[FPS Benchmarks] Borderlands 3 on NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 (130W) and RTX 3060 (75W) – the 130W GPU is 16% faster


Borderlands 3 is a game that uses cell shading tech and Unreal Engine 4. The title definitely looks fresh and its unique visual style stands out among the other games on the market. In addition, the game may look cartoon-ish but it’s beautiful and when it comes to system requirements the game is a bit on the heavy side.

Yes, the Badass preset is no joke and if you want more than 60 FPS you’re machine should be at least a decent mid-ranger. So, let’s see what these two can offer – NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 (130W) and RTX 3060 (75W).

Don’t forget to take a look at our Top 100 Best Laptops for Borderlands 3 list.

GeForce RTX 3060 variants

  GeForce RTX 3060 [130W] GeForce RTX 3060 [75W]
Architecture Ampere Ampere
GPU chip GA106 GA106
Shader units 3840 3840
ROPs 48 48
Base Clock (MHz) 1387 (+70%) 817
Boost clock (MHz) up to 1702 (+33%) 1282
Memory clock (MHz) 1750 (+19%) 1468
Memory size (MB) 6144 6144
Memory type GDDR6 GDDR6
Memory bus width (bit) 192 192
TGP (Total Graphics Power) 130W (+73%) 75W
DirectX version 12.1 12.1
Technology 8nm 8nm
RTX capabilities Yes  Yes
Release date 01.2021 01.2021
Detailed specs Link Link

Synthetic benchmarks

Gaming tests and gameplay videos (ext. monitor)


The 130W GPU is 16% faster on average but if we look closely at the results, we’ll see that the bigger video card is 21% faster when it comes to maxed-out visuals. However, the 75W GPU is a worthy competitor – it can deliver more than 60 FPS on the Badass preset.

All laptops equipped with the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 [130W]

All laptops equipped with the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 [75W]

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