[FPS Benchmarks] Overwatch on NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti (75W) and RTX 3050 (55W) – both perform well but the 75W GPU wins the match

Overwatch is a popular online shooter developed by Blizzard. The game has fun and challenging gameplay and the visual quality is good. Still, the game isn’t too heavy and in most cases, a decent mid-range GPU should do the job if you don’t need super high FPS values.

Speaking of FPS, even an iGPU like the AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 [R4000/5000, 15W] can achieve 73 FPS on Low quality so, most of the nid-range dGPU should show much higher scores. For this article, we have picked two decent not-so-expensive video cards – the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti (75W) and RTX 3050 (55W).

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

Contents


GeForce RTX 3050 Ti and RTX 3050 variants

 GeForce RTX 3050 Ti [75W]GeForce RTX 3050 [55W]
ArchitectureAmpereAmpere
GPU chipGA107GA107
Shader units2560 (+25%)2048
ROPs3232
Base Clock (MHz)1222712 (+72%)
Boost clock (MHz)14851057 (+40%)
Memory clock (MHz)15001375 (+9%)
Memory size (MB)40964096
Memory typeGDDR6GDDR6
Memory bus width (bit)128128
TGP (Total Graphics Power)75W55W
DirectX version12.212.2
Technology8nm8nm
RTX capabilitiesYes Yes
Release date05.202105.2021
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)


Gaming tests and gameplay videos (ext. monitor)

OverwatchFull HD, Low (Check settings)Full HD, High (Check settings)Full HD, Epic (Check settings)
GeForce RTX 3050 Ti [75W]218 fps182 fps (+12%)139 fps (+22%)
GeForce RTX 3050 [55W]232 fps (+6%)162 fps114 fps





Verdict

Expectedly, the 75W GPU is faster. On Low settings both rivals are pretty close but further down the road, the bigger GPU is 22% faster on Epic quality thanks to its bigger TGP and more CUDA cores. However, the GeForce RTX 3050 [55W] performs very well for a GPU with such a degreased power limit – it scores 114 FPS on Epic quality which should be enough for the majority of players.

All laptops equipped with the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti [75W]

All laptops equipped with the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 [55W]

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