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

  • GeForce RTX 4090
    179%
  • GeForce RTX 4080 16 GB
    142%
  • Radeon RX 6950 XT
    124%
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    117%
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    107%
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    104%
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    101%
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    100%
  • Radeon RX 6800 XT
    97%
  • GeForce RTX 3080
    97%
  • Radeon RX 6800
    87%
  • Radeon RX 6750 XT
    84%
  • GeForce RTX 3070 Ti
    81%
  • GeForce RTX 3070
    75%
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
    75%
  • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    74%
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
    68%
  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    67%
  • Radeon RX 6650 XT
    64%
  • GeForce RTX 2080
    62%
  • Radeon RX 5700 XT
    61%
  • GeForce RTX 2070 Super
    58%
  • Radeon RX 6600 XT
    57%
  • Radeon RX 5700
    57%
  • GeForce RTX 3060
    53%
  • GeForce RTX 2070
    52%
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    51%
  • GeForce RTX 2060 Super
    50%
  • Radeon RX 5600 XT
    50%
  • Radeon RX 6600
    48%
  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    47%
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    45%
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    41%
  • Radeon RX 6500 XT
    35%
  • GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
    34%
  • GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
    34%
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    33%
  • GeForce GTX 1660
    31%
  • Radeon RX 590
    31%
  • Radeon RX 6400
    29%
  • Radeon RX 580
    28%
  • Radeon RX 480
    27%
  • Radeon RX 570
    26%

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 6750 XTGeForce RTX 3090 TiGeForce RTX 3080 TiRadeon RX 6900 XT
GeForce RTX 3080 12 GBRadeon RX 6750 XTGeForce RTX 3090 TiGeForce RTX 3080 TiRadeon RX 6900 XT
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Shader units8960256010752102405120
ROPs9664112112128
Graphics processorGA102Navi 22GA102GA102Navi 21
Process size8 nm7 nm8 nm8 nm7 nm
Memory12288 Mb GDDR6X (1188 MHz
19 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)
16384 Mb GDDR6 (2000 MHz
16 Gbps effective)
Memory bus width384 bit192 bit384 bit384 bit256 bit
Memory bandwidth912.40 Gb/s432.00 Gb/s1008.00 Gb/s912.40 Gb/s512.00 Gb/s
Release date11 Jan 20223 Mar 202227 Jan 202231 May 202128 Oct 2020

Benchmarks

Hitman III

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    308
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    266
  • Radeon RX 6750 XT
    252
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    250
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    247

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    236
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    217
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    214
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    211
  • Radeon RX 6750 XT
    170

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    141
  • Radeon RX 6900 XT
    126
  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    125
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    118
  • Radeon RX 6750 XT
    88

FPS (higher is better)