NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 videocard review

GeForce RTX 3060 videocard released by NVIDIA; release date: 12 Jan 2021. At the time of release, the videocard cost $329. The videocard is designed for desktop-computers and based on Ampere microarchitecture codenamed GA106.

Core clock speed - 1320 MHz. Boost clock speed - 1777 MHz. Texture fill rate - 199.0 GTexel/s. Pipelines - 3584. Manufacturing process technology - 8 nm. Transistors count - 13250 million. Power consumption (TDP) - 170 Watt.

Memory type: GDDR6. Maximum RAM amount - 12 GB. Memory bus width - 192 bit. Memory clock speed - 1875 MHz (15 Gbps effective). Memory bandwidth - 360 GB/s.

Benchmarks

PassMark
G3D Mark
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
26573
16752
PassMark
G2D Mark
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
1112
942
Geekbench
OpenCL
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
237214
96340
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Face Detection
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
737.530 mPixels/s
308.474 mPixels/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Ocean Surface Simulation
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
7585.258 Frames/s
4009.155 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
66.951 Frames/s
28.790 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Video Composition
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
383.037 Frames/s
190.347 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Bitcoin Mining
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
2600.207 mHash/s
1137.827 mHash/s
GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
34770 Frames
22495 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Manhattan
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
27823 Frames
3717 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
69225 Frames
3356 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
34770.000 Fps
22495.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
Manhattan
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
27823.000 Fps
3717.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
69225.000 Fps
3356.000 Fps
3DMark Fire Strike
Graphics Score
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
19940
8783
Name Value
PassMark - G3D Mark 16752
PassMark - G2D Mark 942
Geekbench - OpenCL 96340
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection 308.474 mPixels/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation 4009.155 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex 28.790 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition 190.347 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining 1137.827 mHash/s
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 22495 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 3717 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 3356 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 22495.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 3717.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 3356.000 Fps
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 8783

Games performance

Halo Infinite (2021)

Medium, 1920x1080104.00
High, 1920x108087.70
Ultra, 1920x108082.50
QHD, 2560x144069.70
4K, 3840x216067.20

Farming Simulator 22 (2021)

Low, 1280x720269.00
Medium, 1920x1080199.00
High, 1920x1080151.00
Ultra, 1920x1080125.00
QHD, 2560x144097.70
4K, 3840x216061.50

Battlefield 2042 (2021)

Low, 1280x720144.00
Medium, 1920x1080116.00
High, 1920x108096.50
Ultra, 1920x108084.50
QHD, 2560x144064.30
4K, 3840x216038.70

Forza Horizon 5 (2021)

Low, 1280x720214.00
Medium, 1920x1080126.00
High, 1920x1080110.00
Ultra, 1920x108065.00
QHD, 2560x144056.00
4K, 3840x216040.00

Call of Duty Vanguard (2021)

Low, 1280x720102.00
Medium, 1920x1080113.00
High, 1920x108096.30
Ultra, 1920x108086.80
QHD, 2560x144062.20
4K, 3840x216035.60

Riders Republic (2021)

Low, 1280x720198.00
Medium, 1920x1080124.00
High, 1920x1080102.00
Ultra, 1920x108079.00
QHD, 2560x144064.00
4K, 3840x216036.00

Guardians of the Galaxy (2021)

Low, 1280x720140.00
Medium, 1920x1080132.00
High, 1920x1080131.00
Ultra, 1920x1080127.00
QHD, 2560x144087.00
4K, 3840x216047.00

Back 4 Blood (2021)

Medium, 1920x1080214.00
High, 1920x1080191.00
Ultra, 1920x1080178.00
QHD, 2560x1440115.00
4K, 3840x216057.40

Far Cry 6 (2021)

Low, 1280x720137.50
Medium, 1920x1080114.50
High, 1920x1080102.00
Ultra, 1920x108089.40
QHD, 2560x144068.40
4K, 3840x216038.40

Alan Wake Remastered (2021)

Medium, 1920x108096.10
High, 1920x108091.60
QHD, 2560x144091.40
4K, 3840x216087.00

FIFA 22 (2021)

Low, 1280x720282.00
Medium, 1920x1080311.00
High, 1920x1080306.00
Ultra, 1920x1080299.00
QHD, 2560x1440282.00
4K, 3840x2160201.00

New World (2021)

