NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
NVIDIA GEFORCE RTX 3080
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 Series unlocks maximum performance for both gamers and creators. Powered by second-generation NVIDIA Ampere architecture and embedded with enhanced RT cores, Tensor cores, and new streaming multiprocessors that enable cutting edge artificial intelligence and hyper-realistic real-time ray tracing.
Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 Base Specs
> 1710MHz Boost Clock
> 10GB GDDR6X VRAM (320-bit / 19Gbps / 760 GB/s Bandwidth)
> 8704 CUDA Cores
> 320W TDP
Nvidia GeForce RTX 30 Series at a Glance
- The RTX Series performance upgrades to the RT cores, Tensor cores, and new streaming multiprocessors have resulted in a doubled throughput. This means the cards will be up to 2x as fast as the previous generation RTX cards.
- Up to 2x better ray-tracing performance.
- The RTX 3080 is 3x quieter and up to 20c cooler than the RTX 2080.
- The GeForce RTX 30 Series GPUs deliver a performance boost in top creative apps thanks to AI-acceleration.
- Take streaming to the next level with the Nvidia RTX 30 Series and the all-new NVIDIA Broadcast app. Together they offer amazing graphics and smooth, stutter-free live streaming, next-generation hardware encoding, and decoding combine plus powerful AI capabilities to improve audio and video quality with effects like virtual background, webcam auto frame and microphone noise removal.
Nvidia Second Generation RTX Main Features
Ampere is Nvidia's second-generation RTX architecture that embeds the very latest 2nd generation RT cores, 3rd generation Tensor cores, and all-new Streaming Multiprocessors into a package that offers twice the throughput of the previous Turing architecture.
NVIDIA GeForce RTX implements the latest in Ray Tracing technology delivering high fidelity graphics by generating lifelike shadows, reflections, colour shifts, and light scatter just as you would expect in the real world.
Minecraft Ray Tracing Demo
DLSS AI Acceleration
NVIDIA DLSS is a revolutionary technology that utilises AI rendering techniques to boost framerates without compromising image quality. In fact, it actually enhances fine details offering an incredible visual experience. This is all made possible thanks to
Death Stranding with NVIDIA DLSS
The Tensor core is dedicated to AI and specially developed for deep learning. Feature data paths optimised for floating point computational throughput and delivering up to 2x the performance of previous generations
NVIDIA's latest generation NVLInk allows you to connect 2 compatible SLI ready 30 Series graphics cards enabling ultra-smooth gameplay and superior thermal performance at maximum resolutions. (Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 Only)
NVIDIA RTX 30 Series utilises the latest, low power GDDR6X memory blowing away the competition. With up to 24GB VRAM and 19.5Gbps of bandwidth, you can truly experience the clarity of next-generation 8K HDR gaming.
Nvidia GeForce RTX 30 Series Feature List
Fortnite | Official GeForce RTX Reveal Trailer
The Greatest Generational Leap in Performance
Nvidia GeForce RTX 30 Series Specifications
|RTX 3090||RTX 3080||RTX 3070|
|Total VRAM||24GB GDDR6X||10GB GDDR6X||8GB GDDR6|
|Single-precision throughput||36 TFLOPs||30 TFLOPs||20 TFLOPs|
|Node||Samsung 8NM||Samsung 8NM||Samsung 8NM|
|Connectors||HDMI2.1, 3xDP1.4a||HDMI2.1, 3xDP1.4a||HDMI2.1, 3xDP1.4a|
Nvidia GeForce RTX System Requirements
- PCI Express-compliant motherboard with one PCI-Express 4.0 x16 slot
- Three unused expansion slots and 12.3" (313mm) x 5.4" (138mm) clearance for 3090 / Two unused expansion slots plus 11.2” (285mm) x 4.4” (112mm) clearance for 3080
- Two PCIe 8-pin connectors (3080 & 3070) / One PCIe 8-pin connector (3070)
- 750W (3080 & 3070) / 650W (3070) or greater system power supply
- 1.5 GB of available hard-disk space
- 8 GB system memory (16 GB recommended)
- Microsoft® Windows® 10 64-bit(April 2018 Update or later), Windows ®7 64-bit, Linux 64-bit
- Internet connection
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 FAQ
Is it possible to play Virtual Reality (VR) games with the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080?
The RTX 3080 graphics card is VR Ready. All RTX 30 Series cards are backward compatible with all current-generation games and virtual reality hardware.
Is the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 4K compatible?
All RTX series cards are 4K / UHD compatible. From gaming to media, Nvidia GeForce RTX graphics cards deliver the performance and resolution you need.
Is the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 8K compatible?
The Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 is not recommended for 8K content. If you do want to game in glorious 8K, we highly advise purchasing the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090.
What PSU does the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 require?
The Nvidia Geforce RTX 3080 requires a 750W PSU with 2x 8 pin PCIe connectors*.
What case is the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 compatible with?
The Nvidia Geforce RTX 3080 requires a case with 2 expansion slots and 11.2” (285mm) x 4.4” (112mm) clearance*. For more information why not read our latest blog post on the subject?
Is the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 compatible with older hardware?
As long as your motherboard has a x16 PCIE slot, your case has 2 unused expansion slots and you have a 750W PSU (with 2x 8 pin PCIe connectors) there is no reason the RTX 3080 won't work with your current hardware. The displayed requirements are preferred system specifications but the graphics card will work with a wide range of hardware despite the recommendations supplied.
*GPU dependent. Please check the card manufacturer's website for more information.
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 Series Launch Event
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