RTX 3080 vs RTX 4070 Ti for gaming

RTX 3080
RTX 4070 Ti
RTX 3080RTX 4070 Ti

The RTX 3080 is a high-end graphics card from Nvidia that was released in September 2020. It is based on the Ampere architecture and features 8,704 CUDA cores, 272 tensor cores, 68 ray tracing cores, and 10GB of GDDR6X memory. It is designed to deliver ultrafast 4K gaming and content creation performance.

The RTX 4070 Ti is an enthusiast-class graphics card by NVIDIA that launched on January 3rd, 2023. It is based on the new NVIDIA Ada Lovelace architecture, which offers improved performance and power efficiency over the previous generation.

Price$600.00$1,134.05
Features
  • It supports 4K and 8K gaming with high settings and ray tracing, especially with DLSS enabled.
  • It supports the new ATX 3.0 standard and PCIe Gen5 power connector for better stability and compatibility.
  • It supports VR gaming and other advanced features of the Ampere architecture, such as Nvidia Reflex, Nvidia Broadcast, Nvidia Studio, and Nvidia Encoder.
  • It has a fast 10GB of GDDR6X memory, which can handle high-resolution textures and large datasets.
  • It has a sleek cooling system with a dual-axial fan design and a flow-through heatsink that covers the entire PCB.
  • 12 GB of GDDR6X memory, which can handle high-resolution textures and games
  • Third-gen RT Cores, which enable fast and realistic ray tracing effects
  • Fourth-gen Tensor Cores, which power DLSS 3, a technology that uses AI to boost frame rates and image quality
  • NVIDIA Reflex, which reduces system latency and improves responsiveness in competitive games
  • NVIDIA Studio, which provides a suite of tools and drivers for creative professionals
Pros
  • Great performance for 4K gaming, especially with ray tracing and DLSS enabled
  • Similar or better performance than the RTX 2080 Ti or RTX 3070 Ti at a lower price
  • Supports the new ATX 3.0 standard and PCIe Gen5 power connector for better stability and compatibility
  • Supports VR gaming and other advanced features of the Ampere architecture, such as Nvidia Reflex, Nvidia Broadcast, Nvidia Studio, and Nvidia Encoder
  • Great performance for 1440p gaming, especially with DLSS enabled
  • Similar or better performance than the RTX 3090 Ti at a lower price
  • Supports the new ATX 3.0 standard and PCIe Gen5 power connector for better stability and compatibility
  • Supports ray tracing and other advanced features of the Ada Lovelace architecture
Cons
  • Expensive compared to the AMD RDNA2 cards and the Nvidia Ada Lovelace cards
  • Only has 10GB of GDDR6X memory, which may limit future-proofing
  • Requires a high-wattage power supply and may generate a lot of heat and noise
  • Not widely available due to supply shortages and scalpers
  • Expensive compared to the previous generation RTX 3080 Ti and the AMD RDNA3 cards
  • Only a slight improvement in performance and efficiency over the RTX 4080 12GB
  • Only has 12GB of GDDR6X memory, which may limit future-proofing
  • Requires a high-wattage power supply and may generate a lot of heat and noise
Specs
RTX 3080RTX 4070 Ti
Memory Size10 GB12 GB
Memory TypeGDDR6XGDDR6X
Memory Clock1188 MHz/19 Gbps effective1313 MHz/21 Gbps effective
Base Clock1440 MHz2310 MHz
TDP320 W285 W
Length285 mm/11.2 inches285 mm/11.2 inches
Width112 mm/4.4 inches112 mm/4.4 inches
Height40 mm/1.6 inches42 mm/1.7 inches
Release DateSep 1st, 2020Jan 3rd, 2023
Benchmarks
RTX 3080
RTX 4070 Ti
CSGO
364
421
LOL
329
380
Warframe
251
290
DOTA2
241
279
overwatch
234
271
Path of Exile
231
267
StarCraft 2
220
254
Call of Duty ww2
208
240
A Way Out
201
232
Sea of Thieves
194
224
Frostpunk
193
223
Fortnite
190
219
AirMech Strike
189
218
destiny2
178
206
Far Cry 5
157
181
apexlegends
150
173
rainbow6siege
144
167
Radical Heights
138
159
BATTLETECH
126
145
GTA
124
143
PUBG
123
142
Total War THREE KINGDOMS
113
131
World of Tanks
102
118
Battlefield 4
98
113
Games
GPUs
CPUs