Low, 1280x720161.00
Medium, 1920x1080112.00
High, 1920x1080105.00
Ultra, 1920x108095.90
QHD, 2560x144065.30
4K, 3840x216033.70

Deathloop (2021)

Low, 1280x720120.00
Medium, 1920x1080102.00
High, 1920x108087.30
Ultra, 1920x108072.00
QHD, 2560x144051.90
4K, 3840x216028.00

F1 2021 (2021)

Low, 1280x720441.50
Medium, 1920x1080261.50
High, 1920x1080209.00
Ultra, 1920x1080100.45
QHD, 2560x144075.05
4K, 3840x216042.45

Monster Hunter Stories 2 (2021)

Low, 1280x720144.00
Medium, 1920x1080144.00
High, 1920x1080144.00
QHD, 2560x1440144.00
4K, 3840x2160125.00

Days Gone (2021)

Low, 1280x720203.00
Medium, 1920x1080137.00
High, 1920x1080122.00
Ultra, 1920x108089.80
QHD, 2560x144064.80
4K, 3840x216036.50

Mass Effect Legendary Edition (2021)

Low, 1280x720117.00
Ultra, 1920x1080112.00
QHD, 2560x1440114.00
4K, 3840x216078.80

Resident Evil Village (2021)

Low, 1280x720341.00
Medium, 1920x1080176.00
High, 1920x1080164.00
Ultra, 1920x1080138.00
QHD, 2560x144091.10
4K, 3840x216047.60

Outriders (2021)

Low, 1280x720122.00
Medium, 1920x1080146.00
High, 1920x1080125.00
Ultra, 1920x1080104.00
QHD, 2560x144070.20
4K, 3840x216036.90

Cyberpunk 2077 (2020)

Low, 1280x72075.70
Medium, 1920x108074.90
High, 1920x108069.50
Ultra, 1920x108056.30
QHD, 2560x144035.50
4K, 3840x216016.40

Immortals Fenyx Rising (2020)

Low, 1280x720142.00
Medium, 1920x1080100.00
High, 1920x108099.00
Ultra, 1920x108091.00
QHD, 2560x144071.00
4K, 3840x216045.00

Crysis Remastered (2020)

Low, 1280x720281.00
Medium, 1920x1080123.00
High, 1920x108077.90
Ultra, 1920x108057.50
QHD, 2560x144037.40
4K, 3840x216022.70

Yakuza Like a Dragon (2020)

Low, 1280x720134.00
Medium, 1920x1080120.00
High, 1920x1080116.00
Ultra, 1920x1080101.00
QHD, 2560x144067.60
4K, 3840x216034.40

Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War (2020)

Low, 1280x720229.00
Medium, 1920x1080119.00
High, 1920x1080106.00
Ultra, 1920x108095.20
QHD, 2560x144066.50
4K, 3840x216036.60

Assassin´s Creed Valhalla (2020)

Low, 1280x720118.00
Medium, 1920x1080102.00
High, 1920x108085.00
Ultra, 1920x108075.00
QHD, 2560x144060.00
4K, 3840x216038.00

Dirt 5 (2020)

Low, 1280x720270.00
Medium, 1920x1080136.00
High, 1920x1080105.00
Ultra, 1920x108081.00
QHD, 2560x144065.00
4K, 3840x216043.00

Watch Dogs Legion (2020)

Low, 1280x720123.00
Medium, 1920x1080108.00
High, 1920x108094.70
Ultra, 1920x108059.10
QHD, 2560x144045.10
4K, 3840x216026.80

Star Wars Squadrons (2020)

Low, 1280x720473.00
Medium, 1920x1080274.00
High, 1920x1080243.00
Ultra, 1920x1080230.00
QHD, 2560x1440160.00
4K, 3840x216090.20

Mafia Definitive Edition (2020)

Low, 1280x720199.00
Medium, 1920x1080113.00
High, 1920x1080103.00
QHD, 2560x144070.30
4K, 3840x216037.00

Horizon Zero Dawn (2020)

Low, 1280x720198.00
Medium, 1920x1080142.00
High, 1920x1080118.00
Ultra, 1920x1080100.00
QHD, 2560x144077.00
4K, 3840x216042.00

Death Stranding (2020)

Low, 1280x720213.00
Medium, 1920x1080144.00
High, 1920x1080134.00
Ultra, 1920x1080130.00
QHD, 2560x144092.90
4K, 3840x216051.30

