NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 Benchmark

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 GPU benchmark, specs and release date - 24 GB NVIDIA Graphics card rating. How good is the GeForce RTX 3090 for gaming?

GPU Benchmark Score

132 %
Incredible score from 11 samples
Low uncertainty
Performance
Incredible
Ranking
8th of 531
Popularity
41st of 531
Samples
11 benchmarks

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

629 FPS average
451 FPS 10% low
302 FPS 1% low

Electron

Randomly generated noise sphere test

337 FPS average
319 FPS 10% low
277 FPS 1% low

City

Procedurally generated city scene with voxel rendering

478 FPS average
408 FPS 10% low
361 FPS 1% low

Clouds

Real-time noise calculation and ray marching test

267 FPS average
241 FPS 10% low
215 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

238,123
Geekbench (OpenCL)

Geekbench (OpenCL)

OpenCL compute benchmark

204,921
Geekbench (Vulkan)

Geekbench (Vulkan)

Vulkan compute benchmark

138,859
3DMark Graphics

3DMark Graphics

High-end graphics benchmark

19,854

Compare these benchmarks and specs using our GPU Comparison Tool

GPU Comparison

The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 compared against popular alternatives. Compare against more GPUs with our GPU Comparison Tool.

AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT
137 %
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090
132 %
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
117 %
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
100 %
NVIDIA RTX A4000
72 %
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
51 %
NVIDIA Quadro RTX 5000
43 %

Specifications

Core Clock 1400 MHz
Boost Clock 1695 MHz
Memory Type GDDR6X
Memory Size 24 GiB
Bus Width 384 bit
Memory Bandwidth 914.26 GB/s
TDP 350 W
Floating Point Performance 35.58 TFLOP/s
Release Date 2020-09-01
PCIe Revision 4
DirectX Support 12
OpenGL Support 4.6
Pixel Rate 189.8 Gigapixels/s
Texture Rate 556 Gigatexels/s
Shading Units 10496
Texture Mapping Units 328
Render Output Processors 112

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090

Released in 2020, the GeForce RTX 3090 is a GPU from NVIDIA. According to our GPU Benchmark, this GPU is an incredible card for gaming with a score of 132%.

The GeForce RTX 3090 has 24 GiB of GDDR6X memory, with a total memory bandwidth of 914 GB/s. The memory bus has a width of 384 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 3090 GPU core runs at a frequency of 1400 MHz and if power and temperature permits, it can boost up to 1695 MHz. The clock runs at a speed called the clock speed. It dictates the number of updates per second that the GPU can process. Overclocking a chip, which means increasing the clock speed will improve the performance. However, thermals and power efficiency may be diminished.

As for rendering API support, the GeForce RTX 3090 supports up to DirectX 12. In addition, in cross-platform titles, OpenGL 4.6 features are supported. Higher level APIs such as DirectX 12 give more control to the game developer and can allow them to improve the graphics and performance.

This chip has a Thermal Design Power of 350W: the total amount of waste heat generated. A card that runs hotter will need better cooling and will draw more power from the wall.

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