Blender 3.4 AMD Radeon RX 7900 Series vs. NVIDIA

Benchmarks by Michael Larabel of Blender 3.4 with new AMD Radeon RX 7900 XT/XTX on Linux with HIP back-end against NVIDIA for a future article.

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Radeon VII
December 14 2022
  38 Minutes
RX 5700 XT
December 14 2022
  39 Minutes
RX 6800
December 14 2022
  20 Minutes
RX 6800 XT
December 13 2022
  17 Minutes
RX 7900 XT
December 13 2022
  11 Minutes
RX 7900 XTX
December 13 2022
  8 Minutes
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Blender 3.4 AMD Radeon RX 7900 Series vs. NVIDIAOpenBenchmarking.orgPhoronix Test Suite 10.8.4AMD Ryzen 9 7950X 16-Core @ 5.88GHz (16 Cores / 32 Threads)ASUS ROG CROSSHAIR X670E HERO (0805 BIOS)AMD Device 14d832GBWestern Digital WD_BLACK SN850X 1000GB + 2000GBAMD Radeon VII 16GB (1801/1000MHz)AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT 8GB (2100/875MHz)AMD Radeon RX 6800 16GB (2475/1000MHz)AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT 16GB (2575/1000MHz)AMD Radeon RX 7900 XT 20GB (3125/1249MHz)AMD Radeon RX 7900 XTX 24GB (3220/1249MHz)AMD Vega 20 HDMI AudioAMD Navi 10 HDMI AudioAMD Navi 21 HDMI AudioAMD Device ab30ASUS MG28UIntel I225-V + Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX210/AX211/AX411Ubuntu 22.045.15.0-56-generic (x86_64)GNOME Shell 42.5X Server 1.21.1.3 + Wayland4.6 Mesa 22.3.0-devel (LLVM 15.0.3 DRM 3.49)OpenCL 2.1 AMD-APP (3513.0)1.3.232GCC 11.3.0ext43840x2160ProcessorMotherboardChipsetMemoryDiskGraphicsAudiosMonitorNetworkOSKernelDesktopDisplay ServerOpenGLOpenCLVulkanCompilerFile-SystemScreen ResolutionBlender 3.4 AMD Radeon RX 7900 Series Vs. NVIDIA BenchmarksSystem Logs- Transparent Huge Pages: madvise- Scaling Governor: amd-pstate performance (Boost: Enabled) - CPU Microcode: 0xa601203- itlb_multihit: Not affected + l1tf: Not affected + mds: Not affected + meltdown: Not affected + mmio_stale_data: Not affected + retbleed: Not affected + spec_store_bypass: Mitigation of SSB disabled via prctl and seccomp + spectre_v1: Mitigation of usercopy/swapgs barriers and __user pointer sanitization + spectre_v2: Mitigation of Retpolines IBPB: conditional IBRS_FW STIBP: always-on RSB filling PBRSB-eIBRS: Not affected + srbds: Not affected + tsx_async_abort: Not affected

Blender 3.4 AMD Radeon RX 7900 Series vs. NVIDIARadeon VIIRX 5700 XTRX 6800RX 6800 XTRX 7900 XTRX 7900 XTXOpenBenchmarking.org

Blender

OpenBenchmarking.orgSeconds, Fewer Is BetterBlender 3.4Blend File: BMW27Radeon VIIRX 5700 XTRX 6800RX 6800 XTRX 7900 XTRX 7900 XTXRTX 3080RTX 3080 TiRTX 3090RTX 3080 - OptiXRTX 3080 Ti - OptiXRTX 3090 - OptiX1122334455SE +/- 0.02, N = 3SE +/- 0.02, N = 3SE +/- 0.01, N = 3SE +/- 0.03, N = 3SE +/- 0.02, N = 3SE +/- 0.05, N = 3SE +/- 0.03, N = 4SE +/- 0.03, N = 5SE +/- 0.03, N = 5SE +/- 0.05, N = 15SE +/- 0.01, N = 7SE +/- 0.01, N = 736.1347.9828.9522.7114.4214.4211.9110.3910.036.635.795.67
OpenBenchmarking.orgSeconds, Fewer Is BetterBlender 3.4Blend File: BMW27Radeon VIIRX 5700 XTRX 6800RX 6800 XTRX 7900 XTRX 7900 XTXRTX 3080RTX 3080 TiRTX 3090RTX 3080 - OptiXRTX 3080 Ti - OptiXRTX 3090 - OptiX1020304050Min: 36.11 / Avg: 36.13 / Max: 36.16Min: 47.94 / Avg: 47.98 / Max: 48.02Min: 28.94 / Avg: 28.95 / Max: 28.96Min: 22.67 / Avg: 22.71 / Max: 22.76Min: 14.4 / Avg: 14.42 / Max: 14.46Min: 14.33 / Avg: 14.42 / Max: 14.52Min: 11.82 / Avg: 11.91 / Max: 11.97Min: 10.34 / Avg: 10.39 / Max: 10.48Min: 9.95 / Avg: 10.03 / Max: 10.11Min: 6.57 / Avg: 6.63 / Max: 7.28Min: 5.77 / Avg: 5.79 / Max: 5.83Min: 5.63 / Avg: 5.67 / Max: 5.72

