GeForce RTX 3070 vs GeForce RTX 2080 Super

GeForce RTX 3070
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR6DESKTOP
Release date: 1 Sep 2020
GeForce RTX 3070
GeForce RTX 2080 Super
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR6DESKTOP
Release date: 23 Jul 2019
GeForce RTX 2080 Super

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    116%
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce RTX 3070

16% 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 RTX 2080 Super

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)

GeForce RTX 3070

HWBench recommends GeForce RTX 3070

The GeForce RTX 3070 is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (39 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce RTX 3070GeForce RTX 2080 Super
GPU NameGA104 (GA104-300-A1)vsTU104 (TU104-450-A1)
Fab Process8 nmvs12 nm
Die Size392 mm²vs545 mm²
Transistors17,400 millionvs13,600 million
Shaders5888vs3072
Compute Units46vs48
Core clock1500 MHzvs1650 MHz
ROPs64vs64
TMUs184vs192

Memory Configuration

GeForce RTX 3070GeForce RTX 2080 Super
Memory TypeGDDR6vsGDDR6
Bus Width256 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed1750 MHz
14 Gbps effective
vs1940 MHz
15520 MHz effective
Memory Size8192 Mbvs8192 Mb

Additional details

GeForce RTX 3070GeForce RTX 2080 Super
TDP220 wattsvs215 watts
Release Date1 Sep 2020vs23 Jul 2019

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    110.40 GP/s
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    116.20 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    317.40 GT/s
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    348.50 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    448.00 GB/s
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    496.60 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    20310.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    11150.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Game benchmarks

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    76
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    70

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    167
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    146

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    115
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    96

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    208
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    171

FPS (higher is better)

Cyberpunk 2077

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    91
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    82

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    120
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    119

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    209
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    188

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    106
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    85

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    50
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    48

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    88
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    82

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    217
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    158

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    228
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    190

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    94
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    81

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    64
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    60

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    139
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    118

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    90
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    72

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    162
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    131

FPS (higher is better)

Cyberpunk 2077

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    60
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    56

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    117
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    112

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    151
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    138

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    84
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    66

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    47
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    44

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    79
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    64

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    147
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    118

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    168
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    141

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    72
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    65

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    43
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    40

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    83
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    69

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    51
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    40

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    95
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    78

FPS (higher is better)

Cyberpunk 2077

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    31
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    28

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    76
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    64

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    85
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    75

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    52
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    31
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    29

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    50
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    41

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    77
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    61

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    98
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    81

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    44
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    38

FPS (higher is better)