NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile vs RTX 2080 Max-Q

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q

General info

Comparison of GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
33.15
 
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Architecture
Turing
 
Turing
Code name
Turing TU104
 
Turing TU104
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
6 January 2019
 
6 January 2019
Price now
$630
 
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Technical specs

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.
Pipelines
2944
 
2944
Core clock speed
1380 MHz
 
735-990 MHz
Boost Clock
1590 MHz
 
1095-1230 MHz
Transistor count
13,600 million
 
13,600 million
Manufacturing process technology
12 nm
 
12 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
150 Watt
 
90 Watt
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.
Laptop size
large
 
large
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16

Memory

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.
Memory type
GDDR6
 
GDDR6
Maximum RAM amount
8 GB
 
8 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
14000 MHz
 
12000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
384.0 GB / s
 
384.0 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

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

Technologies

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.
VR Ready
+
 
+
Multi Monitor
+
 
+

API support

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

Benchmark performance

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

Passmark

RTX 2080 Mobile 16477 +18.6%
RTX 2080 Max-Q 13894

Gaming performance

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.

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