NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q vs RTX 2060 Mobile
Comparison of GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q and GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q and GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile'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 and GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
1101 - 1290 MHz
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q and GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile 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.
PCIe 3.0 x16
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q and GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile: 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.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q and GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q and GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q and GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile, sometimes including their particular versions.
12 Ultimate (12_1)
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q and GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
GTX 1080 Max-Q 47.13
RTX 2060 Mobile 52.21 +10.8%
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
GTX 1080 Max-Q 387951
RTX 2060 Mobile 403761 +4.1%
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
GTX 1080 Max-Q 114542 +13.6%
RTX 2060 Mobile 100858
3DMark Fire Strike Score
GTX 1080 Max-Q 14274 +0.1%
RTX 2060 Mobile 14253
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
GTX 1080 Max-Q 18192 +15.8%
RTX 2060 Mobile 15713
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
GTX 1080 Max-Q 23540 +14%
RTX 2060 Mobile 20649
3DMark Vantage Performance
GTX 1080 Max-Q 39562
RTX 2060 Mobile 57644 +45.7%
GTX 1080 Max-Q 10207
RTX 2060 Mobile 11458 +12.3%
Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q and GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
Wider memory bus (256 vs 192 bit)
More pipelines (2560 vs 1920)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile
10.8% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (29 January 2019 vs 27 June 2017)
Higher memory bandwidth (336 vs 320.3 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 16 nm)
Less power hungry (115 vs 150 watts)
So, GTX 1080 Max-Q or RTX 2060 Mobile?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q and GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.