NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Max-Q: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Max-Q

Summary

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.

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.

General info

Of GeForce RTX 3060 Max-Q's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
not rated
 
Architecture
Ampere
 
Code name
GN20-E3 GA106
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
4 January 2021
 

Technical specs

GeForce RTX 3060 Max-Q'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 3060 Max-Q's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
3840
 
of 10752 (GA102)
Boost Clock
1283 MHz
 
Transistor count
13,250 million
 
Manufacturing process technology
8 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
153.8
 

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.
Laptop size
large
 
Interface
PCIe 4.0 x16
 
Supplementary power connectors
None
 

Memory

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.
Memory type
GDDR6
 
Maximum RAM amount
8 GB
 
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
of 6144 (GRID A100A)
Memory bandwidth
264.0 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon VII)
Shared memory
-
 

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
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce RTX 3060 Max-Q, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 Ultimate (12_2)
 
Shader Model
6.5
 
OpenGL
4.6
 
OpenCL
2.0
 
Vulkan
1.2
 
CUDA
8.6
 

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce RTX 3060 Max-Q from AMD is Radeon RX 5600M.

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