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GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X in review - MSI's new high-end graphics card series

A real graphics monster! MSI raises the bar once again with the new Suprim X series and places the Gaming X Trio models one tier lower on the shelf. We take a closer look at the top model of the Ampere generation in the form of the RTX 3090 and show you the pros and cons of this very fast graphics card in this review.
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The external connections of the MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
The external connections of the MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
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Until now, the Gaming X Trio was the part of MSI's portfolio that was intended for special high-end models. In recent years, there were also Lightning Z models every now and then, which offered even more performance due to selected components and special adjustments. Now, MSI introduces a new division in the high-end sector with the Suprim X models. MSI offers RTX 3070, 3080, and 3090 models of the new Ampere graphics cards under this name. At the same time, there's still the Gaming X Trio models, which have to make do with slightly less performance, because the Suprim X models offer a BIOS with a higher TDP.

We took a look at the top model based on the RTX 3090 and were very excited about the results after unboxing the graphics card. Admittedly, there should be a lot of space in the case, because the graphics card measures a whopping 34 centimeters in overall length. The weight adds up to a good 1.7 kilograms, which is why MSI also includes a separate stand to stabilize the graphics card at the end due to the excess length. Without the stand, the graphics card sags a lot in the case, making you fear that the PCIe slot will be damaged in the long run. There should be no problems if you mount it vertically. Furthermore, the cooler is very thick, so that a total of three slots is needed.

The build quality of the MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X is very high. This graphics card looks and feels very high-end. The front and back are made of aluminum, although there are also some plastic elements on the front. However, these don't ruin the high-quality impression at all. A total of seven powerful heat pipes distribute the heat to the huge heat sink, because the 420 watts also need to be kept in check. Moreover, you can still always count on RGB lighting as well. The MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X has many illuminated elements that literally beg for a case with a window side panel.

As already mentioned, the MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X is equipped with a 420-watt BIOS, which means that using three 8-pin power connectors is unavoidable. Externally, 8K displays at up to 60 Hz can be connected via HDMI thanks to the 2.1 standard. Likewise, 4K at 120 Hz is also possible via this connection, and this was able to be confirmed in the test too. Furthermore, there are three DisplayPort 1.4a connections.

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The MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X compared with other NVIDIA GPUs

Specification RTX 3090 (Suprim X) RTX 3090 (FE) RTX 3080 FE RTX 3070 FE Titan RTX TITAN X Pascal RTX 2080 Ti RTX 2080
Chip GA102 GA102 GA102 GA104 TU102 GP102 TU102 TU104
FinFET process 8 nm 8 nm 8 nm 8 nm 12 nm 16 nm 12 nm 12 nm
CUDA cores 10,496 10,496 8,704 5,888 4,608 3,584 4,352 2,944
Texture units 328 328 272 184 288 224 272 184
Tensor cores 328 3rd Gen. 328 3rd Gen. 272 3rd Gen. 184 3rd Gen. 576 2nd Gen. - 544 2nd Gen. 368 2nd Gen.
RT cores 82 82 68 46 72 - 68 46
GPU base clock 1,395 MHz 1,395 MHz 1,440 MHz 1,500 MHz 1,350 MHz 1,417 MHz 1,350 MHz 1,515 MHz
GPU boost clock 1,860 MHz 1,695 MHz 1,710 MHz 1,750 MHz 1,770 MHz 1,531 MHz 1,545 MHz 1,710 MHz
Memory bus 384-bit 384-bit 320-bit 256-bit 384-bit 384-bit 352-bit 256-bit
Memory bandwidth 936 GB/s 936 GB/s 760 GB/s 448 GB/s 672 GB/s 480.4 GB/s 616 GB/s 448 GB/s
Video memory 24 GB GDDR6X 24 GB GDDR6X 10 GB GDDR6X 8 GB GDDR6 24 GB GDDR6 12 GB GDDR5X 11 GB GDDR6 8 GB GDDR6
Power consumption 420 W 350 W 320 W 220 W 280 W 250 W 250 W 215 W

Our test system with the AMD Ryzen 9 5900X as base

A current AMD platform based on the Asus X570 ROG Crosshair VIII serves as the test system. The CPU (AMD Ryzen 9 5900X) offers good CPU performance, and we use an AIO water cooler (Alphacool Eisbaer 280 mm) for cooling. The 32 GB of RAM comes from Corsair and clocks at 4,000 MHz. We use the Acer Predator XB321HK as monitor. It doesn't limit us due to its UHD capability. At this point, we would like to thank AMD for providing the test platform as well as Corsair for the RAM kit.

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For the upcoming benchmarks and tests, we use the following system:

  • Lian Li O11 Dynamic
  • AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
  • MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X (Nvidia driver 457.30)
  • Asus X570 ROG Crosshair VIII Hero Wi-Fi (BIOS 2402, default settings, XMP 1 for DDR4-4000)
  • Corsair RM1000X 1,000-watt power supply unit
  • Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro DDR4-4000 2 x 16 GB RAM kit
  • Corsair MP600 2 TB M.2 PCIe 4.0 SSD
  • Crucial MX500 2 TB (for games)

The clock speeds of the MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X

MSI keeps the base clock speed in line with the reference model. Nevertheless, at 1,860 MHz, MSI increases the boost clock rate of the RTX 3090 Suprim X significantly. In addition, the OC mode can be activated within MSI's Dragon Center, which increases the boost clock speed to an even higher 1,875 MHz. All the tests in this review were performed under the default settings and without OC mode. The VRAM remains unchanged as well, which is why the memory bandwidth is identical to the reference model.

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Synthetic benchmarks

In the synthetic benchmarks, the MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X and the AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT are almost on par. The gap to the GeForce RTX 3080 is clearly visible and increases at higher resolutions. Compared to the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti, the lead of the new flagship grows to 40 to 50%. The Nvidia Titan RTX is based on the same chip as the RTX 2080 Ti and lags behind by a similar margin.

Due to the good cooling and the higher TDP in the MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X, performance should be better than with Nvidia's Founders Edition. However, we can't make valid statements regarding the reference model's performance at the moment, since we haven't been able to test this model yet.

