NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti

Compare NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti 11 GB vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti 8 GB, specs and GPU benchmark score. Which is the better graphics card for the money?

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Price

The cheapest price from our partner retailers

$ 1,800
$ 461
$ 1338.86 significantly less expensive

Benchmark Score

Overall Score

General gaming and workstation score

171 %
55% significantly better overall score
110 %

Flux Core frame rate

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

211 FPS
57 FPS significantly higher Flux Core frame rate
153 FPS

Electron frame rate

Randomly generated noise sphere test

153 FPS
74 FPS significantly higher Electron frame rate
79 FPS

City frame rate

Procedurally generated city scene with voxel rendering

151 FPS
37 FPS significantly higher City frame rate
114 FPS

Clouds frame rate

Real-time noise calculation and ray marching test

114 FPS
54 FPS significantly higher Clouds frame rate
61 FPS

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (CUDA) score

CUDA compute benchmark

176,681
37% slightly higher Geekbench (CUDA) score
128,321

Geekbench (OpenCL) score

OpenCL compute benchmark

145,322
20% slightly higher Geekbench (OpenCL) score
120,183

Geekbench (Vulkan) score

Vulkan compute benchmark

132,328
38% slightly higher Geekbench (Vulkan) score
95,490

3DMark Graphics score

High-end graphics benchmark

14,603
25% slightly higher 3DMark Graphics score
11,624

Specifications

Core Clock Speed

Nominal chip frequency

1,350 MHz
1,410 MHz
4% slightly higher core clock speed

Boost Clock Speed

Higher turbo frequency when power conditions are met

1,545 MHz
1,665 MHz
7% slightly higher boost clock speed

Memory

Onboard memory size for textures and vertices

11 GiB
37% slightly more memory
8 GiB

Memory Bus Width

Number of parallel lines to the memory chips

352 Bit
37% slightly larger memory bus width
256 Bit

Memory Bandwidth

Data transfer speed between GPU core and memory

616 GB/s
37% slightly higher memory bandwidth
448 GB/s

TDP

Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the GPU

250 W
200 W
25% slightly lower TDP

Pixel Rate

Number of pixels that can be rendered per second

136 Gigapixels/s
2% slightly higher pixel rate
133 Gigapixels/s

Texture Rate

Number of textured pixels that can be rendered per second

420 Gigatexels/s
66% significantly higher texture rate
253 Gigatexels/s

Floating Point Performance

Raw number of floating point operations per second

13 TFLOPS
16 TFLOPS
20% slightly better floating point performance

Shading Units

Number of processors dedicated to shader processing

4,352
4,864
11% slightly more shading units

Texture Mapping Units

Number of processors dedicated to applying textures

272
78% significantly more texture mapping units
152

Render Output Processors

Number of processors dedicated to final pixel rendering

88
10% slightly more render output processors
80

Other details

Rank

Ranking in the hardwareDB database

10th of 536
21st of 536

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

September 2018
December 2020

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip

GDDR6
GDDR6

DirectX Support

Maximum version of DirectX supported

12.0
12.0

OpenGL Support

Maximum version of OpenGL supported

4.6
4.6

GeForce RTX 2080 Ti vs GeForce RTX 3060 Ti comparison

In our benchmarks, the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti beats the GeForce RTX 3060 Ti in gaming performance.

Our database shows that the GeForce RTX 3060 Ti has a slightly higher core clock speed. The core clock speed (or base speed) is the frequency at which the GPU core runs. This metric makes sense when comparing GPUs of a similar architecture or generation. In addition, the GeForce RTX 3060 Ti also has a slightly higher boost clock speed. This is a frequency that can be reached if the GPU is cooled sufficiently and has enough power.

As stated by the manufacturer, the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti has slightly more memory with 11 GiB of memory compared to 8 GiB. Lots of memory is good when playing at high resolutions or with many monitors.

In addition, the GeForce RTX 3060 Ti has a slightly lower TDP at 200 W when compared to the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti at 250 W. Heat output doesn't match power consumption directly but, it's a good estimate.

In terms of raw gaming performance in our GPU benchmark, the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti is better than the GeForce RTX 3060 Ti.

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