Nvidia
$330
AMD
  

Release date ≈ Q2 2019.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 74,612 user samples
45,515 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% Asus(1043 87F5) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 88% EVGA(3842 3657) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 88% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 39th / 666
29,097 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 16% MSI(1462 12A5) 2GB
Worst Bench: 8% Asus(1043 1B11) 2GB
Poor: 8% Great: 16%
SPEED RANK: 222nd / 666
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
97.1 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+682%
12.4 %
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
130 fps Hugely better lighting effects.
+784%
14.7 fps
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
121 fps Hugely better reflection handling.
+220%
37.8 fps
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
140 fps Insanely faster multi rendering.
+1,378%
9.47 fps
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
103 fps Hugely faster NBody calculation.
+489%
17.5 fps
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
142 fps Hugely better peak lighting effects.
+621%
19.7 fps
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
150 fps Much better peak reflection handling.
+56%
95.9 fps
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
149 fps Insanely faster peak multi rendering.
+1,152%
11.9 fps
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
110 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
+398%
22.1 fps
Market Share
Based on 46,276,939 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.72 % Hugely higher market share.
+213%
0.23 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
76 % Much more popular.
+52%
50 %
Age
Newest
7 Months Much more recent.
+76%
29+ Months
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
139 fps Hugely better peak texture detail.
+413%
27.1 fps
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
95.6 fps Hugely faster peak complex splatting.
+529%
15.2 fps
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
123 fps Hugely better texture detail.
+483%
21.1 fps
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
87.8 fps Hugely faster complex splatting.
+614%
12.3 fps
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The RTX 3060 is Nvidia’s latest 3000 series GPU. Even if it (ever…) comes into stock at $330 USD, it will struggle to match the groundbreaking 3060 Ti in terms of value for money. Nvidia’s new Ampere architecture, which supersedes Turing, offers both improved power efficiency and performance. The 3060 features 3,584 CUDA cores, 112 Tensor cores, it has a boost clock of 1.78 GHz, 12 GB of memory and a power draw of just 170 W. The 3060 offers similar performance to the previous generation’s 2060 Super at an 18% MSRP discount. Given the widespread issues AMD users are facing with 5000 series GPUs (blue/black screens etc.), AMD’s 6000 series GPU’s will have to see substantial price cuts and a huge marketing effort in order to gain any traction. Meanwhile PC gamers can look forward to an unparalleled gaming experience in class leading titles such as Cyberpunk 2077. At ultra settings, with ray tracing enabled, Cyberpunk 2077 redefines the boundaries of immersive gaming. It makes GTA5 look like Tetris in comparison. The combination of RTX+DLSS delivers stunning graphics that are several tiers higher than both AMD's best discrete GPUs and the upcoming consoles. In terms of real world performance, Nvidia’s 3000 series has more or less put AMD’s Radeon group in checkmate. Nonetheless, AMD’s marketers are capable of delivering elaborate BS albeit whilst struggling to keep a straight face. Their marketing infrastructure outsold Intel in the CPU market despite a 15% performance deficit. Without an appropriate social media marketing strategy, Nvidia will probably lose considerable market share, for all the wrong reasons. [Feb '21 GPUPro]

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We calculate effective 3D speed which estimates gaming performance for the top 12 games. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield value for money. Our figures are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top GPUs. [GPUPro]

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