NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti vs TITAN RTX

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
NVIDIA TITAN RTX

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and TITAN RTX architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
21.12
 
9.25
Architecture
Pascal
 
Turing
Code name
GP102
 
TU102
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
10 March 2017
 
18 December 2018
Launch price (MSRP)
$699
 
$2,499
Price now
$1041
 
$2579

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and TITAN RTX'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 TITAN RTX's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
3584
 
4608
Core clock speed
1481 MHz
 
1350 MHz
Boost Clock
1582 MHz
 
1770 MHz
Transistor count
11,800 million
 
18,600 million
Manufacturing process technology
16 nm
 
12 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
250 Watt
 
280 Watt
Maximum GPU temperature
91 °C
 
no data
Texture fill rate
354.4
 
509.8
Floating-point performance
11,340 gflops
 
no data

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and TITAN RTX 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
 
no data
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
 
2x 8-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and TITAN RTX: 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
 
24 GB
Memory bus width
352 Bit
 
384 Bit
Memory clock speed
11008 MHz
 
14000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
484.4 GB/s
 
672.0 GB/s
Shared memory
-
 
no data

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and TITAN RTX. 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.
Display Connectors
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
 
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
Multi monitor support
+
 
no data
G-SYNC support
+
 
-

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and TITAN RTX. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision
+
 
-
GPU Boost
+
 
no data
CUDA
+
 
-
SLI
+
 
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 TITAN RTX, 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 TITAN RTX. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GTX 1080 Ti 80.27
TITAN RTX 87.08 +8.5%

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

GTX 1080 Ti 394694
TITAN RTX 492606 +24.8%

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

GTX 1080 Ti 142490
TITAN RTX 171714 +20.5%

3DMark Fire Strike Score

GTX 1080 Ti 19616
TITAN RTX 23836 +21.5%

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

GTX 1080 Ti 27564
TITAN RTX 35496 +28.8%

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

GTX 1080 Ti 37672
TITAN RTX 47881 +27.1%

Passmark

GTX 1080 Ti 17384
TITAN RTX 18858 +8.5%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and TITAN RTX. 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 TITAN RTX are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti

Cheaper ($699 vs $2499)
Less power hungry (250 vs 280 watts)
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)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
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 TITAN RTX

8.5% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (18 December 2018 vs 10 March 2017)
Wider memory bus (384 vs 352 bit)
More pipelines (4608 vs 3584)
Higher memory bandwidth (672 vs 484.4 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 16 nm)

So, GTX 1080 Ti or TITAN RTX?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and NVIDIA TITAN RTX. The differences in performance seem too small.
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