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 19% better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 25975 vs 21907
  • Around 2% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 990 vs 968
  • Around 52% better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 205239 vs 135018
  • Around 62% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s): 737.298 vs 456.197
  • Around 31% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s): 7585.258 vs 5782.666
  • Around 64% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s): 66.951 vs 40.757
  • Around 53% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s): 309.051 vs 201.439
  • Around 50% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s): 2451.491 vs 1634.218
  • Around 5% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames): 33341 vs 31716
  • Around 5% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps): 33341 vs 31716
  • 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 25975 vs 21907
PassMark - G2D Mark 990 vs 968
Geekbench - OpenCL 205239 vs 135018
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 737.298 vs 456.197
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 7585.258 vs 5782.666
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 66.951 vs 40.757
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 309.051 vs 201.439
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 2451.491 vs 1634.218
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 33341 vs 31716
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 33341 vs 31716
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)
  • 3.7x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames): 13566 vs 3713
  • 9.5x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames): 31930 vs 3354
  • 3.7x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps): 13566 vs 3713
  • 9.5x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps): 31930 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) 13566 vs 3713
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 31930 vs 3354
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 13566 vs 3713
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 31930 vs 3354

Compare benchmarks

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

PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
25975
21907
PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
990
968
Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
205239
135018
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
737.298
456.197
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
7585.258
5782.666
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
66.951
40.757
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
309.051
201.439
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
2451.491
1634.218
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
33341
31716
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3713
13566
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3354
31930
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
33341
31716
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3713
13566
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3354
31930
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score
GPU 1
GPU 2
19970
13722
Name NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
PassMark - G3D Mark 25975 21907
PassMark - G2D Mark 990 968
Geekbench - OpenCL 205239 135018
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 737.298 456.197
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 7585.258 5782.666
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 66.951 40.757
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 309.051 201.439
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 2451.491 1634.218
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 33341 31716
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 3713 13566
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3354 31930
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 33341 31716
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 3713 13566
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3354 31930
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 5 6
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