NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 vs GeForce GTX 1080 Gaming Performance Benchmarks Unveiled, 4K 60Hz HDR Gaming Out of Box – More Than 50% Faster at 4K, Up To 2 Times Faster With DLSS Tech
The first official performance numbers of the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 graphics card have been revealed and compared against its predecessor, the GeForce GTX 1080. The GeForce RTX 2080 is NVIDIA's latest Turing TU104 GPU which rocks impressive specifications and a price of $699 US which is similar to the GeForce GTX 1080 Founders Edition.
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Gaming Benchmarks Unveiled - Performance at 50% Faster Than GTX 1080 on Average at 4K Resolution, 2 Times Faster With NVIDIA DLSS Technology
The performance benchmarks show are compiled from several gaming titles and looks like the GTX 2080 manages an absolutely awesome 4K HDR 60Hz in many demanding game titles such as Mass Effect Andromeda, Star Wars Battlefront II, Far Cry 5, Battlefield 1, Destiny 2, Call of Duty: WW2, F1 2017, Hitman, Resident Evil 7 and Final Fantasy XV.
GeForce RTX GPUs deliver 4K HDR gaming on modern AAA titles at 60 frames per second — a feat even our flagship GeForce GTX 1080 Ti GPU can’t manage. via NVIDIA
But that's just the tip of the iceberg since when you put NVIDIA's new Deep Learning Super Sampling (DLSS) tech to the equation, the performance of RTX 2080 is boosted by 2 times over its predecessors. Some games that support NVIDIA's upcoming DLSS tech such as Final Fantasy XV, PUBG, ARK: Survival Evolved and JX3 were tested and delivered with astonishing numbers.
For game after game, Turing delivers big performance gains (see chart, above). Those numbers get even bigger with deep learning super-sampling, or DLSS, unveiled Monday.
DLSS takes advantage of our tensor cores’ ability to use AI. In this case it’s used to develop a neural network that teaches itself how to render a game. It smooths the edges of rendered objects and increases performance.
That’s one example of how Turing can do things no other GPU can. This makes Turing’s full performance hard to measure.
But looking at today’s PC games — against which GPUs without Turing’s capabilities have long been measured — it’s clear Turing is an absolute beast.
Get ready to hear it roar! via NVIDIA
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Is The First Card To Do 4K HDR 60Hz Gaming At Just $700 US
This falls in line with what NVIDIA has officially stated about their GeForce RTX cards, saying that they will deliver twice the performance than their predecessors and 4K HDR gaming at 60 FPS on the most demanding game titles.
For existing games, Turing will deliver 2x the performance and 4K HDR gaming at 60 FPS on even the most demanding titles. via NVIDIA
|NVIDIA RTX Support for Games
As of August 20, 2018
|Game||Real-Time Raytracing||Deep Learning Super Sampling (DLSS)|
|Ark: Survival Evolved||No||Yes|
|Assetto Corsa Competizione||Yes||No|
|Final Fantasy XV||No||Yes|
|Islands of Nyne||No||Yes|
|MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries||Yes|
|Remnant: From the Ashes||No||Yes|
|Serious Sam 4: Planet Badass||No||Yes|
|Shadow of the Tomb Raider||Yes||No|
|The Forge Arena||No||Yes|
|We Happy Few||No||Yes|
The surprising thing here is that this is the RTX 2080 we are talking about and the performance numbers put it neck and neck with an NVIDIA Titan V graphics card which is a $3000 US part. One can now imagine what the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti would perform like this as that part features much better specifications than the GeForce RTX 2080 (Non-Ti).
NVIDIA GeForce RTX/GTX "Turing" Family:
|Graphics Card Name||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti||NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060||NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070||NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080||NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti|
|GPU Architecture||Turing GPU (TU117)||Turing GPU (TU116)||Turing GPU (TU116)||Turing GPU (TU106)||Turing GPU (TU106)||Turing GPU (TU104)||Turing GPU (TU102)|
|Process||12nm FNN||12nm FNN||12nm FNN||12nm FNN||12nm FNN||12nm FNN||12nm FNN|
|Transistors||4.7 Billion||6.6 Billion||6.6 Billion||10.6 Billion||10.6 Billion||13.6 Billion||18.6 Billion|
|CUDA Cores||896 Cores||1408 Cores||1536 Cores||1920 Cores||2304 Cores||2944 Cores||4352 Cores|
|GigaRays||N/A||N/A||N/A||5 Giga Rays/s||6 Giga Rays/s||8 Giga Rays/s||10 Giga Rays/s|
|Cache||1.5 MB L2 Cache||1.5 MB L2 Cache||1.5 MB L2 Cache||4 MB L2 Cache||4 MB L2 Cache||4 MB L2 Cache||6 MB L2 Cache|
|Base Clock||1485 MHz||1530 MHz||1500 MHz||1365 MHz||1410 MHz||1515 MHz||1350 MHz|
|Boost Clock||1665 MHz||1785 MHz||1770 MHz||1680 MHz||1620 MHz|
1710 MHz OC
1800 MHz OC
1635 MHz OC
|Compute||3.0 TFLOPs||5.0 TFLOPs||5.5 TFLOPs||6.5 TFLOPs||7.5 TFLOPs||10.1 TFLOPs||13.4 TFLOPs|
|Memory||Up To 4 GB GDDR5||Up To 6 GB GDDR5||Up To 6 GB GDDR6||Up To 6 GB GDDR6||Up To 8 GB GDDR6||Up To 8 GB GDDR6||Up To 11 GB GDDR6|
|Memory Speed||8.00 Gbps||8.00 Gbps||12.00 Gbps||14.00 Gbps||14.00 Gbps||14.00 Gbps||14.00 Gbps|
|Memory Bandwidth||128 GB/s||192 GB/s||288 GB/s||336 GB/s||448 GB/s||448 GB/s||616 GB/s|
|Power Connectors||N/A||8 Pin||8 Pin||8 Pin||8 Pin||8+8 Pin||8+8 Pin|
|Starting Price||$149 US||$219 US||$279 US||$349 US||$499 US||$699 US||$999 US|
|Price (Founders Edition)||$149 US||$219 US||$279 US||$349 US||$599 US||$799 US||$1,199 US|
|Launch||April 2019||March 2019||February 2019||January 2019||October 2018||September 2018||September 2018|
The GeForce RTX 20 Series Market Availability – Preorder and Shipping Today, On Shelves 20th September
The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 20 series launches today in reference variants first. This time, NVIDIA has already given the green light to their manufacturers to announce custom cards soon after the reference launch which are now available to pre-order on the official GeForce webpage. Or you can head over to this article and check out all the glorious non-reference models which you will be able to get very soon.
Check out the other cards in the links below:
- GeForce RTX 2080 Ti (999 US) Graphics Card
- GeForce RTX 2080 ($699 US) Graphics Card
- GeForce RTX 2070 ($499 US) Graphics Card