[FPS Benchmarks] Cyberpunk 2077 on NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti (75W) and RTX 3050 (75W) – both are worthy performers

Cyberpunk 2077 was released at the end of 2020 and despite the controversies around the fact that the game was full of bugs, the title can be considered a successful one. The graphical part looks good and the game support ray-tracing and DLSS as well.

Cyberpunk 2077 is based on the REDengine 4 and the title isn’t that heavy if you want to play with ray-tracing turned off. For this comparison, we’ll examine the performance of two RTX GPUs with a 4GB RAM buffer – the GeForce RTX 3050 Ti (75W) and RTX 3050 (75W)

Don’t forget to take a look at our Top 100 Best Laptops for Cyberpunk 2077 list.


GeForce RTX 3050 Ti and RTX 3050 variants

  GeForce RTX 3050 Ti [75W] GeForce RTX 3050 [75W]
Architecture Ampere Ampere
GPU chip GA107 GA107
Shader units 2560 (+25%) 2048
ROPs 32 32
Base Clock (MHz) 1222 1237 (+1%)
Boost clock (MHz) 1485 1500 (+1%)
Memory clock (MHz) 1500 1500
Memory size (MB) 4096 4096
Memory type GDDR6 GDDR6
Memory bus width (bit) 128 128
TGP (Total Graphics Power) 75W 75W
DirectX version 12.2 12.2
Technology 8nm 8nm
RTX capabilities Yes  Yes
Release date 05.2021 05.2021
Detailed specs Link Link

Synthetic benchmarks

Results are from the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (higher the score, the better)

Gaming tests and gameplay videos (ext. monitor)

Cyberpunk 2077 Full HD, Low (Check settings) Full HD, Medium (Check settings) Full HD, High (Check settings) Full HD, Ultra (Check settings)
GeForce RTX 3050 Ti [75W] 65 fps (+3%) 58 fps (+12%) 50 fps (+14%) 38 fps (+3%)
GeForce RTX 3050 [75W] 63 fps 52 fps 44 fps 37 fps


The difference between these two GPUs on Low and Ultra is 3%. On the other hand, the sweet spot for picture quality and FPS is Medium and High details. In this scenario, the GeForce RTX 3050 Ti (75W) is between 12% to 14% faster compared to the GeForce RTX 3050 (75W). If the prices are close, the bigger GPU is definitely a better choice.

All laptops equipped with the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti [75W]

All laptops equipped with the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 [75W]

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