GeForce RTX 3090 vs GeForce GTX 1080 Ti

GeForce RTX 3090
Memory: 24576Mb GDDR6XDESKTOP
Release date: 1 Sep 2020
GeForce RTX 3090
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
Memory: 11264Mb GDDR5XDESKTOP
Release date: UNRELEASED
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    189%
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce RTX 3090

89% 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 GTX 1080 Ti

130 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce RTX 3090 .
Supports PhysX
Supports G-Sync
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty)
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Pascal), there may be no performance optimizations for current games and applications

GeForce RTX 3090

HWBench recommends GeForce RTX 3090

The GeForce RTX 3090 is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (57 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce RTX 3090GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
GPU NameGA102 (GA102-300-A1)vsGP102 (GP102-350-K1-A1)
Fab Process8 nmvs16 nm
Die Size628 mm²vs471 mm²
Transistors28,000 millionvs12,000 million
Shaders10496vs3584
Compute Units82vs28
Core clock1395 MHzvs1480 MHz
ROPs112vs88
TMUs328vs224

Memory Configuration

GeForce RTX 3090GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
Memory TypeGDDR6XvsGDDR5X
Bus Width384 bitvs352 bit
Memory Speed1219 MHz
19.5 Gbps effective
vs1376 MHz
11008 MHz effective
Memory Size24576 Mbvs11264 Mb

Additional details

GeForce RTX 3090GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
TDP350 wattsvs220 watts
Release Date1 Sep 2020vsUNRELEASED

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    189.80 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    130.20 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    556.00 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    332.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    936.20 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    484.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    35580.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    10609.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Game benchmarks

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    107
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    66

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    175
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    123

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    130
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    91

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    264
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    160

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2021

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

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    319
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    163

FPS (higher is better)

Cyberpunk 2077

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    110
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    55

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    206
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    156

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 6

Ultra High Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    124
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    89

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    120
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    116

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 5

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    134
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    116

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    265
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    148

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    132
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    71

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    50
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    46

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    112
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    64

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    295
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    148

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

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

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    217
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    115

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    300
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    168

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    283
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    140

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    113
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    69

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    95
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    53

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    174
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    98

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    120
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    64

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    235
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    120

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2021

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

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    254
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    121

FPS (higher is better)

Cyberpunk 2077

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    90
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    36

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    191
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    109

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 6

Ultra High Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    118
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    66

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    120
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    104

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 5

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    111
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    82

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    221
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    101

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    117
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    57

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    49
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    37

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    111
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    50

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    212
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    104

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

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

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    174
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    78

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    253
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    121

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    210
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    108

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    99
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    51

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    68
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    33

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    124
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    60

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    78
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    36

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2020

Ultra High Quality, TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    151
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    70

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2021

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

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    157
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    72

FPS (higher is better)

Cyberpunk 2077

Windows 10 x64, Ultra quality, DirectX12

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    49
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    18

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    123
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    61

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 6

Ultra High Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    84
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    104
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    58

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 5

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    84
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    46

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    133
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    55

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    78
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    36

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    45
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    22

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    75
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    31

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 3

Max Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    116
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    52

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

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

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    100
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    154
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    71

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    125
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    66

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs: Legion

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3090
    65
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    29

FPS (higher is better)