NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q vs RTX 2070 Max-Q
Comparison of GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q and GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q and GeForce RTX 2070 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 and GeForce RTX 2070 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)
Texture fill rate
201.5 GTexel / s
170.6 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q and GeForce RTX 2070 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 2080 Max-Q and GeForce RTX 2070 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
384.0 GB / s
384.0 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q and GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q.
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q and GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q and GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q and GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
RTX 2080 Max-Q 65.82 +22.4%
RTX 2070 Max-Q 53.77
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
RTX 2080 Max-Q 425550 +6.1%
RTX 2070 Max-Q 401038
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
RTX 2080 Max-Q 117764 +10.7%
RTX 2070 Max-Q 106366
3DMark Fire Strike Score
RTX 2080 Max-Q 17374 +13.3%
RTX 2070 Max-Q 15328
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
RTX 2080 Max-Q 20703 +21.9%
RTX 2070 Max-Q 16979
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
RTX 2080 Max-Q 27973 +28%
RTX 2070 Max-Q 21861
3DMark Vantage Performance
RTX 2080 Max-Q 51930 +7.1%
RTX 2070 Max-Q 48510
RTX 2080 Max-Q 13894 +22.4%
RTX 2070 Max-Q 11350
Let's see how good GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q and GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q
22.4% faster in synthetic tests
More pipelines (2944 vs 2304)
650 Watt system power recommended
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q
Less power hungry (80 vs 90 watts)
550 Watt system power recommended
So, RTX 2080 Max-Q or RTX 2070 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 2080 Max-Q and GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.