GeForce RTX 3050 OEM: specs and benchmarks

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Aggregate performance score

GeForce RTX 3050 OEM provides good gaming and benchmark performance at 31.11% of a leader's which is GeForce RTX 4090.

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce RTX 3050 OEM sales 4 January 2022. This is a desktop graphics card based on an Ampere architecture and made with 8 nm manufacturing process. It is primarily aimed at gamer market. 8 GB of GDDR6 memory clocked at 14 GB/s are supplied, and together with 128 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 224.0 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is dual-slot card attached via PCIe 4.0 x8 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 242 mm. 1x 8-pin power connector is required, and power consumption is at 130 Watt.

Primary details

Some basic facts about GeForce RTX 3050 OEM: architecture, market segment, release date etc.

Place in performance ranking164
Place by popularitynot in top-100
ArchitectureAmpere (2020−2022)
GPU code nameGA106
Market segmentDesktop
Release date4 January 2022 (2 years ago)

Detailed specifications

GeForce RTX 3050 OEM's specs such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce RTX 3050 OEM's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores2560of 20480 (Data Center GPU Max NEXT)
Boost clock speed1755 MHzof 3599 (Radeon RX 7990 XTX)
Number of transistors12,000 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology8 nmof 4 (H100 PCIe)
Power consumption (TDP)130 Wattof 2400 (Data Center GPU Max Subsystem)
Texture fill rate140.4of 969.9 (H100 SXM5 96 GB)

Form factor & compatibility

This section provides details about the physical dimensions of GeForce RTX 3050 OEM and its compatibility with other computer components. This information is useful when selecting a computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop graphics cards, it includes details about the interface and bus (for motherboard compatibility) and additional power connectors (for power supply compatibility).

InterfacePCIe 4.0 x8
Length242 mm
Width2-slot
Supplementary power connectors1x 8-pin

VRAM capacity and type

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce RTX 3050 OEM: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM instead.

Memory typeGDDR6
Maximum RAM amount8 GBof 192 (Radeon Instinct MI300X)
Memory bus width128 Bitof 8192 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory clock speed14 GB/sof 23000 (GeForce RTX 4080 SUPER)
Memory bandwidth224.0 GB/sof 3276 (Aldebaran)

Connectivity and outputs

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce RTX 3050 OEM. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference graphics cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model, while non-reference desktop models can (though not necessarily will) bear a different set of video ports.

Display Connectors1x HDMI 2.1, 3x DisplayPort 1.4a
HDMI+

API compatibility

APIs supported by GeForce RTX 3050 OEM, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX12 Ultimate (12_2)
Shader Model6.6
OpenGL4.6
OpenCL3.0
Vulkan1.3
CUDA8.6

Benchmark performance

Synthetic benchmark performance of GeForce RTX 3050 OEM. The combined score is measured on a 0-100 point scale.


Combined synthetic benchmark score

This is our combined benchmark performance score. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

RTX 3050 OEM 31.11

Passmark

This is the most ubiquitous GPU benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various types of load, providing four separate benchmarks for Direct3D versions 9, 10, 11 and 12 (the last being done in 4K resolution if possible), and few more tests engaging DirectCompute capabilities.

Benchmark coverage: 25%

RTX 3050 OEM 12025

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce RTX 3050 OEM is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in frames per second. Comparisons with game system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect reality inaccurately.

Closest competitors

GeForce RTX 3050 OEM's performance relative to its closest rivals among desktop graphics cards.


GeForce RTX 3050 OEM 100
L4 95.79

AMD equivalent

According to our data, the closest AMD alternative to GeForce RTX 3050 OEM is Radeon RX 5600 OEM, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our ranking.

Here are some closest AMD rivals to GeForce RTX 3050 OEM:

GeForce RTX 3050 OEM 100
Fiji 91.19

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Community ratings

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