MinAvgMaxRadeon VII21125.5183RX 5700 XT7120.2150RX 68005107.2137RX 6800 XT5134.7185RX 7900 XT11172.4254RX 7900 XTX13198.3294RTX 308012.22196.1280.82RTX 3080 Ti18.49224.8328.01RTX 309012.79219.9323.08RTX 3080 - OptiX14.97178.3266.60RTX 3080 Ti - OptiX21.83198.6314.26RTX 3090 - OptiX25.88192.0307.68OpenBenchmarking.orgWatts, Fewer Is BetterBlender 3.4GPU Power Consumption Monitor80160240320400

MinAvgMaxRadeon VII26.0043.351.00RX 5700 XT28.0052.060.00RX 680030.0044.156.00RX 6800 XT29.0044.055.00RX 7900 XT27.0038.449.00RX 7900 XTX43.0055.666.00RTX 308034.0047.857.00RTX 3080 Ti30.0046.158.00RTX 309027.0039.549.00RTX 3080 - OptiX47.0059.567.00RTX 3080 Ti - OptiX47.0056.663.00RTX 3090 - OptiX38.0046.453.00OpenBenchmarking.orgCelsius, Fewer Is BetterBlender 3.4GPU Temperature Monitor20406080100

OpenBenchmarking.orgSeconds, Fewer Is BetterBlender 3.4Blend File: ClassroomRadeon VIIRX 5700 XTRX 6800RX 6800 XTRX 7900 XTRX 7900 XTXRTX 3080RTX 3080 TiRTX 3090RTX 3080 - OptiXRTX 3080 Ti - OptiXRTX 3090 - OptiX20406080100SE +/- 0.01, N = 3SE +/- 0.01, N = 3SE +/- 0.02, N = 3SE +/- 0.04, N = 3SE +/- 0.00, N = 3SE +/- 0.03, N = 3SE +/- 0.04, N = 3SE +/- 0.02, N = 3SE +/- 0.02, N = 4SE +/- 0.01, N = 4SE +/- 0.01, N = 461.6985.8549.8640.4626.2022.8424.2220.7819.9816.3714.2613.82
OpenBenchmarking.orgSeconds, Fewer Is BetterBlender 3.4Blend File: ClassroomRadeon VIIRX 5700 XTRX 6800RX 6800 XTRX 7900 XTRX 7900 XTXRTX 3080RTX 3080 TiRTX 3090RTX 3080 - OptiXRTX 3080 Ti - OptiXRTX 3090 - OptiX1632486480Min: 61.68 / Avg: 61.69 / Max: 61.7Min: 85.84 / Avg: 85.85 / Max: 85.86Min: 49.82 / Avg: 49.86 / Max: 49.88Min: 40.39 / Avg: 40.46 / Max: 40.5Min: 26.19 / Avg: 26.2 / Max: 26.2Min: 24.17 / Avg: 24.22 / Max: 24.26Min: 20.72 / Avg: 20.78 / Max: 20.85Min: 19.95 / Avg: 19.98 / Max: 20.03Min: 16.33 / Avg: 16.37 / Max: 16.41Min: 14.23 / Avg: 14.26 / Max: 14.28Min: 13.8 / Avg: 13.82 / Max: 13.85

