GeForce RTX 3080 Ti vs GeForce RTX 3090

GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
Memory: 12288Mb GDDR6XDESKTOP
Release date: 31 May 2021
GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
GeForce RTX 3090
Memory: 24576Mb GDDR6XDESKTOP
Release date: 1 Sep 2020
GeForce RTX 3090

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    100%
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    106%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce RTX 3080 Ti

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 3090

6% 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)

GeForce RTX 3090

HWBench recommends GeForce RTX 3090

The GeForce RTX 3090 is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (41 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce RTX 3080 TiGeForce RTX 3090
GPU NameGA102 (GA102-225-A1)vsGA102 (GA102-300-A1)
Fab Process8 nmvs8 nm
Die Size628 mm²vs628 mm²
Transistors28,300 millionvs28,000 million
Shaders10240vs10496
Tensor Cores320vsnone
Raytracing Cores80vsnone
Compute Units80vs82
Core clock1365 MHzvs1395 MHz
ROPs112vs112
TMUs320vs328

Memory Configuration

GeForce RTX 3080 TiGeForce RTX 3090
Memory TypeGDDR6XvsGDDR6X
Bus Width384 bitvs384 bit
Memory Speed1188 MHz
19 Gbps effective
vs1219 MHz
19.5 Gbps effective
Memory Size12288 Mbvs24576 Mb

Additional details

GeForce RTX 3080 TiGeForce RTX 3090
TDP350 wattsvs350 watts
Release Date31 May 2021vs1 Sep 2020

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    186.50 GP/s
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    189.80 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    532.80 GT/s
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    556.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    912.40 GB/s
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    936.20 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    34100.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    35580.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Game benchmarks

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    105
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    107

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    174
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    175

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    261
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    264

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2021

Ultra High Quality TAA, Bahrain, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    292
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    319

FPS (higher is better)

Cyberpunk 2077

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    110
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    110

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 6

Ultra High Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    109
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    124

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    120
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    120

FPS (higher is better)

Forza Horizon 5

Extreme Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    114
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    120

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    247
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    254

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    128
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    132

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Highest Details, Pure hair, HBAO+, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    177
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    217

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    288
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    300

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    266
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    283

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    113
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    113

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    93
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    95

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    173
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    174

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    226
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    235

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2021

Ultra High Quality TAA, Bahrain, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    211
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    254

FPS (higher is better)

Cyberpunk 2077

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    84
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    90

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 6

Ultra High Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    103
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    118

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    120
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    120

FPS (higher is better)

Forza Horizon 5

Extreme Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    103
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    109

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    214
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    216

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    109
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    117

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Highest Details, Pure hair, HBAO+, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    157
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    174

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    249
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    253

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    202
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    210

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    89
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    99

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    64
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    68

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    112
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    124

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    143
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    151

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2021

Ultra High Quality TAA, Bahrain, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    139
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    157

FPS (higher is better)

Cyberpunk 2077

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    44
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    49

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 6

Ultra High Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    78
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    84

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    99
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    104

FPS (higher is better)

Forza Horizon 5

Extreme Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    80
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    85

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    125
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    133

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    77
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    78

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Highest Details, Pure hair, HBAO+, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    96
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    100

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    153
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    154

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
    59
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    65

FPS (higher is better)