Test system and performance tests
The goal is quite simple, creating a reliable and controlled way in which we can explore graphic cards And see the differences in their performance in a variety of popular and demanding titles from recent times. For this purpose we recruited fresh hardware
In order to squeeze the most performance out of video cards, we use Intel's new 10-core Core i9 10850K processor. The system uses a motherboard compatible with the MSI Z490 MAG ACE model (Review here). We also did not give up on the games and upgraded the set of game exams.
We modeled ten games, some easier to run and some very heavy. There is a combination of different genres and different graphics engines in order to understand how differences between the different graphics cards are expressed. We examine the various video cards of the exam system mainly in the two resolutions that appeal to the target audience of this video card - 1920X1080 and 2560 X1440. Here are the settings in the games we used:
- Assassin's Creed Odyssey: Ultra high 2560X1440 / 3840X2160, Very high 1920X1080
- Red Dead Redemption 2: DX12 Ultra settings, all highest 2560X1440 / 3840X2160, 1920X1080
- Gears 5: Ultra 2560X1440 / 3840X2160, High 1920X1080
- Hitman 2: Ultra 2560X1440 / 3840X2160 Resolution scale 1.2, High 1920X1080 Resolution scale 1.2
- Horizon Zero Dawn: 2560X1440 / 3840X2160 Ultimate, 1920X1080 Favor quality
- Borderlands 3: Badass settings 2560X1440 / 3840X2160, 1920X1080
- Metro EXodus: DX12 Ultra 2560X1440 / 3840X2160, High 1920X2080 - No PhysX \ Hairworks \ RayTrace
- GRID 2019: Ultra High 2560X1440 / 3840X2160, 1920X1080
- Overwatch: Epic settings 2560X1440 / 3840X2160, 1920X1080
The operating system is Windows 10 in the latest version, with drivers for video cards of NVIDIA Are in version 452.06, which is the latest available for download near the review. The driver for the RTX 3080 video card is 456.16 and that for RTX 3090 is 456.38. We tested the RTX 3070 TUF OC with the first driver to support it, the 456.96. All graphics cards of AMD Tested with Driver 20.8.3.
It is important to remind our readers - This review focuses mainly on the gaming performance of the video card RTX 3090. We recommend that each user test the product in a method that is appropriate for its uses. There are certain programs in which performance differences are expected to be significantly higher than those existing in the gaming world. Because the world of graphically accelerated productivity is endless, it is important to focus specifically on performance in the software relevant to the user when looking for network performance tests.
Let's start with an easy title with differences between graphic cards Less manifest - Overwatch. In this game the leaderRTX 3070 at about 35% across RTX 2070 SUPER which he replaces. Significant but not exceptional transport.
The game Borderlands 3 is significantly heavier, and here you can see clearer differences between the previous generation and the new. There is also a 38 percent performance increase across the board RTX 2070 SUPER with the desired 2560X1440 resolution.
In the game Metro Exodus you can see another respectable lead of RTX 3070 across RTX 2070 SUPER which he replaces with about 30 percent performance. In this test leads RTX 2080 Ti by only about 6 percent over theRTX 3070.
The Hitman 2 game is a bit more conservative with differences between the previous generation and the new. Here is the added performance measured across RTX 2070 SUPER stands at 24%.
While the Horizon Zero Dawn game was launched with slightly rugged hardware compatibility, in its tested version with these graphics cards, it seems that Ampere's architecture of NVIDIA Can produce great performance from it. Even in the title it's fast RTX 3070 fromRTX 2080 Ti Bamet. Extra performance across RTX 2070 SUPER here stands at 38%.
The game Red Dead Redemption 2 used by DirectX 12 has seen another serious performance difference between us NVIDIA The new and the old, with an added performance of 51% between RTX 2070 SUPER and RTX 3070. There is also a significant deflection across RTX 2080 Ti in the settings tested.
In Gears 5's game Microsoft Office A situation can be seen where 1080P performance again suffers from the peculiarities of a processor bottleneck, and that imposing a heavier graphics load at 1440P resolution produces desirable results. At the higher resolution there is an additional performance of 25% across RTX 2070 SUPER.
The Bright Memory performance test tests the capabilities of graphic cards In the Unreal Engine plus Ray Tracing and DLSS 2.0. Slightly oddly, any performance difference exists between RTX 3070 and the RTX 2080 Ti without the use of DLSS 2.0 is almost completely blocked when this function is enabled.
Power consumption - the whole system
In the power consumption test our approach is slightly different to the approach of other media when we do not individually examine each video card but the entire system. This is also to know which power supply will suit the uses, and also to understand how different graphics power affects the CPU power consumption, as it needs to produce more frames every second in each situation. This test does not reflect the maximum power consumption of a system in any situation, but only when playing. Higher power consumption should be expected when both the processor and the video card are at full power.
In this test it can be seen that the power consumption with the Asus RTX 3070 was lower than that of video cards from more advanced series also of the previous generation. 342W is the power consumption we saw the most while playing. If you calculate so that you do not want to exceed the 70% threshold of a quality power supply when playing, the recommendation would be a quality power supply with a power setting of 650W. If you use an extreme mount processor like Threadripper or Core X, it is possible to add an additional 100W to this recommendation. We are in an age where even high-quality 750W power supplies are a small part of a computer system, so allow yourself.
It's time to analyze the performance tests and see how theRTX 3070 faces the various challenges.