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2560x1440 Time Spy Graphics
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
19571 Points ∼100%
Radeon RX 6800 XT
17603 Points ∼90% -10%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
17467 Points ∼89% -11%
NVIDIA Titan RTX
15283 Points ∼78% -22%
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti (Desktop)
13744 Points ∼70% -30%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
13579 Points ∼69% -31%
GeForce RTX 2080 Super (Desktop)
11477 Points ∼59% -41%
GeForce RTX 2080 (Desktop)
11294 Points ∼58% -42%
GeForce RTX 2070 Super (Desktop)
10094 Points ∼52% -48%
GeForce RTX 2070 (Desktop)
9236 Points ∼47% -53%
Radeon VII
8803 Points ∼45% -55%
GeForce RTX 2060 Super (Desktop)
8795 Points ∼45% -55%
Radeon RX 5700 XT (Desktop)
8673 Points ∼44% -56%
GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop)
7732 Points ∼40% -60%
Radeon RX 5700 (Desktop)
7675 Points ∼39% -61%
RX Vega 64
7183 Points ∼37% -63%
3840x2160 Fire Strike Ultra Graphics
Radeon RX 6800 XT
12626 Points ∼100% +2%
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
12371 Points ∼98%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
10793 Points ∼85% -13%
NVIDIA Titan RTX
8649 Points ∼69% -30%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
8483 Points ∼67% -31%
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti (Desktop)
7925 Points ∼63% -36%
Radeon VII
6837 Points ∼54% -45%
GeForce RTX 2080 (Desktop)
6513 Points ∼52% -47%
GeForce RTX 2080 Super (Desktop)
6500 Points ∼51% -47%
Radeon RX 5700 XT (Desktop)
5955 Points ∼47% -52%
GeForce RTX 2070 Super (Desktop)
5786 Points ∼46% -53%
GeForce RTX 2070 (Desktop)
5450 Points ∼43% -56%
RX Vega 64
5441 Points ∼43% -56%
Radeon RX 5700 (Desktop)
5292 Points ∼42% -57%
GeForce RTX 2060 Super (Desktop)
5175 Points ∼41% -58%
GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop)
4244 Points ∼34% -66%
Fire Strike Extreme Graphics
Radeon RX 6800 XT
25015 Points ∼100% +8%
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
23114 Points ∼92%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
20861 Points ∼83% -10%
NVIDIA Titan RTX
17176 Points ∼69% -26%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
16196 Points ∼65% -30%
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti (Desktop)
15603 Points ∼62% -32%
Radeon VII
13388 Points ∼54% -42%
GeForce RTX 2080 (Desktop)
13355 Points ∼53% -42%
GeForce RTX 2080 Super (Desktop)
12968 Points ∼52% -44%
Radeon RX 5700 XT (Desktop)
12209 Points ∼49% -47%
GeForce RTX 2070 Super (Desktop)
11634 Points ∼47% -50%
GeForce RTX 2070 (Desktop)
11021 Points ∼44% -52%
Radeon RX 5700 (Desktop)
10876 Points ∼43% -53%
RX Vega 64
10758 Points ∼43% -53%
GeForce RTX 2060 Super (Desktop)
10481 Points ∼42% -55%
GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop)
9097 Points ∼36% -61%
1920x1080 Fire Strike Graphics
Radeon RX 6800 XT
49735 Points ∼100% +17%
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
42688 Points ∼86%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
40910 Points ∼82% -4%
NVIDIA Titan RTX
34722 Points ∼70% -19%
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti (Desktop)
32081 Points ∼65% -25%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
31096 Points ∼63% -27%
GeForce RTX 2080 (Desktop)
27620 Points ∼56% -35%
Radeon VII
27476 Points ∼55% -36%
GeForce RTX 2080 Super (Desktop)
27075 Points ∼54% -37%
Radeon RX 5700 XT (Desktop)
25383 Points ∼51% -41%
GeForce RTX 2070 Super (Desktop)
24151 Points ∼49% -43%
GeForce RTX 2070 (Desktop)
22999 Points ∼46% -46%
Radeon RX 5700 (Desktop)
22457 Points ∼45% -47%
RX Vega 64
22338 Points ∼45% -48%
GeForce RTX 2060 Super (Desktop)
21970 Points ∼44% -49%
GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop)
19338 Points ∼39% -55%
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MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
7521 Points ∼100%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
6243 Points ∼83% -17%
NVIDIA Titan RTX
5402 Points ∼72% -28%
Radeon RX 6800 XT
5256 Points ∼70% -30%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
4695 Points ∼62% -38%
3840x2160 4k Optimized
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
16868 Points ∼100%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
13984 Points ∼83% -17%
Radeon RX 6800 XT
13471 Points ∼80% -20%
NVIDIA Titan RTX
12186 Points ∼72% -28%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
10755 Points ∼64% -36%
1920x1080 1080p Extreme
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
12694 Points ∼100%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
10572 Points ∼83% -17%
Radeon RX 6800 XT
10046 Points ∼79% -21%
NVIDIA Titan RTX
9056 Points ∼71% -29%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
8507 Points ∼67% -33%
1920x1080 1080p High
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
25953 Points ∼100%
Radeon RX 6800 XT
22265 Points ∼86% -14%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
21333 Points ∼82% -18%
NVIDIA Titan RTX
20315 Points ∼78% -22%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
17346 Points ∼67% -33%
1280x720 720p Low
NVIDIA Titan RTX
40994 Points ∼100% +23%
Radeon RX 6800 XT
36452 Points ∼89% +9%
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
33329 Points ∼81%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
31666 Points ∼77% -5%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
30851 Points ∼75% -7%
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MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
273.7 fps ∼100%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
232.4 fps ∼85% -15%
NVIDIA Titan RTX
215.1 fps ∼79% -21%
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti (Desktop)
204.4 fps ∼75% -25%
Radeon RX 6800 XT
204 fps ∼75% -25%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
196.1 fps ∼72% -28%
GeForce RTX 2080 Super (Desktop)
167.5 fps ∼61% -39%
GeForce RTX 2080 (Desktop)
161.4 fps ∼59% -41%
GeForce RTX 2070 Super (Desktop)
153.5 fps ∼56% -44%
GeForce RTX 2070 (Desktop)
139 fps ∼51% -49%
GeForce RTX 2060 Super (Desktop)
132.3 fps ∼48% -52%
GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop)
115.8 fps ∼42% -58%
Radeon RX 5700 XT (Desktop)
110.2 fps ∼40% -60%
Radeon VII
109 fps ∼40% -60%
Radeon RX 5700 (Desktop)
100.7 fps ∼37% -63%
Extreme Preset DX11
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
283.5 fps ∼100%
Radeon RX 6800 XT
247.9 fps ∼87% -13%
NVIDIA Titan RTX
237.1 fps ∼84% -16%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
232.6 fps ∼82% -18%
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti (Desktop)
215.2 fps ∼76% -24%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
202.5 fps ∼71% -29%
GeForce RTX 2080 (Desktop)
176.5 fps ∼62% -38%
GeForce RTX 2080 Super (Desktop)
175.2 fps ∼62% -38%
GeForce RTX 2070 Super (Desktop)
160.1 fps ∼56% -44%
GeForce RTX 2070 (Desktop)
149.3 fps ∼53% -47%
GeForce RTX 2060 Super (Desktop)
141.7 fps ∼50% -50%
Radeon VII
140.3 fps ∼49% -51%
Radeon RX 5700 XT (Desktop)
132.5 fps ∼47% -53%
GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop)
124.1 fps ∼44% -56%
Radeon RX 5700 (Desktop)
119.9 fps ∼42% -58%
Unigine Valley 1.0
1920x1080 Extreme HD DirectX AA:x8
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
196 fps ∼100%
Radeon RX 6800 XT
190.6 fps ∼97% -3%
NVIDIA Titan RTX
180.1 fps ∼92% -8%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
176.2 fps ∼90% -10%
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti (Desktop)
159.4 fps ∼81% -19%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
155.1 fps ∼79% -21%
GeForce RTX 2080 Super (Desktop)
120.2 fps ∼61% -39%
GeForce RTX 2080 (Desktop)
119.6 fps ∼61% -39%
GeForce RTX 2070 Super (Desktop)
113.7 fps ∼58% -42%
GeForce RTX 2070 (Desktop)
111.5 fps ∼57% -43%
Radeon VII
108.5 fps ∼55% -45%
GeForce RTX 2060 Super (Desktop)
106.9 fps ∼55% -45%
Radeon RX 5700 XT (Desktop)
106.3 fps ∼54% -46%
Radeon RX 5700 (Desktop)
99.3 fps ∼51% -49%
GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop)
91.2 fps ∼47% -53%
1920x1080 Extreme HD Preset OpenGL AA:x8
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
187.8 fps ∼100%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
163.8 fps ∼87% -13%
NVIDIA Titan RTX
158.5 fps ∼84% -16%
Radeon RX 6800 XT
158.2 fps ∼84% -16%
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti (Desktop)
145.1 fps ∼77% -23%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
142.9 fps ∼76% -24%
GeForce RTX 2080 Super (Desktop)
114.5 fps ∼61% -39%
GeForce RTX 2080 (Desktop)
110.5 fps ∼59% -41%
GeForce RTX 2070 Super (Desktop)
105.6 fps ∼56% -44%
GeForce RTX 2070 (Desktop)
101 fps ∼54% -46%
GeForce RTX 2060 Super (Desktop)
98.3 fps ∼52% -48%
Radeon RX 5700 XT (Desktop)
89.1 fps ∼47% -53%
GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop)
83.6 fps ∼45% -55%
Radeon RX 5700 (Desktop)
82.7 fps ∼44% -56%
Radeon VII
81.3 fps ∼43% -57%
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Radeon RX 6800 XT
6195.77 MPix/s ∼100% +40%
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
4437.15 MPix/s ∼72%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
3721.4 MPix/s ∼60% -16%
Radeon VII
2800 MPix/s ∼45% -37%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
2585.92 MPix/s ∼42% -42%
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti (Desktop)
1958.5 MPix/s ∼32% -56%
GeForce RTX 2080 Super (Desktop)
1430 MPix/s ∼23% -68%
GeForce RTX 2080 (Desktop)
1380 MPix/s ∼22% -69%
GeForce RTX 2070 Super (Desktop)
1250 MPix/s ∼20% -72%
GeForce RTX 2070 (Desktop)
1150 MPix/s ∼19% -74%
GeForce RTX 2060 Super (Desktop)
1110 MPix/s ∼18% -75%
Radeon RX 5700 XT (Desktop)
919.18 MPix/s ∼15% -79%
GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop)
912 MPix/s ∼15% -79%
Radeon RX 5700 (Desktop)
775 MPix/s ∼13% -83%
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MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
200.37 GB/s ∼100%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
172.85 GB/s ∼86% -14%
Radeon RX 6800 XT
160.76 GB/s ∼80% -20%
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti (Desktop)
129.33 GB/s ∼65% -35%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
121.54 GB/s ∼61% -39%
GeForce RTX 2080 (Desktop)
101.78 GB/s ∼51% -49%
Radeon VII
99.22 GB/s ∼50% -50%
GeForce RTX 2080 Super (Desktop)
95.65 GB/s ∼48% -52%
GeForce RTX 2070 Super (Desktop)
88.45 GB/s ∼44% -56%
GeForce RTX 2070 (Desktop)
75.37 GB/s ∼38% -62%
GeForce RTX 2060 Super (Desktop)
74.59 GB/s ∼37% -63%
GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop)
63.84 GB/s ∼32% -68%
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Radeon VII
1130 KOPT/s ∼100% +344%
Radeon RX 6800 XT
381.78 KOPT/s ∼34% +50%
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
254.45 KOPT/s ∼23%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
212.75 KOPT/s ∼19% -16%
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti (Desktop)
206.84 KOPT/s ∼18% -19%
GeForce RTX 2080 (Desktop)
159.44 KOPT/s ∼14% -37%
GeForce RTX 2080 Super (Desktop)
151.52 KOPT/s ∼13% -40%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
149.2 KOPT/s ∼13% -41%
GeForce RTX 2070 Super (Desktop)
124.66 KOPT/s ∼11% -51%
GeForce RTX 2070 (Desktop)
121.31 KOPT/s ∼11% -52%
GeForce RTX 2060 Super (Desktop)
105.33 KOPT/s ∼9% -59%
GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop)
99.09 KOPT/s ∼9% -61%
Radeon RX 5700 XT (Desktop)
24 KOPT/s ∼2% -91%
Radeon RX 5700 (Desktop)
20.81 KOPT/s ∼2% -92%

