NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti vs RTX 2070
Comparison of GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce RTX 2070 architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce RTX 2070'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 Ti and GeForce RTX 2070's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Maximum GPU temperature
Texture fill rate
354.4 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce RTX 2070 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).
PCIe 3.0 x16
PCIe 3.0 x16
10.5" (26.7 cm)
Recommended system power (PSU)
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce RTX 2070: 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
484.4 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce RTX 2070.
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 2x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
Multi monitor support
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce RTX 2070. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce RTX 2070, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 12_1, Shader 6.3
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce RTX 2070. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
GTX 1080 Ti 72.43 +1.2%
RTX 2070 71.60
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
GTX 1080 Ti 393082
RTX 2070 424385 +8%
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
GTX 1080 Ti 151587 +19.5%
RTX 2070 126874
3DMark Fire Strike Score
GTX 1080 Ti 19078 +1.7%
RTX 2070 18753
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
GTX 1080 Ti 27607 +18.1%
RTX 2070 23373
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
GTX 1080 Ti 37903 +20.6%
RTX 2070 31428
GTX 1080 Ti 14224 +1.2%
RTX 2070 14061
Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce RTX 2070. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
Decred / DCR (Decred)
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
Siacoin / SC (Sia)
Monero / XMR (CryptoNight)
Zcash / ZEC (Equihash)
Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce RTX 2070 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
1.2% faster in synthetic tests
Wider memory bus (352 vs 256 bit)
More pipelines (3584 vs 2304)
CUDA (Compute Unified Device Architecture - an API for video card computing power usage in tasks different from 3D graphics processing. Can be used for physics simulation for instance)
GPU Boost 3.0
SLI (Scalable Link Interface - a technology for uniting several NVIDIA GPUs processing power in one PC)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
3D Vision Surround
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070
Much newer (27 August 2018 vs 28 February 2017)
Cheaper ($499 vs $699)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 16 nm)
Less power hungry (175 vs 250 watts)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
550 Watt system power recommended
So, GTX 1080 Ti or RTX 2070?
Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070. The differences in performance seem too small.
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