[FPS Benchmarks] CS:GO on NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 (95W) and RTX 3060 (65W) – the 95W GPU is 39% faster on average

The Counter-Strike games are so popular that probably they don’t need any kind of introduction. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) is the latest installment of the successful series and it uses Source engine just like CS: Source.

The game is definitely light, even low-end GPUs like the GeForce MX250 (25W) can achieve 77 FPS on Max quality. It seems that a lot of players prefer to see much more FPS than 60 because it leads to smoother gameplay. For this comparison, we have picked two decent mid-range GPUs – the GeForce RTX 3060 (95W) and RTX 3060 (65W).

Don’t forget to take a look at our Top 100 Best Laptops for CS:GO list.

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GeForce RTX 3060 variants

 GeForce RTX 3060 [95W]GeForce RTX 3060 [65W]
ArchitectureAmpereAmpere
GPU chipGA106GA106
Shader units38403840
ROPs4848
Base Clock (MHz)900 (+10%)817
Boost clock (MHz)1425 (+11%)1282
Memory clock (MHz)1750 (+17%)1500
Memory size (MB)61446144
Memory typeGDDR6GDDR6
Memory bus width (bit)192192
TGP (Total Graphics Power)95W (+46%)65W
DirectX version12.212.2
Technology8nm8nm
RTX capabilitiesYes Yes
Release date01.202101.2021
Detailed specsLinkLink

Synthetic benchmarks

Results are from the 3DMark: Time Spy (Graphics) benchmark (higher the score, the better)

Results are from the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (higher the score, the better)

Results are from the Unigine Superposition benchmark (higher the score, the better)


Gaming tests and gameplay videos (ext. monitor)

cs-go-benchmarks

CS:GOFull HD, Low (Check settings)Full HD, Medium (Check settings)Full HD, MAX (Check settings)
GeForce RTX 3060 [95W]493 fps (+52%)423 fps (+36%)366 fps (+28%)
GeForce RTX 3060 [65W]325 fps312 fps285 fps





Verdict

On average, the 95W GPU is 39% faster and that’s a hefty advantage. No matter the preset, the GeForce RTX 3060 (95W) is always far ahead of the 65W sibling. On the other hand, the GeForce RTX 3060 (65W) can show 285 FPS on Max settings which is enough for fast refresh rate displays.

Don’t forget to take a look at our Top 100 Best Laptops for CS:GO list.

All laptops equipped with the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 [95W]

All laptops equipped with the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 [65W]

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