NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 vs AMD Radeon RX Vega XT

Comparative analysis of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 and AMD Radeon RX Vega XT 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 - G3D Mark, PassMark - G2D Mark, Geekbench - OpenCL, 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), 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 3 year(s) 0 month(s) later
  • Around 6% higher boost clock speed: 1725 MHz vs 1630 MHz
  • 760.6x more texture fill rate: 317.4 GTexel/s vs 417.3 GTexel / s
  • Around 44% higher pipelines: 5888 vs 4096
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 8 nm vs 14 nm
  • Around 2% lower typical power consumption: 220 Watt vs 225 Watt
Launch date 1 Sep 2020 vs 8 August 2017
Boost clock speed 1725 MHz vs 1630 MHz
Texture fill rate 317.4 GTexel/s vs 417.3 GTexel / s
Pipelines 5888 vs 4096
Manufacturing process technology 8 nm vs 14 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 220 Watt vs 225 Watt

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon RX Vega XT

  • Around 8% higher memory clock speed: 1890 MHz vs 1750 MHz (14 Gbps effective)
  • Around 46% better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 196748 vs 135018
Specifications (specs)
Memory clock speed 1890 MHz vs 1750 MHz (14 Gbps effective)
Benchmarks
Geekbench - OpenCL 196748 vs 135018

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
GPU 2: AMD Radeon RX Vega XT

Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
135018
196748
Name NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 AMD Radeon RX Vega XT
PassMark - G3D Mark 21907
PassMark - G2D Mark 968
Geekbench - OpenCL 135018 196748
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 456.197
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 5782.666
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 40.757
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 201.439
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 1634.218
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 31716
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 13566
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 31930
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 31716
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 13566
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 31930
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 13722

Compare specifications (specs)

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 AMD Radeon RX Vega XT

Essentials

Architecture Ampere GCN 5.0
Code name GA104 Vega 10
Launch date 1 Sep 2020 8 August 2017
Launch price (MSRP) $499
Place in performance rating 6 2
Type Desktop Desktop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1725 MHz 1630 MHz
Core clock speed 1500 MHz 1500 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 8 nm 14 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 317.4 GFLOPS (1:64)
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 20.31 TFLOPS (1:1)
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 20.31 TFLOPS
Pipelines 5888 4096
Pixel fill rate 165.6 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 317.4 GTexel/s 417.3 GTexel / s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 220 Watt 225 Watt
Transistor count 17400 million
Floating-point performance 13,353 gflops

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Height 112 mm (4.4 inches)
Interface PCIe 4.0 x16 PCIe 3.0 x16
Length 242 mm (9.5 inches) 267 mm
Recommended system power (PSU) 550 Watt
Supplementary power connectors 1x 12-pin 2x 8-pin
Width Dual-slot

API support

DirectX 12.1
OpenCL 2.0
OpenGL 4.6
Shader Model 6.5
Vulkan

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 8 GB 8 GB
Memory bandwidth 448.0 GB/s 483.8 GB / s
Memory bus width 256 bit 2048 Bit
Memory clock speed 1750 MHz (14 Gbps effective) 1890 MHz
Memory type GDDR6 HBM2