NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU sales 4 January 2021. This is Ampere architecture notebook card based on 8 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers.

It provides good gaming and benchmark performance at 46.63 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090.

General info

Of GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Ampere
 
Code name
GN20-E3 GA106
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
4 January 2021
 

Technical specs

GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU'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 Laptop GPU's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
3840
 
of 10752 (GA102)
Core clock speed
900 MHz
 
Boost Clock
1283 - 1703 MHz
 
Manufacturing process technology
8 nm
 

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU'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
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU: 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
6 GB
 
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
of 6144 (GRID A100A)
Shared memory
-
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12_1
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

46.63

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

308133

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

99704

3DMark Fire Strike Score

19125

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

21931

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

28971

Passmark

11850

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Comparisons with system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU from AMD is Radeon RX 580 Mobile, which is slower by 24% and lower by 45 positions in our rating.

User rating

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