NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti vs RTX 2080 Ti
Comparison of GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce RTX 2080 Ti architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce RTX 2080 Ti'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 Ti'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
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce RTX 2080 Ti 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 2080 Ti: 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 Ti and GeForce RTX 2080 Ti.
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
Multi monitor support
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce RTX 2080 Ti. 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 2080 Ti, sometimes including their particular versions.
12 Ultimate (12_1)
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce RTX 2080 Ti. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
GTX 1080 Ti 80.07
RTX 2080 Ti 100.00 +24.9%
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
GTX 1080 Ti 394694
RTX 2080 Ti 521458 +32.1%
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
GTX 1080 Ti 142490
RTX 2080 Ti 165122 +15.9%
3DMark Fire Strike Score
GTX 1080 Ti 19616
RTX 2080 Ti 26227 +33.7%
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
GTX 1080 Ti 27564
RTX 2080 Ti 34316 +24.5%
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
GTX 1080 Ti 37672
RTX 2080 Ti 47166 +25.2%
GTX 1080 Ti 17294
RTX 2080 Ti 21599 +24.9%
Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce RTX 2080 Ti. 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 2080 Ti are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
Cheaper ($699 vs $999)
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 2080 Ti
24.9% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (20 September 2018 vs 10 March 2017)
More pipelines (4352 vs 3584)
Higher memory bandwidth (616 vs 484.4 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 16 nm)
650 Watt system power recommended
So, GTX 1080 Ti or RTX 2080 Ti?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce RTX 2080 Ti, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.