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Our deep learning, AI and 3d rendering GPU benchmarks will help you decide which NVIDIA RTX 4090, RTX 4080, RTX 3090, RTX 3080, A6000, A5000, or RTX 6000 ADA Lovelace is the best GPU for your needs. We provide in-depth analysis of each graphic card's performance so you can make the most informed decision possible. We offer deep learning and 3d rendering benchmarks that will help you get the most out of your hardware.

Benchmarks

Deep Learning GPU Benchmarks 2022-2023

Resnet50 (FP16)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
1022
NVIDIA RTX 3090
1071
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
1809
NVIDIA RTX 3090
2922
8 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a

Resnet50 (FP16 XLA)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
8 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a

Resnet50 (FP32)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
464
NVIDIA RTX 3090
596
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
822
NVIDIA RTX 3090
1625
8 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a

Resnet50 (FP32 XLA)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
8 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a

Resnet152 (FP16)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
256.9
NVIDIA RTX 3090
491
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
454.7
NVIDIA RTX 3090
1029
8 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a

Resnet152 (FP16 XLA)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
8 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a

Resnet152 (FP32)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
223
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
434
8 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a

Resnet152 (FP32 XLA)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
8 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a

Inception V3 (FP16)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
359
NVIDIA RTX 3090
715
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
635.5
NVIDIA RTX 3090
1720
8 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a

Inception V3 (FP16 XLA)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
8 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a

Inception V3 (FP32)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
280.6
NVIDIA RTX 3090
399
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
496.7
NVIDIA RTX 3090
1267
8 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a

Inception V3 (FP32 XLA)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
8 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a

Inception V4 (FP16)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
192.7
NVIDIA RTX 3090
383
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
341
NVIDIA RTX 3090
1022
8 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a

Inception V4 (FP16 XLA)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
8 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a

Inception V4 (FP32)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
156
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
319
8 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a

Inception V4 (FP32 XLA)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
8 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a

VGG16 (FP16)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
351.9
NVIDIA RTX 3090
577
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
622.9
NVIDIA RTX 3090
1004
8 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a

VGG16 (FP16 XLA)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
8 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a

VGG16 (FP32)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
247.6
NVIDIA RTX 3090
341
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
438.3
NVIDIA RTX 3090
1077
8 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a

VGG16 (FP32 XLA)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
8 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a

Googlenet (FP16)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
8 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a

Googlenet (FP32)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
8 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a

3D, GPU Rendering Benchmarks 2022-2023

V-Ray

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
1821
NVIDIA RTX 3090
2185
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
8 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a

Octane

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
635
NVIDIA RTX 3090
769
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
8 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a

Redshift

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
3.12
NVIDIA RTX 3090
2.3
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
8 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a

Blender

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
4931.88
NVIDIA RTX 3090
6010.36
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
8 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a

Luxmark

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
72914
NVIDIA RTX 3090
95123
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
8 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a

Unreal Engine

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
39.7
NVIDIA RTX 3090
47.6
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
8 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a

RELION Cryo-EM Benchmarks 2022-2023

Total run time

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
165.9
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
57.1
8 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a

BERT LARGE Training, Inference Benchmark 2022-2023

Training Time (FP16)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
8 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a

Performance (FP16)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
8 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a

Training Time (FP32)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
8 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a

Performance (FP32)

1 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
4 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a
8 GPU
NVIDIA RTX 3080
n/a
NVIDIA RTX 3090
n/a

Technical Specifications

Board Design

NVIDIA RTX 3080 NVIDIA RTX 3090
Length 285 mm 336 mm
Outputs 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors 2x 8-pin 1x 12-pin
Slot width Dual-slot Triple-slot
TDP 320 W 350 W

Clock Speeds

NVIDIA RTX 3080 NVIDIA RTX 3090
Boost Clock 1710 MHz 1695 MHz
GPU Clock 1440 MHz 1395 MHz
Memory Clock 19000 MHz 19500 MHz

Graphics Card

NVIDIA RTX 3080 NVIDIA RTX 3090
Bus Interface PCIe 4.0 x16 PCIe 4.0 x16
Generation GeForce 30 GeForce 30

Graphics Features

NVIDIA RTX 3080 NVIDIA RTX 3090
DirectX 12 Ultimate (12_2) 12 Ultimate (12_2)
OpenCL 3.0 3.0
OpenGL 4.6 4.6
Shader Model 6.6 6.6
CUDA 8.6 8.6

Graphics Processor

NVIDIA RTX 3080 NVIDIA RTX 3090
Architecture Ampere Ampere
Die Size 627 mm2 628 mm2
GPU Name GA102-200-K1-A1 GA102-300-A1
Process Size 8 nm 8 nm
Transistors 28000 million 28300 million

Memory

NVIDIA RTX 3080 NVIDIA RTX 3090
Bandwidth 760 GB/s 936.2 GB/s
Memory Bus 320 bit 384 bit
Memory Size 10 GB 24 GB
Memory Type GDDR6X GDDR6X

Render Config

NVIDIA RTX 3080 NVIDIA RTX 3090
ROPs 88 112
RT Cores 68 82
Shading Units/ CUDA Cores 8704 10496
TMUs 272 328
Tensor Cores 272 328

Theoretical Performance

NVIDIA RTX 3080 NVIDIA RTX 3090
FP16 (half) performance 59.54 TFLOPS 35.58 TFLOPS
FP32 (float) performance 29.77 TFLOPS 35.58 TFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance 930.2 GFLOPS 556 GFLOPS
Pixel Rate 150.5 GPixel/s 189.8 GPixel/s
Texture Rate 465.1 GTexel/s 556 GTexel/s

Price

NVIDIA RTX 3080 NVIDIA RTX 3090
MSRP 699 $ 1499 $
Release Date Sep 1st, 2020 Sep 1st, 2020

Test bench configuration

NVIDIA RTX 3080 NVIDIA RTX 3090
Hardware BIZON X5000 More details BIZON X5000 More details
Software 3D Rendering:
Nvidia Driver: 456.38
VRay Benchmark: 5
Octane Benchmark: 2020.1.5
Redshift Benchmark: 3.0.28 Demo
Blender: 2.90
Luxmark: 3.1
3D Rendering:
Nvidia Driver: 456.38
VRay Benchmark: 5
Octane Benchmark: 2020.1.5
Redshift Benchmark: 3.0.28 Demo
Blender: 2.90
Luxmark: 3.1

Recommended hardware

NVIDIA RTX 3080 NVIDIA RTX 3090
Best GPU workstations BIZON X5500 BIZON X5500
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