NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile sales 15 August 2016 at a recommended price of $499.99. This is high-end Pascal architecture notebook card based on 16 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 8 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 10 GB/s are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 320 GB / s.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. 8-pin power connector is required, and power consumption is at 180 Watt.

It provides good gaming and benchmark performance at 58.01 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000.

General info

Of GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
33.28
 
Architecture
Pascal
 
Code name
GP104
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
15 August 2016
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$499.99
 
of 14999 (Quadro Plex 7000)
Price now
$549.99
 
of 6300 (Quadro RTX 6000)

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile'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 Mobile's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2560
 
CUDA cores
2560
 
Core clock speed
1607 MHz
 
of 1620 (Quadro RTX 5000)
Boost Clock
1771 MHz
 
of 1815 (Quadro RTX 5000)
Transistor count
7,200 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
16 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
180 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Maximum GPU temperature
94 °C
 
Texture fill rate
283.4 GTexel / s
 
Floating-point performance
9,068 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
Laptop size
large
 
Bus support
PCIe 3.0
 
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile: 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
GDDR5
 
Maximum RAM amount
8 GB
 
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
10 GB/s
 
of 14000
Memory bandwidth
320 GB / s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Shared memory
-
 

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
Display Connectors
DP 1.42, HDMI 2.0b, DL-DVI
 
Multi monitor support
+
 
G-SYNC support
+
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision
+
 
GPU Boost
3.0
 
VR Ready
+
 
CUDA
+
 
SLI
+
 
Multi-Projection
+
 
Multi Monitor
+
 
Ansel
+
 
Virtual Reality
+
 
ShadowWorks
+
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (12_1)
 
OpenGL
4.5
 
of 4.6
Vulkan
+
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

58.01

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

409018

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

126690

3DMark Fire Strike Score

17223

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

21394

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

28527

3DMark Vantage Performance

48874

Unigine Heaven 3.0

225

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Comparisons with system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile from AMD is Radeon RX 580 Mobile, which is slower by 32% and lower by 42 positions in our rating.

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