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

Reasons to consider GeForce RTX 3060

Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on specifications.
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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Pascal), there may be no performance optimizations for current games and applications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

Based on theoretical specifications.


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