MinAvgMaxRadeon VII21142.3190RX 5700 XT7136.7159RX 68005128.7145RX 6800 XT6172.1202RX 7900 XT14218.1258RX 7900 XTX15214.4296RTX 308027.50253.4302.34RTX 3080 Ti33.64287.6348.65RTX 309027.56282.8347.02RTX 3080 - OptiX29.64240.3303.22RTX 3080 Ti - OptiX36.12271.8347.38RTX 3090 - OptiX29.73269.8347.19OpenBenchmarking.orgWatts, Fewer Is BetterBlender 3.4GPU Power Consumption Monitor100200300400500

MinAvgMaxRadeon VII42.0053.558.00RX 5700 XT45.0064.470.00RX 680052.0062.165.00RX 6800 XT49.0064.071.00RX 7900 XT44.0055.460.00RX 7900 XTX58.0067.271.00RTX 308057.0068.674.00RTX 3080 Ti54.0066.773.00RTX 309042.0055.962.00RTX 3080 - OptiX60.0069.073.00RTX 3080 Ti - OptiX60.0068.974.00RTX 3090 - OptiX51.0060.966.00OpenBenchmarking.orgCelsius, Fewer Is BetterBlender 3.4GPU Temperature Monitor20406080100

OpenBenchmarking.orgSeconds, Fewer Is BetterBlender 3.4Blend File: Fishy CatRadeon VIIRX 5700 XTRX 6800RX 6800 XTRX 7900 XTRX 7900 XTXRTX 3080RTX 3080 TiRTX 3090RTX 3080 - OptiXRTX 3080 Ti - OptiXRTX 3090 - OptiX306090120150SE +/- 0.06, N = 3SE +/- 0.03, N = 3SE +/- 0.03, N = 3SE +/- 0.03, N = 3SE +/- 0.01, N = 3SE +/- 0.03, N = 3SE +/- 0.01, N = 3SE +/- 0.02, N = 3SE +/- 0.04, N = 3SE +/- 0.12, N = 6SE +/- 0.03, N = 5SE +/- 0.01, N = 5129.8397.5043.2635.2825.2022.3025.3022.2921.3611.8710.4510.00
OpenBenchmarking.orgSeconds, Fewer Is BetterBlender 3.4Blend File: Fishy CatRadeon VIIRX 5700 XTRX 6800RX 6800 XTRX 7900 XTRX 7900 XTXRTX 3080RTX 3080 TiRTX 3090RTX 3080 - OptiXRTX 3080 Ti - OptiXRTX 3090 - OptiX20406080100Min: 129.75 / Avg: 129.83 / Max: 129.95Min: 97.47 / Avg: 97.5 / Max: 97.56Min: 43.22 / Avg: 43.26 / Max: 43.31Min: 35.23 / Avg: 35.28 / Max: 35.33Min: 25.19 / Avg: 25.2 / Max: 25.22Min: 22.27 / Avg: 22.3 / Max: 22.36Min: 25.29 / Avg: 25.3 / Max: 25.31Min: 22.26 / Avg: 22.29 / Max: 22.33Min: 21.29 / Avg: 21.36 / Max: 21.42Min: 11.73 / Avg: 11.87 / Max: 12.46Min: 10.41 / Avg: 10.45 / Max: 10.57Min: 9.99 / Avg: 10 / Max: 10.02

MinAvgMaxRadeon VII21140.4185RX 5700 XT7141.8165RX 68005133.7169RX 6800 XT6182.6239RX 7900 XT12192.5261RX 7900 XTX15214.5294RTX 308024.04228.4291.18RTX 3080 Ti36.76256.9336.23RTX 309030.39256.1336.42RTX 3080 - OptiX30.46220.6305.36RTX 3080 Ti - OptiX36.83244.6345.39RTX 3090 - OptiX30.32242.2344.93OpenBenchmarking.orgWatts, Fewer Is BetterBlender 3.4GPU Power Consumption Monitor100200300400500

