TITAN RTX vs GeForce RTX 2080

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080
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  • Interface PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 1515
  • Max video memory 8192
  • Memory type GDDR6
  • Memory clock speed 14000
  • Maximum resolution
NVIDIA TITAN RTX
NVIDIA TITAN RTX
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  • Interface PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 1350
  • Max video memory 24 GB
  • Memory type GDDR6
  • Memory clock speed 14000
  • Maximum resolution
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Games supported 100%

General info

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

Place in performance rating3736
Value for money31.2812.74
ArchitectureTuring (2018−2021)Turing (2018−2021)
GPU code nameTuring TU104TU102
Market segmentDesktopDesktop
Release date27 August 2018
(4 years old)
18 December 2018
(4 years old)
Launch price (MSRP)$699 $2,499
Current price$635 (0.9x MSRP)$1450 (0.6x MSRP)
Value for money

To calculate the index we compare the characteristics of graphics cards against their prices.

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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 cores29444608
Core clock speed1515 MHz1350 MHz
Boost clock speed1710 MHz1770 MHz
Number of transistors13,600 million18,600 million
Manufacturing process technology12 nm12 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)215 Watt280 Watt
Texture fill rate314.6509.8

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on 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).

InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
Length267 mm267 mm
Width2-slot2-slot
Supplementary power connectors1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin2x 8-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 GB24 GB
Memory bus width256 Bit384 Bit
Memory clock speed14000 MHz14000 MHz
Memory bandwidth448.0 GB/s672.0 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 Connectors1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
HDMI++
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_1)
Shader Model6.56.5
OpenGL4.64.6
OpenCL1.22.0
Vulkan1.2.1311.2.131
CUDA7.57.5

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance comparison. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

RTX 2080 47.73
TITAN RTX 47.90
+0.4%
  • Passmark
  • 3DMark Vantage Performance
  • 3DMark 11 Performance GPU
  • 3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
  • 3DMark Fire Strike Score
  • 3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
  • GeekBench 5 OpenCL
  • 3DMark Ice Storm GPU
  • GeekBench 5 Vulkan
  • GeekBench 5 CUDA

Passmark

This is probably the most ubiquitous benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various load, providing four separate benchmarks for Direct3D versions 9, 10, 11 and 12 (the last being done in 4K resolution if possible), and few more tests engaging DirectCompute capabilities.

Benchmark coverage: 25%

RTX 2080 18788
TITAN RTX 18858
+0.4%

3DMark Vantage Performance

3DMark Vantage is an outdated DirectX 10 benchmark using 1280x1024 screen resolution. It taxes the graphics card with two scenes, one depicting a girl escaping some militarized base located within a sea cave, the other displaying a space fleet attack on a defenseless planet. It was discontinued in April 2017, and Time Spy benchmark is now recommended to be used instead.

Benchmark coverage: 16%

RTX 2080 66631
TITAN RTX 99561
+49.4%

TITAN RTX outperforms GeForce RTX 2080 by 49% in 3DMark Vantage Performance.

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

3DMark 11 is an obsolete DirectX 11 benchmark by Futuremark. It used four tests based on two scenes, one being few submarines exploring the submerged wreck of a sunken ship, the other is an abandoned temple deep in the jungle. All the tests are heavy with volumetric lighting and tessellation, and despite being done in 1280x720 resolution, are relatively taxing. Discontinued in January 2020, 3DMark 11 is now superseded by Time Spy.

Benchmark coverage: 16%

RTX 2080 40278
TITAN RTX 49589
+23.1%

TITAN RTX outperforms GeForce RTX 2080 by 23% in 3DMark 11 Performance GPU.

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

Cloud Gate is an outdated DirectX 11 feature level 10 benchmark that was used for home PCs and basic notebooks. It displays a few scenes of some weird space teleportation device launching spaceships into unknown, using fixed resolution of 1280x720. Just like Ice Storm benchmark, it has been discontinued in January 2020 and replaced by 3DMark Night Raid.

Benchmark coverage: 13%

RTX 2080 143576
TITAN RTX 177748
+23.8%

TITAN RTX outperforms GeForce RTX 2080 by 24% in 3DMark Cloud Gate GPU.

3DMark Fire Strike Score

Benchmark coverage: 13%

RTX 2080 20492
TITAN RTX 27904
+36.2%

TITAN RTX outperforms GeForce RTX 2080 by 36% in 3DMark Fire Strike Score.

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

Fire Strike is a DirectX 11 benchmark for gaming PCs. It features two separate tests displaying a fight between a humanoid and a fiery creature seemingly made of lava. Using 1920x1080 resolution, Fire Strike shows off some realistic enough graphics and is quite taxing on hardware.

