NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Mobile vs AMD Stream Processor

General info

Comparison of GeForce RTX 3060 Mobile and Stream Processor architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
not rated
Architecture
Ampere
 
R500
Code name
GN20-E3 GA106
 
R580
Type
Laptop
 
Desktop
Release date
4 January 2021
 
1 January 2006
Price now
no data
 
$240

Technical specs

GeForce RTX 3060 Mobile and Stream Processor'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 Mobile and Stream Processor's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
3072
 
no data
Core clock speed
900 MHz
 
594 MHz
Boost Clock
1703 MHz
 
no data
Transistor count
13,250 million
 
384 million
Manufacturing process technology
8 nm
 
90 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
125 Watt
 
165 Watt
Texture fill rate
171.0
 
9.504

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce RTX 3060 Mobile and Stream Processor 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). 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
 
no data
Interface
PCIe 4.0 x16
 
PCIe 1.0 x16
Length
no data
 
241 mm
Supplementary power connectors
no data
 
1x 6-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce RTX 3060 Mobile and Stream Processor: 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
 
GDDR3
Maximum RAM amount
6 GB
 
1 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
14 GB/s
 
1296 MBps
Memory bandwidth
336.0 GB/s
 
41.47 GB/s
Shared memory
-
 
no data

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce RTX 3060 Mobile and Stream Processor. 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
 
2x DVI, 1x S-Video

API support

APIs supported by GeForce RTX 3060 Mobile and Stream Processor, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 Ultimate (12_2)
 
9.0c (9_3)
Shader Model
6.5
 
3.0
OpenGL
4.6
 
2.0
OpenCL
2.0
 
N/A
Vulkan
1.2
 
N/A
CUDA
8.6
 
-

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Mobile

Much newer (4 January 2021 vs 1 January 2006)
Higher memory bandwidth (336 vs 41.47 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (8 vs 90 nm)
Less power hungry (125 vs 165 watts)

Advantages of AMD Stream Processor

We are unaware of any advantages of AMD Stream Processor over NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Mobile.

So, RTX 3060 Mobile or Stream Processor?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Mobile and AMD Stream Processor. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that GeForce RTX 3060 Mobile is a notebook card while Stream Processor is a desktop one.
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