NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4080 12 GB: specs and benchmarks

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4080 12 GB
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4080 12 GB
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  • Interface PCIe 4.0 x16
  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory 12 GB
  • Memory type GDDR6X
  • Memory clock speed 21 Gbps
  • Maximum resolution
Year of release 2022
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Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce RTX 4080 12 GB sales on 2022 at a recommended price of $899. This is Ada Lovelace architecture desktop card based on 4 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 12 GB of GDDR6X memory clocked at 21 GB/s are supplied, and together with 192 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 503.8 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is dual-slot card attached via PCIe 4.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 267 mm. 1x 16-pin power connector is required, and power consumption is at 285 Watt.

We have no data on GeForce RTX 4080 12 GB benchmark results.

General info

Of GeForce RTX 4080 12 GB's architecture, market segment and release date.

Place in performance ratingnot rated
ArchitectureAda Lovelace
GPU code nameAD104
Market segmentDesktop
Release date2022 (recently)
Launch price (MSRP)$899

Technical specs

GeForce RTX 4080 12 GB'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 4080 12 GB's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores7680of 18432 (AD102)
Boost clock speed2610 MHzof 2903 (Radeon Pro W6600)
Number of transistors35,800 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology4 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)285 Wattof 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate626.4of 939.8 (H100 SXM5)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce RTX 4080 12 GB'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).

InterfacePCIe 4.0 x16
Length267 mm
Width2-slot
Supplementary power connectors1x 16-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce RTX 4080 12 GB: 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 typeGDDR6X
Maximum RAM amount12 GBof 128 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory bus width192 Bitof 8192 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory clock speed21 GB/sof 21000 (GeForce RTX 3090 Ti)
Memory bandwidth503.8 GB/sof 14400 (Radeon R7 M260)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce RTX 4080 12 GB. 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 Connectors1x HDMI 2.1, 3x DisplayPort 1.4a
HDMI+

API support

APIs supported by GeForce RTX 4080 12 GB, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX12 Ultimate (12_2)
Shader Model6.6
OpenGL4.6
OpenCL3.0
Vulkan1.3
CUDA8.9

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance of GeForce RTX 4080 12 GB. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.



AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce RTX 4080 12 GB from AMD is Radeon RX 6950 XT.

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