NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti

Comparative analysis of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 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 - G2D Mark, PassMark - G3D Mark, 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score, 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).

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 1 year(s) 11 month(s) later
  • Around 3% higher core clock speed: 1395 MHz vs 1350 MHz
  • Around 10% higher boost clock speed: 1695 MHz vs 1545 MHz
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 8 nm vs 12 nm
  • Around 3% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 977 vs 949
  • Around 16% better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 24997 vs 21569
  • Around 35% better performance in 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score: 19833 vs 14742
  • Around 48% better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 202954 vs 137236
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 1 Sep 2020 vs 20 September 2018
Core clock speed 1395 MHz vs 1350 MHz
Boost clock speed 1695 MHz vs 1545 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 8 nm vs 12 nm
Benchmarks
PassMark - G2D Mark 977 vs 949
PassMark - G3D Mark 24997 vs 21569
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 19833 vs 14742
Geekbench - OpenCL 202954 vs 137236

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti

  • Around 40% lower typical power consumption: 250 Watt vs 350 Watt
  • 11.5x more memory clock speed: 14000 MHz vs 1219 MHz (19.5 Gbps effective)
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 250 Watt vs 350 Watt
Memory clock speed 14000 MHz vs 1219 MHz (19.5 Gbps effective)

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090
GPU 2: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti

PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
977
949
PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
24997
21569
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score
GPU 1
GPU 2
19833
14742
Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
202954
137236
Name NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
PassMark - G2D Mark 977 949
PassMark - G3D Mark 24997 21569
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 19833 14742
Geekbench - OpenCL 202954 137236
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 395.92
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 5402.713
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 41.067
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 158.64
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 1889.915
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 25051
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 3718
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3358
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 25051
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 3718
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3358

Compare specifications (specs)

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti

Essentials

Architecture Ampere Turing
Code name GA102 TU102
Launch date 1 Sep 2020 20 September 2018
Launch price (MSRP) $1499 $999
Place in performance rating 1 9
Type Desktop Desktop
Price now $1,279.99
Value for money (0-100) 17.22

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1695 MHz 1545 MHz
Core clock speed 1395 MHz 1350 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 8 nm 12 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 556.0 GFLOPS (1:64)
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 35.58 TFLOPS (1:1)
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 35.58 TFLOPS
Pipelines 10496
Pixel fill rate 189.8 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 556.0 GTexel/s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 350 Watt 250 Watt
Transistor count 28300 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 138 mm (5.4 inches)
Interface PCIe 4.0 x16 PCIe 3.0 x16
Length 313 mm (12.3 inches) 267 mm
Recommended system power (PSU) 750 Watt
Supplementary power connectors 1x 12-pin 2x 8-pin
Width Triple-slot

API support

DirectX 12.2 12.0 (12_1)
OpenCL 2.0
OpenGL 4.6 4.6
Shader Model 6.5
Vulkan

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 24 GB
Memory bandwidth 936.2 GB/s
Memory bus width 384 bit
Memory clock speed 1219 MHz (19.5 Gbps effective) 14000 MHz
Memory type GDDR6X