[FPS Benchmarks] For Honor on NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 (130W) and RTX 3070 (85W) – both are fast but the 130W sibling has a 29% lead

Despite the fact that For Honor isn’t the newest game out there, the title still has decent popularity. It’s a multiplayer game so one of the things that matter is FPS. The game isn’t too light and you’re going to need a decent machine if you want high FPS results on Extreme quality.

We are going to check the performance of the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 (130W) and RTX 3070 (85W). The two Ampere video cards bring to the table things like ray tracing, DLSS, and improved performance over the last generation.

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


GeForce RTX 3070 variants

 GeForce RTX 3070 [130W]GeForce RTX 3070 [85W]
GPU chipGA104GA104
Shader units51205120
Base Clock (MHz)1110 (+42%)780
Boost clock (MHz)up to 1620 (+26%)1290
Memory clock (MHz)1750 (+17%)1500
Memory size (MB)81928192
Memory typeGDDR6GDDR6
Memory bus width (bit)256256
TGP (Total Graphics Power)130W (+53%)85W
DirectX version12.112.1
RTX capabilitiesYes Yes
Release date01.202101.2021
Detailed specsLinkLink


Synthetic benchmarks

Gaming tests and gameplay videos (ext. monitor)

For HonorFull HD, Medium (Check settings)Full HD, High (Check settings)Full HD, Extreme (Check settings)
GeForce RTX 3070 [130W]212 fps (+30%)207 fps (+29%)175 fps (+27%)
GeForce RTX 3070 [85W]163 fps161 fps138 fps


The two GPUs show good performance no matter the quality preset. Even the smaller one can reach 138 FPS on Extreme quality. On the other hand, the 130W GPU is 29% faster on average which is a decent lead compared to the 85W contender.

So, if For Honor is one of your favorite games, you can expect good performance if you want to buy a laptop with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 (130W) or RTX 3070 (85W). The 130W sibling is faster but the smaller one offers less heat dissipation and it can be fitted in a thinner machine which means that the choice is in your hands (and pockets).

All laptops equipped with the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 [130W]

All laptops equipped with the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 [85W]

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