GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB Overview

GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
Memory: 12288Mb GDDR6XDESKTOP
Release date: 11 Jan 2022
GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB

Core Configuration

GPU GA102
Architecture Nvidia_Ampere
Shaders : TMUs : ROPs 8960 : 280 : 96
Tensor Cores 280
Raytracing Cores 70
Performance 30640.00 GFLOPs

Memory Configuration

Memory Size 12288 Mb
Memory Bus Width 384 bit
Memory Speed 1188 MHz
19 Gbps effective
Memory Bandwidth 912.40 Gb/s

Summary

Relative performance

  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    115%
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    112%
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    107%
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    103%
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    100%
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    97%
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    97%
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    90%
  • Radeon RX 6800
    89%
  • Radeon RX 6750 XT
    84%
  • GeForce RTX 3070 Ti
    80%
  • GeForce RTX 3070
    76%
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
    73%
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    72%
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    69%
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    66%
  • GeForce RTX 2080
    63%
  • Radeon RX 6650 XT
    62%
  • GeForce RTX 2070 Super
    60%
  • Geforce GTX TITAN Xp
    59%
  • Radeon RX 5700 XT
    59%
  • Radeon RX 6600 XT
    57%
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    56%
  • GeForce RTX 3060
    54%
  • Radeon VII
    54%
  • GeForce RTX 2070
    53%
  • Radeon RX 5700
    53%
  • GeForce RTX 2060 Super
    52%
  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    49%
  • GeForce RTX 2060
    46%
  • Radeon RX 5600 XT
    44%
  • Radeon RX 6600
    44%
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    44%
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    40%
  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    37%
  • GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
    37%
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    37%
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    35%
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    34%
  • GeForce GTX 1660
    32%
  • Radeon RX 590
    32%
  • GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER
    29%
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    29%
  • Radeon RX 580
    28%
  • Radeon RX 480
    26%
  • Radeon RX 470
    25%
  • Radeon RX 570
    25%
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    25%
  • Radeon R9 390X
    24%
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    24%
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    22%
  • GeForce GTX 980
    22%
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    21%
  • Radeon RX 6500 XT
    20%
  • GeForce GTX 1650
    19%
  • GeForce GTX 970
    18%
  • GeForce GTX 780 Ti
    14%
  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    12%

Performance summary, based on benchmarks charts.

The GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB is a graphics card released by Nvidia on 11 Jan 2022. The graphics card houses the GA102 die, based on the Nvidia_Ampere architecture which packs 28,300 million transistors on a 8 nm, 628 mm2 die.

GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB pros and cons

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)



Specifications


Compared to similar performing cards

GeForce RTX 3080 12 GBRadeon RX 6950 XTRadeon RX 6750 XTGeForce RTX 3090 TiGeForce RTX 3080 Ti
GeForce RTX 3080 12 GBRadeon RX 6950 XTRadeon RX 6750 XTGeForce RTX 3090 TiGeForce RTX 3080 Ti
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Shader units8960512025601075210240
ROPs9612864112112
Graphics processorGA102Navi 21Navi 22GA102GA102
Process size8 nm7 nm7 nm8 nm8 nm
Memory12288 Mb GDDR6X (1188 MHz
19 Gbps effective)
16384 Mb GDDR6 (2250 MHz
18 Gbps effective)
12288 Mb GDDR6 (2250 MHz
18 Gbps effective)
24576 Mb GDDR6X (1313 MHz
21 Gbps effective)
12288 Mb GDDR6X (1188 MHz
19 Gbps effective)
Memory bus width384 bit256 bit192 bit384 bit384 bit
Memory bandwidth912.40 Gb/s576.00 Gb/s432.00 Gb/s1008.00 Gb/s912.40 Gb/s
Release date11 Jan 202210 May 20223 Mar 202227 Jan 202231 May 2021

Benchmarks

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    228
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    221
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    184
  • Radeon RX 6750 XT
    179
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    177

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    185
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    184
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    162
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    157
  • Radeon RX 6750 XT
    122

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    108
  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    98
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    96
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    95
  • Radeon RX 6750 XT
    62

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 6

  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    125
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    125
  • Radeon RX 6750 XT
    121
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    111
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    109

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 6

  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    122
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    120
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    105
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    103
  • Radeon RX 6750 XT
    102

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 6

  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    91
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    89
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    79
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    78
  • Radeon RX 6750 XT
    56

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2021

  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    349
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    334
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    303
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    292
  • Radeon RX 6750 XT
    259

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2021

  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    292
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    271
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    237
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    211
  • Radeon RX 6750 XT
    195

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2021

  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    183
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    170
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    145
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    139
  • Radeon RX 6750 XT
    111

FPS (higher is better)

Forza Horizon 5

  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    128
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    125
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    116
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    114
  • Radeon RX 6750 XT
    111

FPS (higher is better)

Forza Horizon 5

  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    117
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    113
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    105
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    103
  • Radeon RX 6750 XT
    92

FPS (higher is better)

Forza Horizon 5

  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    90
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    88
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    81
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    80
  • Radeon RX 6750 XT
    60

FPS (higher is better)