Game benchmarks

The Witcher 3 frame times (Ultra preset)
The Witcher 3 frame times (Ultra preset)
The Witcher 3 frame progression (Ultra preset)
The Witcher 3 frame progression (Ultra preset)

To start with, we can say that the MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X can handle all modern titles without any problems. Occasionally, there are games where the average frame rate slips below the 60-FPS mark in 2160p. Nevertheless, smooth gaming is possible, and you don't get the impression that you're watching a slideshow.

Compared with the GeForce RTX 3080, the GeForce RTX 3090 can repeatedly set itself apart a bit. Nonetheless, the graphics card always requires very high resolutions in order to also be able to take advantage of the performance difference. However, in comparison with AMD's Radeon RX 6800 XT, the GeForce RTX 3090's performance plus is much bigger than we saw in the synthetic benchmarks. Performance varies depending on the game, although the AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT always sets the tone.

We use the game The Witcher 3 (Ultra preset) to log the frame times and the frame progression, since it also scales very well with the latest graphics cards. There are no anomalies in the frame times. Nevertheless, there are only a few isolated outliers that do not affect the smooth gameplay. When it comes to the frame progression, the frame rates are a bit better in the first third; they stabilize in the further course, though, and show a very good result of 168 FPS over the entire period. For comparison purposes: The Asus GeForce RTX 3080 ROG Strix Gaming OC achieved 139 FPS.

