NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce RTX 3080 Ti sales 31 May 2021 at a recommended price of $1,199. This is high-end Ampere architecture desktop card based on 8 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 12 GB of GDDR6X memory clocked at 19 GB/s are supplied, and together with 384 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 912.4 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is dual-slot card attached via PCIe 4.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 285 mm. 1x 12-pin power connector is required, and power consumption is at 350 Watt.

It provides outstanding gaming and benchmark performance at 97.76 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT.

General info

Of GeForce RTX 3080 Ti's architecture, market type and release date.

Place in our rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
1.16
 
Architecture
Ampere
 
GPU code name
GA102
 
Market segment
Desktop
 
Launch date
31 May 2021 (recently)
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$1,199
 
Price now
$3156 (2.6x MSRP)
 

Technical specs

GeForce RTX 3080 Ti's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce RTX 3080 Ti's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores
10240
 
of 10752 (GA102)
Boost clock speed
1665 MHz
 
Number of transistors
28,300 million
 
Manufacturing process technology
8 nm
 
Thermal design power (TDP)
350 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
532.8
 

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce RTX 3080 Ti'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
285 mm
 
Supplementary power connectors
1x 12-pin
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce RTX 3080 Ti: 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
GDDR6X
 
Maximum RAM amount
12 GB
 
Memory bus width
384 Bit
 
of 6144 (GRID A100A)
Memory clock speed
19 GB/s
 
of 19500 (GeForce RTX 3090)
Memory bandwidth
912.4 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon VII)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce RTX 3080 Ti. 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
 
HDMI
+
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce RTX 3080 Ti, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX
12 Ultimate (12_2)
 
Shader Model
6.6
 
OpenGL
4.6
 
OpenCL
3.0
 
Vulkan
1.2
 
CUDA
8.6
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance of GeForce RTX 3080 Ti. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

97.76

Passmark

This is probably the most ubiquitous benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various load, providing four separate benchmarks for Direct3D versions 9, 10, 11 and 12 (the last being done in 4K resolution if possible), and few more tests engaging DirectCompute capabilities.

25518

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good GeForce RTX 3080 Ti is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in frames per second. Comparisons with game system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect reality inaccurately.

This video card matches 100% minimum and 100% recommended requirements of all games known to us.

Minimum
100%
Recommended
100%
Minimum
100%
Recommended
100%

AMD equivalent

The nearest GeForce RTX 3080 Ti's AMD equivalent is Radeon RX 6900 XT, which is faster by 2% and higher by 2 positions in our rating.

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Similar GPUs

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User rating

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