Comparison

GTX 980 vs RX 6500 XT

The RX 6500 XT is 13.9% faster than GTX 980 in synthetic benchmark and 133.5% less expensive on the retail market.

Retail Price

$390

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Better Value

Retail Price

$ 167

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Value

11

Value

30

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3DMark Performace

4367

3DMark Performace

4973

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+13.9%

Video Memory

4 GB

Video Memory

4 GB

Power Consumption

165W

Power Consumption

107W

Efficiency

26

Efficiency

46

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Release Date

2015

Release Date

2022

MSRP

549 $

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+175.9%

MSRP

199 $

AMD Equivalent to GTX 980

NAME3DMARKPRICE
Radeon RX 5904777
Radeon RX 5804346
Radeon RX 5500 XT4857

Nvidia Equivalent to RX 6500 XT

NAME3DMARKPRICE
GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER4702
GeForce GTX 16605454

Is GTX 980 better than RX 6500 XT?

GTX 980 price to performance rating is lower than RX 6500 XT's. RX 6500 XT offers 172.7% better value fo money.

When it comes to power efficiency, GTX 980 falls behind with an efficiency score that is 26, lower than that of RX 6500 XT 46. Consuming 107 watts, RX 6500 XT has 76.9% better power consumption to performance ratio. The efficiency score is calculated by comparing the benchmark score with power consumption