GeForce RTX 3070 Ti vs A40 PCIe

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Price now 738$
Games supported 100%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti
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  • Interface PCIe 4.0 x16
  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory 8 GB
  • Memory type GDDR6X
  • Memory clock speed 19 Gbps
  • Maximum resolution
NVIDIA A40 PCIe
NVIDIA A40 PCIe
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  • Interface PCIe 4.0 x16
  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory
  • Memory type
  • Memory clock speed
  • Maximum resolution
Price now 4999$
Games supported 38%

General info

Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, value for money and other general parameters.

Place in performance rating10not rated
Value for money54.81no data
ArchitectureAmpere (2020−2022)Ampere (2020−2022)
GPU code nameGA104GA102
Market segmentDesktopDesktop
Release date31 May 2021 (1 year ago)5 October 2020 (1 year ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$599 no data
Price now$738 (1.2x MSRP)$4999
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Technical specs

General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core base clock and boost clock speeds, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their benchmark and gaming test results. Note that power consumption of some graphics cards can well exceed their nominal TDP, especially when overclocked.

Pipelines / CUDA cores6144no data
Boost clock speed1770 MHzno data
Number of transistors17,400 million28,300 million
Manufacturing process technology8 nm8 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)290 Wattno data
Texture fill rate339.8589.7

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on 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).

InterfacePCIe 4.0 x16PCIe 4.0 x16
Length267 mm267 mm
Width2-slotno data
Supplementary power connectors1x 12-pinno data

Memory

Parameters of memory installed: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated VRAM and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory typeGDDR6Xno data
Maximum RAM amount8 GBno data
Memory bus width256 Bitno data
Memory clock speed19 GB/sno data
Memory bandwidth608.3 GB/sno data

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on the reviewed GPUs. As a rule, data in this section is precise only for desktop reference ones (so-called Founders Edition for NVIDIA chips). OEM manufacturers may change the number and type of output ports, while for notebook cards availability of certain video outputs ports depends on the laptop model rather than on the card itself.

Display Connectors1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPortno data
HDMI+no data

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectX12 Ultimate (12_2)no data
Shader Model6.66.5
OpenGL4.6no data
OpenCL3.0no data
Vulkan1.21.2
CUDA8.68.6

Advantages and disadvantages


Novelty 31 May 2021 5 October 2020

Technical City couldn't decide between

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti

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NVIDIA A40 PCIe
NVIDIA A40 PCIe

We've got no test results to judge.


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Competitors of GeForce RTX 3070 Ti by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce RTX 3070 Ti from AMD is Radeon RX 6800 XT.

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Competitors of A40 PCIe by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to A40 PCIe from AMD is Radeon RX 6950 XT.

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