NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti vs RTX 2070

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce RTX 2070 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
30.15
 
48.77
Architecture
Pascal
 
Turing
Code name
GP102
 
TU106
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
10 March 2017
 
17 October 2018
Launch price (MSRP)
$699
 
$499
Price now
$779.89
 
$489.99

Technical specs

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.
Pipelines
3584
 
2304
Core clock speed
1481 MHz
 
1410 MHz
Boost Clock
1582 MHz
 
1620 MHz
Transistor count
11,800 million
 
10,800 million
Manufacturing process technology
16 nm
 
12 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
250 Watt
 
175 Watt
Maximum GPU temperature
91 °C
 
n/d
Texture fill rate
354.4 GTexel / s
 
n/d
Floating-point performance
11,340 gflops
 
n/d

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).
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
10.5" (26.7 cm)
 
229 mm
Recommended system power (PSU)
600 Watt
 
n/d
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
 
1x 8-pin

Memory

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.
Memory type
GDDR5X
 
GDDR6
Maximum RAM amount
11 GB
 
n/d
Memory bus width
352 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
11008 MHz
 
14000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
484.4 GB / s
 
n/d
Shared memory
-
 
n/d

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce RTX 2070.
Display Connectors
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
 
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 2x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
Multi monitor support
+
 
n/d
G-SYNC support
+
 
-

Technologies

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.
3D Vision
+
 
-
GPU Boost
+
 
n/d
CUDA
+
 
-
SLI
+
 
n/d
Ansel
+
 
n/d
PCIe 3.0
+
 
n/d
Virtual Reality
+
 
n/d
HDMI 2.0b
+
 
n/d

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce RTX 2070, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (12_1)
 
12.0 (12_1)
OpenGL
4.5
 
4.6

Benchmark performance

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 74.01
RTX 2070 75.22 +1.6%

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

GTX 1080 Ti 371700
RTX 2070 425550 +14.5%

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

GTX 1080 Ti 155143 +22.1%
RTX 2070 127078

3DMark Fire Strike Score

GTX 1080 Ti 18672 +0.5%
RTX 2070 18573

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

GTX 1080 Ti 27582 +19%
RTX 2070 23186

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

GTX 1080 Ti 37903 +20.6%
RTX 2070 31428

Passmark

GTX 1080 Ti 14241
RTX 2070 14474 +1.6%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce RTX 2070. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
1427 Mh/s
 
n/d
Decred / DCR (Decred)
4.6 Gh/s
 
n/d
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
35 Mh/s
 
n/d
Siacoin / SC (Sia)
2.96 Gh/s
 
n/d
Monero / XMR (CryptoNight)
0.76 kh/s
 
n/d
Zcash / ZEC (Equihash)
630 Sol/s
 
n/d

Gaming performance

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

Wider memory bus (352 vs 256 bit)
More pipelines (3584 vs 2304)
DP 1.4
HDMI 2.0b
HDCP 2.2
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)
PCIe 3.0
GPU Boost 3.0
G-SYNC (removes screen tearing by telling the display when to renew the image. Only works with G-SYNC compatible displays)
SLI (Scalable Link Interface - a technology for uniting several NVIDIA GPUs processing power in one PC)
3D Vision
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
GameStream (streams data between the PC and NVIDIA SHIELD device attached to a TV. Basically allows using the PC as a gaming console)
DirectX 12
Virtual Reality
Ansel
G-SYNC support

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070

1.6% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (17 October 2018 vs 10 March 2017)
Cheaper ($499 vs $699)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 16 nm)
Less power hungry (175 vs 250 watts)

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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