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.

 

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 4% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 977 vs 941
  • Around 17% better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 24997 vs 21312
  • Around 44% better performance in 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score: 19833 vs 13798
  • Around 54% better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 202954 vs 132215
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 977 vs 941
PassMark - G3D Mark 24997 vs 21312
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 19833 vs 13798
Geekbench - OpenCL 202954 vs 132215

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
977
941
PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
24997
21312
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score
GPU 1
GPU 2
19833
13798
Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
202954
132215
Name NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
PassMark - G2D Mark 977 941
PassMark - G3D Mark 24997 21312
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 19833 13798
Geekbench - OpenCL 202954 132215

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 5
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