Nvidia
$1,500
Nvidia
$700
 $1,500 

Release date: Q3 2020.

 $700 

Release date: Q3 2020.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 177,095 user samples
47,902 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 255% Asus(1043 87AF) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 185% Asus(1043 87B3) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 185% Great: 255%
SPEED RANK: 1st / 661
129,193 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 224% Nvidia(10DE 1467) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 147% Gigabyte(1458 403D) ≥ 4GB
Poor: 147% Great: 224%
SPEED RANK: 3rd / 661
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
230 % Faster effective speed.
+13%
203 %
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
302 fps Better lighting effects.
+14%
266 fps
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
290 fps Better reflection handling.
+19%
243 fps
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
342 fps Faster multi rendering.
+15%
297 fps
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
251 fps Faster NBody calculation.
+12%
225 fps
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
341 fps Better peak lighting effects.
+14%
299 fps
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
364 fps Better peak reflection handling.
+17%
311 fps
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
375 fps Faster peak multi rendering.
+16%
324 fps
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
273 fps Faster peak NBody calculation.
+11%
245 fps
Market Share
Based on 42,565,818 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.01 % 1.81 % Much higher market share.
+79%
Value
Value For Money
36.3 % 68.8 % Hugely better value.
+89%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
69 % 92 % Much more popular.
+33%
Price
Price (score)
$1,500 $700 Much cheaper.
+53%
Age
Newest
7 Months 7 Months
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
365 fps Better peak texture detail.
+17%
313 fps
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
196 fps Slightly faster peak complex splatting.
+9%
180 fps
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
321 fps Better texture detail.
+18%
273 fps
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
184 fps Faster complex splatting.
+11%
166 fps
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The RTX 3090 is Nvidia’s 3000 series flagship. It takes the crown as the fastest consumer graphics card money can buy. Nvidia’s new Ampere architecture, which supersedes Turing, offers both improved power efficiency and performance. The 3090 features 10,496 CUDA cores and 328 Tensor cores, it has a base clock of 1.4 GHz boosting to 1.7 GHz, 24 GB of memory and a power draw of 350 W. The 3090 offers more than double the memory and beats the previous generation’s flagship RTX 2080 Ti significantly in terms of effective speed. That said, the 3090 also comes with a hefty $1,500 price tag. Professional users, such as game developers, that can make use of 24 GB of memory, may find value in the 3090. Regular users should be wary of the hype around 8k gaming. High end gamers ought to consider the 3080 which offers comparable gaming performance for less than half the money. 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. [Sep '20 GPUPro]

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Nvidia’s 3080 GPU offers once in a decade price/performance improvements: a 3080 offers 55% more effective speed than a 2080 at the same MSRP. Given the widespread issues AMD users are facing with 5000 series GPUs (blue/black screens etc.), it is unlikely that AMD would have posed a rational threat to Nvidia’s market share this year. Nvidia’s price cuts are likely related to upcoming console updates. The seven year old hardware in both the Xbox One and Playstation 4 is due an update later this year. Whatever the motivation behind Nvidia’s price cuts, Christmas has come early for PC gamers who 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. [Sep '20 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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