AMD Radeon VII vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Mobile
Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, release date and other general parameters.
Place in performance rating
Value for money (0-100)
GPU code name
7 February 2019
4 January 2021
Launch price (MSRP)
General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, 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.
Pipelines / CUDA cores
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Radeon VII and GeForce RTX 3050 Mobile 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). 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.
PCIe 3.0 x16
PCIe 4.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed: 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.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon VII and GeForce RTX 3050 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.
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
APIs supported by Radeon VII and GeForce RTX 3050 Mobile, sometimes including their particular versions.
12 Ultimate (12_2)
Advantages of AMD Radeon VII
Wider memory bus (4096 vs 128 bit)
More pipelines (3840 vs 2304)
Higher memory bandwidth (1024 vs 224 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (7 vs 8 nm)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Mobile
Much newer (4 January 2021 vs 7 February 2019)
So, VII or RTX 3050 Mobile?
Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon VII and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Mobile. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that Radeon VII is a desktop card while GeForce RTX 3050 Mobile is a notebook one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon VII and GeForce RTX 3050 Mobile, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.