Far Cry New Dawn - 3840x2160 Ultra Preset
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
96 (71min - 125max) fps ∼100%
Radeon RX 6800 XT
94 (75min - 129max) fps ∼98% -2%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
89 (72min - 108max) fps ∼93% -7%
NVIDIA Titan RTX
84 (71min - 100max) fps ∼88% -12%
NVIDIA Titan RTX
81 (68min - 98max) fps ∼84% -16%
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti (Desktop)
73 (59min - 92max) fps ∼76% -24%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
70 (52min - 86max) fps ∼73% -27%
GeForce RTX 2080 Super (Desktop)
64 (54min - 81max) fps ∼67% -33%
GeForce RTX 2080 (Desktop)
62 (52min - 76max) fps ∼65% -35%
Radeon VII
61 (50min - 80max) fps ∼64% -36%
GeForce RTX 2070 Super (Desktop)
58 (48min - 72max) fps ∼60% -40%
Radeon RX 5700 XT (Desktop)
56 (47min - 73max) fps ∼58% -42%
GeForce RTX 2070 (Desktop)
51 (43min - 61max) fps ∼53% -47%
Radeon RX 5700 (Desktop)
51 (42min - 67max) fps ∼53% -47%
GeForce RTX 2060 Super (Desktop)
50 (41min - 62max) fps ∼52% -48%
RX Vega 64
47 (38min - 60max) fps ∼49% -51%
GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop)
42 (35min - 52max) fps ∼44% -56%
Far Cry 5 - 3840x2160 Ultra Preset AA:T
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
106 (84min - 123max) fps ∼100%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
95 (85min - 107max) fps ∼90% -10%
Radeon RX 6800 XT
95 (72min - 124max) fps ∼90% -10%
NVIDIA Titan RTX
81 (73min - 95max) fps ∼76% -24%
NVIDIA Titan RTX
78 (66min - 93max) fps ∼74% -26%
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti (Desktop)
74 (65min - 88max) fps ∼70% -30%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
69 (61min - 81max) fps ∼65% -35%
GeForce RTX 2080 Super (Desktop)
61 (53min - 70max) fps ∼58% -42%
GeForce RTX 2080 (Desktop)
59 (53min - 71max) fps ∼56% -44%
Radeon VII
59 (50min - 75max) fps ∼56% -44%
GeForce RTX 2070 Super (Desktop)
54 (48min - 65max) fps ∼51% -49%
Radeon RX 5700 XT (Desktop)
51 (44min - 66max) fps ∼48% -52%
GeForce RTX 2070 (Desktop)
48 (41min - 57max) fps ∼45% -55%
GeForce RTX 2060 Super (Desktop)
45 (40min - 55max) fps ∼42% -58%
Radeon RX 5700 (Desktop)
45 (38min - 58max) fps ∼42% -58%
RX Vega 64
44 (37min - 56max) fps ∼42% -58%
GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop)
41 (37min - 49max) fps ∼39% -61%
F1 2020 - 3840x2160 Ultra High Preset AA:T AF:16x
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
144 (123min - 166max) fps ∼100%
Radeon RX 6800 XT
128 (106min - 152max) fps ∼89% -11%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
118 (102min - 137max) fps ∼82% -18%
NVIDIA Titan RTX
97.4 (84min - 114max) fps ∼68% -32%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
89.2 (73min - 104max) fps ∼62% -38%
Borderlands 3 - 3840x2160 Badass Overall Quality (DX11)
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
73.4 fps ∼100%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
61.5 fps ∼84% -16%
Radeon RX 6800 XT
53.6 fps ∼73% -27%
NVIDIA Titan RTX
46.7 fps ∼64% -36%
NVIDIA Titan RTX
46 fps ∼63% -37%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
44.2 fps ∼60% -40%
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti (Desktop)
43.6 fps ∼59% -41%
Metro Exodus - 3840x2160 Ultra Quality AF:16x
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
76.3 (45.25min - 131.44max) fps ∼100%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
64.1 (36.54min - 108.57max) fps ∼84% -16%
Radeon RX 6800 XT
56.3 (40.14min - 64.28max) fps ∼74% -26%
NVIDIA Titan RTX
54.9 (34.88min - 89.73max) fps ∼72% -28%
NVIDIA Titan RTX
53.7 (33.8min - 83.74max) fps ∼70% -30%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
49.1 (30.24min - 89.89max) fps ∼64% -36%
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti (Desktop)
47.5 (31min - 69max) fps ∼62% -38%
RX Vega 64
45.7 (26min - 67max) fps ∼60% -40%
GeForce RTX 2080 Super (Desktop)
40 (25.84min - 59.35max) fps ∼52% -48%
GeForce RTX 2080 (Desktop)
38.6 (25min - 58max) fps ∼51% -49%
Radeon VII
37.4 (25min - 50max) fps ∼49% -51%
GeForce RTX 2070 Super (Desktop)
35 (23min - 51max) fps ∼46% -54%
GeForce RTX 2070 (Desktop)
31.9 (21min - 45max) fps ∼42% -58%
GeForce RTX 2060 Super (Desktop)
29.7 (20min - 42max) fps ∼39% -61%
Radeon RX 5700 XT (Desktop)
29.6 (20.7min - 36.64max) fps ∼39% -61%
Radeon RX 5700 (Desktop)
28.6 (19.67min - 36.24max) fps ∼37% -63%
GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop)
26.3 (17min - 38max) fps ∼34% -66%
Red Dead Redemption 2 - 3840x2160 Maximum Settings
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
67 (34min - 98max) fps ∼100%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
56 fps ∼84% -16%
Radeon RX 6800 XT
52.9 (41min, 45.5P1 - 65.3max) fps ∼79% -21%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
44 (32min - 55max) fps ∼66% -34%
NVIDIA Titan RTX
41 (29min - 50max) fps ∼61% -39%
Rise of the Tomb Raider - 3840x2160 High Preset AA:FX AF:4x
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
128 (117min - 145max) fps ∼100%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
107 (99min - 120max) fps ∼84% -16%
Radeon RX 6800 XT
98.4 (89min - 121max) fps ∼77% -23%
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti (Desktop)
93 (86min - 104max) fps ∼73% -27%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
83.8 (75min - 93max) fps ∼65% -35%
GeForce RTX 2080 Super (Desktop)
79 (72min - 87max) fps ∼62% -38%
GeForce RTX 2080 (Desktop)
77 (71min - 85max) fps ∼60% -40%
GeForce RTX 2070 Super (Desktop)
68 (60min - 75max) fps ∼53% -47%
GeForce RTX 2070 (Desktop)
58.1 (53min - 68max) fps ∼45% -55%
Radeon VII
56.3 (51min - 65max) fps ∼44% -56%
GeForce RTX 2060 Super (Desktop)
53.4 (47min - 61max) fps ∼42% -58%
RX Vega 64
50.4 (45min - 57max) fps ∼39% -61%
GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop)
47.3 (43min - 55max) fps ∼37% -63%
Shadow of the Tomb Raider - 3840x2160 Highest Preset AA:T
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
95.6 fps ∼100%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
83.9 fps ∼88% -12%
Radeon RX 6800 XT
79.6 fps ∼83% -17%
NVIDIA Titan RTX
66.3 fps ∼69% -31%
NVIDIA Titan RTX
66 fps ∼69% -31%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
61 fps ∼64% -36%
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti (Desktop)
60 fps ∼63% -37%
GeForce RTX 2080 Super (Desktop)
49 fps ∼51% -49%
GeForce RTX 2080 (Desktop)
48 fps ∼50% -50%
Radeon VII
44 fps ∼46% -54%
GeForce RTX 2070 Super (Desktop)
43 fps ∼45% -55%
GeForce RTX 2070 (Desktop)
40 fps ∼42% -58%
Radeon RX 5700 XT (Desktop)
38 fps ∼40% -60%
GeForce RTX 2060 Super (Desktop)
36 fps ∼38% -62%
Radeon RX 5700 (Desktop)
34 fps ∼36% -64%
GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop)
32 fps ∼33% -67%
RX Vega 64
29 fps ∼30% -70%
Mafia Definitive Edition - 3840x2160 High Preset
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
89.1 (42.7min, 53.9P0.1, 62.7P1 - 175max) fps ∼100%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
78.2 (17.9min, 31P0.1, 59.3P1 - 292max) fps ∼88% -12%
NVIDIA Titan RTX
63.4 fps ∼71% -29%
Radeon RX 6800 XT
62.6 (28min, 37.6P0.1, 49.2P1 - 87.3max) fps ∼70% -30%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
56.6 (34.7min, 37.9P0.1, 44.2P1 - 177max) fps ∼64% -36%
Watch Dogs Legion - 3840x2160 Ultra Preset (DX12)
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
60.3 (34.68min, 51.05P1 - 78.14max) fps ∼100%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
54.1 (24.72min, 44.97P1 - 114.7max) fps ∼90% -10%
Radeon RX 6800 XT
49.3 (32.85min, 41.54P1 - 76.12max) fps ∼82% -18%
NVIDIA Titan RTX
43.4 (22.94min, 35.76P1 - 80.93max) fps ∼72% -28%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
37 (17.44min, 25.32P1 - 81.3max) fps ∼61% -39%
The Witcher 3 - 3840x2160 High Graphics & Postprocessing (Nvidia HairWorks Off)
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
128 (117min - 138max) fps ∼100%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
115 (107min - 124max) fps ∼90% -10%
Radeon RX 6800 XT
110 (97min - 117max) fps ∼86% -14%
NVIDIA Titan RTX
104 (97min - 112max) fps ∼81% -19%
NVIDIA Titan RTX
102 (95min - 110max) fps ∼80% -20%
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti (Desktop)
96 (87min - 109max) fps ∼75% -25%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
88.2 (82min - 97max) fps ∼69% -31%
GeForce RTX 2080 Super (Desktop)
79 (71min - 87max) fps ∼62% -38%
GeForce RTX 2080 (Desktop)
78 (69min - 87max) fps ∼61% -39%
GeForce RTX 2070 Super (Desktop)
68 (61min - 74max) fps ∼53% -47%
GeForce RTX 2070 (Desktop)
64.3 (59min - 70max) fps ∼50% -50%
GeForce RTX 2060 Super (Desktop)
57 (51min - 62max) fps ∼45% -55%
Radeon VII
54.3 (50min - 59max) fps ∼42% -58%
Radeon RX 5700 XT (Desktop)
52.1 (47min - 57max) fps ∼41% -59%
GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop)
51.3 (44min - 58max) fps ∼40% -60%
RX Vega 64
49.1 (44min - 54max) fps ∼38% -62%
Radeon RX 5700 (Desktop)
46.8 (42min - 51max) fps ∼37% -63%
low med. high ultraQHD4K
GTA V (2015) 184 176 175 114 109 164 fps
The Witcher 3 (2015) 355 335 292 160 128 fps
Dota 2 Reborn (2015) 169.95 143.2 144.3 140.3 142.8 fps
Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016) 300 263 257 240 128 fps
Final Fantasy XV Benchmark (2018) 219 189 156 133 87.6 fps
X-Plane 11.11 (2018) 151 126 96.8 83 fps
Far Cry 5 (2018) 179 162 153 141 137 106 fps
Strange Brigade (2018) 525 415 372 330 255 158 fps
Shadow of the Tomb Raider (2018) 201 193 177 188 162 95.6 fps
Battlefield V (2018) 184 164 151 141 124 94 fps
Apex Legends (2019) 144 144 144 144 144 139 fps
Far Cry New Dawn (2019) 134 117 117 106 105 96 fps
Metro Exodus (2019) 190 166 155 132 112 76.3 fps
The Division 2 (2019) 239 221 188 160 128 77.5 fps
Anno 1800 (2019) 145 145 105 54.8 53.9 52.5 fps
Rage 2 (2019) 264 192 168 163 110 56.7 fps
Control (2019) 238 215 177 123 66 fps
Borderlands 3 (2019) 178 157 145 135 117 73.4 fps
Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order (2019) 133 132 131 130 111 fps
Red Dead Redemption 2 (2019) 175 174 155 115 96 67 fps
Hunt Showdown (2020) 270 278 252 217 121 fps
Doom Eternal (2020) 314 310 298 296 295 188 fps
F1 2020 (2020) 386 336 322 266 219 144 fps
Death Stranding (2020) 209 207 203 210 176 110 fps
Horizon Zero Dawn (2020) 203 196 181 166 148 95 fps
Crysis Remastered (2020) 266 209 130 102 86.7 64.9 fps
Serious Sam 4 (2020) 138.7 129.8 125.3 121.3 118.4 115.1 fps
Mafia Definitive Edition (2020) 180 161 157 149 89.1 fps
Star Wars Squadrons (2020) 454 419 403 389 305 197 fps
FIFA 21 (2020) 202 194 195 202 207 213 fps
Watch Dogs Legion (2020) 128 127 111 103 89.7 60.3 fps
Dirt 5 (2020) 191 149 127 112 100 73.8 fps
Assassin´s Creed Valhalla (2020) 137 112 97 88 76 55 fps
Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War (2020) 251 223 172 161 122 76.1 fps
Yakuza Like a Dragon (2020) 116 114 115 116 116 80.2 fps

Compute performance

In LuxMark and ComputeMark, the MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X scores slightly better than the GeForce RTX 3080 due to the better raw performance. However, the GeForce RTX 3090 has to admit a clear defeat to AMD's RX 6800 XT in the LuxMark Sala test. Each architecture has its advantages and disadvantages, which are supported differently by the programs and drivers. The SPECviewperf tests are mainly aimed at workstations. These offer more performance with the Quadro and FirePro models than with the consumer models due to driver optimizations.

