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

Aug 22, 2018
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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.

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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

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 is twice as fast as the GeForce GTX 1080.

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

Following is a compilation of all games which are confirmed to support Real-Time Raytracing and DLSS. (Compiled by Anandtech as of 20th August 2018).

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
Atomic Heart Yes
Battlefield V Yes No
Control Yes No
Dauntless No Yes
Enlisted Yes No
Final Fantasy XV No Yes
Fractured Lands No Yes
Hitman 2 No Yes
Islands of Nyne No Yes
Justice Yes
JX3 Yes
MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries Yes
Metro Exodus Yes No
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds No Yes
ProjectDH Yes No
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

 

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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 NameNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 TiNVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
GPU ArchitectureTuring GPU (TU117)Turing GPU (TU116)Turing GPU (TU116)Turing GPU (TU106)Turing GPU (TU106)Turing GPU (TU104)Turing GPU (TU102)
Process12nm FNN12nm FNN12nm FNN12nm FNN12nm FNN12nm FNN12nm FNN
Die Size200mm2284mm2284mm2445mm2445mm2545mm2754mm2
Transistors4.7 Billion6.6 Billion6.6 Billion10.6 Billion10.6 Billion13.6 Billion18.6 Billion
CUDA Cores896 Cores1408 Cores1536 Cores1920 Cores2304 Cores2944 Cores4352 Cores
TMUs/ROPs56/3288/4896/48120/48144/64192/64288/96
GigaRaysN/AN/AN/A5 Giga Rays/s6 Giga Rays/s8 Giga Rays/s10 Giga Rays/s
Cache1.5 MB L2 Cache1.5 MB L2 Cache1.5 MB L2 Cache4 MB L2 Cache4 MB L2 Cache4 MB L2 Cache6 MB L2 Cache
Base Clock1485 MHz1530 MHz1500 MHz1365 MHz1410 MHz1515 MHz1350 MHz
Boost Clock1665 MHz1785 MHz1770 MHz1680 MHz1620 MHz
1710 MHz OC
1710 MHz
1800 MHz OC
1545 MHz
1635 MHz OC
Compute3.0 TFLOPs5.0 TFLOPs5.5 TFLOPs6.5 TFLOPs7.5 TFLOPs10.1 TFLOPs13.4 TFLOPs
MemoryUp To 4 GB GDDR5Up To 6 GB GDDR5Up To 6 GB GDDR6Up To 6 GB GDDR6Up To 8 GB GDDR6Up To 8 GB GDDR6Up To 11 GB GDDR6
Memory Speed8.00 Gbps8.00 Gbps12.00 Gbps14.00 Gbps14.00 Gbps14.00 Gbps14.00 Gbps
Memory Interface128-bit192-bit192-bit192-bit256-bit256-bit352-bit
Memory Bandwidth128 GB/s192 GB/s288 GB/s336 GB/s448 GB/s448 GB/s616 GB/s
Power ConnectorsN/A8 Pin8 Pin8 Pin8 Pin8+8 Pin8+8 Pin
TDP75W120W120W160W185W (Founders)
175W (Reference)
225W (Founders)
215W (Reference)
260W (Founders)
250W (Reference)
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
LaunchApril 2019March 2019February 2019January 2019October 2018September 2018September 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 webpageOr 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:

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