NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce RTX 3070 sales 1 September 2020 at a recommended price of $499. This is Ampere architecture desktop card based on 8 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 8 GB of GDDR6 memory clocked at 14 GB/s are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 448.0 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is Dual-slot card attached via PCIe 4.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 242 mm. 1x 12-pin power connector is required, and power consumption is at 220 Watt.

We have no data on GeForce RTX 3070 benchmark results.

General info

Of GeForce RTX 3070's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
not rated
 
Architecture
Ampere
 
Code name
GA104
 
Type
Desktop
 
Release date
1 September 2020
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$499
 

Technical specs

GeForce RTX 3070'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 3070's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
5888
 
of 10752 (GA102)
Boost Clock
1725 MHz
 
Transistor count
17,400 million
 
Manufacturing process technology
8 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
220 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
317.4
 

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce RTX 3070's 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).
Interface
PCIe 4.0 x16
 
Length
242 mm
 
Supplementary power connectors
1x 12-pin
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce RTX 3070: 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
 
of 8192 (Radeon RX 480)
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
of 6144 (GRID A100A)
Memory clock speed
14 GB/s
 
Memory bandwidth
448.0 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon VII)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce RTX 3070. 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
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce RTX 3070, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 Ultimate (12_2)
 
OpenGL
4.6
 

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce RTX 3070 from AMD is Radeon VII.

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