LuxMark v2.0 64Bit
Room GPUs-only
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
5727 Samples/s ∼100%
ASUS GeForce RTX 3080 ROG STRIX OC GAMING
5112 Samples/s ∼89% -11%
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
5057 Samples/s ∼88% -12%
Nvidia Titan RTX
4643 Samples/s ∼81% -19%
MSI RTX 2080 Ti Gaming X Trio
4494 Samples/s ∼78% -22%
KFA2 GeForce RTX 2080 Ti EX
4429 Samples/s ∼77% -23%
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X Trio
4293 Samples/s ∼75% -25%
AMD Radeon VII
3477 Samples/s ∼61% -39%
MSI RTX 2080 Gaming X Trio
3453 Samples/s ∼60% -40%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super
3430 Samples/s ∼60% -40%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super
3404 Samples/s ∼59% -41%
MSI RTX 2070 Gaming Z 8G
3300 Samples/s ∼58% -42%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super
3274 Samples/s ∼57% -43%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
2586 Samples/s ∼45% -55%
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT
2104 Samples/s ∼37% -63%
AMD Radeon RX 5700
1856 Samples/s ∼32% -68%
Sala GPUs-only
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
28023 Samples/s ∼100% +92%
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
14590 Samples/s ∼52%
ASUS GeForce RTX 3080 ROG STRIX OC GAMING
12797 Samples/s ∼46% -12%
Nvidia Titan RTX
10799 Samples/s ∼39% -26%
MSI RTX 2080 Ti Gaming X Trio
10291 Samples/s ∼37% -29%
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X Trio
10115 Samples/s ∼36% -31%
KFA2 GeForce RTX 2080 Ti EX
9999 Samples/s ∼36% -31%
MSI RTX 2080 Gaming X Trio
7928 Samples/s ∼28% -46%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super
7878 Samples/s ∼28% -46%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super
7594 Samples/s ∼27% -48%
MSI RTX 2070 Gaming Z 8G
7179 Samples/s ∼26% -51%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super
6980 Samples/s ∼25% -52%
AMD Radeon VII
6869 Samples/s ∼25% -53%
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT
6188 Samples/s ∼22% -58%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
5655 Samples/s ∼20% -61%
AMD Radeon RX 5700
5312 Samples/s ∼19% -64%
ComputeMark v2.1
1024x600 Normal, QJuliaRayTrace
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
17058 Points ∼100%
ASUS GeForce RTX 3080 ROG STRIX OC GAMING
14718 Points ∼86% -14%
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X Trio
11816 Points ∼69% -31%
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
11304 Points ∼66% -34%
MSI RTX 2080 Ti Gaming X Trio
9690 Points ∼57% -43%
Nvidia Titan RTX
9418 Points ∼55% -45%
KFA2 GeForce RTX 2080 Ti EX
9104 Points ∼53% -47%
MSI RTX 2080 Gaming X Trio
7283 Points ∼43% -57%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super
7258 Points ∼43% -57%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super
6155 Points ∼36% -64%
AMD Radeon VII
5878 Points ∼34% -66%
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT
5761 Points ∼34% -66%
MSI RTX 2070 Gaming Z 8G
5747 Points ∼34% -66%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super
5271 Points ∼31% -69%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
4903 Points ∼29% -71%
AMD Radeon RX 5700
4703 Points ∼28% -72%
1024x600 Normal, Mandel Scalar
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
11197 Points ∼100%
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
10018 Points ∼89% -11%
ASUS GeForce RTX 3080 ROG STRIX OC GAMING
9554 Points ∼85% -15%
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X Trio
7314 Points ∼65% -35%
AMD Radeon VII
6312 Points ∼56% -44%
MSI RTX 2080 Ti Gaming X Trio
6226 Points ∼56% -44%
Nvidia Titan RTX
5977 Points ∼53% -47%
KFA2 GeForce RTX 2080 Ti EX
5679 Points ∼51% -49%
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT
4869 Points ∼43% -57%
MSI RTX 2080 Gaming X Trio
4526 Points ∼40% -60%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super
4525 Points ∼40% -60%
AMD Radeon RX 5700
4043 Points ∼36% -64%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super
3782 Points ∼34% -66%
MSI RTX 2070 Gaming Z 8G
3514 Points ∼31% -69%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super
3185 Points ∼28% -72%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
2982 Points ∼27% -73%
1024x600 Normal, Mandel Vector
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
8399 Points ∼100% +1%
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
8341 Points ∼99%
ASUS GeForce RTX 3080 ROG STRIX OC GAMING
7148 Points ∼85% -14%
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X Trio
5490 Points ∼65% -34%
MSI RTX 2080 Ti Gaming X Trio
5037 Points ∼60% -40%
Nvidia Titan RTX
4944 Points ∼59% -41%
AMD Radeon VII
4714 Points ∼56% -43%
KFA2 GeForce RTX 2080 Ti EX
4695 Points ∼56% -44%
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT
4246 Points ∼51% -49%
MSI RTX 2080 Gaming X Trio
3892 Points ∼46% -53%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super
3835 Points ∼46% -54%
AMD Radeon RX 5700
3532 Points ∼42% -58%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super
3358 Points ∼40% -60%
MSI RTX 2070 Gaming Z 8G
3169 Points ∼38% -62%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super
2939 Points ∼35% -65%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
2800 Points ∼33% -66%
1024x600 Normal, Fluid 2DTexArr
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
4560 Points ∼100%
ASUS GeForce RTX 3080 ROG STRIX OC GAMING
4087 Points ∼90% -10%
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
3947 Points ∼87% -13%
Nvidia Titan RTX
3691 Points ∼81% -19%
MSI RTX 2080 Ti Gaming X Trio
3539 Points ∼78% -22%
KFA2 GeForce RTX 2080 Ti EX
3444 Points ∼76% -24%
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X Trio
2704 Points ∼59% -41%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super
2655 Points ∼58% -42%
MSI RTX 2080 Gaming X Trio
2482 Points ∼54% -46%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super
2331 Points ∼51% -49%
AMD Radeon VII
2248 Points ∼49% -51%
MSI RTX 2070 Gaming Z 8G
2221 Points ∼49% -51%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super
2064 Points ∼45% -55%
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT
1960 Points ∼43% -57%
AMD Radeon RX 5700
1810 Points ∼40% -60%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
1801 Points ∼39% -61%
1024x600 Normal, Fluid 3DTex
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
5391 Points ∼100%
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
5154 Points ∼96% -4%
ASUS GeForce RTX 3080 ROG STRIX OC GAMING
4417 Points ∼82% -18%
Nvidia Titan RTX
3877 Points ∼72% -28%
MSI RTX 2080 Ti Gaming X Trio
3653 Points ∼68% -32%
AMD Radeon VII
3646 Points ∼68% -32%
KFA2 GeForce RTX 2080 Ti EX
3589 Points ∼67% -33%
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X Trio
2776 Points ∼51% -49%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super
2736 Points ∼51% -49%
MSI RTX 2080 Gaming X Trio
2588 Points ∼48% -52%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super
2456 Points ∼46% -54%
MSI RTX 2070 Gaming Z 8G
2380 Points ∼44% -56%
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT
2349 Points ∼44% -56%
AMD Radeon RX 5700
2294 Points ∼43% -57%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super
2289 Points ∼42% -58%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
1889 Points ∼35% -65%
1024x600 Normal, Score
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
46547 Points ∼100%
ASUS GeForce RTX 3080 ROG STRIX OC GAMING
39924 Points ∼86% -14%
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
38823 Points ∼83% -17%
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X Trio
30100 Points ∼65% -35%
MSI RTX 2080 Ti Gaming X Trio
28145 Points ∼60% -40%
Nvidia Titan RTX
27907 Points ∼60% -40%
KFA2 GeForce RTX 2080 Ti EX
26510 Points ∼57% -43%
AMD Radeon VII
22798 Points ∼49% -51%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super
21009 Points ∼45% -55%
MSI RTX 2080 Gaming X Trio
20771 Points ∼45% -55%
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT
19184 Points ∼41% -59%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super
18083 Points ∼39% -61%
MSI RTX 2070 Gaming Z 8G
17031 Points ∼37% -63%
AMD Radeon RX 5700
16383 Points ∼35% -65%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super
15749 Points ∼34% -66%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
14375 Points ∼31% -69%
SPECviewperf 13
Solidworks (sw-04)
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
193 fps ∼100% +103%
Nvidia Titan RTX
132.89 fps ∼69% +39%
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT
114.44 fps ∼59% +20%
MSI RTX 2080 Ti Gaming X Trio
113.15 fps ∼59% +19%
KFA2 GeForce RTX 2080 Ti EX
111.83 fps ∼58% +17%
AMD Radeon RX 5700
101.77 fps ∼53% +7%
MSI RTX 2080 Gaming X Trio
100.32 fps ∼52% +5%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super
99.6 fps ∼52% +5%
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
95.3 fps ∼49%
AMD Radeon VII
95.07 fps ∼49% 0%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super
93.26 fps ∼48% -2%
ASUS GeForce RTX 3080 ROG STRIX OC GAMING
92.41 fps ∼48% -3%
MSI RTX 2070 Gaming Z 8G
86.72 fps ∼45% -9%
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X Trio
84.78 fps ∼44% -11%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
