NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050

Compare NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER 8 GB vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 8 GB, specs and GPU benchmark score. Which is the better graphics card for the money?

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Benchmark Score

Overall Score

General gaming and workstation score

67 %
13% slightly better overall score
59 %

Flux Core frame rate

Volumetric ray casting test, a computationally expensive method of rendering high-quality scenes

83 FPS
6 FPS slightly higher Flux Core frame rate
77 FPS

Electron frame rate

Randomly generated noise sphere test

64 FPS
22 FPS significantly higher Electron frame rate
41 FPS

City frame rate

Procedurally generated city scene with voxel rendering

60 FPS
1 FPS slightly higher City frame rate
58 FPS

Clouds frame rate

Real-time noise calculation and ray marching test

46 FPS
14 FPS significantly higher Clouds frame rate
32 FPS

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (CUDA) score

CUDA compute benchmark

30% slightly higher Geekbench (CUDA) score

Geekbench (OpenCL) score

OpenCL compute benchmark

18% slightly higher Geekbench (OpenCL) score

Geekbench (Vulkan) score

Vulkan compute benchmark

31% slightly higher Geekbench (Vulkan) score

3DMark Graphics score

High-end graphics benchmark

40% slightly higher 3DMark Graphics score


Core Clock Speed

Nominal chip frequency

1,407 MHz
1,552 MHz
10% slightly higher core clock speed

Boost Clock Speed

Higher turbo frequency when power conditions are met

1,650 MHz
1,777 MHz
7% slightly higher boost clock speed


Onboard memory size for textures and vertices

8 GiB
8 GiB

Memory Bus Width

Number of parallel lines to the memory chips

256 Bit
100% significantly larger memory bus width
128 Bit

Memory Bandwidth

Data transfer speed between GPU core and memory

448 GB/s
100% significantly higher memory bandwidth
224 GB/s


Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the GPU

175 W
130 W
34% slightly lower TDP

Pixel Rate

Number of pixels that can be rendered per second

106 Gigapixels/s
85% significantly higher pixel rate
57 Gigapixels/s

Texture Rate

Number of textured pixels that can be rendered per second

224 Gigatexels/s
57% significantly higher texture rate
142 Gigatexels/s

Floating Point Performance

Raw number of floating point operations per second

26% slightly better floating point performance

Shading Units

Number of processors dedicated to shader processing

17% slightly more shading units

Texture Mapping Units

Number of processors dedicated to applying textures

69% significantly more texture mapping units

Render Output Processors

Number of processors dedicated to final pixel rendering

100% significantly more render output processors

Other details


Ranking in the hardwareDB database

54th of 536
67th of 536

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

July 2019
January 2022

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip


DirectX Support

Maximum version of DirectX supported


OpenGL Support

Maximum version of OpenGL supported


GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER vs GeForce RTX 3050 comparison

In our benchmarks, the GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER beats the GeForce RTX 3050 in gaming performance.

The GeForce RTX 3050 has a slightly higher core clock speed. This is the frequency at which the graphics core is running at. While not necessarily an indicator of overall performance, this metric can be useful when comparing two GPUs based on the same architecture. In addition, the GeForce RTX 3050 also has a slightly higher boost clock speed. The boost clock speed is the frequency that the GPU core can reach if the temperature is low enough. The allows for higher performance in certain scenarios.

As stated by the manufacturer, they both have the same amount of memory at 8 GiB. Lots of memory is good when playing at high resolutions or with many monitors.

In addition, the GeForce RTX 3050 has a slightly lower TDP at 130 W when compared to the GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER at 175 W. Heat output doesn't match power consumption directly but, it's a good estimate.

In conclusion, all specs and GPU benchmarks considered, will recommend the GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER over the GeForce RTX 3050.


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