NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce RTX 2060 sales 6 January 2019 at a recommended price of $349. This is high-end Turing architecture desktop card based on 12 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 6 GB of GDDR6 memory clocked at 14 GHz are supplied.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 229 mm. 1x 8-pin power connector is required, and power consumption is at 160 Watt.

It provides good gaming and benchmark performance at 66.27 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile.

General info

Of GeForce RTX 2060's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
76.80
 
Architecture
Turing
 
Code name
Turing TU106
 
Type
Desktop
 
Release date
6 January 2019
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$349
 
of 999 (Radeon HD 7990)
Price now
$379
 
of 10560 (Quadro GV100)

Technical specs

GeForce RTX 2060's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce RTX 2060's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1920
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Core clock speed
1320 MHz
 
Boost Clock
1620 MHz
 
Transistor count
10,800 million
 
Manufacturing process technology
12 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
160 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce RTX 2060's 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
 
Length
229 mm
 
Supplementary power connectors
1x 8-pin
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce RTX 2060: 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
GDDR6
 
Maximum RAM amount
6 GB
 
Memory bus width
192 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
14000 MHz
 
Shared memory
-
 

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce RTX 2060.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 2x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
 
G-SYNC support
+
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce RTX 2060. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
VR Ready
+
 
Multi Monitor
+
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce RTX 2060, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12
 
OpenGL
4.6
 
Vulkan
+
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce RTX 2060. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

66.27

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

424149

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

107083

3DMark Fire Strike Score

16267

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

19338

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

27163

3DMark Vantage Performance

60454

Passmark

12900

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good GeForce RTX 2060 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 RTX 2060 performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce RTX 2060 from AMD is Radeon RX 5700 XT 50th Anniversary, which is faster by 3% and higher by 3 positions in our rating.

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