NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile vs RTX 2080 Max-Q
Comparison of GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce RTX 2070 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 RTX 2070 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)
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce RTX 2070 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 RTX 2070 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
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q.
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce RTX 2070 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 RTX 2070 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
RTX 2070 Mobile 52.25
RTX 2080 Max-Q 71.14 +36.2%
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
RTX 2070 Mobile 444708 +2.9%
RTX 2080 Max-Q 432214
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
RTX 2070 Mobile 115213
RTX 2080 Max-Q 117149 +1.7%
3DMark Fire Strike Score
RTX 2070 Mobile 16810
RTX 2080 Max-Q 17318 +3%
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
RTX 2070 Mobile 19800
RTX 2080 Max-Q 20516 +3.6%
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
RTX 2070 Mobile 25418
RTX 2080 Max-Q 27762 +9.2%
3DMark Vantage Performance
RTX 2070 Mobile 64151 +23.5%
RTX 2080 Max-Q 51930
RTX 2070 Mobile 11215
RTX 2080 Max-Q 13894 +23.9%
Let's see how good GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
550 Watt system power recommended
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q
36.2% faster in synthetic tests
More pipelines (2944 vs 2304)
Less power hungry (90 vs 115 watts)
650 Watt system power recommended
So, RTX 2070 Mobile or RTX 2080 Max-Q?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.