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 61.49 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 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Core clock speed
1290 MHz
 
Boost Clock
1468 MHz
 
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
 
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
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 specs

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
 
of 32
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
10008 MHz
 
of 14000
Memory bandwidth
320.3 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)
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
+
 
CUDA
6.1
 
Multi-Projection
+
 
Multi Monitor
+
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0
 
OpenGL
4.5
 
of 4.6
Vulkan
+
 

Video card benchmarks 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
58.40
 
 
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 (in FPS)

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS, while overall gaming performance is a number in 0-100 range, and the older the game, the less impact it has on the overall grade.
Overall gaming performance
0.87
 
 
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Far Cry 5 (2018)
low / 720p
103
 
medium / 1080p
91
 
high / 1080p
89
 
ultra / 1080p
85
 
4k / 2160p
34
 
Fortnite (2018)
low / 720p
258
 
medium / 1080p
188
 
high / 1080p
127
 
ultra / 1080p
109
 
4k / 2160p
34
 
Kingdom Come: Deliverance (2018)
low / 720p
121
 
medium / 1080p
95
 
high / 1080p
77
 
ultra / 1080p
62
 
4k / 2160p
20
 
Ark Survival Evolved (2017)
high / 1080p
57
 
ultra / 1080p
39
 
Assassin´s Creed Origins (2017)
low / 720p
71
 
medium / 1080p
66
 
high / 1080p
62
 
ultra / 1080p
58
 
4k / 2160p
35
 
Destiny 2 (2017)
low / 720p
124
 
medium / 1080p
122
 
high / 1080p
122
 
ultra / 1080p
115
 
4k / 2160p
32
 
Ghost Recon Wildlands (2017)
low / 720p
132
 
medium / 1080p
101
 
high / 1080p
91
 
ultra / 1080p
55
 
4k / 2160p
34
 
Mass Effect Andromeda (2017)
high / 1080p
81
 
ultra / 1080p
73
 
4k / 2160p
35
 
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) (2017)
low / 720p
125
 
medium / 1080p
111
 
high / 1080p
104
 
ultra / 1080p
80
 
4k / 2160p
27
 
Resident Evil 7 (2017)
high / 1080p
169
 
ultra / 1080p
141
 
4k / 2160p
47
 
Star Wars Battlefront 2 (2017)
low / 720p
206
 
medium / 1080p
144
 
high / 1080p
128
 
ultra / 1080p
107
 
4k / 2160p
36
 
Battlefield 1 (BF1) (2016)
high / 1080p
130
 
ultra / 1080p
113
 
4k / 2160p
49
 
Deus Ex Mankind Divided (2016)
high / 1080p
89
 
ultra / 1080p
49
 
4k / 2160p
30
 
Dishonored 2 (2016)
high / 1080p
78
 
ultra / 1080p
67
 
4k / 2160p
43
 
Doom (2016)
high / 1080p
134
 
ultra / 1080p
128
 
4k / 2160p
54
 
Far Cry Primal (2016)
high / 1080p
92
 
ultra / 1080p
87
 
4k / 2160p
41
 
Mirror's Edge Catalyst (2016)
high / 1080p
106
 
ultra / 1080p
98
 
4k / 2160p
39
 
Overwatch (2016)
ultra / 1080p
172
 
Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)
high / 1080p
125
 
ultra / 1080p
110
 
4k / 2160p
44
 
The Division (2016)
high / 1080p
109
 
ultra / 1080p
85
 
4k / 2160p
42
 
Titanfall 2 (2016)
high / 1080p
131
 
ultra / 1080p
113
 
4k / 2160p
47
 
Watch Dogs 2 (2016)
high / 1080p
87
 
ultra / 1080p
67
 
4k / 2160p
35
 
GTA V (2015)
low / 768p
167
 
medium / 768p
159
 
high / 1080p
129
 
ultra / 1080p
72
 
4k / 2160p
64
 
Rainbow Six Siege (2015)
high / 1080p
202
 
ultra / 1080p
174
 
4k / 2160p
68
 
The Witcher 3 (2015)
low / 768p
279
 
medium / 768p
202
 
high / 1080p
118
 
ultra / 1080p
64
 
4k / 2160p
45
 
Tomb Raider (2013)
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 580 Mobile, which is slower by 35% and lower by 51 positions in our rating.

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