RTX 2080 Mobile vs RTX 4050

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Price now 2003$
Games supported 98%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile
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  • Interface PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 1380
  • Max video memory 8 GB
  • Memory type GDDR6
  • Memory clock speed 14000
  • Maximum resolution
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4050
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4050
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  • Interface PCIe 4.0 x8
  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory 8 GB
  • Memory type GDDR6
  • Memory clock speed 18 Gbps
  • Maximum resolution
Price now no data
Games supported 39%

General info

Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, value for money and other general parameters.

Place in performance rating67not rated
Value for money6.69no data
ArchitectureTuring (2018−2021)Ada Lovelace
GPU code nameN18E-G3 TU104AD106
Market segmentLaptopDesktop
Release date6 January 2019 (3 years ago)2023 (recently)
Current price$2003 no data
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Technical specs

General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core base clock and boost clock speeds, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their benchmark and gaming test results. Note that power consumption of some graphics cards can well exceed their nominal TDP, especially when overclocked.

Pipelines / CUDA cores29443840
Core clock speed1380 MHzno data
Boost clock speed1590 MHz2640 MHz
Number of transistors13,600 millionno data
Manufacturing process technology12 nm4 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)150 Watt150 Watt
Texture fill rate292.6316.8

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile and GeForce RTX 4050 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility). 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 sizelargeno data
InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 4.0 x8
Widthno data2-slot
Supplementary power connectorsno data1x 12-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated VRAM and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory typeGDDR6GDDR6
Maximum RAM amount8 GB8 GB
Memory bus width256 Bit128 Bit
Memory clock speed14000 MHz18 GB/s
Memory bandwidth384.0 GB/s288.0 GB/s
Shared memory-no data

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on the reviewed GPUs. As a rule, data in this section is precise only for desktop reference ones (so-called Founders Edition for NVIDIA chips). OEM manufacturers may change the number and type of output ports, while for notebook cards availability of certain video outputs ports depends on the laptop model rather than on the card itself.

Display ConnectorsNo outputs1x HDMI 2.1, 3x DisplayPort 1.4a
HDMIno data+
G-SYNC support+no data

Technologies

Supported technological solutions. This information will prove useful if you need some particular technology for your purposes.

VR Ready+no data

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectX12 Ultimate (12_1)12 Ultimate (12_2)
Shader Model6.56.6
OpenGL4.64.6
OpenCL1.23.0
Vulkan1.2.1311.3
CUDA7.58.9

Advantages and disadvantages


Memory bus width 256 128
Memory bandwidth 384 288
Pipelines / CUDA cores 2944 3840
Chip lithography 12 nm 4 nm

Technical City couldn't decide between

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4050
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4050

We've got no test results to judge.

Be aware that GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile is a notebook card while GeForce RTX 4050 is a desktop one.


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Competitors of GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile from AMD is Radeon RX 6800S.

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Competitors of GeForce RTX 4050 by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce RTX 4050 from AMD is Radeon RX 6800 XT.

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