NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 vs RTX 2080 Super

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super

General info

Comparison of GeForce RTX 2080 and GeForce RTX 2080 Super architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
38.99
 
33.50
Architecture
Turing
 
Turing
Code name
TU104
 
TU104
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
20 September 2018
 
23 July 2019
Launch price (MSRP)
$699
 
$699
Price now
$610
 
$726

Technical specs

GeForce RTX 2080 and GeForce RTX 2080 Super'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 and GeForce RTX 2080 Super's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2944
 
3072
Core clock speed
1515 MHz
 
1650 MHz
Boost Clock
1710 MHz
 
1815 MHz
Transistor count
13,600 million
 
13,600 million
Manufacturing process technology
12 nm
 
12 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
215 Watt
 
250 Watt
Texture fill rate
314.6
 
348.5

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce RTX 2080 and GeForce RTX 2080 Super 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).
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
267 mm
 
267 mm
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
 
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce RTX 2080 and GeForce RTX 2080 Super: 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
 
15496 MHz
Memory bandwidth
448.0 GB/s
 
495.9 GB/s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce RTX 2080 and GeForce RTX 2080 Super.
Display Connectors
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
 
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
G-SYNC support
+
 
+

Technologies

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

Benchmark performance

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

Overall benchmark performance

RTX 2080 87.03
RTX 2080 Super 88.98 +2.2%

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

RTX 2080 436117
RTX 2080 Super 475022 +8.9%

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

RTX 2080 143576
RTX 2080 Super 144832 +0.9%

3DMark Fire Strike Score

RTX 2080 20492
RTX 2080 Super 21767 +6.2%

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

RTX 2080 27620
RTX 2080 Super 28022 +1.5%

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

RTX 2080 40278 +1.4%
RTX 2080 Super 39738

Passmark

RTX 2080 18797
RTX 2080 Super 19219 +2.2%

Gaming performance

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

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080

Less power hungry (215 vs 250 watts)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super

2.2% faster in synthetic tests
Somewhat newer (23 July 2019 vs 20 September 2018)
More pipelines (3072 vs 2944)
Higher memory bandwidth (495.9 vs 448 GB/s)

So, RTX 2080 or RTX 2080 Super?

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