GeForce RTX 3060 vs GeForce GTX 1070

GeForce RTX 3060
Memory: 12288Mb GDDR6DESKTOP
Release date: UNRELEASED
GeForce RTX 3060
GeForce GTX 1070
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 10 Jun 2016
GeForce GTX 1070

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    155%
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce RTX 3060

55% higher gaming performance.
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

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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Pascal), there may be no performance optimizations for current games and applications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 3060

HWBench recommends GeForce RTX 3060

The GeForce RTX 3060 is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (33 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce RTX 3060GeForce GTX 1070
GPU NameGA106 (GA106-300-A1)vsGP104 (GP104-200-A1)
Fab Process8 nmvs16 nm
Die Size300 mm²vs314 mm²
Transistors13,250 millionvs7,200 million
Shaders3840vs1920
Compute Units30vs15
Core clock1627 MHzvs1506 MHz
ROPs64vs64
TMUs120vs120

Memory Configuration

GeForce RTX 3060GeForce GTX 1070
Memory TypeGDDR6vsGDDR5
Bus Width192 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed1750 MHz
14 Gbps effective
vs2002 MHz
8008 MHz effective
Memory Size12288 Mbvs8192 Mb

Additional details

GeForce RTX 3060GeForce GTX 1070
TDP180 wattsvs150 watts
Release DateUNRELEASEDvs10 Jun 2016

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    118.50 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    96.40 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    222.20 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    180.70 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    336.00 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    256.30 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    14220.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    5783.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Game benchmarks

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    65
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    43

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    128
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    86

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    142
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    104

FPS (higher is better)

Cyberpunk 2077

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    62
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    38

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    108
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    93

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    149
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    103

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    70
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    43

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    46
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    32

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    71
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    40

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    152
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    100

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    153
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    103

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    54
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    34

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    97
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    67

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    107
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    77

FPS (higher is better)

Cyberpunk 2077

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    39
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    23

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    85
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    68

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    99
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    65

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    55
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    34

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    37
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    21

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    56
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    32

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    100
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    60

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    114
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    73

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    36
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    21

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    57
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    37

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    61
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    43

FPS (higher is better)

Cyberpunk 2077

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    19
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    10

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    48
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    37

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    53
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    35

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    34
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    21

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    20
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    12

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    35
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    19

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    50
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    33

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3060
    66
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    41

FPS (higher is better)