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: 24538 vs 21935
  • Around 4% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 1004 vs 967
  • Around 34% better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 181072 vs 135018
  • Around 34% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s): 610.23 vs 456.197
  • Around 17% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s): 6745.122 vs 5782.666
  • Around 37% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s): 55.839 vs 40.757
  • Around 8% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s): 217.054 vs 201.439
  • Around 33% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s): 2179.577 vs 1634.218
  • Around 9% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames): 34537 vs 31716
  • Around 9% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps): 34537 vs 31716
  • Around 29% better performance in 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score: 17699 vs 13722
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 24538 vs 21935
PassMark - G2D Mark 1004 vs 967
Geekbench - OpenCL 181072 vs 135018
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 610.23 vs 456.197
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 6745.122 vs 5782.666
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 55.839 vs 40.757
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 217.054 vs 201.439
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 2179.577 vs 1634.218
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 34537 vs 31716
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 34537 vs 31716
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 17699 vs 13722

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)
  • 3.7x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames): 13566 vs 3716
  • 9.5x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames): 31930 vs 3356
  • 3.7x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps): 13566 vs 3716
  • 9.5x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps): 31930 vs 3356
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
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 13566 vs 3716
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 31930 vs 3356
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 13566 vs 3716
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 31930 vs 3356

Compare benchmarks

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

PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
24538
21935
PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
1004
967
Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
181072
135018
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
610.23
456.197
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
6745.122
5782.666
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
55.839
40.757
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
217.054
201.439
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
2179.577
1634.218
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
34537
31716
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3716
13566
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3356
31930
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
34537
31716
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3716
13566
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3356
31930
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score
GPU 1
GPU 2
17699
13722
Name NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
PassMark - G3D Mark 24538 21935
PassMark - G2D Mark 1004 967
Geekbench - OpenCL 181072 135018
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 610.23 456.197
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 6745.122 5782.666
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 55.839 40.757
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 217.054 201.439
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 2179.577 1634.218
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 34537 31716
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 3716 13566
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3356 31930
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 34537 31716
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 3716 13566
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3356 31930
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 17699 13722

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 9 6
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