NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile vs RTX 2070 Mobile

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile

General info

Comparison of GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
42.70
 
54.43
Architecture
Turing
 
Turing
Code name
TU104B
 
TU106B
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
29 January 2019
 
29 January 2019
Price now
$630
 
$450

Technical specs

GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile'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 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2944
 
2304
Core clock speed
1380 MHz
 
1215 MHz
Boost Clock
1590 MHz
 
1440 MHz
Transistor count
13,600 million
 
10,800 million
Manufacturing process technology
12 nm
 
12 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
150 Watt
 
115 Watt

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile 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
 
n/d
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile: 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
 
GDDR6
Maximum RAM amount
8 GB
 
8 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
12000 MHz
 
14000 MHz
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs
G-SYNC support
+
 
+

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile. 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 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (12_1)
 
12.0 (12_1)
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6
Vulkan
+
 
+

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

RTX 2080 Mobile 80.77 +9.8%
RTX 2070 Mobile 73.55

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

RTX 2080 Mobile 439340
RTX 2070 Mobile 444708 +1.2%

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

RTX 2080 Mobile 139346 +20.1%
RTX 2070 Mobile 116011

3DMark Fire Strike Score

RTX 2080 Mobile 20754 +24.5%
RTX 2070 Mobile 16676

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

RTX 2080 Mobile 25203 +28.7%
RTX 2070 Mobile 19577

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

RTX 2080 Mobile 34964 +38%
RTX 2070 Mobile 25333

3DMark Vantage Performance

RTX 2080 Mobile 68525 +6.8%
RTX 2070 Mobile 64151

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile

9.8% faster in synthetic tests
More pipelines (2944 vs 2304)
NVLink
650 Watt system power recommended

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile

Less power hungry (115 vs 150 watts)
550 Watt system power recommended

So, RTX 2080 Mobile or RTX 2070 Mobile?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile. The differences in performance seem too small.
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