MinAvgMaxRadeon VII47.0058.464.00RX 5700 XT52.0067.071.00RX 680057.0063.766.00RX 6800 XT61.0072.978.00RX 7900 XT46.0052.556.00RX 7900 XTX56.0062.465.00RTX 308060.0068.773.00RTX 3080 Ti61.0069.074.00RTX 309054.0061.966.00RTX 3080 - OptiX60.0068.273.00RTX 3080 Ti - OptiX61.0068.373.00RTX 3090 - OptiX55.0061.766.00OpenBenchmarking.orgCelsius, Fewer Is BetterBlender 3.4GPU Temperature Monitor20406080100

OpenBenchmarking.orgSeconds, Fewer Is BetterBlender 3.4Blend File: Pabellon BarcelonaRadeon VIIRX 5700 XTRX 6800RX 6800 XTRTX 3080RTX 3080 TiRTX 3090RTX 3080 - OptiXRTX 3080 Ti - OptiXRTX 3090 - OptiX4080120160200SE +/- 0.01, N = 3SE +/- 0.02, N = 3SE +/- 0.04, N = 3SE +/- 0.01, N = 3SE +/- 0.08, N = 3SE +/- 0.07, N = 3SE +/- 0.06, N = 3SE +/- 0.01, N = 3SE +/- 0.01, N = 4SE +/- 0.00, N = 4155.88179.8397.2279.1859.4050.7948.7318.2815.5615.21
OpenBenchmarking.orgSeconds, Fewer Is BetterBlender 3.4Blend File: Pabellon BarcelonaRadeon VIIRX 5700 XTRX 6800RX 6800 XTRTX 3080RTX 3080 TiRTX 3090RTX 3080 - OptiXRTX 3080 Ti - OptiXRTX 3090 - OptiX306090120150Min: 155.86 / Avg: 155.88 / Max: 155.91Min: 179.8 / Avg: 179.83 / Max: 179.87Min: 97.17 / Avg: 97.22 / Max: 97.3Min: 79.17 / Avg: 79.18 / Max: 79.2Min: 59.24 / Avg: 59.4 / Max: 59.49Min: 50.65 / Avg: 50.79 / Max: 50.87Min: 48.62 / Avg: 48.73 / Max: 48.81Min: 18.27 / Avg: 18.28 / Max: 18.29Min: 15.54 / Avg: 15.56 / Max: 15.59Min: 15.2 / Avg: 15.21 / Max: 15.22

Blend File: Pabellon Barcelona

RX 7900 XT: The test quit with a non-zero exit status.

RX 7900 XTX: The test quit with a non-zero exit status.

OpenBenchmarking.orgSeconds, Fewer Is BetterBlender 3.4Blend File: BarbershopRadeon VIIRX 5700 XTRX 6800RX 6800 XTRX 7900 XTRX 7900 XTXRTX 3080RTX 3080 TiRTX 3090RTX 3080 - OptiXRTX 3080 Ti - OptiXRTX 3090 - OptiX80160240320400SE +/- 1.25, N = 3SE +/- 0.07, N = 3SE +/- 0.08, N = 3SE +/- 0.07, N = 3SE +/- 0.03, N = 3SE +/- 0.11, N = 3SE +/- 0.12, N = 3SE +/- 0.05, N = 3SE +/- 0.08, N = 3SE +/- 0.08, N = 3SE +/- 0.06, N = 3SE +/- 0.03, N = 3372.03353.68175.67142.24103.0489.76101.5188.0784.9259.8652.5450.94
OpenBenchmarking.orgSeconds, Fewer Is BetterBlender 3.4Blend File: BarbershopRadeon VIIRX 5700 XTRX 6800RX 6800 XTRX 7900 XTRX 7900 XTXRTX 3080RTX 3080 TiRTX 3090RTX 3080 - OptiXRTX 3080 Ti - OptiXRTX 3090 - OptiX70140210280350Min: 369.58 / Avg: 372.03 / Max: 373.67Min: 353.6 / Avg: 353.68 / Max: 353.81Min: 175.52 / Avg: 175.67 / Max: 175.78Min: 142.17 / Avg: 142.24 / Max: 142.38Min: 102.98 / Avg: 103.04 / Max: 103.1Min: 89.57 / Avg: 89.76 / Max: 89.96Min: 101.35 / Avg: 101.51 / Max: 101.75Min: 88 / Avg: 88.07 / Max: 88.18Min: 84.76 / Avg: 84.92 / Max: 85.03Min: 59.73 / Avg: 59.86 / Max: 60Min: 52.44 / Avg: 52.54 / Max: 52.63Min: 50.88 / Avg: 50.94 / Max: 51