F1 2020 (2020)

Low, 1280x720385.00
Medium, 1920x1080260.00
High, 1920x1080208.00
Ultra, 1920x1080142.00
QHD, 2560x1440106.00
4K, 3840x216060.10

Strange Brigade (2018)

Low, 1280x720478.00
Medium, 1920x1080227.50
High, 1920x1080178.50
Ultra, 1920x1080153.50
QHD, 2560x1440114.50
4K, 3840x216066.85

Borderlands 3 (2019)

Low, 1280x720164.00
Medium, 1920x1080148.00
High, 1920x1080118.00
Ultra, 1920x108089.25
QHD, 2560x144062.65
4K, 3840x216033.35

Control (2019)

Low, 1280x720240.00
Medium, 1920x1080115.00
High, 1920x108084.10
QHD, 2560x144054.20
4K, 3840x216026.30

Anno 1800 (2019)

Low, 1280x720151.00
Medium, 1920x1080149.00
High, 1920x1080105.00
Ultra, 1920x108050.70
QHD, 2560x144041.50
4K, 3840x216022.80

The Division 2 (2019)

Low, 1280x720264.00
Medium, 1920x1080160.00
High, 1920x1080125.00
Ultra, 1920x108092.00
QHD, 2560x144063.00
4K, 3840x216034.00

Metro Exodus (2019)

Low, 1280x720200.00
Medium, 1920x1080105.00
High, 1920x108077.75
Ultra, 1920x108057.45
QHD, 2560x144048.80
4K, 3840x216031.45

Far Cry New Dawn (2019)

Low, 1280x720153.50
Medium, 1920x1080126.50
High, 1920x1080120.50
Ultra, 1920x1080107.00
QHD, 2560x144089.00
4K, 3840x216050.00

Shadow of the Tomb Raider (2018)

Low, 1280x720209.00
Medium, 1920x1080143.00
High, 1920x1080129.00
Ultra, 1920x1080118.00
QHD, 2560x144079.70
4K, 3840x216042.30

Far Cry 5 (2018)

Low, 1280x720183.00
Medium, 1920x1080146.00
High, 1920x1080135.50
Ultra, 1920x1080127.00
QHD, 2560x144093.50
4K, 3840x216048.50

X-Plane 11.11 (2018)

Low, 1280x720155.50
Medium, 1920x1080137.00
High, 1920x1080108.50
4K, 3840x216092.75

Final Fantasy XV Benchmark (2018)

Low, 1280x720203.00
Medium, 1920x1080121.50
High, 1920x108088.60
QHD64.35
4K, 3840x216038.10

Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)

Low, 1024x768435.00
Medium, 1366x768267.00
High, 1920x1080150.00
Ultra, 1920x1080128.00
4K, 3840x216056.80

Dota 2 Reborn (2015)

Low, 1280x720190.20
Medium, 1366x768169.70
High, 1920x1080162.90
Ultra, 1920x1080153.40
4K, 3840x2160114.65

The Witcher 3 (2015)

Low, 1024x768433.00
Medium, 1366x768295.00
High, 1920x1080179.00
Ultra, 1920x108063.30
4K, 3840x216090.30

GTA V (2015)

Low, 1024x768186.50
Medium, 1366x768183.50
High, 1920x1080178.50
Ultra, 1920x1080107.50
QHD82.15
4K, 3840x216082.55

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture Ampere
Code name GA106
Launch date 12 Jan 2021
Launch price (MSRP) $329
Place in performance rating 44
Type Desktop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1777 MHz
Core clock speed 1320 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 8 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 199.0 GFLOPS (1:64)
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 12.74 TFLOPS (1:1)
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 12.74 TFLOPS
Pipelines 3584
Pixel fill rate 85.30 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 199.0 GTexel/s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 170 Watt
Transistor count 13250 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Form factor Dual-slot
Interface PCIe 4.0 x16
Length 242 mm (9.5 inches)
Recommended system power (PSU) 450 Watt
Supplementary power connectors 1x 12-pin
Width 112 mm (4.4 inches)

API support

DirectX 12.2
OpenCL 2.0
OpenGL 4.6
Shader Model 6.5
Vulkan

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 12 GB
Memory bandwidth 360 GB/s
Memory bus width 192 bit
Memory clock speed 1875 MHz (15 Gbps effective)
Memory type GDDR6