NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Mobile Refresh vs AMD Radeon RX 580X Mobile

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Price now 410$
Games supported 39%
AMD Radeon RX 580X Mobile
Radeon RX 580X Mobile
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  • Interface MXM-B (3.0)
  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory 8 GB
  • Memory type GDDR5
  • Memory clock speed 8000
  • Maximum resolution
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Mobile Refresh
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Mobile Refresh
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  • Interface PCIe 4.0 x8
  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory 6 GB
  • Memory type GDDR6
  • Memory clock speed 12 Gbps
  • Maximum resolution
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Games supported 39%

General info

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

Place in performance ratingnot ratednot rated
ArchitecturePolaris (2016−2019)Ampere (2020−2022)
GPU code namePolarisGA107
Market segmentLaptopLaptop
Release date10 January 2019
(4 years old)
6 July 2022
(less than a year old)
Current price$410 no data

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 cores23042048
Boost clock speed1340 MHz1492 MHz
Number of transistors5,700 millionno data
Manufacturing process technology14 nm8 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)65-110 Watt75 Watt
Texture fill rate155.195.49

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX 580X Mobile and GeForce RTX 3050 Mobile Refresh 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 sizelargeno data
InterfaceMXM-B (3.0)PCIe 4.0 x8

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 typeGDDR5GDDR6
Maximum RAM amount8 GB6 GB
Memory bus width256 Bit96 Bit
Memory clock speed8000 MHz12 GB/s
Memory bandwidth256.0 GB/s144.0 GB/s
Shared memory-no 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 ConnectorsNo outputsNo outputs

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectX12 (12_0)12 Ultimate (12_2)
Shader Model6.46.6
OpenGL4.64.6
OpenCL2.03.0
Vulkan1.2.1311.3
CUDAno data8.6

Advantages and disadvantages


Recency 10 January 2019 6 July 2022
Memory bus width 256 96
Pipelines / CUDA cores 2304 2048
Memory bandwidth 256 144
Chip lithography 14 nm 8 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 65 Watt 75 Watt

Technical City couldn't decide between

AMD Radeon RX 580X Mobile
Radeon RX 580X Mobile

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Mobile Refresh
GeForce RTX 3050 Mobile Refresh

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Competitors of Radeon RX 580X Mobile by NVIDIA

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon RX 580X Mobile from NVIDIA is GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile.

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Competitors of GeForce RTX 3050 Mobile Refresh by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce RTX 3050 Mobile Refresh from AMD is Radeon RX 5600M.

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