NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile vs GTX 1080 Max-Q
Comparison of GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile and GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile and GeForce GTX 1080 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 RTX 2070 Mobile and GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
1101 - 1290 MHz
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile and GeForce GTX 1080 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
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile and GeForce GTX 1080 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
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile and GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q. 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.
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile and GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile and GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q, sometimes including their particular versions.
12 Ultimate (12_1)
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile and GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
RTX 2070 Mobile 57.27 +21.2%
GTX 1080 Max-Q 47.24
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
RTX 2070 Mobile 425550 +9.7%
GTX 1080 Max-Q 387951
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
RTX 2070 Mobile 116122 +1.4%
GTX 1080 Max-Q 114542
3DMark Fire Strike Score
RTX 2070 Mobile 16924 +18.6%
GTX 1080 Max-Q 14274
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
RTX 2070 Mobile 19846 +9.1%
GTX 1080 Max-Q 18192
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
RTX 2070 Mobile 25500 +8.3%
GTX 1080 Max-Q 23540
3DMark Vantage Performance
RTX 2070 Mobile 64151 +62.2%
GTX 1080 Max-Q 39562
RTX 2070 Mobile 12374 +21.2%
GTX 1080 Max-Q 10207
Let's see how good GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile and GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
21.2% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (29 January 2019 vs 27 June 2017)
Higher memory bandwidth (448 vs 320.3 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 16 nm)
Less power hungry (115 vs 150 watts)
550 Watt system power recommended
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
More pipelines (2560 vs 2304)
So, RTX 2070 Mobile or GTX 1080 Max-Q?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile and GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.