NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q sales 27 June 2017. This is high-end Pascal architecture notebook card based on 16 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 8 GB of GDDR5X memory clocked at 10.01 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 320.3 GB / s.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Power consumption is at 150 Watt.

It provides good gaming and benchmark performance at 60.87 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti.

General info

Of GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Pascal
 
Code name
GP104
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
27 June 2017
 

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2560
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Core clock speed
1290 MHz
 
of 1620 (Quadro RTX 5000)
Boost Clock
1468 MHz
 
of 1815 (Quadro RTX 5000)
Transistor count
7,200 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
16 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
150 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
234.9 GTexel / s
 
Floating-point performance
7,516 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
Laptop size
large
 
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
Supplementary power connectors
None
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Memory type
GDDR5X
 
Maximum RAM amount
8 GB
 
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Memory clock speed
10008 MHz
 
of 14000
Memory bandwidth
320.3 GB / s
 
of 1024 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Shared memory
-
 

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
G-SYNC support
+
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
VR Ready
+
 
Multi-Projection
+
 
Multi Monitor
+
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (12_1)
 
OpenGL
4.6
 
Vulkan
+
 

Video card benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
58.32
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
387951
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
114542
3DMark Fire Strike Score
14274
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
18192
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
23540
3DMark Vantage Performance
39562
Unigine Heaven 3.0
197
Passmark
10207

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Comparisons with system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Fortnite

2018

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
minimum HD Graphics 4000
recommended GeForce GTX 660

FPS tests

Real world test results of Fortnite on GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q.

low / 720p
258
 
medium / 1080p
188
 
high / 1080p
127
 
ultra / 1080p
109
 
4k / 2160p
34
 

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
minimum GeForce GTX 960
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

FPS tests

Real world test results of Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) on GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q.

low / 720p
125
 
medium / 1080p
111
 
high / 1080p
104
 
ultra / 1080p
80
 
4k / 2160p
27
 

Overwatch

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
minimum HD Graphics 4400
recommended GeForce GTX 660

FPS tests

Real world test results of Overwatch on GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q.

ultra / 1080p
172
 

GTA V

2015

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
minimum GeForce 9800 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 660

FPS tests

Real world test results of GTA V on GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q.

low / 768p
167
 
medium / 768p
159
 
high / 1080p
129
 
ultra / 1080p
72
 
4k / 2160p
64
 

Rainbow Six Siege

2015

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
minimum GeForce GTX 460
recommended Radeon HD 7970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Rainbow Six Siege on GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q.

high / 1080p
202
 
ultra / 1080p
174
 
4k / 2160p
68
 

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
minimum GeForce 6800
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Dota 2

2013

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
minimum GeForce 8600 GT

Counter-Strike: GO

2012

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
recommended GeForce 6600

League of Legends

2009

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
minimum GeForce 6150 LE
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Minecraft

2009

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
minimum Radeon HD 2400
recommended Radeon HD 5970

Call of Duty Black Ops 4

2018

FPS tests

Real world test results of Call of Duty Black Ops 4 on GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q.

low / 720p
136
 
medium / 1080p
116
 
high / 1080p
106
 
ultra / 1080p
102
 
4k / 2160p
35
 

Far Cry 5

2018

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q performance compared to Far Cry 5 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
minimum GeForce GTX 670
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Far Cry 5 on GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q.

low / 720p
103
 
medium / 1080p
91
 
high / 1080p
89
 
ultra / 1080p
85
 
4k / 2160p
34
 

Forza Horizon 4

2018

FPS tests

Real world test results of Forza Horizon 4 on GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q.

low / 720p
144
 
medium / 1080p
124
 
high / 1080p
122
 
ultra / 1080p
106
 
4k / 2160p
55
 

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

2018

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q performance compared to Kingdom Come: Deliverance official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

FPS tests

Real world test results of Kingdom Come: Deliverance on GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q.

low / 720p
121
 
medium / 1080p
95
 
high / 1080p
77
 
ultra / 1080p
62
 
4k / 2160p
20
 

Monster Hunter World

2018

FPS tests

Real world test results of Monster Hunter World on GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q.

low / 720p
98
 
medium / 1080p
92
 
high / 1080p
87
 
ultra / 1080p
74
 
4k / 2160p
21
 

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

2018

FPS tests

Real world test results of Shadow of the Tomb Raider on GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q.

low / 720p
117
 
medium / 1080p
93
 
high / 1080p
88
 
ultra / 1080p
78
 
4k / 2160p
27
 

Ark Survival Evolved

2017

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q performance compared to Ark Survival Evolved official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
minimum Radeon HD 7870

FPS tests

Real world test results of Ark Survival Evolved on GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q.

high / 1080p
57
 
ultra / 1080p
39
 

Assassin´s Creed Origins

2017

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q performance compared to Assassin´s Creed Origins official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 760

