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 - 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

  • 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 2% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 983 vs 960
  • Around 18% better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 25647 vs 21728
  • Around 45% better performance in 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score: 19930 vs 13748
  • Around 53% better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 205434 vs 134555
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 - G2D Mark 983 vs 960
PassMark - G3D Mark 25647 vs 21728
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 19930 vs 13748
Geekbench - OpenCL 205434 vs 134555

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)
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)

Compare benchmarks

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

PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
983
960
PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
25647
21728
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score
GPU 1
GPU 2
19930
13748
Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
205434
134555
Name NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
PassMark - G2D Mark 983 960
PassMark - G3D Mark 25647 21728
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 19930 13748
Geekbench - OpenCL 205434 134555
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 453.922
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 5765.5
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 40.109
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 187.041
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 1397.885
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 16718
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 18216
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 55849
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 16718
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 18216
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 55849

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 1 4
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