Content sponsored by NVIDIA. To ascertain the advantages of using a GeForce RTX 30 Series GPU in Microsoft Flight Simulator, instead of a prior generation GPU, and to reveal how much faster your performance could be with an upgrade, we’ve teamed up with NVIDIA to put their most popular graphics cards through their paces.

Learn More about GeForce RTX GPU performance in Microsoft Flight Simulator: https://www.nvidia.com/en-us/geforce/news/microsoft-flight-simulator-rtx-30-series-performance

On average, performance doubled when upgrading from GeForce GTX 10 Series GPUs to the latest GeForce RTX 30 Series graphics cards, with peak performance measured at 2.4x.

Tokyo Night Flightpath:
RTX 3060 vs GTX 1060: +89%
RTX 3070 vs GTX 1070: +138%
RTX 3080 vs GTX 1080: +143%

Tokyo Day Flightpath:
RTX 3060 vs GTX 1060: +60%
RTX 3070 vs GTX 1070: +137%
RTX 3080 vs GTX 1080: +141%

London Night Flightpath:
RTX 3060 vs GTX 1060: +89%
RTX 3070 vs GTX 1070: +123%
RTX 3080 vs GTX 1080: +146%

New York Day Flightpath:
RTX 3060 vs GTX 1060: +66%
RTX 3070 vs GTX 1070: +82%
RTX 3080 vs GTX 1080: +102%

Doha Flightpath (CPU-Limited on 30-Series in some scenarios):
RTX 3060 vs GTX 1060: +41%
RTX 3070 vs GTX 1070: +35%
RTX 3080 vs GTX 1080: +82%

The x80 results were benched at 80% render scale at optimised 2160p, while x70 cards were tested at 90% render scale at optimised 1440p. The x60 cards were run at optimised settings at native 1080p resolution. See our original video on optimised settings here: https://youtu.be/75t_jRQII4w

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