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[FPS Benchmarks] Dota 2 on NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 (165W) and RTX 3070 (140W) – the RTX 3080 is 44% faster on average

Dota 2 is one of Valve’s most popular games ever. This is a free-to-play game so you can just download it via Steam and you’re good to go. One of the things that makes Dota 2 so popular is its gameplay and the fact that the title is light when it comes to system requirements.

Low-end GPUs like the GeForce MX250 (or even some least powerful offerings like the MX230 or MX150 are okay too) are just fine to play Dota 2 at least on Low or Medium settings. For this article, we have prepared something much more powerful than the abovementioned GPUs – the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 (165W) and RTX 3070 (140W).

Don’t forget to take a look at our Top 100 Best Laptops for DOTA 2 list.

Contents

GeForce RTX 3080 and RTX 3070 variants

 GeForce RTX 3080 [165W]GeForce RTX 3070 [140W]
ArchitectureAmpereAmpere
GPU chipGA104GA104
Shader units6144 (+20%)5120
ROPs9696
Base Clock (MHz)1350 (+22%)1110
Boost clock (MHz)up to 1710 (+10%)1560
Memory clock (MHz)17501750
Memory size (MB)81928192
Memory typeGDDR6GDDR6
Memory bus width (bit)256256
TGP (Total Graphics Power)165W (+18%)140W
DirectX version12.212.2
Technology8nm8nm
RTX capabilitiesYes Yes
Release date01.202101.2021
Detailed specsLinkLink

Synthetic benchmarks

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

Gaming tests and gameplay videos (ext. monitor)

 

DOTA 2Full HD, Low (Check settings)Full HD, Medium (Check settings)Full HD, High (Check settings)Full HD, Ultra (Check settings)
GeForce RTX 3080 [165W]281 fps (+44%)241 fps (+43%)232 fps (+45%)208 fps (+43%)
GeForce RTX 3070 [140W]195 fps168 fps160 fps145 fps



Verdict

That was a bit shocking but the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 (165W) is 44% faster on average when compared to the RTX 3070 (140W). This is a huge performance gap but at the same time the performance of the smaller GPU isn’t bad at all and it’s still enough for 144 Hz displays.

Don’t forget to take a look at our Top 100 Best Laptops for DOTA 2 list.

All laptops equipped with the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 [165W]

All laptops equipped with the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 [140W]