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The Ultimate NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 Comparison

By 12/15/2022April 10th, 2024No Comments

Below is a comparison of the NVIDIA RTX 3090 vs the NVIDIA RTX 4090. Here you can see the huge leaps in computing power between generations. One thing is for sure, these cards just keep getting better! Check out the specs below!

NVIDIA RTX 3090
PU Name GA102
GPU Variant GA102-300-A1
Architecture Ampere
Foundry Samsung
Process Size 8 nm
Transistors 28,300 million
Die Size 628 mm²
Base Clock 1395 MHz
Boost Clock 1695 MHz
Memory Clock 1219 MHz, 19.5 Gbps effective
Slot Width Triple-slot
Length 336 mm
Width 140 mm
Height 61 mm
TDP 350 W
Suggested PSU 750 W
Outputs 1x HDMI 2.1, 3x DisplayPort 1.4a
Power Connectors 1x 12-pin
Board Number PG132 SKU 10
Release Date Sep 1st, 2020
Availability Sep 24th, 2020
Generation GeForce 30
Predecessor GeForce 20
Successor GeForce 40
Production Active
Launch Price 1,499 USD
Bus Interface PCIe 4.0 x16
Pixel Rate 189.8 GPixel/s
Texture Rate
556.0 GTexel/s
FP16 (half) performance
35.58 TFLOPS (1:1)
FP32 (float) performance
35.58 TFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance
556.0 GFLOPS (1:64)
Memory Size 24 GB
Memory Type GDDR6X
Memory Bus 384 bit
Bandwidth
936.2 GB/s
DirectX
12 Ultimate (12_2)
OpenGL 4.6
OpenCL 3
Vulkan 1.3
CUDA 8.6
Shader Model 6.7
Shading Units 10496
TMUs 328
ROPs 112
SM Count 82
Tensor Cores 328
RT Cores 82
L1 Cache
128 KB (per SM)
L2 Cache 6 MB
NVIDIA RTX 4090
Texture Rate
1,290 GTexel/s
FP16 (half) performance
82.58 TFLOPS (1:1)
FP32 (float) performance
82.58 TFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance
1,290 GFLOPS (1:64)
Memory Size 24 GB
Memory Type GDDR6X
Memory Bus 384 bit
Bandwidth
1,008 GB/s
DirectX
12 Ultimate (12_2)
OpenGL 4.6
OpenCL 3
Vulkan 1.3
CUDA 8.9
Shader Model 6.7
Shading Units 16384
TMUs 512
ROPs 176
SM Count 128
Tensor Cores 512
RT Cores 128
L1 Cache
128 KB (per SM)
L2 Cache 72 MB
GPU Name AD102
GPU Variant AD102-300-A1
Architecture Ada Lovelace
Foundry TSMC
Process Size 4 nm
Transistors 76,300 million
Die Size 608 mm²
Base Clock 2235 MHz
Boost Clock 2520 MHz
Memory Clock 1313 MHz, 21 Gbps effective
Slot Width Triple-slot
Length 304 mm
Width 137 mm
Height 61 mm
TDP 450 W
Suggested PSU 850 W
Outputs 1x HDMI 2.1, 3x DisplayPort 1.4a
Power Connectors 1x 16-pin
Board Number PG139 SKU 330
Release Date Sep 20th, 2022
Availability Oct 12th, 2022
Generation GeForce 40
Predecessor GeForce 30
Production Active
Launch Price 1,599 USD
Bus Interface PCIe 4.0 x16
Pixel Rate 443.5 GPixel/s

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