NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile vs RTX 2080 Max-Q
Comparison of GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce RTX 2080 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 2080 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)
Texture fill rate
292.6 GTexel / s
201.5 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce RTX 2080 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 2080 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
384.0 GB / s
384.0 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q.
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce RTX 2080 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 2080 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
RTX 2080 Mobile 77.73 +18.6%
RTX 2080 Max-Q 65.55
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
RTX 2080 Mobile 449825 +5.7%
RTX 2080 Max-Q 425550
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
RTX 2080 Mobile 142387 +20.9%
RTX 2080 Max-Q 117764
3DMark Fire Strike Score
RTX 2080 Mobile 20754 +19.5%
RTX 2080 Max-Q 17374
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
RTX 2080 Mobile 25440 +22.9%
RTX 2080 Max-Q 20703
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
RTX 2080 Mobile 35061 +25.3%
RTX 2080 Max-Q 27973
3DMark Vantage Performance
RTX 2080 Mobile 68525 +32%
RTX 2080 Max-Q 51930
RTX 2080 Mobile 16477 +18.6%
RTX 2080 Max-Q 13894
Let's see how good GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile
18.6% faster in synthetic tests
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q
Less power hungry (90 vs 150 watts)
So, RTX 2080 Mobile or RTX 2080 Max-Q?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.