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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game GeForce RTX 3090 Galax EX Gamer 24GB GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
Cyberpunk 2077 59% 49%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 62% 53%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 63% 55%
Watch Dogs Legion 60% 50%
FIFA 21 79% 74%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 63% 55%
Godfall 33% 17%
Grand Theft Auto VI 42% 28%
World of Warcraft: Shadowlands 41% 26%
Genshin Impact 59% 49%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 Galax EX Gamer 24GB are noticeably better than the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 Ti.

The RTX 3060 Ti has a 195 MHz higher core clock speed than the RTX 3090, but the RTX 3090 has 160 more Texture Mapping Units than the RTX 3060 Ti. As a result, the RTX 3090 exhibits a 194.4 GTexel/s better Texture Fill Rate than the RTX 3060 Ti. This still holds weight but shader performance is generally more relevant, particularly since both of these GPUs support at least DirectX 10.

The RTX 3060 Ti has a 195 MHz higher core clock speed than the RTX 3090, but the RTX 3090 has 32 more Render Output Units than the RTX 3060 Ti. As a result, the RTX 3090 exhibits a 32.7 GPixel/s better Pixel Fill Rate than the RTX 3060 Ti. However, both GPUs support DirectX 9 or above, and pixeling performance is only really relevant when comparing older cards.

The RTX 3060 Ti was released less than a year after the RTX 3090, and so they are likely to have similar driver support for optimizing performance when running the latest games.

Both GPUs exhibit very powerful performance, so it probably isn't worth upgrading from one to the other, as both are capable of running even the most demanding games at the highest settings.

The RTX 3090 has 16384 MB more video memory than the RTX 3060 Ti, so is likely to be much better at displaying game textures at higher resolutions. However, the overall memory performance is about the same.

The RTX 3060 Ti has 448 GB/sec greater memory bandwidth than the RTX 3090, which means that the memory performance of the RTX 3060 Ti is massively better than the RTX 3090.

The GeForce RTX 3090 Galax EX Gamer 24GB has 10496 Shader Processing Units and the GeForce RTX 3060 Ti has 2560. However, the actual shader performance of the RTX 3090 is 18263 and the actual shader performance of the RTX 3060 Ti is 4531. The RTX 3090 having 13732 better shader performance is not particularly notable, as altogether the RTX 3060 Ti performs better when taking into account other relevant data.

The RTX 3060 Ti transistor size technology is 1 nm (nanometers) smaller than the RTX 3090. This means that the RTX 3060 Ti is expected to run very slightly cooler and achieve higher clock frequencies than the RTX 3090.

The GeForce RTX 3090 Galax EX Gamer 24GB requires 350 Watts to run and the GeForce RTX 3060 Ti requires 180 Watts. We would recommend a PSU with at least 750 Watts for the RTX 3090 and a PSU with at least 500 Watts for the RTX 3060 Ti. The RTX 3090 requires 170 Watts more than the RTX 3060 Ti to run. The difference is significant enough that the RTX 3090 may have an adverse affect on your yearly electricity bills in comparison to the RTX 3060 Ti.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed1410 MHzvs1605 MHz
Boost Clock1740 MHzvs1770 MHz
ArchitectureAmpere GA102Ampere GA106
OC Potential - vs -
Driver Support - vs -
Release Date24 Sep 2020vs30 Sep 2020
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link
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Resolution Performance

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GPU Memory

Memory24576 MBvs8192 MB
Memory Speed1750 MHzvs1750 MHz
Memory Bus384 Bitvs256 Bit
Memory Type-vsGDDR6
Memory Bandwidth-vs448GB/sec
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Delta Color Compression no vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%
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GPU Display

Shader Processing Units10496vs2560
Actual Shader Performance100%vs100%
Technology8nmvs7nm
Texture Mapping Units320vs160
Texture Rate451.2 GTexel/svs256.8 GTexel/s
Render Output Units96vs64
Pixel Rate135.4 GPixel/svs102.7 GPixel/s
Comparison

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)7680x4320vs7680x4320
VGA Connections0vs0
DVI Connections0vs1
HDMI Connections1vs1
DisplayPort Connections3vs2
Comparison

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power350 Wattsvs180 Watts
Recommended PSU750 Wattsvs500 Watts

GPU Features

DirectX12.1vs12.1
Shader Model-vs6.4
Open GL-vs4.6
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUnono
SLI/Crossfirenovsno
Dedicatedyesvsyes
Comparison

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended Processor-Intel Core i7-9700K 8-Core 3.6GHz
Recommended RAM16 GBvs16 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution3840x2160vs3840x2160

Gaming Performance Value

Performance Value

GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewOverview The GeForce RTX 3090 Galax EX Gamer 24GB is the top RTX 30 Series graphics card and considered an Enthusiast graphics card based on the Ampere architecture. Architecture The Ampere architecture represents a process shrink down to 7nm compared to 12nm Turing. The Ampere architecture provides the world's next consumer support for real-time ray-tracing technology, or RTX. GPU It equips a GPU Codenamed Ampere GA102 which has 5120 Shader Processing Units, 320 TMUs, and 96 ROPs. The central unit runs at 1520MHz and goes up to 1740MHz in Boost mode. It also has 610 Tensor Cores for AI purposes and 72 RT Cores for real-time ray-tracing. Memory The GPU accesses a 24GB frame buffer of second-gen GDDR6X memory through a 384-bit memory interface, while the Memory clock operates at 1750MHz, or 14GHz effective. Power Consumption With a rated board TDP of 350W, it requires at least a 750W PSU with two 8-pin power connectors. System Suggestions The GeForce RTX 3090 Galax EX Gamer 24GB is best suited for resolutions up to and including 3840x2160. We recommend a top-End Processor and at least 16GB of RAM for optimal performance.Overview The GeForce RTX 3060 Ti is a High-End Graphics Card based on the Ampere Architecture. This is the 'Ti' variant of the RTX 3060 and utilises a cut-down version of the RTX 3070 GPU. Architecture It equips a cut-down Ampere GPU Codenamed GA106-400 which is a 2nd-Gen Ampere GPU and has 40 SM activated, offering 2560 CUDA Shader Processing Units, 160 TMUs and 64 ROPs. The Ampere architecture provides the world's next consumer support for real-time ray-tracing technology, or RTX. It is equipped with 288 Tensor Cores for AI purposes. GPU The central unit runs at 1605 MHz and goes up to 1770 MHz, in Turbo Mode. Memory The GPU accesses an 8GB frame buffer of Second Gen GDDR6 through a 256-bit memory interface, while the Memory Clock Operates at 1750MHz, or 14GHz effective. Total memory bandwidth is 448GB/s. Power Consumption With a rated board TDP of 180W, it requires at least a 500W PSU with one available 8-pin connector. Performance Performance of the GeForce RTX 3060 Ti puts it between the RTX 3060 and GeForce RTX 3070 making it a suitable graphics card for 4K gaming yet ideal for 1440p. System Suggestions GeForce RTX 3060 Ti is best suited for resolutions up to and including 3840x2160. We recommend a high-end processor and 16GB of RAM for optimal performance.
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