NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070

Comparative analysis of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 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

  • Around 47% higher texture fill rate: 465.1 GTexel/s vs 317.4 GTexel/s
  • Around 48% higher pipelines: 8704 vs 5888
  • Around 25% higher maximum memory size: 10 GB vs 8 GB
  • Around 12% better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 24243 vs 21724
  • Around 4% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 997 vs 960
  • Around 35% better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 181098 vs 134595
  • Around 28% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s): 582.401 vs 453.922
  • Around 17% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s): 6745.122 vs 5765.5
  • Around 33% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s): 53.526 vs 40.109
  • Around 40% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s): 1961.892 vs 1397.885
  • Around 94% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames): 32425 vs 16718
  • Around 94% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps): 32425 vs 16718
  • Around 29% better performance in 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score: 17704 vs 13748
Specifications (specs)
Texture fill rate 465.1 GTexel/s vs 317.4 GTexel/s
Pipelines 8704 vs 5888
Maximum memory size 10 GB vs 8 GB
Benchmarks
PassMark - G3D Mark 24243 vs 21724
PassMark - G2D Mark 997 vs 960
Geekbench - OpenCL 181098 vs 134595
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 582.401 vs 453.922
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 6745.122 vs 5765.5
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 53.526 vs 40.109
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 1961.892 vs 1397.885
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 32425 vs 16718
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 32425 vs 16718
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 17704 vs 13748

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070

  • Around 4% higher core clock speed: 1500 MHz vs 1440 MHz
  • Around 1% higher boost clock speed: 1725 MHz vs 1710 MHz
  • Around 45% lower typical power consumption: 220 Watt vs 320 Watt
  • Around 47% higher memory clock speed: 1750 MHz (14 Gbps effective) vs 1188 MHz (19 Gbps effective)
  • Around 6% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s): 187.041 vs 176.953
  • 2x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames): 18216 vs 8903
  • 6.9x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames): 55849 vs 8050
  • 2x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps): 18216 vs 8903
  • 6.9x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps): 55849 vs 8050
Specifications (specs)
Core clock speed 1500 MHz vs 1440 MHz
Boost clock speed 1725 MHz vs 1710 MHz
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 220 Watt vs 320 Watt
Memory clock speed 1750 MHz (14 Gbps effective) vs 1188 MHz (19 Gbps effective)
Benchmarks
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 187.041 vs 176.953
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 18216 vs 8903
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 55849 vs 8050
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 18216 vs 8903
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 55849 vs 8050

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
GPU 2: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070

PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
24243
21724
PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
997
960
Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
181098
134595
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
582.401
453.922
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
6745.122
5765.5
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
53.526
40.109
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
176.953
187.041
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
1961.892
1397.885
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
32425
16718
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
8903
18216
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
8050
55849
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
32425
16718
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
8903
18216
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
8050
55849
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score
GPU 1
GPU 2
17704
13748
Name NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
PassMark - G3D Mark 24243 21724
PassMark - G2D Mark 997 960
Geekbench - OpenCL 181098 134595
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 582.401 453.922
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 6745.122 5765.5
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 53.526 40.109
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 176.953 187.041
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 1961.892 1397.885
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 32425 16718
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 8903 18216
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 8050 55849
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 32425 16718
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 8903 18216
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 8050 55849
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 17704 13748

Compare specifications (specs)

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070

Essentials

Architecture Ampere Ampere
Code name GA102 GA104
Launch date 1 Sep 2020 1 Sep 2020
Launch price (MSRP) $699 $499
Place in performance rating 5 4
Type Desktop Desktop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1710 MHz 1725 MHz
Core clock speed 1440 MHz 1500 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 8 nm 8 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 465.1 GFLOPS (1:64) 317.4 GFLOPS (1:64)
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 29.77 TFLOPS (1:1) 20.31 TFLOPS (1:1)
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 29.77 TFLOPS 20.31 TFLOPS
Pipelines 8704 5888
Pixel fill rate 164.2 GPixel/s 165.6 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 465.1 GTexel/s 317.4 GTexel/s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 320 Watt 220 Watt
Transistor count 28300 million 17400 million

Video outputs and ports

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

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Height 112 mm (4.4 inches) 112 mm (4.4 inches)
Interface PCIe 4.0 x16 PCIe 4.0 x16
Length 285 mm (11.2 inches) 242 mm (9.5 inches)
Recommended system power (PSU) 700 Watt 550 Watt
Supplementary power connectors 1x 12-pin 1x 12-pin
Width Dual-slot Dual-slot

API support

DirectX 12.1 12.1
OpenCL 2.0 2.0
OpenGL 4.6 4.6
Shader Model 6.5 6.5
Vulkan

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 10 GB 8 GB
Memory bandwidth 760.3 GB/s 448.0 GB/s
Memory bus width 320 bit 256 bit
Memory clock speed 1188 MHz (19 Gbps effective) 1750 MHz (14 Gbps effective)
Memory type GDDR6X GDDR6