NVIDIA PCI-Express Resizable BAR Performance Test – 22 Games, 3 Resolutions, RTX 3090, 3080, 3070, 3060 Ti

PCI-Express Resizable BAR, pioneered by AMD, seems to be a magic bullet for unlocking additional double-digit FPS gains. NVIDIA finally released their implementation for GeForce Ampere cards. In our PCIe BAR review, we test the feature on RTX 3090, 308…

PCI-Express Resizable BAR, pioneered by AMD, seems to be a magic bullet for unlocking additional double-digit FPS gains. NVIDIA finally released their implementation for GeForce Ampere cards. In our PCIe BAR review, we test the feature on RTX 3090, 3080, 3070, and 3060 Ti in 22 games, at Full HD, 1440p, and 4K.

Gigabyte Radeon RX 6700 XT Gaming OC Review

Gigabyte’s Radeon RX 6700 XT Gaming OC comes with a triple-fan, triple-slot cooler that achieves temperatures and noise levels that are better than the AMD RX 6700 XT reference design. Unlike many other cards, we saw good overclocking potential, better…

Gigabyte's Radeon RX 6700 XT Gaming OC comes with a triple-fan, triple-slot cooler that achieves temperatures and noise levels that are better than the AMD RX 6700 XT reference design. Unlike many other cards, we saw good overclocking potential, better than nearly every other RX 6700 XT we've tested so far.

AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT Review

The AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT introduces the new Navi 22 GPU, which is optimized to take the fight to NVIDIA in the $500 segment. The RX 6700 XT in our review beats the RTX 3060 Ti with ease and achieves performance that rivals the more expensive RTX 3070,…

The AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT introduces the new Navi 22 GPU, which is optimized to take the fight to NVIDIA in the $500 segment. The RX 6700 XT in our review beats the RTX 3060 Ti with ease and achieves performance that rivals the more expensive RTX 3070, with lower fan noise.

ASUS Radeon RX 6700 XT STRIX OC Review

The ASUS Radeon RX 6700 XT STRIX OC has the best cooler of all the RX 6700 XT cards we’ve tested today. Temperatures are 20°C better than AMD’s own card! The STRIX also offers special features, like dual BIOS and two case fan headers that are synchroni…

The ASUS Radeon RX 6700 XT STRIX OC has the best cooler of all the RX 6700 XT cards we've tested today. Temperatures are 20°C better than AMD's own card! The STRIX also offers special features, like dual BIOS and two case fan headers that are synchronized with the graphics card.

MSI Radeon RX 6700 XT Gaming X Review

MSI’s Radeon RX 6700 XT uses a more compact physical design than other cards, which ensures it will fit into all cases. Even though it just has a dual-fan cooler, the card achieves an excellent balance between temperatures and noise levels: whisper-qui…

MSI's Radeon RX 6700 XT uses a more compact physical design than other cards, which ensures it will fit into all cases. Even though it just has a dual-fan cooler, the card achieves an excellent balance between temperatures and noise levels: whisper-quiet when loaded, fans stopped when idle.

Sapphire Radeon RX 6700 XT Nitro+ Review

With the Nitro+, Sapphire sent us their RX 6700 XT flagship custom design. It comes with an excellent RGB implementation and a dual BIOS that can be toggled in software. The cooler works very well and achieves great temperatures and noise levels.

With the Nitro+, Sapphire sent us their RX 6700 XT flagship custom design. It comes with an excellent RGB implementation and a dual BIOS that can be toggled in software. The cooler works very well and achieves great temperatures and noise levels.

XFX Radeon RX 6700 XT Merc 319 Black Review

The XFX Radeon RX 6700 XT Merc 319 not only looks amazing, it’s also by far the quietest RX 6700 XT we tested today. Despite the impressive acoustics, temperatures are uncompromised and much better than the AMD reference card. Idle fan stop is included…

The XFX Radeon RX 6700 XT Merc 319 not only looks amazing, it's also by far the quietest RX 6700 XT we tested today. Despite the impressive acoustics, temperatures are uncompromised and much better than the AMD reference card. Idle fan stop is included, too, of course.

PowerColor RX 6700 XT Red Devil Review

Red Devil is PowerColor’s flagship design for the Radeon RX 6700 XT Series. In our testing, we saw excellent performance from the card’s triple-slot, triple-fan cooler. It offers whisper-quiet acoustics and much better temperatures than the AMD referen…

Red Devil is PowerColor's flagship design for the Radeon RX 6700 XT Series. In our testing, we saw excellent performance from the card's triple-slot, triple-fan cooler. It offers whisper-quiet acoustics and much better temperatures than the AMD reference design.

GPU Test System Update March 2021

This is one for the history books. We’re changing our graphics card test system from Intel to an AMD Zen 3 Ryzen platform, with PCIe 4 and resizable BAR. In this article, we’re sharing our thoughts on the test system configuration, the games we added a…

This is one for the history books. We're changing our graphics card test system from Intel to an AMD Zen 3 Ryzen platform, with PCIe 4 and resizable BAR. In this article, we're sharing our thoughts on the test system configuration, the games we added and removed, and why. We also have more testing with raytracing, and improved the power measurements.

Zotac GeForce RTX 3080 AMP Holo Review

The GeForce RTX 3080 AMP Holo is Zotac’s flagship variant of the RTX 3080. It comes overclocked out of the box and has a powerful 16+3 VRM design. Temperatures and noise levels are slightly better than the Founders Edition, and idle-fan-stop is include…

The GeForce RTX 3080 AMP Holo is Zotac's flagship variant of the RTX 3080. It comes overclocked out of the box and has a powerful 16+3 VRM design. Temperatures and noise levels are slightly better than the Founders Edition, and idle-fan-stop is included, too.