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GeForce GTX 970 vs GeForce RTX 3080 12GB

The values for the video cards below are determined from thousands of PerformanceTestbenchmark results and are updated daily.

  • The first section will show basic information for each Video Card selected.
  • The first graph shows the G3D Mark values of each Videocard selected.
  • The second graph, if price data is available, will shows the value for money, in terms of the G3DMark per dollar.
×GeForce GTX 970×GeForce RTX 3080 12GB+ ADD
Price$237.991Search Online
Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 4.0 x16
GPU ClassDesktopDesktop
Core Clock1050 MHz1260 MHz
Memory Clock1752.5 MHzNA2
Maximum Memory Supported4096 MB12288 MB
Max TDP145W350W
First Seen on ChartQ2 2014Q1 2022
# of Samples468671224
Average Results (% diff. to max in group)
DirectX 9144 FPS (-46.2%)267 FPS
DirectX 1091 FPS (-76.6%)390 FPS
DirectX 11177 FPS (-67.6%)547 FPS
DirectX 1241 FPS (-61.7%)107 FPS
GPU Compute4054 Ops/Sec (-75.1%)16266 Ops/Sec
G2D Rating778 (-28.9%)1094
G3D Rating9641(-64.0%)26783
G3D Mark Rating
As of 8th of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
GeForce RTX 3080 12GB
GeForce GTX 970
Value (G3D Mark / $Price)
As of 8th of February 2023 - Higher results represent better value
GeForce GTX 970
GeForce RTX 3080 12GB