NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile vs RTX 2080 Max-Q
Comparison of GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q'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 and GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q'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
279.4 GTexel / s
201.5 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q 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.
PCIe 3.0 x16
PCIe 3.0 x16
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q: 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
320 GB / s
384.0 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q.
DP 1.42, HDMI 2.0b, DL-DVI
Multi monitor support
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
GTX 1080 Mobile 72.25 +9.6%
RTX 2080 Max-Q 65.91
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
GTX 1080 Mobile 409018
RTX 2080 Max-Q 425550 +4%
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
GTX 1080 Mobile 126690 +7.6%
RTX 2080 Max-Q 117764
3DMark Fire Strike Score
GTX 1080 Mobile 17223
RTX 2080 Max-Q 17374 +0.9%
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
GTX 1080 Mobile 21394 +3.3%
RTX 2080 Max-Q 20703
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
GTX 1080 Mobile 28527 +2%
RTX 2080 Max-Q 27973
3DMark Vantage Performance
GTX 1080 Mobile 48874
RTX 2080 Max-Q 51930 +6.3%
Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile
9.6% faster in synthetic tests
SLI (Scalable Link Interface - a technology for uniting several NVIDIA GPUs processing power in one PC)
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)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
3D Vision Surround
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q
Much newer (6 January 2019 vs 16 August 2016)
More pipelines (2944 vs 2560)
Higher memory bandwidth (384 vs 320 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 16 nm)
Less power hungry (90 vs 180 watts)
650 Watt system power recommended
So, GTX 1080 Mobile or RTX 2080 Max-Q?
Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q. The differences in performance seem too small.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.