83.42 fps ∼43% -12%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super
75.73 fps ∼39% -21%
Siemens NX (snx-03)
Nvidia Titan RTX
462.35 fps ∼100% +1611%
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
81.4 fps ∼18% +201%
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT
61.27 fps ∼13% +127%
AMD Radeon RX 5700
60.49 fps ∼13% +124%
AMD Radeon VII
37.03 fps ∼8% +37%
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
27.03 fps ∼6%
ASUS GeForce RTX 3080 ROG STRIX OC GAMING
23.22 fps ∼5% -14%
MSI RTX 2080 Ti Gaming X Trio
22.45 fps ∼5% -17%
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X Trio
22.36 fps ∼5% -17%
KFA2 GeForce RTX 2080 Ti EX
21.99 fps ∼5% -19%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super
21.94 fps ∼5% -19%
MSI RTX 2080 Gaming X Trio
21.7 fps ∼5% -20%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super
20.71 fps ∼4% -23%
MSI RTX 2070 Gaming Z 8G
15.6 fps ∼3% -42%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super
15.46 fps ∼3% -43%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
14.99 fps ∼3% -45%
Showcase (showcase-02)
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
241 fps ∼100%
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
232 fps ∼96% -4%
Nvidia Titan RTX
192.01 fps ∼80% -20%
KFA2 GeForce RTX 2080 Ti EX
180.44 fps ∼75% -25%
MSI RTX 2080 Ti Gaming X Trio
179.52 fps ∼74% -26%
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X Trio
145.5 fps ∼60% -40%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super
144.5 fps ∼60% -40%
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT
137.65 fps ∼57% -43%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super
127.25 fps ∼53% -47%
AMD Radeon RX 5700
127.03 fps ∼53% -47%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super
116.78 fps ∼48% -52%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
101.59 fps ∼42% -58%
Medical (medical-02)
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
130 fps ∼100% +24%
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
105 fps ∼81%
ASUS GeForce RTX 3080 ROG STRIX OC GAMING
91.81 fps ∼71% -13%
Nvidia Titan RTX
89.3 fps ∼69% -15%
MSI RTX 2080 Ti Gaming X Trio
84.77 fps ∼65% -19%
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT
82.83 fps ∼64% -21%
KFA2 GeForce RTX 2080 Ti EX
82.05 fps ∼63% -22%
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X Trio
81.84 fps ∼63% -22%
AMD Radeon VII
77.93 fps ∼60% -26%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super
71.61 fps ∼55% -32%
MSI RTX 2080 Gaming X Trio
71.01 fps ∼55% -32%
AMD Radeon RX 5700
67.51 fps ∼52% -36%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super
63.78 fps ∼49% -39%
MSI RTX 2070 Gaming Z 8G
57.66 fps ∼44% -45%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super
54.52 fps ∼42% -48%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
49.1 fps ∼38% -53%
Maya (maya-05)
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
469 fps ∼100%
MSI RTX 2080 Ti Gaming X Trio
392.06 fps ∼84% -16%
KFA2 GeForce RTX 2080 Ti EX
386.6 fps ∼82% -18%
Nvidia Titan RTX
367.78 fps ∼78% -22%
ASUS GeForce RTX 3080 ROG STRIX OC GAMING
360.16 fps ∼77% -23%
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
348 fps ∼74% -26%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super
328.67 fps ∼70% -30%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super
290.37 fps ∼62% -38%
MSI RTX 2070 Gaming Z 8G
275.28 fps ∼59% -41%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super
262.37 fps ∼56% -44%
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X Trio
256.49 fps ∼55% -45%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
246.96 fps ∼53% -47%
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT
220.34 fps ∼47% -53%
AMD Radeon VII
212.65 fps ∼45% -55%
AMD Radeon RX 5700
185.19 fps ∼39% -61%
Energy (energy-02)
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
58.4 fps ∼100% +29%
Nvidia Titan RTX
51.91 fps ∼89% +15%
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
45.21 fps ∼77%
ASUS GeForce RTX 3080 ROG STRIX OC GAMING
36.08 fps ∼62% -20%
AMD Radeon VII
35.05 fps ∼60% -22%
MSI RTX 2080 Ti Gaming X Trio
32.91 fps ∼56% -27%
KFA2 GeForce RTX 2080 Ti EX
31.52 fps ∼54% -30%
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X Trio
29.12 fps ∼50% -36%
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT
26.82 fps ∼46% -41%
AMD Radeon RX 5700
24.55 fps ∼42% -46%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super
23.78 fps ∼41% -47%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super
23.76 fps ∼41% -47%
MSI RTX 2070 Gaming Z 8G
22.33 fps ∼38% -51%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super
21.81 fps ∼37% -52%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
7.62 fps ∼13% -83%
Creo (creo-02)
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
316 fps ∼100%
Nvidia Titan RTX
307.59 fps ∼97% -3%
MSI RTX 2080 Ti Gaming X Trio
291.06 fps ∼92% -8%
KFA2 GeForce RTX 2080 Ti EX
286.53 fps ∼91% -9%
ASUS GeForce RTX 3080 ROG STRIX OC GAMING
281.24 fps ∼89% -11%
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
276 fps ∼87% -13%
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X Trio
227.73 fps ∼72% -28%
MSI RTX 2080 Gaming X Trio
220.34 fps ∼70% -30%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super
220.06 fps ∼70% -30%
MSI RTX 2070 Gaming Z 8G
184.2 fps ∼58% -42%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super
172.51 fps ∼55% -45%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super
170.99 fps ∼54% -46%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
169.83 fps ∼54% -46%
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT
156.98 fps ∼50% -50%
AMD Radeon RX 5700
116.7 fps ∼37% -63%
AMD Radeon VII
115.67 fps ∼37% -63%
Catia (catia-05)
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
412 fps ∼100% +100%
Nvidia Titan RTX
260.44 fps ∼63% +26%
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT
242.76 fps ∼59% +18%
AMD Radeon VII
239.18 fps ∼58% +16%
AMD Radeon RX 5700
209.21 fps ∼51% +2%
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
206 fps ∼50%
ASUS GeForce RTX 3080 ROG STRIX OC GAMING
190.39 fps ∼46% -8%
MSI RTX 2080 Ti Gaming X Trio
180.34 fps ∼44% -12%
KFA2 GeForce RTX 2080 Ti EX
178.84 fps ∼43% -13%
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X Trio
168.7 fps ∼41% -18%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super
157.71 fps ∼38% -23%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super
146.32 fps ∼36% -29%
MSI RTX 2070 Gaming Z 8G
118.59 fps ∼29% -42%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super
114.59 fps ∼28% -44%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
108.16 fps ∼26% -47%
3ds Max (3dsmax-06)
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
298 fps ∼100%
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
284 fps ∼95% -5%
MSI RTX 2080 Ti Gaming X Trio
272.38 fps ∼91% -9%
KFA2 GeForce RTX 2080 Ti EX
269.4 fps ∼90% -10%
Nvidia Titan RTX
268.74 fps ∼90% -10%
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X Trio
252.13 fps ∼85% -15%
ASUS GeForce RTX 3080 ROG STRIX OC GAMING
238.19 fps ∼80% -20%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super
227.75 fps ∼76% -24%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super
212.43 fps ∼71% -29%
MSI RTX 2070 Gaming Z 8G
207.32 fps ∼70% -30%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super
199.4 fps ∼67% -33%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
184.36 fps ∼62% -38%
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT
175.55 fps ∼59% -41%
AMD Radeon VII
168.51 fps ∼57% -43%
AMD Radeon RX 5700
157 fps ∼53% -47%
SPECviewperf 12
1900x1060 Solidworks (sw-03)
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
150 fps ∼100% +107%
Nvidia Titan RTX
139.59 fps ∼93% +93%
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT
89.55 fps ∼60% +24%
MSI RTX 2080 Ti Gaming X Trio
79.28 fps ∼53% +10%
AMD Radeon RX 5700
79.21 fps ∼53% +10%
KFA2 GeForce RTX 2080 Ti EX
78.36 fps ∼52% +8%
AMD Radeon VII
75.95 fps ∼51% +5%
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
72.3 fps ∼48%
ASUS GeForce RTX 3080 ROG STRIX OC GAMING
71.14 fps ∼47% -2%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super
70.77 fps ∼47% -2%
MSI RTX 2080 Gaming X Trio
70.14 fps ∼47% -3%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super
65.36 fps ∼44% -10%
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X Trio
61.74 fps ∼41% -15%
MSI RTX 2070 Gaming Z 8G
60.64 fps ∼40% -16%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super
58.88 fps ∼39% -19%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
57.59 fps ∼38% -20%
1900x1060 Siemens NX (snx-02)
Nvidia Titan RTX
256.34 fps ∼100% +1619%
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
45.07 fps ∼18% +202%
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT
35.27 fps ∼14% +137%
AMD Radeon RX 5700
33.5 fps ∼13% +125%
AMD Radeon VII
20.54 fps ∼8% +38%
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
14.91 fps ∼6%
ASUS GeForce RTX 3080 ROG STRIX OC GAMING
13.27 fps ∼5% -11%
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X Trio
12.71 fps ∼5% -15%
MSI RTX 2080 Ti Gaming X Trio
12.4 fps ∼5% -17%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super
