NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Mobile: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Mobile

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce RTX 3080 Mobile sales 12 January 2021. This is high-end Ampere architecture notebook card based on 8 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 16 GB of GDDR6 memory clocked at 12 GB/s are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 384.0 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via PCIe 4.0 x16 interface. Power consumption is at 115 Watt.

It provides good gaming and benchmark performance at 72.79 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT.

General info

Of GeForce RTX 3080 Mobile's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Ampere
 
Code name
GN20-E7 GA104
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
12 January 2021
 

Technical specs

GeForce RTX 3080 Mobile'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 3080 Mobile's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
6144
 
of 10752 (GA102)
Core clock speed
1100 MHz
 
Boost Clock
1710 MHz
 
Transistor count
17,400 million
 
Manufacturing process technology
8 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
115 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
296.6
 

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce RTX 3080 Mobile'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
 
Interface
PCIe 4.0 x16
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce RTX 3080 Mobile: 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
16 GB
 
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
of 6144 (GRID A100A)
Memory clock speed
12 GB/s
 
of 19500 (GeForce RTX 3090)
Memory bandwidth
384.0 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon VII)
Shared memory
-
 

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce RTX 3080 Mobile. 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
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce RTX 3080 Mobile, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 Ultimate (12_2)
 
Shader Model
6.5
 
OpenGL
4.6
 
OpenCL
2.0
 
Vulkan
1.2
 
CUDA
8.6
 

Benchmark performance

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

Overall benchmark performance

72.79

3DMark Fire Strike Score

21480

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

27000

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

43744

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good GeForce RTX 3080 Mobile 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

It seems that there's no AMD equivalent for GeForce RTX 3080 Mobile. The nearest candidate is Radeon RX 5500 XT, however, it's 52% slower and lower by 106 positions in our rating.

User rating

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