GeForce RTX 3090 Ti vs GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB

GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
Memory: 24576Mb GDDR6XDESKTOP
Release date: 27 Jan 2022
GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
Memory: 12288Mb GDDR6XDESKTOP
Release date: 11 Jan 2022
GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    112%
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce RTX 3090 Ti

12% 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)

Reasons to consider GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB

100 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce RTX 3090 Ti .
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 Ti

HWBench recommends GeForce RTX 3090 Ti

The GeForce RTX 3090 Ti is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (17 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce RTX 3090 TiGeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
GPU NameGA102 (GA102-350-A1)vsGA102 (GA102-220-A1)
Fab Process8 nmvs8 nm
Die Size628 mm²vs628 mm²
Transistors28,300 millionvs28,300 million
Shaders10752vs8960
Tensor Cores336vs280
Raytracing Cores84vs70
Compute Units84vs70
Core clock1560 MHzvs1260 MHz
ROPs112vs96
TMUs336vs280

Memory Configuration

GeForce RTX 3090 TiGeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
Memory TypeGDDR6XvsGDDR6X
Bus Width384 bitvs384 bit
Memory Speed1313 MHz
21 Gbps effective
vs1188 MHz
19 Gbps effective
Memory Size24576 Mbvs12288 Mb

Additional details

GeForce RTX 3090 TiGeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
TDP450 wattsvs350 watts
Release Date27 Jan 2022vs11 Jan 2022

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    208.30 GP/s
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    164.20 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    625.00 GT/s
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    478.80 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    1008.00 GB/s
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    912.40 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    40000.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    30640.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Game benchmarks

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    116
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    111

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2021

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

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    334
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    303

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 6

Ultra High Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    125
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    111

FPS (higher is better)

Forza Horizon 5

Extreme Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    125
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    116

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    308
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    250

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

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

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    221
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    184

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    100
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    98

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2021

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

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    271
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    237

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 6

Ultra High Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    120
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    105

FPS (higher is better)

Forza Horizon 5

Extreme Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    113
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    105

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    236
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    214

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

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

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    184
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    162

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2021

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

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    170
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    145

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 6

Ultra High Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    89
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    79

FPS (higher is better)

Forza Horizon 5

Extreme Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    88
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    81

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    141
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    118

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

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

  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    108
  • GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB
    95

FPS (higher is better)