ASUS ROG Strix GeForce RTX 3060 OC Edition
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MSI GeForce RTX 3060 GAMING X 12G


GPU comparison with benchmarks

The ASUS ROG Strix GeForce RTX 3060 OC Edition is based on the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 (Ampere) and has 12 GB GDDR6 graphics memory with a bandwidth of 360 GB/s.

The MSI GeForce RTX 3060 GAMING X 12G is based on the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 (Ampere) and has 12 GB GDDR6 graphics memory with a bandwidth of 360 GB/s.

GPU

The ASUS ROG Strix GeForce RTX 3060 OC Edition has the GA106-300-A1 graphics chip installed, which is based on the Ampere architecture.

The MSI GeForce RTX 3060 GAMING X 12G is based on the graphics chip GA106-300-A1, which comes from the Ampere architecture.
ASUS ROG Strix GeForce RTX 3060 OC Edition GPU MSI GeForce RTX 3060 GAMING X 12G
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Based on NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
GA106-300-A1 GPU Chip GA106-300-A1
Ampere Architecture Ampere
28 Streaming Multiprocessors 28
3584 Shader 3584
48 Render Output Units 48
112 Texture Units 112
28 Raytracing Cores 28

Memory

The graphics memory of the ASUS ROG Strix GeForce RTX 3060 OC Edition clocks at 1.875 GHz, which corresponds to a speed of 15.0 Gbps.

The graphics memory speed of the MSI GeForce RTX 3060 GAMING X 12G is 15.0 Gbps and the clock speed is 1.875 GHz.

12 GB Memory Size 12 GB
GDDR6 Memory Type GDDR6
1.875 GHz Memory Clock 1.875 GHz
15.0 Gbps Memory Speed 15.0 Gbps
360 GB/s Memory bandwidth 360 GB/s
192 bit Memory Interface 192 bit

Clock Speeds

The clock frequency of a graphics card determines the speed in connection with the graphics architecture.

1.320 GHz Base Clock 1.320 GHz
1.912 GHzDeviation vs GPU group+ 7 % Boost Clock 1.837 GHzDeviation vs GPU group+ 3 %
1.88 GHz Avg (Game) Clock 1.78 GHz
Yes Overclocking Yes

Thermal Design

The ASUS ROG Strix GeForce RTX 3060 OC Edition is powered by 1 x 8-Pin connectors. The TDP (Thermal Design Power) of the graphics card is 170 W.

The MSI GeForce RTX 3060 GAMING X 12G has 1 x 6-Pin, 1 x 8-Pin PCIe power connectors that supply it with energy. The manufacturer specifies the TDP of the card as 170 W.

170 W TDP 170 W
210 WDeviation vs GPU group+ 24 % TDP (up) --
93 °C Tjunction max 93 °C
1 x 8-Pin PCIe-Power 1 x 6-Pin, 1 x 8-Pin

Cooler & Fans

The ASUS ROG Strix GeForce RTX 3060 OC Edition is equipped with a total of 3 Axial main fans.

The MSI GeForce RTX 3060 GAMING X 12G has 2 Axial main fans that cool the GPU and memory.

Axial Fan-Type Axial
3 x 95 mm Fan 1 2 x 100 mm
-- Fan 2 --
Air cooling Cooler-Type Air cooling
0 dB Noise (Idle) 0 dB
32-34 dB Noise (Load) 36 dB

Connectivity

Up to 4 screens can be operated with the ASUS ROG Strix GeForce RTX 3060 OC Edition.

The MSI GeForce RTX 3060 GAMING X 12G supports the operation of a maximum of 4 monitors.

4 Max. Displays 4
2.3 HDCP-Version 2.3
2x HDMI v2.1 HDMI Ports 1x HDMI v2.1
3x DP v1.4a DP Ports 3x DP v1.4a
-- DVI Ports --
-- VGA Ports --
-- USB-C Ports --

Featureset

With the ASUS ROG Strix GeForce RTX 3060 OC Edition it is possible to operate a screen with a maximum resolution of up to 7680x4320 pixels.

The maximum supported resolution of the MSI GeForce RTX 3060 GAMING X 12G is 7680x4320 pixels.

7680x4320 Max. resolution 7680x4320
12_2 (Ultimate) DirectX 12_2 (Ultimate)
Yes Raytracing Yes
Yes DLSS / FSR Yes
ASUS Aura Sync LED MSI Mystic Light

Supported Video Codecs

The support and acceleration of certain video codecs can have a positive impact on the lower energy consumption and less waste heat from the graphics card.

Decode / Encode h264 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode h265 / HEVC Decode / Encode
Decode AV1 Decode
Decode VP8 Decode
Decode VP9 Decode

Dimensions

The ASUS ROG Strix GeForce RTX 3060 OC Edition is connected to the system via PCIe 4.0 x 16 lanes and requires 3 PCIe-Slots space in the housing.

The MSI GeForce RTX 3060 GAMING X 12G needs the space of 3 PCIe-Slots in the case and has a PCIe 4.0 x 16 Lanes interface.

300 mm Length 276 mm
134 mm Height 131 mm
54 mm Width 51 mm
3 PCIe-Slots Width (Slots) 3 PCIe-Slots
1123 g Weight 996 g
PCIe 4.0 x 16 GPU Interface PCIe 4.0 x 16
No SFF-Ready No

Additional data

The ASUS ROG Strix GeForce RTX 3060 OC Edition has been manufactured with a structure width of 8 nanometers since Q1/2021.

The MSI GeForce RTX 3060 GAMING X 12G came on the market in Q1/2021 and will have a structure width of 8 nanometers manufactured.

ROG-STRIX-RTX3060-O12G-GAMING Part-no --
Q1/2021 Release date Q1/2021
579 $ Launch Price 459 $
8 nm Structure size 8 nm
data sheet Documents data sheet

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Benchmark results

3DMark Benchmark (DirectX, Raytracing)

3DMark is a benchmark program that determines the performance of certain components of a computer and then reports the performance as a numerical value.

Time Spy Extreme Graphics score

Port Royal (Raytracing)

Speed Way Graphics Score (Raytracing)

Cyberpunk 2077

Cyberpunk 2077 was developed by CD Projekt Red and is based on the development studio's own REDengine 4. Ray tracing is switched off in our benchmarks.

3840x2160 (2160p)

2560x1440 (1440p)

1920x1080 (1080p)

The Last of Us Part 1

The Last of Us Part One is a game released by Sony in June 2013 exclusively for the Playstation and released for the PC in early 2023. The benchmark values here were determined at high details.

3840x2160 (2160p)

2560x1440 (1440p)

1920x1080 (1080p)

Battlefield 5

Battlefield 5 is a visually stunning game that is ideal as a graphics card benchmark. We test the game with maximum details on Windows 10.

3840x2160 (2160p)

2560x1440 (1440p)

1920x1080 (1080p)

Geekbench 6 (OpenCL, Vulkan, Metal)

Geekbench 6 is a cross-platform benchmark for main processors, which also carries out 3 different graphics benchmarks and outputs them in the form of a numerical value.

Geekbench 6 - OpenCL

Geekbench 6 - Vulkan

FP32 Performance (Single-precision TFLOPS)

The theoretical computing power of the graphics card with single precision (32 bit) in TFLOPS indicates how many trillion FP32 floating point operations the graphics card (GPU) can perform per second.

FP32 (TFLOPS)

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