GeForce RTX 4080 16 GB vs GeForce RTX 3090 Ti

GeForce RTX 4080 16 GB
Memory: 16384Mb GDDR6XDESKTOP
Release date: 20 Sep 2022
GeForce RTX 4080 16 GB
GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
Memory: 24576Mb GDDR6XDESKTOP
Release date: 27 Jan 2022
GeForce RTX 3090 Ti

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • GeForce RTX 4080 16 GB
    130%
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce RTX 4080 16 GB

30% higher gaming performance.
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 Ti .

Reasons to consider 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 4080 16 GB

HWBench recommends GeForce RTX 4080 16 GB

The GeForce RTX 4080 16 GB is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (11 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce RTX 4080 16 GBGeForce RTX 3090 Ti
GPU NameAD103 (AD103-300-A1)vsGA102 (GA102-350-A1)
Fab Process4 nmvs8 nm
Die Size379 mm²vs628 mm²
Transistors45,900 millionvs28,300 million
Shaders9728vs10752
Tensor Cores304vs336
Raytracing Cores76vs84
Compute Units76vs84
Core clock2205 MHzvs1560 MHz
ROPs112vs112
TMUs304vs336

Memory Configuration

GeForce RTX 4080 16 GBGeForce RTX 3090 Ti
Memory TypeGDDR6XvsGDDR6X
Bus Width256 bitvs384 bit
Memory Speed1437 MHz
23 Gbps effective
vs1313 MHz
21 Gbps effective
Memory Size16384 Mbvs24576 Mb

Additional details

GeForce RTX 4080 16 GBGeForce RTX 3090 Ti
TDP320 wattsvs450 watts
Release Date20 Sep 2022vs27 Jan 2022

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce RTX 4080 16 GB
    280.60 GP/s
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    208.30 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce RTX 4080 16 GB
    761.50 GT/s
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    625.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce RTX 4080 16 GB
    735.70 GB/s
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    1008.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce RTX 4080 16 GB
    48740.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    40000.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Game benchmarks

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 4080 16 GB
    169
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    116

FPS (higher is better)

Forza Horizon 5

Extreme Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 4080 16 GB
    165
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    125

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

  • GeForce RTX 4080 16 GB
    348
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    308

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • GeForce RTX 4080 16 GB
    388
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    299

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 4080 16 GB
    144
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    100

FPS (higher is better)

Forza Horizon 5

Extreme Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 4080 16 GB
    152
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    113

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

  • GeForce RTX 4080 16 GB
    292
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    236

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • GeForce RTX 4080 16 GB
    292
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    228

FPS (higher is better)

Forza Horizon 5

Extreme Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 4080 16 GB
    121
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    88

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman III

  • GeForce RTX 4080 16 GB
    180
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    141

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • GeForce RTX 4080 16 GB
    154
  • GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
    133

FPS (higher is better)