NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti

Comparative analysis of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti 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 2 year(s) 2 month(s) later
  • Around 4% higher core clock speed: 1410 MHz vs 1350 MHz
  • Around 8% higher boost clock speed: 1665 MHz vs 1545 MHz
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 8 nm vs 12 nm
  • Around 25% lower typical power consumption: 200 Watt vs 250 Watt
Launch date 1 Dec 2020 vs 20 September 2018
Core clock speed 1410 MHz vs 1350 MHz
Boost clock speed 1665 MHz vs 1545 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 8 nm vs 12 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 200 Watt vs 250 Watt

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti

  • 8x more memory clock speed: 14000 MHz vs 1750 MHz (14 Gbps effective)
  • Around 2% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 946 vs 932
  • Around 10% better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 21691 vs 19702
  • Around 16% better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 139068 vs 120238
  • Around 25% better performance in 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score: 14856 vs 11856
Specifications (specs)
Memory clock speed 14000 MHz vs 1750 MHz (14 Gbps effective)
Benchmarks
PassMark - G2D Mark 946 vs 932
PassMark - G3D Mark 21691 vs 19702
Geekbench - OpenCL 139068 vs 120238
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 14856 vs 11856

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
GPU 2: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti

PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
932
946
PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
19702
21691
Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
120238
139068
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score
GPU 1
GPU 2
11856
14856
Name NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
PassMark - G2D Mark 932 946
PassMark - G3D Mark 19702 21691
Geekbench - OpenCL 120238 139068
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 11856 14856
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 395.604
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 5422.231
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 41.075
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 165.421
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 1919.714
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 24355
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 3719
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3360
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 24355
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 3719
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3360

Compare specifications (specs)

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti

Essentials

Architecture Ampere Turing
Code name GA104 TU102
Launch date 1 Dec 2020 20 September 2018
Launch price (MSRP) $399 $999
Place in performance rating 5 11
Type Desktop Desktop
Price now $1,279.99
Value for money (0-100) 17.22

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1665 MHz 1545 MHz
Core clock speed 1410 MHz 1350 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
Pixel fill rate 133.2 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 253.1 GTexel/s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 200 Watt 250 Watt
Transistor count 17400 million 18,600 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Form factor Dual-slot
Interface PCIe 4.0 x16 PCIe 3.0 x16
Length 242 mm (9.5 inches) 267 mm
Recommended system power (PSU) 350 Watt
Supplementary power connectors 1x 12-pin 2x 8-pin
Width 112 mm (4.4 inches)

API support

DirectX 12.2 12.0 (12_1)
OpenCL 2.0
OpenGL 4.6 4.6
Shader Model 6.5
Vulkan

Memory

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