Gigabyte GeForce RTX 2070 Windforce 2X HDMI 3xDP 8GB vs. MSI GeForce RTX 3080 Gaming X Trio HDMI 3xDP 10GB

Support for multiple graphics cards
No
No
DirectX
12 Ultimate
12 Ultimate
OpenGL
4.6
4.6
Operating system
Linux, Windows 7, Windows 10
Linux, Windows 10
Vulkan
1.2
1.2
DisplayPort
Yes
Yes
DisplayPort version
1.4
1.4a
Number of DisplayPort outputs
3 ​
3 ​
Type of DisplayPort connector
Standard
DVI
No
No
HDMI
Yes
Yes
HDMI version
2.0b
2.1
Number of HDMI outputs
1 ​
1 ​
Type of HDMI connector
Standard (Type A)
Standard (Type A)
Other connectors
VGA outputs
0 ​
0 ​
Length
264.9 mm
323 mm
Number of slots
2 ​
Features
VR ready
VR ready, Backplate
Aftermarket cooler (non reference cooler)
Yes
Yes
Chipset Manufacturer
NVIDIA GeForce
NVIDIA GeForce
Cooling
Active
Active
Number of fans
2 ​
3 ​
Semi-passive (passive at low efficiency)
Yes
Yes
Factory overclocked
Yes
Yes
Graphics processor
GeForce RTX 2070
GeForce RTX 3080
Low profile
No
No
PCI Express channels
x16
x16
PCI Express version
PCI-E 3.0
PCI-E 4.0
Unified Shading architecture
Yes
Yes
Unified Shaders
2304
8704
Maximum resolution
7680x4320
7680x4320
Number of supported monitors
4 ​
4 ​
Memory acceleration
No
No
Memory bandwidth
448 GB/s
760 GB/s
Memory capacity
8GB
10GB
Memory interface
256 bit
320 bit
Memory speed (Effective frequency)
14000 MHz
19000 MHz
Memory type
GDDR6
GDDR6X
Release year
2020
Supplementary power connector
1x8-pin
3x8-pin
Boost mode
No
Yes
Processor speed (Boost)
1815 MHz
Processor speed
1620 MHz
1440 MHz