NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti

Compare NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 10 GB vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti 12 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

$ 850
$ 174.10 slightly less expensive
$ 1,024

Benchmark Score

Overall Score

General gaming and workstation score

179 %
184 %
2% slightly better overall score

Flux Core frame rate

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

251 FPS
2 FPS slightly higher Flux Core frame rate
249 FPS

Electron frame rate

Randomly generated noise sphere test

134 FPS
140 FPS
7 FPS slightly higher Electron frame rate

City frame rate

Procedurally generated city scene with voxel rendering

183 FPS
189 FPS
6 FPS slightly higher City frame rate

Clouds frame rate

Real-time noise calculation and ray marching test

103 FPS
110 FPS
7 FPS slightly higher Clouds frame rate

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (CUDA) score

CUDA compute benchmark

206,390
235,513
14% slightly higher Geekbench (CUDA) score

Geekbench (OpenCL) score

OpenCL compute benchmark

181,771
209,081
15% slightly higher Geekbench (OpenCL) score

Geekbench (Vulkan) score

Vulkan compute benchmark

126,138
131,975
4% slightly higher Geekbench (Vulkan) score

3DMark Graphics score

High-end graphics benchmark

17,631
19,628
11% slightly higher 3DMark Graphics score

Specifications

Core Clock Speed

Nominal chip frequency

1,440 MHz
5% slightly higher core clock speed
1,370 MHz

Boost Clock Speed

Higher turbo frequency when power conditions are met

1,710 MHz
2% slightly higher boost clock speed
1,665 MHz

Memory

Onboard memory size for textures and vertices

10 GiB
12 GiB
20% slightly more memory

Memory Bus Width

Number of parallel lines to the memory chips

320 Bit
384 Bit
20% slightly larger memory bus width

Memory Bandwidth

Data transfer speed between GPU core and memory

760 GB/s
912 GB/s
20% slightly higher memory bandwidth

TDP

Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the GPU

320 W
9% slightly lower TDP
350 W

Pixel Rate

Number of pixels that can be rendered per second

164 Gigapixels/s
187 Gigapixels/s
13% slightly higher pixel rate

Texture Rate

Number of textured pixels that can be rendered per second

465 Gigatexels/s
533 Gigatexels/s
14% slightly higher texture rate

Floating Point Performance

Raw number of floating point operations per second

30 TFLOPS
34 TFLOPS
14% slightly better floating point performance

Shading Units

Number of processors dedicated to shader processing

8,704
10,240
17% slightly more shading units

Texture Mapping Units

Number of processors dedicated to applying textures

272
320
17% slightly more texture mapping units

Render Output Processors

Number of processors dedicated to final pixel rendering

96
112
16% slightly more render output processors

Other details

Rank

Ranking in the hardwareDB database

8th of 526
5th of 526

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

September 2020
May 2021

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip

GDDR6X
GDDR6X

DirectX Support

Maximum version of DirectX supported

12.0
12.0

OpenGL Support

Maximum version of OpenGL supported

4.6
4.6

GeForce RTX 3080 vs GeForce RTX 3080 Ti benchmarks

In our benchmarks, the GeForce RTX 3080 Ti beats the GeForce RTX 3080 in gaming performance.

The GeForce RTX 3080 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 3080 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.

Next up, in terms of GPU memory, the GeForce RTX 3080 Ti has slightly more memory with 12 GiB of memory compared to 10 GiB. Lots of memory is good when playing at high resolutions or with many monitors.

In addition, the GeForce RTX 3080 has a slightly lower TDP at 320 W when compared to the GeForce RTX 3080 Ti at 350 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 3080 Ti over the GeForce RTX 3080.

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