GeForce RTX 3080 vs GeForce RTX 3090

GeForce RTX 3080
Memory: 10240Mb GDDR6XDESKTOP
Release date: 1 Sep 2020
GeForce RTX 3080
GeForce RTX 3090
Memory: 24576Mb GDDR6XDESKTOP
Release date: 1 Sep 2020
GeForce RTX 3090

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    100%
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    108%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce RTX 3080

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

8% 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 (45 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce RTX 3080GeForce RTX 3090
GPU NameGA102 (GA102-200-K1-A1)vsGA102 (GA102-300-A1)
Fab Process8 nmvs8 nm
Die Size628 mm²vs628 mm²
Transistors28,000 millionvs28,000 million
Shaders8704vs10496
Compute Units68vs82
Core clock1440 MHzvs1395 MHz
ROPs96vs112
TMUs272vs328

Memory Configuration

GeForce RTX 3080GeForce RTX 3090
Memory TypeGDDR6XvsGDDR6X
Bus Width320 bitvs384 bit
Memory Speed1188 MHz
19 Gbps effective
vs1219 MHz
19.5 Gbps effective
Memory Size10240 Mbvs24576 Mb

Additional details

GeForce RTX 3080GeForce RTX 3090
TDP320 wattsvs350 watts
Release Date1 Sep 2020vs1 Sep 2020

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    164.20 GP/s
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    189.80 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    465.10 GT/s
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    556.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    760.30 GB/s
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    936.20 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    29770.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    35580.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Game benchmarks

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    85
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    90

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    174
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    175

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    128
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    130

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    219
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    245

FPS (higher is better)

Cyberpunk 2077

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    110
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    110

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    200
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    206

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    120
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    120

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 5

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    134
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    134

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    246
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    259

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    126
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    132

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    50
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    50

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    103
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    112

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    276
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    295

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    285
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    300

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    106
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    106

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    74
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    82

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    171
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    174

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    112
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    120

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    203
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    220

FPS (higher is better)

Cyberpunk 2077

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    76
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    90

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    177
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    191

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    119
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    120

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 5

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    111
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    111

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    189
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    213

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    106
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    117

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    48
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    49

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    102
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    111

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    194
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    212

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    224
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    253

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    87
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    98

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    51
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    60

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    110
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    124

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    69
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    78

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    127
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    143

FPS (higher is better)

Cyberpunk 2077

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    40
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    49

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    106
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    123

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    96
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    104

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 5

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    76
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    84

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    112
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    131

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    67
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    78

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    42
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    45

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    69
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    75

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    104
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    116

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    135
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    154

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3080
    56
  • GeForce RTX 3090
    65

FPS (higher is better)