ASUS TUF Gaming GeForce RTX 3080 OC
vs
XFX Speedster MERC 319 Radeon RX 6800 XT Core Gaming


GPU comparison with benchmarks

The ASUS TUF Gaming GeForce RTX 3080 OC is based on the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 (Ampere) and has 10 GB GDDR6X graphics memory with a bandwidth of 760 GB/s.

The XFX Speedster MERC 319 Radeon RX 6800 XT Core Gaming is based on the AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT (RDNA 2) and has 16 GB GDDR6 graphics memory with a bandwidth of 512 GB/s.

GPU

The ASUS TUF Gaming GeForce RTX 3080 OC has the GA102-200-K1-A1 graphics chip installed, which is based on the Ampere architecture.

The XFX Speedster MERC 319 Radeon RX 6800 XT Core Gaming is based on the graphics chip Navi 21 XT, which comes from the RDNA 2 architecture.
ASUS TUF Gaming GeForce RTX 3080 OC GPU XFX Speedster MERC 319 Radeon RX 6800 XT Core Gaming
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Based on AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
GA102-200-K1-A1 GPU Chip Navi 21 XT
Ampere Architecture RDNA 2
68 Streaming Multiprocessors 72
8704 Shader 4608
96 Render Output Units 128
272 Texture Units 288
68 Raytracing Cores 72

Memory

The graphics memory of the ASUS TUF Gaming GeForce RTX 3080 OC clocks at 1.188 GHz, which corresponds to a speed of 19.0 Gbps.

The graphics memory speed of the XFX Speedster MERC 319 Radeon RX 6800 XT Core Gaming is 16.0 Gbps and the clock speed is 2.000 GHz.

10 GB Memory Size 16 GB
GDDR6X Memory Type GDDR6
1.188 GHz Memory Clock 2.000 GHz
19.0 Gbps Memory Speed 16.0 Gbps
760 GB/s Memory bandwidth 512 GB/s
320 bit Memory Interface 256 bit

Clock Speeds

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

1.440 GHz Base Clock 1.825 GHz
1.815 GHz Boost Clock 2.250 GHz
1.79 GHz Avg (Game) Clock 2.02 GHz
Yes Overclocking Yes

Thermal Design

The ASUS TUF Gaming GeForce RTX 3080 OC is powered by 2 x 8-Pin connectors. The TDP (Thermal Design Power) of the graphics card is 340 W.

The XFX Speedster MERC 319 Radeon RX 6800 XT Core Gaming has 2 x 8-Pin PCIe power connectors that supply it with energy. The manufacturer specifies the TDP of the card as 300 W.

340 W TDP 300 W
375 W TDP (up) 345 W
93 °C Tjunction max 100 °C
2 x 8-Pin PCIe-Power 2 x 8-Pin

Cooler & Fans

The ASUS TUF Gaming GeForce RTX 3080 OC is equipped with a total of 3 Axial main fans.

The XFX Speedster MERC 319 Radeon RX 6800 XT Core Gaming has 3 Axial main fans that cool the GPU and memory.

Axial Fan-Type Axial
3 x 85 mm Fan 1 2 x 105 mm
-- Fan 2 1 x 90 mm
Air cooling Cooler-Type Air cooling
0 dB Noise (Idle) 0 dB
36-45 dB Noise (Load) 35-36 dB

Connectivity

Up to 4 screens can be operated with the ASUS TUF Gaming GeForce RTX 3080 OC.

The XFX Speedster MERC 319 Radeon RX 6800 XT Core Gaming 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 TUF Gaming GeForce RTX 3080 OC it is possible to operate a screen with a maximum resolution of up to 7680x4320 pixels.

The maximum supported resolution of the XFX Speedster MERC 319 Radeon RX 6800 XT Core Gaming 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 Addressable LED

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 / Encode
Decode VP9 Decode / Encode

Dimensions

The ASUS TUF Gaming GeForce RTX 3080 OC is connected to the system via PCIe 4.0 x 16 lanes and requires 3 PCIe-Slots space in the housing.

The XFX Speedster MERC 319 Radeon RX 6800 XT Core Gaming needs the space of 3 PCIe-Slots in the case and has a PCIe 4.0 x 16 Lanes interface.

300 mm Length 340 mm
127 mm Height 138 mm
52 mm Width 54 mm
3 PCIe-Slots Width (Slots) 3 PCIe-Slots
1390 g Weight 1817 g
PCIe 4.0 x 16 GPU Interface PCIe 4.0 x 16

Additional data

The ASUS TUF Gaming GeForce RTX 3080 OC has been manufactured with a structure width of 8 nanometers since Q3/2020.

The XFX Speedster MERC 319 Radeon RX 6800 XT Core Gaming came on the market in Q1/2021 and will have a structure width of 7 nanometers manufactured.

TUF-RTX3080-O10G-GAMING Part-no RX-68XTALFD9
Q3/2020 Release date Q1/2021
779 $ Launch Price 749 $
8 nm Structure size 7 nm
data sheet Documents data sheet

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)

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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