The GeForce RTX 3080 is powered by Ampere – NVIDIA’s 2nd gen RTX architecture. Built with enhanced RT Cores and Tensor Cores, streaming multiprocessors, and high-speed G6X memory, it gives you the power you need to rip through the most demanding games.
The NVIDIA Ampere architecture features 2nd generation Ray Tracing Cores and 3rd generation Tensor Cores with greater throughput. The NVIDIA Ampere streaming multiprocessors are the building blocks for the world’s fastest, most efficient GPU for gamers and creators.
GeForce RTX 30 Series GPUs are powered by NVIDIA’s 2nd gen RTX architecture, delivering the ultimate performance, ray-traced graphics, and AI acceleration for gamers and creators.
NVIDIA Ampere streaming multiprocessors
The building blocks for the world’s fastest, most efficient GPU, the Ampere SM brings 2X the FP32 throughput and improved power efficiency.
2nd generation RT Cores
Experience 2X the throughput of 1st gen RT Cores, plus concurrent RT and shading for a whole new level of ray tracing performance.
3rd generation Tensor Cores
Get up to 2X the throughput with structural sparsity and advanced AI algorithms such as DLSS. Now with support for up to 8K resolution, these cores deliver a massive boost in game performance and all-new AI capabilities.