12.26 fps ∼5% -18%
KFA2 GeForce RTX 2080 Ti EX
12.16 fps ∼5% -18%
MSI RTX 2080 Gaming X Trio
12.08 fps ∼5% -19%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super
11.44 fps ∼4% -23%
MSI RTX 2070 Gaming Z 8G
8.63 fps ∼3% -42%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super
8.57 fps ∼3% -43%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
8.35 fps ∼3% -44%
1900x1060 Showcase (showcase-01)
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
236 fps ∼100%
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
223 fps ∼94% -6%
ASUS GeForce RTX 3080 ROG STRIX OC GAMING
199.88 fps ∼85% -15%
Nvidia Titan RTX
191.62 fps ∼81% -19%
MSI RTX 2080 Ti Gaming X Trio
179.21 fps ∼76% -24%
KFA2 GeForce RTX 2080 Ti EX
175.64 fps ∼74% -26%
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X Trio
153.91 fps ∼65% -35%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super
143.61 fps ∼61% -39%
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT
137.84 fps ∼58% -42%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super
128.17 fps ∼54% -46%
AMD Radeon RX 5700
126.92 fps ∼54% -46%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super
116.95 fps ∼50% -50%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
101.03 fps ∼43% -57%
1900x1060 Medical (medical-01)
Nvidia Titan RTX
87 fps ∼100% +103%
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
77.3 fps ∼89% +80%
AMD Radeon VII
52.28 fps ∼60% +22%
MSI RTX 2080 Ti Gaming X Trio
51.12 fps ∼59% +19%
ASUS GeForce RTX 3080 ROG STRIX OC GAMING
50.82 fps ∼58% +18%
KFA2 GeForce RTX 2080 Ti EX
48.61 fps ∼56% +13%
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT
46.9 fps ∼54% +9%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super
45 fps ∼52% +5%
MSI RTX 2080 Gaming X Trio
44.89 fps ∼52% +5%
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
42.91 fps ∼49%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super
42.65 fps ∼49% -1%
AMD Radeon RX 5700
40.97 fps ∼47% -5%
MSI RTX 2070 Gaming Z 8G
39.61 fps ∼46% -8%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super
38 fps ∼44% -11%
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X Trio
36.68 fps ∼42% -15%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
35.22 fps ∼40% -18%
1900x1060 Maya (maya-04)
ASUS GeForce RTX 3080 ROG STRIX OC GAMING
184.65 fps ∼100% 0%
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
184 fps ∼100%
MSI RTX 2080 Ti Gaming X Trio
180.76 fps ∼98% -2%
KFA2 GeForce RTX 2080 Ti EX
177.8 fps ∼96% -3%
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X Trio
176.35 fps ∼96% -4%
MSI RTX 2080 Gaming X Trio
148.72 fps ∼81% -19%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super
146.27 fps ∼79% -21%
MSI RTX 2070 Gaming Z 8G
146.18 fps ∼79% -21%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super
134.84 fps ∼73% -27%
Nvidia Titan RTX
132.76 fps ∼72% -28%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
127.42 fps ∼69% -31%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super
125.05 fps ∼68% -32%
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
118 fps ∼64% -36%
AMD Radeon VII
88.09 fps ∼48% -52%
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT
86.51 fps ∼47% -53%
AMD Radeon RX 5700
73.32 fps ∼40% -60%
1900x1060 Energy (energy-01)
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
28.39 fps ∼100% +39%
Nvidia Titan RTX
28.12 fps ∼99% +38%
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
20.41 fps ∼72%
ASUS GeForce RTX 3080 ROG STRIX OC GAMING
18.47 fps ∼65% -10%
MSI RTX 2080 Ti Gaming X Trio
16.68 fps ∼59% -18%
AMD Radeon VII
16.63 fps ∼59% -19%
KFA2 GeForce RTX 2080 Ti EX
15.86 fps ∼56% -22%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super
13.09 fps ∼46% -36%
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT
12.72 fps ∼45% -38%
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X Trio
12.53 fps ∼44% -39%
MSI RTX 2080 Gaming X Trio
12.52 fps ∼44% -39%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super
11.96 fps ∼42% -41%
AMD Radeon RX 5700
11.53 fps ∼41% -44%
MSI RTX 2070 Gaming Z 8G
11.27 fps ∼40% -45%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super
11.07 fps ∼39% -46%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
9.19 fps ∼32% -55%
1900x1060 Creo (creo-01)
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
119 fps ∼100% +58%
Nvidia Titan RTX
106.3 fps ∼89% +41%
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
75.4 fps ∼63%
ASUS GeForce RTX 3080 ROG STRIX OC GAMING
74.19 fps ∼62% -2%
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT
66.87 fps ∼56% -11%
MSI RTX 2080 Ti Gaming X Trio
63.31 fps ∼53% -16%
KFA2 GeForce RTX 2080 Ti EX
63.07 fps ∼53% -16%
AMD Radeon RX 5700
60.21 fps ∼51% -20%
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X Trio
57.55 fps ∼48% -24%
AMD Radeon VII
55.43 fps ∼47% -26%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super
52.69 fps ∼44% -30%
MSI RTX 2080 Gaming X Trio
52.49 fps ∼44% -30%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super
47.4 fps ∼40% -37%
MSI RTX 2070 Gaming Z 8G
45.67 fps ∼38% -39%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
44.45 fps ∼37% -41%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super
43.87 fps ∼37% -42%
1900x1060 Catia (catia-04)
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
238 fps ∼100% +78%
Nvidia Titan RTX
178.15 fps ∼75% +33%
AMD Radeon VII
159.12 fps ∼67% +19%
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT
158.81 fps ∼67% +19%
AMD Radeon RX 5700
135.74 fps ∼57% +1%
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
134 fps ∼56%
ASUS GeForce RTX 3080 ROG STRIX OC GAMING
126.14 fps ∼53% -6%
MSI RTX 2080 Ti Gaming X Trio
120.6 fps ∼51% -10%
KFA2 GeForce RTX 2080 Ti EX
118.48 fps ∼50% -12%
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X Trio
111.22 fps ∼47% -17%
MSI RTX 2080 Gaming X Trio
109.43 fps ∼46% -18%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super
104.22 fps ∼44% -22%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super
96.26 fps ∼40% -28%
MSI RTX 2070 Gaming Z 8G
81.9 fps ∼34% -39%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super
77.09 fps ∼32% -42%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
74.84 fps ∼31% -44%
1900x1060 3ds Max (3dsmax-05)
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
322 fps ∼100%
ASUS GeForce RTX 3080 ROG STRIX OC GAMING
275.59 fps ∼86% -14%
MSI RTX 2080 Ti Gaming X Trio
272.72 fps ∼85% -15%
Nvidia Titan RTX
268.22 fps ∼83% -17%
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X Trio
267.05 fps ∼83% -17%
KFA2 GeForce RTX 2080 Ti EX
258.11 fps ∼80% -20%
MSI RTX 2080 Gaming X Trio
234.09 fps ∼73% -27%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super
225.82 fps ∼70% -30%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super
211.78 fps ∼66% -34%
MSI RTX 2070 Gaming Z 8G
207.18 fps ∼64% -36%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super
201.5 fps ∼63% -37%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
183.6 fps ∼57% -43%
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT
173.77 fps ∼54% -46%
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
167 fps ∼52% -48%
AMD Radeon VII
166.92 fps ∼52% -48%
AMD Radeon RX 5700
155.74 fps ∼48% -52%
SPECviewperf 2020
3840x2160 Solidworks (solidworks-05)
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
180 fps ∼100%
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X Trio
127.02 fps ∼71% -29%
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
108 fps ∼60% -40%
3840x2160 Siemens NX (snx-04)
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
81.7 fps ∼100% +262%
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
22.6 fps ∼28%
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X Trio
19.37 fps ∼24% -14%
3840x2160 Medical (medical-03)
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
27.84 fps ∼100% +31%
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
21.19 fps ∼76%
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X Trio
14.06 fps ∼51% -34%
3840x2160 Maya (maya-06)
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
330 fps ∼100%
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X Trio
247.08 fps ∼75% -25%
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
224 fps ∼68% -32%
3840x2160 Energy (energy-03)
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
61.1 fps ∼100%
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
60.8 fps ∼100% 0%
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X Trio
26.66 fps ∼44% -56%
3840x2160 Creo (creo-03)
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
85.1 fps ∼100%
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X Trio
74.28 fps ∼87% -13%
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
65 fps ∼76% -24%
3840x2160 CATIA (catia-06)
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
56.6 fps ∼100%
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X Trio
43.17 fps ∼76% -24%
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
42.4 fps ∼75% -25%
3840x2160 3ds Max (3dsmax-07)
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
135 fps ∼100%
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
114 fps ∼84% -16%
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X Trio
86.42 fps ∼64% -36%

