NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070

Comparative analysis of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 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 3090

  • Around 75% higher texture fill rate: 556.0 GTexel/s vs 317.4 GTexel/s
  • Around 78% higher pipelines: 10496 vs 5888
  • 3x more maximum memory size: 24 GB vs 8 GB
  • Around 18% better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 25781 vs 21816
  • Around 2% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 985 vs 965
  • Around 52% better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 205239 vs 135018
  • Around 61% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s): 732.196 vs 455.06
  • Around 31% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s): 7585.258 vs 5792.308
  • Around 59% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s): 64.782 vs 40.794
  • Around 20% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s): 259.237 vs 216.709
  • Around 49% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s): 2413.674 vs 1619.54
  • Around 6% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames): 32990 vs 30988
  • Around 6% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps): 32990 vs 30988
  • Around 46% better performance in 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score: 19970 vs 13722
Specifications (specs)
Texture fill rate 556.0 GTexel/s vs 317.4 GTexel/s
Pipelines 10496 vs 5888
Maximum memory size 24 GB vs 8 GB
Benchmarks
PassMark - G3D Mark 25781 vs 21816
PassMark - G2D Mark 985 vs 965
Geekbench - OpenCL 205239 vs 135018
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 732.196 vs 455.06
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 7585.258 vs 5792.308
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 64.782 vs 40.794
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 259.237 vs 216.709
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 2413.674 vs 1619.54
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 32990 vs 30988
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 32990 vs 30988
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 19970 vs 13722

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070

  • Around 8% higher core clock speed: 1500 MHz vs 1395 MHz
  • Around 2% higher boost clock speed: 1725 MHz vs 1695 MHz
  • Around 59% lower typical power consumption: 220 Watt vs 350 Watt
  • Around 44% higher memory clock speed: 1750 MHz (14 Gbps effective) vs 1219 MHz (19.5 Gbps effective)
  • Around 67% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames): 6191 vs 3713
  • Around 67% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames): 5592 vs 3354
  • Around 67% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps): 6191 vs 3713
  • Around 67% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps): 5592 vs 3354
Specifications (specs)
Core clock speed 1500 MHz vs 1395 MHz
Boost clock speed 1725 MHz vs 1695 MHz
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 220 Watt vs 350 Watt
Memory clock speed 1750 MHz (14 Gbps effective) vs 1219 MHz (19.5 Gbps effective)
Benchmarks
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 6191 vs 3713
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 5592 vs 3354
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 6191 vs 3713
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 5592 vs 3354

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090
GPU 2: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070

PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
25781
21816
PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
985
965
Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
205239
135018
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
732.196
455.06
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
7585.258
5792.308
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
64.782
40.794
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
259.237
216.709
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
2413.674
1619.54
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
32990
30988
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3713
6191
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3354
5592
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
32990
30988
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3713
6191
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3354
5592
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score
GPU 1
GPU 2
19970
13722
Name NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
PassMark - G3D Mark 25781 21816
PassMark - G2D Mark 985 965
Geekbench - OpenCL 205239 135018
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 732.196 455.06
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 7585.258 5792.308
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 64.782 40.794
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 259.237 216.709
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 2413.674 1619.54
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 32990 30988
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 3713 6191
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3354 5592
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 32990 30988
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 3713 6191
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3354 5592
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 19970 13722

Compare specifications (specs)

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070

Essentials

Architecture Ampere Ampere
Code name GA102 GA104
Launch date 1 Sep 2020 1 Sep 2020
Launch price (MSRP) $1499 $499
Place in performance rating 7 14
Type Desktop Desktop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1695 MHz 1725 MHz
Core clock speed 1395 MHz 1500 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 8 nm 8 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 556.0 GFLOPS (1:64) 317.4 GFLOPS (1:64)
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 35.58 TFLOPS (1:1) 20.31 TFLOPS (1:1)
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 35.58 TFLOPS 20.31 TFLOPS
Pipelines 10496 5888
Pixel fill rate 189.8 GPixel/s 165.6 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 556.0 GTexel/s 317.4 GTexel/s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 350 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 138 mm (5.4 inches) 112 mm (4.4 inches)
Interface PCIe 4.0 x16 PCIe 4.0 x16
Length 313 mm (12.3 inches) 242 mm (9.5 inches)
Recommended system power (PSU) 750 Watt 550 Watt
Supplementary power connectors 1x 12-pin 1x 12-pin
Width Triple-slot Dual-slot

API support

DirectX 12.2 12.1
OpenCL 2.0 2.0
OpenGL 4.6 4.6
Shader Model 6.5 6.5
Vulkan

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 24 GB 8 GB
Memory bandwidth 936.2 GB/s 448.0 GB/s
Memory bus width 384 bit 256 bit
Memory clock speed 1219 MHz (19.5 Gbps effective) 1750 MHz (14 Gbps effective)
Memory type GDDR6X GDDR6