NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce RTX 2080 sales 20 September 2018 at a recommended price of $699. This is high-end Turing architecture desktop card based on 12 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 8 GB of GDDR6 memory clocked at 14 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 448.0 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is Dual-slot card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 267 mm. One 6-pin and one 8-pin connectors are required, and power consumption is at 215 Watt.

It provides outstanding gaming and benchmark performance at 85.90 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti.

General info

Of GeForce RTX 2080's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
37.35
 
Architecture
Turing
 
Code name
TU104
 
Type
Desktop
 
Release date
20 September 2018
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$699
 
Price now
$630
 
of 10182 (Quadro GV100)

Technical specs

GeForce RTX 2080'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 2080's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2944
 
Core clock speed
1515 MHz
 
Boost Clock
1710 MHz
 
Transistor count
13,600 million
 
Manufacturing process technology
12 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
215 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
314.6
 

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce RTX 2080'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
267 mm
 
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce RTX 2080: 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
8 GB
 
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
of 4096 (Radeon R9 Fury)
Memory clock speed
14000 MHz
 
Memory bandwidth
448.0 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon VII)
Shared memory
-
 

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce RTX 2080. 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.
Display Connectors
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
 
G-SYNC support
+
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce RTX 2080. 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 2080, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 Ultimate (12_1)
 
OpenGL
4.6
 
Vulkan
+
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce RTX 2080. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

85.90

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

436117

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

143576

3DMark Fire Strike Score

20492

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

27620

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

40278

3DMark Vantage Performance

66631

SPECviewperf 12 - Solidworks

70

SPECviewperf 12 - Siemens NX

12

SPECviewperf 12 - Medical

45

SPECviewperf 12 - Maya

150

SPECviewperf 12 - Energy

12.5

SPECviewperf 12 - Creo

52

SPECviewperf 12 - Catia

109

SPECviewperf 12 - 3ds Max

205

Passmark

18854

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good GeForce RTX 2080 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.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce RTX 2080 from AMD is Radeon VII, which is slower by 8% and lower by 9 positions in our rating.

User rating

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