MSI GeForce RTX 3060 GAMING X 12G
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ASUS TUF Gaming GeForce RTX 3060 OC Edition


GPU comparison with benchmarks

The MSI GeForce RTX 3060 GAMING X 12G has 3584 shader units and these clock a maximum of 1.84 GHz which results in an FP32 computing power of 13.15 TFLOPS.

The ASUS TUF Gaming GeForce RTX 3060 OC Edition has 3584 shader units and these clock at a maximum of 1.88 GHz and achieve an FP32 computing power of 13.47 TFLOPS.

GPU

The MSI GeForce RTX 3060 GAMING X 12G is equipped with a graphics chip of the Ampere architecture, which has 28 streaming multiprocessors.

The graphics card ASUS TUF Gaming GeForce RTX 3060 OC Edition is based on the Ampere architecture and is equipped with 28 execution units.
MSI GeForce RTX 3060 GAMING X 12G GPU ASUS TUF Gaming GeForce RTX 3060 OC Edition
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 MSI GeForce RTX 3060 GAMING X 12G is equipped with a 12 GB large GDDR6 graphics memory, which is equipped with 1.875 GHz clocks.

The ASUS TUF Gaming GeForce RTX 3060 OC Edition has a 12 GB large GDDR6 graphics memory and the memory clock is 1.875GHz.

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 MSI GeForce RTX 3060 GAMING X 12G has a turbo clock of 1.837 GHzDeviation vs GPU group+ 3 %. The turbo frequency of the ASUS TUF Gaming GeForce RTX 3060 OC Edition is 1.882 GHzDeviation vs GPU group+ 6 %.

1.320 GHz Base Clock 1.320 GHz
1.837 GHzDeviation vs GPU group+ 3 % Boost Clock 1.882 GHzDeviation vs GPU group+ 6 %
1.78 GHz Avg (Game) Clock 1.85 GHz
Yes Overclocking Yes

Thermal Design

The MSI GeForce RTX 3060 GAMING X 12G has 1 x 6-Pin, 1 x 8-Pin connectors through which it is supplied with power. The manufacturer specifies the maximum operating temperature of the graphics card as 93 °C.

The ASUS TUF Gaming GeForce RTX 3060 OC Edition is equipped with a 1 x 8-Pin PCIe power connector that supplies it with power. The maximum operating temperature of the card is 93 °C.

170 W TDP 170 W
-- TDP (up) 180 WDeviation vs GPU group+ 6 %
93 °C Tjunction max 93 °C
1 x 6-Pin, 1 x 8-Pin PCIe-Power 1 x 8-Pin

Cooler & Fans

The graphics processor and graphics memory of the MSI GeForce RTX 3060 GAMING X 12G are cooled with a Air cooling.

The ASUS TUF Gaming GeForce RTX 3060 OC Edition is cooled by a Air cooling.

Axial Fan-Type Axial
2 x 100 mm Fan 1 3 x 95 mm
-- Fan 2 --
Air cooling Cooler-Type Air cooling
0 dB Noise (Idle) 0 dB
36 dB Noise (Load) 33 dB

Connectivity

The MSI GeForce RTX 3060 GAMING X 12G supports the downward compatible copy protection HDCP in version 2.3.

The ASUS TUF Gaming GeForce RTX 3060 OC Edition supports HDCP in version 2.3 and all previous versions.

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

Featureset

The MSI GeForce RTX 3060 GAMING X 12G supports the DirectX standard from Microsoft in version 12_2 (Ultimate).

The ASUS TUF Gaming GeForce RTX 3060 OC Edition supports Microsoft's DirectX version 12_2 (Ultimate).

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

Supported Video Codecs

This area lists which video codecs can be decoded or encoded by the graphics cards in hardware. As a result, the power consumption can be reduced due to a lower processor load.

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

Dimensions

The MSI GeForce RTX 3060 GAMING X 12G is 51 mm wide and therefore needs the space of 3 PCIe-Slots in the case.

The width of the ASUS TUF Gaming GeForce RTX 3060 OC Edition is 51 mm and thus requires the space of 3 PCIe-Slots in the PC case.

276 mm Length 301 mm
131 mm Height 143 mm
51 mm Width 54 mm
3 PCIe-Slots Width (Slots) 3 PCIe-Slots
996 g Weight --
PCIe 4.0 x 16 GPU Interface PCIe 4.0 x 16

Additional data

Manufactured using the 8 nanometer process, MSI GeForce RTX 3060 GAMING X 12G was released in Q1/2021.

The ASUS TUF Gaming GeForce RTX 3060 OC Edition published in Q1/2021 is manufactured with a structure width of 8 nanometers.

-- Part-no TUF-RTX3060-O12G-GAMING
Q1/2021 Release date Q1/2021
459 $ Launch Price 529 $
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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