NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 videocard review

GeForce RTX 3080 videocard released by NVIDIA; release date: 1 Sep 2020. At the time of release, the videocard cost $699. The videocard is designed for desktop-computers and based on Ampere microarchitecture codenamed GA102.

Core clock speed - 1440 MHz. Boost clock speed - 1710 MHz. Texture fill rate - 465.1 GTexel/s. Pipelines - 8704. Manufacturing process technology - 8 nm. Transistors count - 28300 million. Power consumption (TDP) - 320 Watt.

Memory type: GDDR6X. Maximum RAM amount - 10 GB. Memory bus width - 320 bit. Memory clock speed - 1188 MHz (19 Gbps effective). Memory bandwidth - 760.3 GB/s.

Benchmarks

PassMark
G3D Mark
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
25285
23638
PassMark
G2D Mark
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
1086
982
Geekbench
OpenCL
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
237214
177590
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Face Detection
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
582.401 mPixels/s
582.401 mPixels/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Ocean Surface Simulation
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
6745.122 Frames/s
6745.122 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
53.526 Frames/s
53.526 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Video Composition
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
256.659 Frames/s
176.953 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Bitcoin Mining
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
1964.377 mHash/s
1961.892 mHash/s
GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
33241 Frames
33241 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Manhattan
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
21281 Frames
3719 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
38327 Frames
3360 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
33241.000 Fps
33241.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
Manhattan
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
21281.000 Fps
3719.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
38327.000 Fps
3360.000 Fps
3DMark Fire Strike
Graphics Score
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
19833
17685
Name Value
PassMark - G3D Mark 23638
PassMark - G2D Mark 982
Geekbench - OpenCL 177590
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection 582.401 mPixels/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation 6745.122 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex 53.526 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition 176.953 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining 1961.892 mHash/s
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 33241 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 3719 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 3360 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 33241.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 3719.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 3360.000 Fps
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 17685

Games performance

Dirt 5 (2020)

Watch Dogs Legion (2020)

FIFA 21 (2020)

Star Wars Squadrons (2020)

Mafia Definitive Edition (2020)

Serious Sam 4 (2020)

Flight Simulator 2020 (2020)

Horizon Zero Dawn (2020)

F1 2020 (2020)

Strange Brigade (2018)

Doom Eternal (2020)

Hunt Showdown (2020)

Red Dead Redemption 2 (2019)

Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order (2019)

Borderlands 3 (2019)

Control (2019)

Rage 2 (2019)

Anno 1800 (2019)

The Division 2 (2019)

Metro Exodus (2019)

Far Cry New Dawn (2019)

Apex Legends (2019)

Battlefield V (2018)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider (2018)

Far Cry 5 (2018)

X-Plane 11.11 (2018)

Final Fantasy XV Benchmark (2018)

Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)

Dota 2 Reborn (2015)

The Witcher 3 (2015)

GTA V (2015)

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture Ampere
Code name GA102
Launch date 1 Sep 2020
Launch price (MSRP) $699
Place in performance rating 6
Type Desktop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1710 MHz
Core clock speed 1440 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 8 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 465.1 GFLOPS (1:64)
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 29.77 TFLOPS (1:1)
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 29.77 TFLOPS
Pipelines 8704
Pixel fill rate 164.2 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 465.1 GTexel/s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 320 Watt
Transistor count 28300 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Height 112 mm (4.4 inches)
Interface PCIe 4.0 x16
Length 285 mm (11.2 inches)
Recommended system power (PSU) 700 Watt
Supplementary power connectors 1x 12-pin
Width Dual-slot

API support

DirectX 12.1
OpenCL 2.0
OpenGL 4.6
Shader Model 6.5
Vulkan

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 10 GB
Memory bandwidth 760.3 GB/s
Memory bus width 320 bit
Memory clock speed 1188 MHz (19 Gbps effective)
Memory type GDDR6X