Comparison

GTX 980 vs RTX 3050

The RTX 3050 is 42.1% faster than GTX 980 in synthetic benchmark and 70.3% less expensive on the retail market.

Retail Price

$390

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Better Value

Retail Price

$ 229

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Value

11

Value

27

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3DMark Performace

4367

3DMark Performace

6205

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+42.1%

Video Memory

4 GB

Video Memory

8 GB

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+100.0%

Power Consumption

165W

Power Consumption

130W

Efficiency

26

Efficiency

48

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Release Date

2015

Release Date

2022

MSRP

549 $

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+120.5%

MSRP

249 $

AMD Equivalent to GTX 980

NAME3DMARKPRICE
Radeon RX 5904777
Radeon RX 5804346
Radeon RX 5500 XT4857

AMD Equivalent to RTX 3050

NAME3DMARKPRICE
Radeon RX Vega 566776

Is GTX 980 better than RTX 3050?

GTX 980 price to performance rating is lower than RTX 3050's. RTX 3050 offers 145.5% better value fo money.

When it comes to power efficiency, GTX 980 falls behind with an efficiency score that is 26, lower than that of RTX 3050 48. Consuming 130 watts, RTX 3050 has 84.6% better power consumption to performance ratio. The efficiency score is calculated by comparing the benchmark score with power consumption