Comparison

GTX 970 vs RTX 3050

Retail Price

$399

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Better Value

Retail Price

$ 214

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Value

9

Value

29

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3DMark Performace

3648

3DMark Performace

6205

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+70.1%

Video Memory

4 GB

Video Memory

8 GB

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+100.0%

Power Consumption

145W

Power Consumption

130W

Efficiency

25

Efficiency

48

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Release Date

2015

Release Date

2022

MSRP

329 $

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+32.1%

MSRP

249 $

Is GTX 970 better than RTX 3050?

No, in terms of performance, Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 is slower than Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050. Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 outperformes Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 by 70.1% in 3Dmark benchmark.

When it comes to power efficiency, GTX 970 falls behind with an efficiency score that is 25, lower than that of RTX 3050 48. Consuming 130 watts, RTX 3050 has 92.0% better power consumption to performance ratio. The efficiency score is calculated by comparing the benchmark score with power consumption

GTX 970 price to performance rating is lower than RTX 3050's. RTX 3050 offers 222.2% better value fo money.

AMD Equivalent to GTX 970

NAME3DMARKPRICE
Radeon RX 64003622

AMD Equivalent to RTX 3050

NAME3DMARKPRICE
Radeon RX Vega 566776