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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game GeForce RTX 3070 Radeon RX 5700 XT 8GB
Cyberpunk 2077 36% 20%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 57% 46%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 47% 34%
eFootball PES 2021 68% 60%
Watch Dogs Legion 53% 41%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 36% 20%
Valorant 95% 94%
The Invincible 47% 34%
Mafia: Definitive Edition 30% 12%
Marvel's Avengers 53% 42%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 are noticeably better than the AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT 8GB.

The RX 5700 XT has a 105 MHz higher core clock speed than the GeForce RTX 3070, but the GeForce RTX 3070 has 52 more Texture Mapping Units than the RX 5700 XT. As a result, the GeForce RTX 3070 exhibits a 61.2 GTexel/s better Texture Fill Rate than the RX 5700 XT. This still holds weight but shader performance is generally more relevant, particularly since both of these GPUs support at least DirectX 10.

The RX 5700 XT has a 105 MHz higher core clock speed than the GeForce RTX 3070 and the same number of Render Output Units. This results in the RX 5700 XT providing 6.7 GPixel/s better pixeling performance. However, both GPUs support DirectX 9 or above, and pixeling performance is only really relevant when comparing older cards.

The GeForce RTX 3070 has not been released yet, so any comparisons on this page are likely to be unreliable.

The RX 5700 XT has 1 MB more video memory than the GeForce RTX 3070, so is likely to be slightly better at displaying game textures at higher resolutions. This is supported by the fact that the RX 5700 XT also has superior memory performance overall.

The RX 5700 XT has 448 GB/sec greater memory bandwidth than the GeForce RTX 3070, which means that the memory performance of the RX 5700 XT is massively better than the GeForce RTX 3070.

The GeForce RTX 3070 has 5888 Shader Processing Units and the Radeon RX 5700 XT 8GB has 2560. However, the actual shader performance of the GeForce RTX 3070 is 10186 and the actual shader performance of the RX 5700 XT is 3170. The GeForce RTX 3070 having 7016 better shader performance is not particularly notable, as altogether the RX 5700 XT performs better when taking into account other relevant data.

The GeForce RTX 3070 requires 220 Watts to run and the Radeon RX 5700 XT 8GB requires 225 Watts. We would recommend a PSU with at least 650 Watts for the GeForce RTX 3070 and a PSU with at least 600 Watts for the RX 5700 XT. The RX 5700 XT requires 5 Watts more than the GeForce RTX 3070 to run. The difference is not significant enough for the RX 5700 XT to have a noticeably larger impact on your yearly electricity bills than the GeForce RTX 3070.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed1500 MHzvs1605 MHz
Boost Clock1730 MHzvs1905 MHz
ArchitectureAmpere GA104Navi 10 XL
OC Potential - vs -
Driver Support - vs -
Release Date30 Oct 2020vs07 Jul 2019
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link
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Resolution Performance

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GPU Memory

Memory8191 MBvs8192 MB
Memory Speed1750 MHzvs1750 MHz
Memory Bus256 Bitvs256 Bit
Memory Type-vsGDDR6
Memory Bandwidth-vs448GB/sec
L2 Cache 0 KB green tick vs green tick 0 KB
Delta Color Compression no vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%
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GPU Display

Shader Processing Units5888vs2560
Actual Shader Performance100%vs100%
Technology7nmvs7nm
Texture Mapping Units212vs160
Texture Rate318 GTexel/svs256.8 GTexel/s
Render Output Units64vs64
Pixel Rate96 GPixel/svs102.7 GPixel/s
Comparison

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)7680x4320vs7680x4320
VGA Connections0vs0
DVI Connections0vs0
HDMI Connections1vs1
DisplayPort Connections3vs3
Comparison

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power220 Wattsvs225 Watts
Recommended PSU650 Wattsvs600 Watts & 42 Amps

GPU Features

DirectX12.1vs12
Shader Model6.1vs5.0
Open GL4.6vs4.5
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUnono
SLI/Crossfirenovsno
Dedicatedyesvsyes
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GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended Processor-AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
Recommended RAM16 GBvs16 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution3840x2160vs3840x2160

Gaming Performance Value

Performance Value

GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewOverview The GeForce RTX 3070 is a High-End Graphics Card based on the Ampere Architecture. This card has also been rumoured to be called the GeForce GTX 2170. Architecture It equips an Ampere GPU Codenamed GA104 which is a First Gen Ampere GPU and has 20 SM activated, offering 2944 Shader Processing Units, 212 TMUs and 64 ROPs. The Ampere architecture provides the world's best consumer support for real-time ray-tracing technology, or RTX. It also has 544 Tensor Cores for AI purposes. GPU Name: GA102 GPU The central unit runs at 1424MHz and goes up to 1872MHz in Turbo Mode. Memory The GPU accesses a 8GB frame buffer of Third Gen GDDR6 through a 320-bit memory interface, while the Memory Clock Operates at 1750MHz, or 14GHz effective. Total memory bandwidth is 448 Gb/s. Power Consumption With a rated board TDP of 220W, it requires at least a 650W PSU with available 8-pin + 6-pin power connector. Performance Predicted performance of the GeForce RTX 3070 suggests it will be faster than the Geforce RTX 2070 Super, making it a suitable graphics card for 4K gaming. System Suggestions GeForce RTX 3070 is best suited for resolutions up to and including 3840x2160. We recommend a High-End Processor and 16GB of RAM for Optimal Performance.Overview
The Radeon RX 5700 XT 8GB is an Enthusiast gaming Graphics Card based on the first (1.0) Revision of the RDNA Architecture.

Architecture
The Navi 10 XL GPU offers support for GDDR6 Memory, DirectX 12.0, Vulkan 1.0, and OpenGL 4.5. This variant of the Navi 10 XL GPU features 40 Compute Units activated, offering 2560 Shader Processing Units, 160 TMUs and 64 ROPs. The GPU features a 1605 MHz base clock speed and up to 1905 MHz with boost clock, making it an estimated 15% faster than a Radeon RX Vega 64. This puts its predicted performance roughly in line with the GeForce RTX 2080.

GPU
The Central Unit is clocked at 1605 MHz, rising to 1905 MHz with boost clock enabled.

Memory: Speed
The GPU is equipped with high-speed GDDR6 and accesses the Frame Buffer through a 256-bit memory interface, providing total memory bandwidth of 448 GB/s.

Memory: Frame Buffer
The GPU can fill up a Memory Pool of up to 8GB. Under most circumstances, this only proves useful in certain 3D Games whose Settings Require Large Amounts of Memory.
However,the GPU itself is aimed for 4K Gaming, In some limited scenarios, 8GB might be a bottleneck and Performance could be better were the Frame Buffer larger, however this would only be an issue in the most demanding games.

Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 225W, it requires at least a 600W PSU with one available 8+6-pin connector.

Performance
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT 8GB competes with GeForce RTX 2070 8GB, which is available for $599.
Specs currently available suggest the AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT 8GB performance should be in the same region as the GeForce RTX 2070.
System Suggestions
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT 8GB is best suited for resolutions up to and including 3840 x2160 (4K). For the most demanding AAA games it should be ideally suited to 4K. We recommend a Very Strong Processor and at least 16GB of RAM for Optimal Performance.
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