[FPS Benchmarks] Warframe on NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 (105W) and RTX 3060 (100W) – the RTX 3080 is 26% faster

Warframe is definitely one of the good free-to-play games out there. It offers decent graphics (for a free game), the gameplay is fun and it offers a lot of content, and the sound quality isn’t bad at all. Warframe isn’t a heavy game, especially on Low – an Intel UHD G1 (with dual-channel RAM) will do the job. If you have s super fast high refresh rate monitor (like 300 Hz or 360 Hz) then you’re going to need something a lot more powerful than in iGPU.

For this article, we have prepared two decent GPUs whit almost identical TGPs – the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 (105W) and RTX 3060 (100W).

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

Contents


GeForce RTX 3080 and RTX 3060 variants

 GeForce RTX 3080 [105W]GeForce RTX 3060 [100W]
ArchitectureAmpereAmpere
GPU chipGA104GA106
Shader units6144 (+60%)3840
ROPs96 (+100%)48
Base Clock (MHz)780900 (+15%)
Boost clock (MHz)12451425 (+14%)
Memory clock (MHz)15001750 (+17%)
Memory size (MB)8192 (+33%)6144
Memory typeGDDR6GDDR6
Memory bus width (bit)256 (+33%)192
TGP (Total Graphics Power)105W (+5%)100W
DirectX version12.212.2
Technology8nm8nm
RTX capabilitiesYes Yes
Release date01.202101.2021
Detailed specsLinkLink

Synthetic benchmarks


Gaming tests and gameplay videos (ext. monitor)

 

WarframeFull HD, Low (Check settings)Full HD, High (Check settings)
GeForce RTX 3080 [105W]545 fps (+25%)352 fps (+27%)
GeForce RTX 3060 [100W]437 fps277 fps





Verdict

On average, the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 (105W) is 26% faster which is a hefty bump in frames compared to the smaller sibling but the smaller GPU delivers enough FPS even on High – 277 FPS should be just fine for most gamers. Given the price difference between these two graphics solutions, the GeForce RTX 3060 (100W) is a great piece of hardware if you’re on a budget while the GeForce RTX 3080 (105W) offers more performance but it costs more.

All laptops equipped with the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 [105W]

All laptops equipped with the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 [100W]

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