For the release of Cyberpunk 2077, Nvidia has now presented the benchmarks for the RTX graphics cards. In all tests, DLSS was activated to improve the game's performance a bit. It quickly becomes clear, however, that the most powerful GPUs are required to be able to play the CD Projekt Red title with the highest ray tracing settings in a high resolution.
In none of the tests did the new RTX graphics cards achieve a stable 60 FPS when the game is running on the maximum graphics settings – at least in resolution 4K. The RTX 3090 offers an average of 57.8 FPS when Cyberpunk 2077 is played on Ultra with activated ray tracing and DLSS. The RTX 3080 and RTX 2080 Ti are behind with 51.8 FPS and 38.2 FPS. In addition, the title's performance mode was activated for the benchmark.
An overview of the various graphics options with ray tracing and the expected FPS in Cyberpunk:
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- 60 FPS + on 1080p (Ultra / RT Ultra / DLSS Q / P) – RTX 3060 Ti and higher
- 60 FPS + on 1080p (Ultra / RT Ultra / Native Res) – RTX 3080 and higher
- 30 FPS + at 1440p (Ultra / RT Ultra / DLSS Q / P) – RTX 3080 and higher
- 30 FPS + at 1440p (Ultra / RT Ultra / Native Res) – RTX 3080 and higher
- 30 FPS + at 2160p (Ultra / RT Ultra / DLSS Q / P) – RTX 3090 and higher
- 30 FPS + at 2160p (Ultra / RT Ultra / Native Res) – N / A
When Cyberpunk 2077 is played in 1440p on an RTX 3090 or RTX 3080, the shooter even manages 71.7 FPS and 65.0 FPS with maximum settings in Quality Mode. The RTX 3070 (49.7 FPS), RTX 2080 Ti (49.8 FPS) and the RTX 3060 Ti (44.2 FPS) don't quite come close to the 60 FPS mark.
If you want to play the title with a stable 60 FPS and don't want to do without ultra settings, 1080p and at least one RTX 3060 Ti are required. If you can do without ray tracing, you also get a performance boost. However, you will have to do without some optical highlights. The system requirements for Cyberpunk 2077 (buy now € 53.60 ) can be found in the picture. The pictures of the benchmark data are currently no longer available on the official Nvidia website.
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