTX performs around 63 percent better than the 6900 XT. That’s a significant difference, especially when paired with FSR, which boosts the frame rates even higher. If you’re playing at 1440p with the Ultra Preset in Cyberpunk 2077, the 7900 XTX is capable of delivering around 91 FPS. That’s a good enough result for most games, although it may be slightly less than acceptable in some cases.
The two cards are similarly impressive when it comes to ray tracing performance, as the 7900 XTX manages over 50 percent more performance than the 6900 XT. This is a significant advantage, although it’s important to keep in mind that Nvidia has a slight edge when it comes to ray tracing, thanks to DLSS and frame generation.
Both the 6900 XT and 7900 XTX are powerful options for gamers, but the latter comes at a much higher price tag. It’s also worth noting that the 6900 XT can suffer from CPU bottlenecks in certain games, which can limit the performance potential of the GPU.
The 7900 XTX uses AMD’s refined RDNA 3 architecture, which delivers superior brute performance and is equipped with 5,376 streaming processors, 336 TMUs, 192 ROPs, and 20 GB of GDDR6 memory. This results in 40 to 50 percent more performance compared to the 6900 XT, depending on the video game being benchmarked. The new card will also introduce FSR 3, a technology similar to Nvidia’s DLSS 3 that will improve frame generation and upscaling.