NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060

Comparative analysis of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 videocards for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Technical info, Video outputs and ports, Compatibility, dimensions and requirements, API support, Memory. Benchmark videocards performance analysis: PassMark - G2D Mark, PassMark - G3D Mark, Geekbench - OpenCL, 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score, CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s), GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps).

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 1 year(s) 10 month(s) later
  • Around 3% higher core clock speed: 1410 MHz vs 1365 MHz
  • 2.5x more pipelines: 4864 vs 1920
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 8 nm vs 12 nm
  • Around 33% higher maximum memory size: 8 GB vs 6 GB
  • Around 24% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 930 vs 751
  • Around 42% better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 19684 vs 13832
  • Around 71% better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 120258 vs 70478
  • Around 56% better performance in 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score: 11856 vs 7603
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 1 Dec 2020 vs 7 January 2019
Core clock speed 1410 MHz vs 1365 MHz
Pipelines 4864 vs 1920
Manufacturing process technology 8 nm vs 12 nm
Maximum memory size 8 GB vs 6 GB
Benchmarks
PassMark - G2D Mark 930 vs 751
PassMark - G3D Mark 19684 vs 13832
Geekbench - OpenCL 120258 vs 70478
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 11856 vs 7603

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060

  • Around 1% higher boost clock speed: 1680 MHz vs 1665 MHz
  • Around 25% lower typical power consumption: 160 Watt vs 200 Watt
  • 8x more memory clock speed: 14000 MHz vs 1750 MHz (14 Gbps effective)
Boost clock speed 1680 MHz vs 1665 MHz
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 160 Watt vs 200 Watt
Memory clock speed 14000 MHz vs 1750 MHz (14 Gbps effective)

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
GPU 2: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060

PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
930
751
PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
19684
13832
Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
120258
70478
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score
GPU 1
GPU 2
11856
7603
Name NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060
PassMark - G2D Mark 930 751
PassMark - G3D Mark 19684 13832
Geekbench - OpenCL 120258 70478
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 11856 7603
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 220.8
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 3131.344
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 21.852
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 135.725
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 1141.283
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 20094
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 8910
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 8056
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 20094
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 8910
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 8056

Compare specifications (specs)

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060

Essentials

Architecture Ampere Turing
Code name GA104 TU106
Launch date 1 Dec 2020 7 January 2019
Launch price (MSRP) $399 $349
Place in performance rating 6 38
Type Desktop Desktop
Price now $349.99
Value for money (0-100) 62.74

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1665 MHz 1680 MHz
Core clock speed 1410 MHz 1365 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 8 nm 12 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 253.1 GFLOPS (1:64)
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 16.20 TFLOPS (1:1)
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 16.20 TFLOPS
Pipelines 4864 1920
Pixel fill rate 133.2 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 253.1 GTexel/s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 200 Watt 160 Watt
Transistor count 17400 million 10,800 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort 1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 2x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
DisplayPort count 2
DisplayPort support
HDMI

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Form factor Dual-slot
Interface PCIe 4.0 x16 PCIe 3.0 x16
Length 242 mm (9.5 inches) 229 mm
Recommended system power (PSU) 350 Watt
Supplementary power connectors 1x 12-pin 1x 8-pin
Width 112 mm (4.4 inches)

API support

DirectX 12.2 12
OpenCL 2.0
OpenGL 4.6 4.6
Shader Model 6.5
Vulkan

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 8 GB 6 GB
Memory bandwidth 448 GB/s
Memory bus width 256 bit 192 Bit
Memory clock speed 1750 MHz (14 Gbps effective) 14000 MHz
Memory type GDDR6 GDDR6