NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti vs RTX 3070
Comparison of GeForce RTX 2080 Ti and GeForce RTX 3070 architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti and GeForce RTX 3070's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce RTX 2080 Ti and GeForce RTX 3070's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce RTX 2080 Ti and GeForce RTX 3070 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).
PCIe 3.0 x16
PCIe 4.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce RTX 2080 Ti and GeForce RTX 3070: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce RTX 2080 Ti and GeForce RTX 3070. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce RTX 2080 Ti and GeForce RTX 3070. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by GeForce RTX 2080 Ti and GeForce RTX 3070, sometimes including their particular versions.
12 Ultimate (12_1)
12 Ultimate (12_2)
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce RTX 2080 Ti and GeForce RTX 3070. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
RTX 2080 Ti 86.33 +1.4%
RTX 3070 85.14
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
RTX 2080 Ti 521458 +8.8%
RTX 3070 479404
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
RTX 2080 Ti 165122 +6.5%
RTX 3070 155091
3DMark Fire Strike Score
RTX 2080 Ti 26227
RTX 3070 26306 +0.3%
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
RTX 2080 Ti 34316 +10.4%
RTX 3070 31096
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
RTX 2080 Ti 47166 +16%
RTX 3070 40646
3DMark Vantage Performance
RTX 2080 Ti 83556
RTX 3070 85505 +2.3%
RTX 2080 Ti 21565 +1.4%
RTX 3070 21267
Let's see how good GeForce RTX 2080 Ti and GeForce RTX 3070 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
1.4% faster in synthetic tests
Wider memory bus (352 vs 256 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (616 vs 448 GB/s)
G-SYNC (removes screen tearing by telling the display when to renew the image. Only works with G-SYNC compatible displays)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
Much newer (1 September 2020 vs 27 August 2018)
Cheaper ($499 vs $999)
More pipelines (5888 vs 4352)
Finer manufacturing process technology (8 vs 12 nm)
Less power hungry (220 vs 250 watts)
So, RTX 2080 Ti or RTX 3070?
Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070. The differences in performance seem too small.
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