NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti vs RTX 2080 Super

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce RTX 2080 Super architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
21.02
 
33.50
Architecture
Pascal
 
Turing
Code name
GP102
 
TU104
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
10 March 2017
 
23 July 2019
Launch price (MSRP)
$699
 
$699
Price now
$1041
 
$726

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce RTX 2080 Super'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 2080 Super's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
3584
 
3072
Core clock speed
1481 MHz
 
1650 MHz
Boost Clock
1582 MHz
 
1815 MHz
Transistor count
11,800 million
 
13,600 million
Manufacturing process technology
16 nm
 
12 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
250 Watt
 
250 Watt
Maximum GPU temperature
91 °C
 
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Texture fill rate
354.4
 
348.5
Floating-point performance
11,340 gflops
 
no data

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce RTX 2080 Super 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)
 
267 mm
Recommended system power (PSU)
600 Watt
 
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Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
 
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce RTX 2080 Super: 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
 
8 GB
Memory bus width
352 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
11008 MHz
 
15496 MHz
Memory bandwidth
484.4 GB/s
 
495.9 GB/s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce RTX 2080 Super.
Display Connectors
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
 
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
Multi monitor support
+
 
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G-SYNC support
+
 
+

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce RTX 2080 Super. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision
+
 
-
GPU Boost
+
 
no data
VR Ready
no data
 
+
CUDA
+
 
-
SLI
+
 
no data
Multi Monitor
no data
 
+
Ansel
+
 
no data
PCIe 3.0
+
 
no data
Virtual Reality
+
 
no data
HDMI 2.0b
+
 
no data

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce RTX 2080 Super, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (12_1)
 
12 Ultimate (12_1)
OpenGL
4.5
 
4.6
Vulkan
+
 
+

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce RTX 2080 Super. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GTX 1080 Ti 80.07
RTX 2080 Super 88.98 +11.1%

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

GTX 1080 Ti 394694
RTX 2080 Super 475022 +20.4%

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

GTX 1080 Ti 142490
RTX 2080 Super 144832 +1.6%

3DMark Fire Strike Score

GTX 1080 Ti 19616
RTX 2080 Super 21767 +11%

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

GTX 1080 Ti 27564
RTX 2080 Super 28022 +1.7%

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

GTX 1080 Ti 37672
RTX 2080 Super 39738 +5.5%

Passmark

GTX 1080 Ti 17294
RTX 2080 Super 19219 +11.1%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce RTX 2080 Super. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
1427 Mh/s
 
no data
Decred / DCR (Decred)
4.6 Gh/s
 
no data
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
35 Mh/s
 
no data
Siacoin / SC (Sia)
2.96 Gh/s
 
no data
Monero / XMR (CryptoNight)
0.76 kh/s
 
no data
Zcash / ZEC (Equihash)
630 Sol/s
 
no data

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce RTX 2080 Super 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 3072)
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
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)
NVIDIA GameStream
DirectX 12
Virtual Reality
Ansel
3D Vision Surround

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super

11.1% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (23 July 2019 vs 10 March 2017)
Higher memory bandwidth (495.9 vs 484.4 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 16 nm)
DLSS
Raytraycing
NVLink
VR Ready
Multi Monitor
650 Watt system power recommended

So, GTX 1080 Ti or RTX 2080 Super?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce RTX 2080 Super, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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