NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Benchmark

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 GPU benchmark, specs and release date - 10 GB NVIDIA Graphics card rating. How good is the GeForce RTX 3080 for gaming?

GPU Benchmark Score

108 %
Amazing score from 31 samples
Low uncertainty
Performance
Amazing
Ranking
11th of 531
Popularity
25th of 531
Samples
31 benchmarks

Gaming benchmarks

Here is the performance of the GeForce RTX 3080 is some popular titles. The frame rate may depend on the display resolution, the graphics preset and the test system CPU.

Assassin's Creed Odyssey

Assassin's Creed Odyssey

62 FPS average
43 FPS 1% low
Assassin's Creed Valhalla

Assassin's Creed Valhalla

57 FPS average
47 FPS 1% low
Cyberpunk 2077

Cyberpunk 2077

43 FPS average
39 FPS 1% low
Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

74 FPS average
63 FPS 1% low
Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

87 FPS average
71 FPS 1% low
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege

174 FPS average
152 FPS 1% low

GPU benchmarks

Here are the performance results of this graphics card in both the hardwareDB Benchmark and other benchmark utilities. Synthetic tests are an estimation of real-world performance using consistent and repeatable benchmarks.

hardwareDB Benchmark

All tests were performed at 1920 x 1080 resolution

Flux Core

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

547 FPS average
378 FPS 10% low
252 FPS 1% low

Electron

Randomly generated noise sphere test

284 FPS average
256 FPS 10% low
169 FPS 1% low

City

Procedurally generated city scene with voxel rendering

395 FPS average
334 FPS 10% low
238 FPS 1% low

Clouds

Real-time noise calculation and ray marching test

221 FPS average
197 FPS 10% low
133 FPS 1% low

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Alternative benchmarks

Here are some benchmark results using alternative testing software

Geekbench (CUDA)

Geekbench (CUDA)

CUDA compute benchmark

206,390
Geekbench (OpenCL)

Geekbench (OpenCL)

OpenCL compute benchmark

181,771
Geekbench (Vulkan)

Geekbench (Vulkan)

Vulkan compute benchmark

126,138
3DMark Graphics

3DMark Graphics

High-end graphics benchmark

17,552

Compare these benchmarks and specs using our GPU Comparison Tool

GPU Comparison

The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 compared against popular alternatives. Compare against more GPUs with our GPU Comparison Tool.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
117 %
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
108 %
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti
85 %
AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT
71 %
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER
61 %
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
51 %
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080
46 %

Specifications

Core Clock 1440 MHz
Boost Clock 1710 MHz
Memory Type GDDR6X
Memory Size 10 GiB
Bus Width 320 bit
Memory Bandwidth 742.48 GB/s
TDP 320 W
Floating Point Performance 29.77 TFLOP/s
Release Date 2020-09-01
PCIe Revision 4
DirectX Support 12
OpenGL Support 4.6
Pixel Rate 164.2 Gigapixels/s
Texture Rate 465.1 Gigatexels/s
Shading Units 8704
Texture Mapping Units 272
Render Output Processors 96

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080

Released in 2020, the GeForce RTX 3080 is a GPU from NVIDIA. According to our GPU Benchmark, this GPU is an amazing card for gaming with a score of 108%.

The GeForce RTX 3080 has 10 GiB of GDDR6X memory, with a total memory bandwidth of 742 GB/s. The memory bus has a width of 320 bits. When choosing a GPU, plan ahead and select a model with enough memory for your needs. High resolutions such as 4K require significantly more memory than 1080p as there is more data to display on the screen.

In terms of clock speed, the GeForce RTX 3080 GPU core runs at a frequency of 1440 MHz and if power and temperature permits, it can boost up to 1710 MHz. A clock speed is the frequency at which the GPU updates. A higher speed means more processing can happen per cycle. This is useful only when comparing cards of the same generation, as other architectures may process more or less per clock.

As for rendering API support, the GeForce RTX 3080 supports up to DirectX 12. In addition, in cross-platform titles, OpenGL 4.6 features are supported. If your GPU is too old and doesn't support a newer API certain titles may not be playable.

Power and thermals for the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 are a TDP (Thermal Design Power) of 320 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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