GeForce RTX 3080 vs GeForce GTX 1070 Ti

GeForce RTX 3080
Memory: 10240Mb GDDR6XDESKTOP
Release date: 1 Sep 2020
GeForce RTX 3080
GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 26 Oct 2017
GeForce GTX 1070 Ti

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    224%
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce RTX 3080

124% higher gaming performance.
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Supports PhysX
Supports G-Sync
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty)
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute
Supports DirectX Raytracing (DXR)
Supports Deep Learning Super-Sampling (DLSS)

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 1070 Ti

140 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce RTX 3080 .
Supports PhysX
Supports G-Sync
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty)
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Pascal), there may be no performance optimizations for current games and applications

GeForce RTX 3080

HWBench recommends GeForce RTX 3080

The GeForce RTX 3080 is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (33 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce RTX 3080GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
GPU NameGA102 (GA102-200-K1-A1)vsGP104 (GP104-300-A1)
Fab Process8 nmvs16 nm
Die Size628 mm²vs314 mm²
Transistors28,000 millionvs7,200 million
Shaders8704vs2432
Compute Units68vs19
Core clock1440 MHzvs1607 MHz
ROPs96vs64
TMUs272vs152

Memory Configuration

GeForce RTX 3080GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
Memory TypeGDDR6XvsGDDR5
Bus Width320 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed1188 MHz
19 Gbps effective
vs2002 MHz
8008 MHz effective
Memory Size10240 Mbvs8192 Mb

Additional details

GeForce RTX 3080GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
TDP320 wattsvs180 watts
Release Date1 Sep 2020vs26 Oct 2017

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    164.20 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    107.70 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    465.10 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    255.80 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    760.30 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    256.30 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    29770.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    8186.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Game benchmarks

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    174
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    97

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    128
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    68

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    219
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    119

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    200
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    114

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    120
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    103

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 5

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    134
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    86

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

Ultra Detail,16:1 AF, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    126
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    54

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    50
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    38

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    103
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    47

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    276
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    115

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    285
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    117

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    171
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    75

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    112
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    48

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    203
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    89

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    177
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    82

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    119
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    77

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 5

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    111
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    61

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

Ultra Detail,16:1 AF, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    106
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    48
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    29

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    102
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    37

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    194
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    75

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    224
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    81

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    110
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    69
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    26

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    127
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    52

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    106
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    44

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    96
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 5

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    76
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    33

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

Ultra Detail,16:1 AF, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    67
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    26

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    42
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    17

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    69
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    22

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    104
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    38

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    135
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    46

FPS (higher is better)