FPS tests

Real world test results of Assassin´s Creed Origins on GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q.

low / 720p
71
 
medium / 1080p
66
 
high / 1080p
62
 
ultra / 1080p
58
 
4k / 2160p
35
 

Destiny 2

2017

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q performance compared to Destiny 2 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
minimum Radeon HD 7850
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

FPS tests

Real world test results of Destiny 2 on GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q.

low / 720p
124
 
medium / 1080p
122
 
high / 1080p
122
 
ultra / 1080p
115
 
4k / 2160p
32
 

Ghost Recon Wildlands

2017

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q performance compared to Ghost Recon Wildlands official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

FPS tests

Real world test results of Ghost Recon Wildlands on GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q.

low / 720p
132
 
medium / 1080p
101
 
high / 1080p
91
 
ultra / 1080p
55
 
4k / 2160p
34
 

Mass Effect Andromeda

2017

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q performance compared to Mass Effect Andromeda official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended Radeon RX 480

FPS tests

Real world test results of Mass Effect Andromeda on GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q.

high / 1080p
81
 
ultra / 1080p
73
 
4k / 2160p
35
 

Resident Evil 7

2017

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q performance compared to Resident Evil 7 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
minimum GeForce GTX 760
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

FPS tests

Real world test results of Resident Evil 7 on GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q.

high / 1080p
169
 
ultra / 1080p
141
 
4k / 2160p
47
 

Star Wars Battlefront 2

2017

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q performance compared to Star Wars Battlefront 2 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended Radeon RX 480

FPS tests

Real world test results of Star Wars Battlefront 2 on GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q.

low / 720p
206
 
medium / 1080p
144
 
high / 1080p
128
 
ultra / 1080p
107
 
4k / 2160p
36
 

Battlefield 1 (BF1)

2016

FPS tests

Real world test results of Battlefield 1 (BF1) on GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q.

high / 1080p
130
 
ultra / 1080p
113
 
4k / 2160p
49
 

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q performance compared to Deus Ex Mankind Divided official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Deus Ex Mankind Divided on GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q.

high / 1080p
89
 
ultra / 1080p
49
 
4k / 2160p
30
 

Dishonored 2

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q performance compared to Dishonored 2 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended Radeon RX 480

FPS tests

Real world test results of Dishonored 2 on GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q.

high / 1080p
78
 
ultra / 1080p
67
 
4k / 2160p
43
 

Doom

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q performance compared to Doom official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
minimum Radeon HD 7870
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Doom on GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q.

high / 1080p
134
 
ultra / 1080p
128
 
4k / 2160p
54
 

Far Cry Primal

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q performance compared to Far Cry Primal official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
minimum Radeon HD 5770
recommended GeForce GTX 780

FPS tests

Real world test results of Far Cry Primal on GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q.

high / 1080p
92
 
ultra / 1080p
87
 
4k / 2160p
41
 

Rise of the Tomb Raider

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q performance compared to Rise of the Tomb Raider official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
minimum GeForce GTX 650
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Rise of the Tomb Raider on GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q.

high / 1080p
125
 
ultra / 1080p
110
 
4k / 2160p
44
 

The Division

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q performance compared to The Division official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
minimum Radeon HD 7770
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of The Division on GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q.

high / 1080p
109
 
ultra / 1080p
85
 
4k / 2160p
42
 

Titanfall 2

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q performance compared to Titanfall 2 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended Radeon RX 480

FPS tests

Real world test results of Titanfall 2 on GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q.

high / 1080p
131
 
ultra / 1080p
113
 
4k / 2160p
47
 

Watch Dogs 2

2016

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q performance compared to Watch Dogs 2 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 780

FPS tests

Real world test results of Watch Dogs 2 on GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q.

high / 1080p
87
 
ultra / 1080p
67
 
4k / 2160p
35
 

Star Wars Battlefront

2015

FPS tests

Real world test results of Star Wars Battlefront on GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q.

high / 1080p
164
 
ultra / 1080p
144
 
4k / 2160p
56
 

The Witcher 3

2015

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q performance compared to The Witcher 3 official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 770

FPS tests

Real world test results of The Witcher 3 on GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q.

low / 768p
279
 
medium / 768p
202
 
high / 1080p
118
 
ultra / 1080p
64
 
4k / 2160p
45
 

Tomb Raider

2013

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q performance compared to Tomb Raider official system requirements.

GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
minimum GeForce 8800 GT
recommended Radeon HD 5870

FPS tests

Real world test results of Tomb Raider on GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q.

low / 768p
487
 
medium / 768p
462
 
high / 768p
419
 
ultra / 1080p
230
 

Relative perfomance

Overall GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q from AMD is Radeon RX 470 Mobile, which is slower by 31% and lower by 44 positions in our rating.

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