[FPS Benchmarks] Rocket League on NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 (130W) and RTX 3080 (85W) – a close battle

Rocket League is a free-to-play game that has decent graphics and the core gameplay is also fun – consider it as soccer with cars. However, the game is very light and you can run with almost any modern GPU or iGPU on the market.

The title is based on Unreal Engine 3 and it looks okay even for today’s standards. Without further ado, let’s check the actual performance of the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 (130W) and RTX 3080 (85W) using Rocket League.

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

Contents

GeForce RTX 3080 variants

  GeForce RTX 3080 [130W] GeForce RTX 3080 [85W]
Architecture Ampere Ampere
GPU chip GA104 GA104
Shader units 6144 6144
ROPs 96 96
Base Clock (MHz) up to 1185 (+52%) 780
Boost clock (MHz) up to 1605 (+29%) 1245
Memory clock (MHz) 1750 (+17%) 1500
Memory size (MB) 8192 8192
Memory type GDDR6 GDDR6
Memory bus width (bit) 256 256
TGP (Total Graphics Power) 130W 130W
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)

Rocket League Full HD, H.Performance (Check settings) Full HD, H.Quality (Check settings)
GeForce RTX 3080 [130W] 804 fps 469 fps (+7%)
GeForce RTX 3080 [85W] 869 fps (+8%) 439 fps

Verdict

Well, the 85W GPU is 8% faster on High Performance and the bigger video card is 7% faster on High Quality. You’ll not spot any difference between these two video cards when it comes to Rocket League. The game is very light and if you don’t need so many frames per second you can have a look at some other not-so-expensive graphics solutions.

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

All laptops equipped with the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 [130W]

All laptops equipped with the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 [85W]

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