NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti

Comparative analysis of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 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 - 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 1 year(s) 11 month(s) later
  • Around 11% higher core clock speed: 1500 MHz vs 1350 MHz
  • Around 12% higher boost clock speed: 1725 MHz vs 1545 MHz
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 8 nm vs 12 nm
  • Around 14% lower typical power consumption: 220 Watt vs 250 Watt
  • Around 1% better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 21879 vs 21684
  • Around 3% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 967 vs 943
  • Around 16% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s): 456.197 vs 394.088
  • Around 6% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s): 5782.666 vs 5461.22
  • Around 16% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s): 201.439 vs 174.185
  • Around 31% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames): 30988 vs 23659
  • Around 67% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames): 6191 vs 3718
  • Around 67% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames): 5592 vs 3358
  • Around 31% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps): 30988 vs 23659
  • Around 67% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps): 6191 vs 3718
  • Around 67% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps): 5592 vs 3358
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 1 Sep 2020 vs 20 September 2018
Core clock speed 1500 MHz vs 1350 MHz
Boost clock speed 1725 MHz vs 1545 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 8 nm vs 12 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 220 Watt vs 250 Watt
Benchmarks
PassMark - G3D Mark 21879 vs 21684
PassMark - G2D Mark 967 vs 943
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 456.197 vs 394.088
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 5782.666 vs 5461.22
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 201.439 vs 174.185
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 30988 vs 23659
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 6191 vs 3718
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 5592 vs 3358
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 30988 vs 23659
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 6191 vs 3718
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 5592 vs 3358

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti

  • 8x more memory clock speed: 14000 MHz vs 1750 MHz (14 Gbps effective)
  • Around 3% better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 139040 vs 135018
  • Around 1% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s): 41.134 vs 40.757
  • Around 21% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s): 1975.628 vs 1634.218
  • Around 8% better performance in 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score: 14829 vs 13722
Specifications (specs)
Memory clock speed 14000 MHz vs 1750 MHz (14 Gbps effective)
Benchmarks
Geekbench - OpenCL 139040 vs 135018
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 41.134 vs 40.757
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 1975.628 vs 1634.218
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 14829 vs 13722

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
GPU 2: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti

PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
21879
21684
PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
967
943
Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
135018
139040
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
456.197
394.088
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
5782.666
5461.22
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
40.757
41.134
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
201.439
174.185
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
1634.218
1975.628
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
30988
23659
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
6191
3718
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
5592
3358
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
30988
23659
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
6191
3718
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
5592
3358
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score
GPU 1
GPU 2
13722
14829
Name NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
PassMark - G3D Mark 21879 21684
PassMark - G2D Mark 967 943
Geekbench - OpenCL 135018 139040
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 456.197 394.088
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 5782.666 5461.22
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 40.757 41.134
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 201.439 174.185
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 1634.218 1975.628
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 30988 23659
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 6191 3718
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 5592 3358
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 30988 23659
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 6191 3718
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 5592 3358
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 13722 14829

Compare specifications (specs)

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti

Essentials

Architecture Ampere Turing
Code name GA104 TU102
Launch date 1 Sep 2020 20 September 2018
Launch price (MSRP) $499 $999
Place in performance rating 13 18
Type Desktop Desktop
Price now $1,279.99
Value for money (0-100) 17.22

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1725 MHz 1545 MHz
Core clock speed 1500 MHz 1350 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 8 nm 12 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
Pixel fill rate 165.6 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 317.4 GTexel/s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 220 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

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 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 448.0 GB/s
Memory bus width 256 bit
Memory clock speed 1750 MHz (14 Gbps effective) 14000 MHz
Memory type GDDR6