Comparison

GTX 970 vs RTX 3060

The RTX 3060 is 139.6% faster than GTX 970 in synthetic benchmark and 43.0% less expensive on the retail market.

Retail Price

$399

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Better Value

Retail Price

$ 279

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Value

9

Value

31

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3DMark Performace

3648

3DMark Performace

8739

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+139.6%

Video Memory

4 GB

Video Memory

12 GB

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+200.0%

Power Consumption

145W

Power Consumption

170W

Efficiency

25

Efficiency

51

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Release Date

2015

Release Date

2021

MSRP

329 $

MSRP

329 $

AMD Equivalent to GTX 970

NAME3DMARKPRICE
Radeon RX 64003622

AMD Equivalent to RTX 3060

NAME3DMARKPRICE
Radeon RX 66008158
Radeon RX 5700 XT9410
Radeon RX 6600 XT9707

Is GTX 970 better than RTX 3060?

GTX 970 price to performance rating is lower than RTX 3060's. RTX 3060 offers 244.4% better value fo money.

When it comes to power efficiency, GTX 970 falls behind with an efficiency score that is 25, lower than that of RTX 3060 51. Consuming 170 watts, RTX 3060 has 104.0% better power consumption to performance ratio. The efficiency score is calculated by comparing the benchmark score with power consumption

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