NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 vs AMD Radeon RX Vega XT

Comparative analysis of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 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 3080

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 3 year(s) 0 month(s) later
  • Around 5% higher boost clock speed: 1710 MHz vs 1630 MHz
  • 1114.5x more texture fill rate: 465.1 GTexel/s vs 417.3 GTexel / s
  • 2.1x more pipelines: 8704 vs 4096
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 8 nm vs 14 nm
  • Around 25% higher maximum memory size: 10 GB vs 8 GB
Launch date 1 Sep 2020 vs 8 August 2017
Boost clock speed 1710 MHz vs 1630 MHz
Texture fill rate 465.1 GTexel/s vs 417.3 GTexel / s
Pipelines 8704 vs 4096
Manufacturing process technology 8 nm vs 14 nm
Maximum memory size 10 GB vs 8 GB

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon RX Vega XT

  • Around 4% higher core clock speed: 1500 MHz vs 1440 MHz
  • Around 42% lower typical power consumption: 225 Watt vs 320 Watt
  • Around 59% higher memory clock speed: 1890 MHz vs 1188 MHz (19 Gbps effective)
  • Around 11% better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 196748 vs 177590
Specifications (specs)
Core clock speed 1500 MHz vs 1440 MHz
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 225 Watt vs 320 Watt
Memory clock speed 1890 MHz vs 1188 MHz (19 Gbps effective)
Benchmarks
Geekbench - OpenCL 196748 vs 177590

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
GPU 2: AMD Radeon RX Vega XT

Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
177590
196748
Name NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 AMD Radeon RX Vega XT
PassMark - G3D Mark 23638
PassMark - G2D Mark 982
Geekbench - OpenCL 177590 196748
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 582.401
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 6745.122
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 53.526
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 176.953
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 1961.892
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 33241
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 3719
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3360
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 33241
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 3719
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3360
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 17685

Compare specifications (specs)

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 AMD Radeon RX Vega XT

Essentials

Architecture Ampere GCN 5.0
Code name GA102 Vega 10
Launch date 1 Sep 2020 8 August 2017
Launch price (MSRP) $699
Place in performance rating 6 4
Type Desktop Desktop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1710 MHz 1630 MHz
Core clock speed 1440 MHz 1500 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 8 nm 14 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 4096
Pixel fill rate 164.2 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 465.1 GTexel/s 417.3 GTexel / s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 320 Watt 225 Watt
Transistor count 28300 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 285 mm (11.2 inches) 267 mm
Recommended system power (PSU) 700 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 10 GB 8 GB
Memory bandwidth 760.3 GB/s 483.8 GB / s
Memory bus width 320 bit 2048 Bit
Memory clock speed 1188 MHz (19 Gbps effective) 1890 MHz
Memory type GDDR6X HBM2