NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q sales 29 January 2019. This is high-end Turing architecture notebook card based on 12 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 8 GB of GDDR6 memory clocked at 12 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 384.0 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Power consumption is at 80 Watt.

It provides good gaming and benchmark performance at 64.15 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti.

General info

Of GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Turing
 
Code name
TU104B
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
29 January 2019
 

Technical specs

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 2080 Max-Q's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2944
 
Core clock speed
735-990 MHz
 
Boost Clock
1095 MHz
 
Transistor count
13,600 million
 
Manufacturing process technology
12 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
80 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
201.5
 

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q's 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.
Laptop size
large
 
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on 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.
Memory type
GDDR6
 
Maximum RAM amount
8 GB
 
of 8192 (Radeon RX 480)
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
of 4096 (Radeon R9 Fury)
Memory clock speed
12000 MHz
 
Memory bandwidth
384.0 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon VII)
Shared memory
-
 

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce RTX 2080 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.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
G-SYNC support
+
 

Technologies

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

Benchmark performance

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

Overall benchmark performance

64.15

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

425550

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

117764

3DMark Fire Strike Score

17504

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

20703

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

27973

3DMark Vantage Performance

51930

Passmark

13894

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q 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 Max-Q from AMD is Radeon RX 5600M, which is slower by 18% and lower by 31 positions in our rating.

User rating

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