NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Benchmark

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 GPU benchmark, specs and release date - 8 GB NVIDIA Graphics card rating. How good is the GeForce RTX 3070 for gaming?

GPU Benchmark Score

116 %
Amazing score from 24 samples
Low uncertainty

Ranked 17th out of 526 in the GPU Database. Tests performed at 1920 x 1080 resolution.

Benchmark Average 10% Low 1% Low
Flux Core
Volumetric ray casting test, a computationally expensive method of rendering high-quality scenes
160 FPS 111 FPS 73 FPS
Electron
Randomly generated noise sphere test
85 FPS 77 FPS 48 FPS
City
Procedurally generated city scene with voxel rendering
120 FPS 101 FPS 68 FPS
Clouds
Real-time noise calculation and ray marching test
68 FPS 58 FPS 41 FPS

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Geekbench (CUDA)
Geekbench (CUDA)
Geekbench (OpenCL)
Geekbench (OpenCL)
Geekbench (Vulkan)
Geekbench (Vulkan)
3DMark Graphics
3DMark Graphics
149,734 135,064 99,979 13,651

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GPU Comparison

The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 compared against popular alternatives. Compare against more GPUs with our GPU Comparison Tool.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti
141 %
AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT
121 %
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
116 %
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
107 %
AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT
91 %
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
79 %
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
62 %

Specifications

Core Clock 1500 MHz
Boost Clock 1725 MHz
Memory Type GDDR6
Memory Size 8 GiB
Bus Width 256 bit
Memory Bandwidth 448 GB/s
TDP 220 W
Floating Point Performance 20.31 TFLOPS
Release Date 2020-09-01
PCIe Revision 4
DirectX Support 12
OpenGL Support 4.6
Pixel Rate 166 Gigapixels/s
Texture Rate 317 Gigatexels/s
Shading Units 5888
Texture Mapping Units 184
Render Output Processors 96

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070

The GeForce RTX 3070 is a GPU from NVIDIA released in 2020. This chip has an amazing gaming score at 116% in our GPU benchmark.

The GeForce RTX 3070 has 8 GiB of GDDR6 memory, with a total memory bandwidth of 437 GB/s. The memory bus has a width of 256 bits. More memory is beneficial when gaming at high resolutions as the memory needs to store the frame buffer and all the game textures. If you run out of memory, you will experience poor performance as the GPU needs to swap data in and out of the memory as it is used.

In terms of clock speed, the GeForce RTX 3070 GPU core runs at a frequency of 1500 MHz and if power and temperature permits, it can boost up to 1725 MHz. The core clock is directly related to the performance of a GPU, the higher the clock, the more processing can be done per second. A higher clock does not guarantee better performance by itself, this also depends on the number of shading units and other elements of the pipeline.

The performance specs of the GeForce RTX 3070 are a raw floating-point performance of 20.31 TFLOPS : this represents the number of floating point (decimal) operations completed per second. In addition, this NVIDIA GPU has a pixel rate of 166 Gigapixels/s, the number of pixels the GPU is capable of outputting every second. Furthermore, it has a texture fill rate of 317 Gigatexels/s, the number of pixels the GPU can renderer per second.

As for rendering API support, the GeForce RTX 3070 supports up to DirectX 12. In addition, in cross-platform titles, OpenGL 4.6 features are supported. Newer APIs are usually more efficient, allowing for better performance in games and better graphical effects.

The raw technical specs of the GeForce RTX 3070 are: 5888 total shading units (general purpose parallel cores capable of processing different aspects of the graphics pipeline), 184 texture mapping units (specialised processors for texture operations, this determines the texture rate) and 96 render output processors or units (the final step in the rendering pipeline, responsible for rasterising the image)

Power and thermals for the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 are a TDP (Thermal Design Power) of 220 watts. This measures the amount of heat the GPU produces when running at 100%. This isn't a measure of power consumption, but it's a good estimate.

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