GeForce RTX 3070 vs Quadro RTX 8000

Find out if it is worth upgrading your current GPU setup by comparing GeForce RTX 3070 and Quadro RTX 8000. Here you can take a closer look at graphics cards specs, such as core clock speed, memory type and size, display connectors, etc. The price, overall benchmark and gaming performances are usually defining factors when it comes to choosing between GeForce RTX 3070 and Quadro RTX 8000. Make sure that the graphics card has compatible dimensions and will properly fit in your new or current computer case. Also these graphics cards may have different system power recommendations, so take that into consideration and upgrade your PSU if necessary.

Quadro RTX 8000 is a Laptop Graphics Card

Note: Quadro RTX 8000 is only used in laptop graphics. It has lower GPU clock speed compared to the desktop variant, which results in lower power consumption, but also 10-30% lower gaming performance. Check available laptop models with Quadro RTX 8000 here:

Main Specs

  GeForce RTX 3070 Quadro RTX 8000
Power consumption (TDP) 220 Watt 260 Watt
Interface PCIe 4.0 x16 PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors 1x 12-pin 1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Memory type GDDR6 GDDR6
Maximum RAM amount 8 GB 48 GB
Display Connectors 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort 4x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
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  • Quadro RTX 8000 has 18% more power consumption, than GeForce RTX 3070.
  • GeForce RTX 3070 is connected by PCIe 4.0 x16, and Quadro RTX 8000 uses PCIe 3.0 x16 interface.
  • Quadro RTX 8000 has 40 GB more memory, than GeForce RTX 3070.
  • GeForce RTX 3070 is used in Desktops, and Quadro RTX 8000 - in Workstations.
  • GeForce RTX 3070 is build with Ampere architecture, and Quadro RTX 8000 - with Turing.
  • Core clock speed of GeForce RTX 3070 is 105 MHz higher, than Quadro RTX 8000.
  • GeForce RTX 3070 is manufactured by 8 nm process technology, and Quadro RTX 8000 - by 12 nm process technology.
  • Quadro RTX 8000 is 25 mm longer, than GeForce RTX 3070.
  • Memory clock speed of GeForce RTX 3070 and Quadro RTX 8000 is 14000 MHz.

Game benchmarks

high / 1080p 90−95 85−90
ultra / 1080p 70−75 65−70
QHD / 1440p 55−60 55−60
4K / 2160p 40−45 35−40
low / 720p 100−110 100−110
medium / 1080p 100−110 95−100
The average gaming FPS of GeForce RTX 3070 in Assassin's Creed Odyssey is 5% more, than Quadro RTX 8000.

Full Specs

  GeForce RTX 3070 Quadro RTX 8000
Architecture Ampere Turing
Code name GA104 TU102
Type Desktop Workstation
Release date 1 September 2020 13 August 2018
Pipelines 5888 4608
Core clock speed 1500 MHz 1395 MHz
Boost Clock 1725 MHz 1770 MHz
Transistor count 17,400 million 18,600 million
Manufacturing process technology 8 nm 12 nm
Texture fill rate 317.4 509.8
Length 242 mm 267 mm
Memory bus width 256 Bit 384 Bit
Memory clock speed 14000 MHz 14000 MHz
Memory bandwidth 448.0 GB/s 672.0 GB/s
DirectX 12 Ultimate (12_2) 12 Ultimate (12_1)
Shader Model 6.5 6.5
OpenGL 4.6 4.6
OpenCL 2.0 2.0
Vulkan 1.2 1.2.131
CUDA 8.5 7.5
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