NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 12 GB Graphics Card Review Ft. MSI Gaming X Trio & GALAX EX
MSI GeForce RTX 3060 Gaming X Trio / GALAX GeForce RTX 3060 EX25/02/2021
We used the following test system for comparison between the different graphics cards. The latest drivers that were available at the time of testing were used from AMD and NVIDIA on an updated version of Windows 10. All games that were tested were patched to the latest version for better performance optimization for NVIDIA and AMD GPUs.
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 12 GB Graphics Card Test Setup
|CPU||Intel Core i9-9900K @ 4.70 GHz
|Motherboard||AORUS Z390 Master|
|Video Cards||MSI GeForce RTX 3060 Gaming X Trio
GALAX GeForce RTX 3060 Gaming EX
MSI GeForce RTX 3080 SUPRIM X
MSI Radeon RX 6800 XT Gaming X Trio
MSI GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Lightning Z
MSI GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER Gaming X Trio
MSI GeForce RTX 2080 Gaming X Trio
ASUS GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER ROG STRIX
MSI Radeon RX 5700 XT Gaming X
MSI Radeon RX 5600 XT Gaming Z
MSI GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER Gaming Z
MSI GeForce RTX 2060 Gaming Z
|Memory||G.SKILL Trident Z RGB Series 32GB (4 X 8GB) CL16 3600 MHz|
|Storage||Samsung SSD 960 EVO M.2 (512 GB)|
|Power Supply||ASUS ROG THOR 1200W PSU|
|OS||Windows 10 64-bit|
|Drivers||AMD Radeon Adrenalin Edition 20.7.2
NVIDIA GeForce 456.38 WHQL
- All games were tested on 1920x1080 (FHD), 2560×1440 (2K) and 3840×2160 (4K) resolutions.
- Image Quality and graphics configurations have been provided in the screenshots below.
- The “reference” cards are the stock configs while the “overclock” cards are factory overclocked configs provided to us by various AIB partners.