Despite its age, the Witcher 3 still looks good, even in 2021. You can boost the whole visual experience by installing some third-party mods that enhance the graphics of the game. In addition, while we are still talking about modifications, there are tons of fan mods that add new quests to the game.
The Witcher 3 isn’t a heavy title. The game is well optimized and you can play it even with some low-end dGPUs (on Low) like the GeForce MX250 (25W)
So, let’s check the performance of the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 (100W) and RTX 3060 (100W).
GeForce RTX 3070 and RTX 3060 variants
|GeForce RTX 3070 [100W]||GeForce RTX 3060 [100W]|
|Shader units||5120 (+33%)||3840|
|Base Clock (MHz)||780||900 (+15%)|
|Boost clock (MHz)||1290||1425 (+11%)|
|Memory clock (MHz)||1500||1750 (+17%)|
|Memory size (MB)||8192 (+33%)||6144|
|Memory bus width (bit)||256 (+33%)||192|
|TGP (Total Graphics Power)||100W||100W|
Gaming tests and gameplay videos (ext. monitor)
On average, the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 (100W) is 18% faster compared to its smaller sibling. Not bad at all but if you want to save some bucks, the RTX 3060 (100W) offers decent performance and its price tag is definitely lower (in most cases). With this GPU you can play The Witcher 3 on Ultra quality with more than 100 FPS which is more than enough for most people.
All laptops equipped with the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 [100W]
All laptops equipped with the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 [100W]