NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Max-Q: specs and benchmarks
- Interface PCIe 4.0 x16
- Core clock speed
- Max video memory 6192 MB
- Memory type GDDR6
- Memory clock speed 12 Gbps
- Maximum resolution
NVIDIA started GeForce RTX 3060 Max-Q sales 4 January 2021. This is Ampere architecture notebook card based on 8 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 6192 MB of GDDR6 memory clocked at 12 GB/s are supplied, and together with 192 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 264.0 GB/s.
Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via PCIe 4.0 x16 interface. Power consumption is at 100 Watt.
We have no data on GeForce RTX 3060 Max-Q benchmark results.
Of GeForce RTX 3060 Max-Q's architecture, market segment and release date.
|Place in performance rating||not rated|
|GPU code name||GN20-E3 GA106|
|Release date||4 January 2021 (less than a year ago)|
GeForce RTX 3060 Max-Q's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce RTX 3060 Max-Q's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
|Pipelines / CUDA cores||3840||of 15360 (Radeon RX 7900 XT)|
|Boost clock speed||1283 MHz||of 2903 (Radeon Pro W6600)|
|Number of transistors||13,250 million||of 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)|
|Manufacturing process technology||8 nm||of 5 (Apple M1 GPU)|
|Thermal design power (TDP)||100 Watt||of 900 (Tesla S2050)|
|Texture fill rate||153.8||of 779.2 (Radeon RX 6900 XTX)|
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce RTX 3060 Max-Q's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
|Interface||PCIe 4.0 x16|
|Supplementary power connectors||None|
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce RTX 3060 Max-Q: 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||6192 MB||of 128 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)|
|Memory bus width||192 Bit||of 8192 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)|
|Memory clock speed||12 GB/s||of 19500 (GeForce RTX 3090)|
|Memory bandwidth||264.0 GB/s||of 14400 (Radeon R7 M260)|
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce RTX 3060 Max-Q. 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.
|Display Connectors||No outputs|
APIs supported by GeForce RTX 3060 Max-Q, sometimes including their particular versions.
|DirectX||12 Ultimate (12_2)|
We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce RTX 3060 Max-Q from AMD is Radeon RX 6700M.
Here is our recommendation of several graphics cards that are more or less close in performance to the one reviewed.
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