MinAvgMaxRadeon VII21150.7194RX 5700 XT7148.4175RX 68005144.2161RX 6800 XT6204.6233RX 7900 XT11228.8259RX 7900 XTX15255.8294RTX 308029.91261.9295.28RTX 3080 Ti36.62301.7345.51RTX 309026.25301.2343.69RTX 3080 - OptiX30.38262.0301.14RTX 3080 Ti - OptiX37.45298.0345.25RTX 3090 - OptiX32.62296.7344.19OpenBenchmarking.orgWatts, Fewer Is BetterBlender 3.4GPU Power Consumption Monitor100200300400500

MinAvgMaxRadeon VII62.0080.986.00RX 5700 XT56.0074.979.00RX 680059.0067.870.00RX 6800 XT66.0078.582.00RX 7900 XT45.0056.159.00RX 7900 XTX52.0065.569.00RTX 308061.0073.878.00RTX 3080 Ti62.0075.079.00RTX 309055.0067.070.00RTX 3080 - OptiX62.0073.978.00RTX 3080 Ti - OptiX63.0074.779.00RTX 3090 - OptiX57.0066.970.00OpenBenchmarking.orgCelsius, Fewer Is BetterBlender 3.4GPU Temperature Monitor20406080100

GPU Power Consumption Monitor

OpenBenchmarking.orgWattsGPU Power Consumption MonitorPhoronix Test Suite System MonitoringRadeon VIIRX 5700 XTRX 6800RX 6800 XTRX 7900 XTRX 7900 XTXRTX 3080RTX 3080 TiRTX 309060120180240300Min: 21 / Avg: 143.43 / Max: 194Min: 7 / Avg: 140.63 / Max: 178Min: 5 / Avg: 130.78 / Max: 170Min: 5 / Avg: 179.75 / Max: 243Min: 11 / Avg: 198.02 / Max: 261Min: 13 / Avg: 209.94 / Max: 296Min: 12.05 / Avg: 226.76 / Max: 305.36Min: 18.49 / Avg: 258.97 / Max: 348.65Min: 12.73 / Avg: 255.44 / Max: 347.19

GPU Temperature Monitor

OpenBenchmarking.orgCelsiusGPU Temperature MonitorPhoronix Test Suite System MonitoringRadeon VIIRX 5700 XTRX 6800RX 6800 XTRX 7900 XTRX 7900 XTXRTX 3080RTX 3080 TiRTX 30901632486480Min: 26 / Avg: 69.75 / Max: 86Min: 28 / Avg: 69.95 / Max: 79Min: 30 / Avg: 64.03 / Max: 70Min: 29 / Avg: 72.02 / Max: 82Min: 26 / Avg: 52.92 / Max: 60Min: 43 / Avg: 62.92 / Max: 71Min: 34 / Avg: 68.85 / Max: 78Min: 30 / Avg: 69.28 / Max: 79Min: 27 / Avg: 61.14 / Max: 70

Blender

MinAvgMaxRadeon VII21148.8183RX 5700 XT7147.0178RX 68005138.3170RX 6800 XT6194.4243RTX 308030.10274.7302.43RTX 3080 Ti36.32313.6343.59RTX 309030.60310.5342.36RTX 3080 - OptiX30.20243.2303.79RTX 3080 Ti - OptiX37.62273.8344.16RTX 3090 - OptiX32.60273.2347.13OpenBenchmarking.orgWatts, Fewer Is BetterBlender 3.4GPU Power Consumption Monitor100200300400500

MinAvgMaxRadeon VII54.0068.074.00RX 5700 XT54.0071.175.00RX 680057.0066.168.00RX 6800 XT67.0075.678.00RTX 308060.0074.078.00RTX 3080 Ti61.0075.079.00RTX 309055.0066.770.00RTX 3080 - OptiX63.0070.975.00RTX 3080 Ti - OptiX63.0071.776.00RTX 3090 - OptiX57.0064.468.00OpenBenchmarking.orgCelsius, Fewer Is BetterBlender 3.4GPU Temperature Monitor20406080100