Emissions of the MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X

The MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X in the stress test
The MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X in the stress test
The MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X in the stress test
The MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X in the stress test

It should be clear to everyone that you can't expect any power-saving miracles with the GeForce RTX 3090. MSI increases the power consumption of the GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X even further with a higher TDP of up to 420 watts. For comparison purposes: The reference model has a specified TDP of up to 350 watts. Although MSI adds another 70 watts, our review sample performs quite well in the load test. 70 °C (~158 °F) is the highest temperature in the stress test when the case is closed. This is a good value and shows that the cooling concept works optimally. The three 100-millimeter fans often even stand still and only start to rotate at just under 50 °C (~122 °F). This means that the graphics card isn't audible in idle usage; the fans don't need to work when there's a good airflow in the case. Under load, we measure a noise level of 36.1 dB(A) for the entire system at a distance of 20 centimeters next to the case and at the height of the graphics card. If the graphics card is left to work in silent mode, the noise level slightly drops to 35.1 dB(A).

As expected, power consumption is high. It should also be mentioned that our measurements refer to the entire system (including nine 120-millimeter fans). In idle usage, just under 106 watts are drawn from the socket; at the same time, 597 watts are displayed on our measuring device under load when gaming. If you now increase the power target to 450 watts, you'll easily exceed 600 watts during gaming. Compared to the other graphics cards that we have tested so far, the MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X leads this field by a wide margin.

Those who buy the MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X should definitely be able to have a strong power supply unit. Our recommendation is an 850-watt power supply unit at the minimum.

Test system power consumption (idle)
Test system power consumption (idle)
Test system power consumption (FurMark PT 100%)
Test system power consumption (FurMark PT 100%)
Test system power consumption (gaming - The Witcher 3 Ultra preset)
Test system power consumption (gaming - The Witcher 3 Ultra preset)
Stress test FurMark (PT 100%)
Stress test FurMark (PT 100%)
Noise level in idle usage - Fan-stop mode
Noise level in idle usage - Fan-stop mode
Noise level in the stress test
Noise level in the stress test
Noise level in the stress test (silent Bios)
Noise level in the stress test (silent Bios)
 
Power Consumption
1280x720 FurMark 1.19 GPU Stress Test (external Monitor)
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090, R9 5900X, Intel Optane 905P 480GB 2.5 (Idle: 105.9 W)
550.91 (521min - 582max) Watt * ∼100%
ASUS GeForce RTX 3080 ROG STRIX OC GAMING
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080, R9 5900X, Intel Optane 905P 480GB 2.5 (Idle: 88.3 W)
504.5 (493min - 541max) Watt * ∼92% +8%
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
Radeon RX 6800 XT, R9 5950X, Intel Optane 905P 480GB 2.5 (Idle: 99.5 W)
447.92 (413min - 484max) Watt * ∼81% +19%
AMD Radeon VII
Radeon VII, R7 2700X (Idle: 81.39 W)
417.78 (399min - 446max) Watt * ∼76% +24%
MSI RTX 2080 Gaming X Trio
GeForce RTX 2080 (Desktop), R7 2700X
402.24 (320min - 423max) Watt * ∼73% +27%
KFA2 GeForce RTX 2080 Ti EX
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti (Desktop), R9 3900X, Corsair MP600 (Idle: 100.5 W)
400.8 (354min - 432max) Watt * ∼73% +27%
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X Trio
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070, R9 5900X, Intel Optane 905P 480GB 2.5 (Idle: 95.1 W)
376.9 (369min - 433max) Watt * ∼68% +32%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super
GeForce RTX 2080 Super (Desktop), R7 2700X (Idle: 78.87 W)
376.76 (331min - 409max) Watt * ∼68% +32%
MSI RTX 2070 Gaming Z 8G
GeForce RTX 2070 (Desktop), R7 2700X (Idle: 73.3 W)
343 (336min - 382max) Watt * ∼62% +38%
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT
Radeon RX 5700 XT (Desktop), R7 2700X (239 fps, Idle: 69.8 W)
326.56 (313min - 351max) Watt * ∼59% +41%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super
GeForce RTX 2070 Super (Desktop), R7 2700X (283 fps, Idle: 80.5 W)
326 (315min - 348max) Watt * ∼59% +41%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop), R7 2700X (Idle: 74.66 W)
295.2 (148min - 331max) Watt * ∼54% +46%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super
GeForce RTX 2060 Super (Desktop), R7 2700X (237 fps, Idle: 77.12 W)
281.4 (275min - 321max) Watt * ∼51% +49%
AMD Radeon RX 5700
Radeon RX 5700 (Desktop), R7 2700X (207 fps, Idle: 64.5 W)
280.49 (271min - 312max) Watt * ∼51% +49%
1920x1080 The Witcher 3 ultra (external Monitor)
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090, R9 5900X, Intel Optane 905P 480GB 2.5 (Idle: 105.9 W)
597.23 (577min - 618max) Watt * ∼100%
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
Radeon RX 6800 XT, R9 5950X, Intel Optane 905P 480GB 2.5 (Idle: 99.5 W)
505.16 (389min - 543max) Watt * ∼85% +15%
ASUS GeForce RTX 3080 ROG STRIX OC GAMING
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080, R9 5900X, Intel Optane 905P 480GB 2.5 (Idle: 88.3 W)
505 (389min - 543max) Watt * ∼85% +15%
KFA2 GeForce RTX 2080 Ti EX
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti (Desktop), R9 3900X, Corsair MP600 (Idle: 100.5 W)
438.8 (431min - 463max) Watt * ∼73% +27%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
RX Vega 64, R7 2700X (Idle: 74.3 W)
408 Watt * ∼68% +32%
MSI RTX 2080 Gaming X Trio
GeForce RTX 2080 (Desktop), R7 2700X (Idle: 87.78 W)
404.67 (389min - 421max) Watt * ∼68% +32%
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X Trio
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070, R9 5900X, Intel Optane 905P 480GB 2.5 (Idle: 95.1 W)
394.5 (381min - 430max) Watt * ∼66% +34%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super
GeForce RTX 2080 Super (Desktop), R7 2700X (Idle: 78.87 W)
382.79 (360min - 410max) Watt * ∼64% +36%
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT
Radeon RX 5700 XT (Desktop), R7 2700X (Idle: 69.8 W)
348.71 (341min - 359max) Watt * ∼58% +42%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super
GeForce RTX 2070 Super (Desktop), R7 2700X (96.8 fps, Idle: 80.5 W)
344.7 (335min - 370max) Watt * ∼58% +42%
MSI RTX 2070 Gaming Z 8G
GeForce RTX 2070 (Desktop), R7 2700X (Idle: 73.3 W)
342.9 (329min - 355max) Watt * ∼57% +43%
AMD Radeon VII
Radeon VII, R7 2700X (Idle: 81.39 W)
339 (306min - 359max) Watt * ∼57% +43%
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super
GeForce RTX 2060 Super (Desktop), R7 2700X (82.7 fps, Idle: 77.12 W)
298.2 (293min - 322max) Watt * ∼50% +50%
AMD Radeon RX 5700
Radeon RX 5700 (Desktop), R7 2700X (84.2 fps, Idle: 64.5 W)
295.9 (284min - 304max) Watt * ∼50% +50%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop), R7 2700X (Idle: 74.66 W)
288.8 (284min - 299max) Watt * ∼48% +52%

* ... smaller is better

Pros

+ fast enough for UHD
+ modern architecture (8 nm)
+ DLSS and ray tracing
+ 24 GB VRAM
+ comparatively cool and quiet under load ("Silent" BIOS option)
+ 36-month warranty
+ sleek RGB lighting
+ zero-fan mode
+ no coil whine

Cons

- very long (check case compatibility in advance)
- very high power consumption
- hard to come by

Verdict - Very power-hungry and extremely fast

MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X - Provided by MSI Taiwan (source: MSI)
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X - Provided by MSI Taiwan (source: MSI)
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X - Provided by MSI Taiwan (source: MSI)
MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X - Provided by MSI Taiwan
 

The GeForce RTX 3090 is without a doubt the fastest gaming graphics card on the market at the moment. With the MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X, we had a special model from MSI in the test; not only was it able to convince with very good gaming performance, but the new Suprim X model also has a fair bit to offer when it comes to its appearance. This is complemented by the very high-quality workmanship that is reflected both in terms of look and feel. Nevertheless, you should be aware that the very high performance is accompanied by a very high energy demand. Almost 600 watts for the test system without a monitor can't simply be left unmentioned. The biggest advantage of the GeForce RTX 3090 is the 24 GB VRAM, since it's more than twice as big as that of the GeForce RTX 3080. In the long run, this could spell the end for the RTX 3080. AMD takes a different approach with its RX 6000 graphics cards and offers all three models with 16 GB of VRAM.

Looking at the pure gaming performance, the MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X can clearly hold its own against a GeForce RTX 3080. With the Radeon RX 6800 XT, AMD ranks behind the RTX 3080. Consequently, AMD can only pose a threat to Nvidia with a Radeon RX 6900 XT. We currently don't have valid data for comparison with a Radeon RX 6900 XT. Nvidia's biggest plus points are currently ray tracing and DLSS. The former is also offered by AMD's new Big Navi graphics cards, but AMD still lags behind considerably in terms of performance here.

MSI has introduced a new high-end series with the GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X. The new top model offers uncompromised gaming fun, but it requires very high resolutions to not always work in the CPU limit.

Unfortunately, the current market situation has been tense for months, and those who want to buy a new graphics card have to take what's available. Getting the card that you want is almost a miracle at the moment. In addition, the prices have skyrocketed, which also applies to the MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Suprim X. According to MSI, the MSRP for our review sample is 1,649 Euros (~$1,998). However, the graphics card is listed on Geizhals for almost 2,000 Euros (~$2,423) and sometimes for even much more.

All benchmarks and test results for the RTX 3090 can be found on the graphics card site for the GeForce RTX 3090 (regularly updated).

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Sebastian Bade, 2020-12-12 (Update: 2021-03-12)