Benchmark coverage: 13%

RTX 2080 17810
TITAN RTX 35758
+101%

TITAN RTX outperforms GeForce RTX 2080 by 101% in 3DMark Fire Strike Graphics.

GeekBench 5 OpenCL

Geekbench 5 is a widespread graphics card benchmark combined from 11 different test scenarios. All these scenarios rely on direct usage of GPU's processing power, no 3D rendering is involved. This variation uses OpenCL API by Khronos Group.

Benchmark coverage: 9%

RTX 2080 105930
TITAN RTX 130556
+23.2%

TITAN RTX outperforms GeForce RTX 2080 by 23% in GeekBench 5 OpenCL.

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

Ice Storm Graphics is an obsolete benchmark, part of 3DMark suite. Ice Storm was used to measure entry level laptops and Windows-based tablets performance. It utilizes DirectX 11 feature level 9 to display a battle between two space fleets near a frozen planet in 1280x720 resolution. Discontinued in January 2020, it is now superseded by 3DMark Night Raid.

Benchmark coverage: 8%

RTX 2080 436117
TITAN RTX 532231
+22%

TITAN RTX outperforms GeForce RTX 2080 by 22% in 3DMark Ice Storm GPU.

GeekBench 5 Vulkan

Geekbench 5 is a widespread graphics card benchmark combined from 11 different test scenarios. All these scenarios rely on direct usage of GPU's processing power, no 3D rendering is involved. This variation uses Vulkan API by AMD & Khronos Group.

Benchmark coverage: 5%

RTX 2080 87178
TITAN RTX 94050
+7.9%

TITAN RTX outperforms GeForce RTX 2080 by 8% in GeekBench 5 Vulkan.

GeekBench 5 CUDA

Geekbench 5 is a widespread graphics card benchmark combined from 11 different test scenarios. All these scenarios rely on direct usage of GPU's processing power, no 3D rendering is involved. This variation uses CUDA API by NVIDIA.

Benchmark coverage: 5%

RTX 2080 119410
TITAN RTX 166517
+39.4%

TITAN RTX outperforms GeForce RTX 2080 by 39% in GeekBench 5 CUDA.

Gaming performance

Let's see how good the compared graphics cards are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Average FPS

Here are the average frames per second in a large set of popular games across different resolutions:

Full HD144
−11.1%
160
+11.1%
1440p101
−11.9%
113
+11.9%
4K71
−21.1%
86
+21.1%

Popular games

  • Full HD
    Low Preset
  • Full HD
    Medium Preset
  • Full HD
    High Preset
  • Full HD
    Ultra Preset
  • 1440p
    High Preset
  • 1440p
    Ultra Preset
  • 4K
    High Preset
  • 4K
    Ultra Preset
Cyberpunk 2077 80−85
+6.3%
79
−6.3%
Assassin's Creed Odyssey 105
+1%
104
−1%
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 98
−6.1%
104
+6.1%
Battlefield 5 163
+0%
163
+0%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 187
−13.9%
213
+13.9%
Cyberpunk 2077 80−85
+6.3%
79
−6.3%
Far Cry 5 117
−41%
165
+41%
Far Cry New Dawn 105
−28.6%
135
+28.6%
Forza Horizon 4 156
−19.9%
187
+19.9%
Hitman 3 165
−34.5%
222
+34.5%
Horizon Zero Dawn 124
−14.5%
142
+14.5%
Red Dead Redemption 2 134
+0.8%
133
−0.8%
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 119
−46.2%
174
+46.2%
Watch Dogs: Legion 110
−1.8%
112
+1.8%
Assassin's Creed Odyssey 91
−4.4%
95
+4.4%
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 83
−6%
88
+6%
Battlefield 5 155
−5.8%
164
+5.8%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 162
−11.1%
180
+11.1%
Cyberpunk 2077 80−85
+6.3%
79
−6.3%
Far Cry 5 112
−39.3%
156
+39.3%
Far Cry New Dawn 102
−26.5%
129
+26.5%
Forza Horizon 4 153
−21.6%
186
+21.6%
Hitman 3 162
−27.2%
206
+27.2%
Horizon Zero Dawn 102
−15.7%
118
+15.7%
Metro Exodus 90
−48.9%
134
+48.9%
Red Dead Redemption 2 80
−16.3%
93
+16.3%
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 114
−44.7%
165
+44.7%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 181
−47.5%
267
+47.5%
Watch Dogs: Legion 98
+1%
97
−1%
Assassin's Creed Odyssey 68
−16.2%
79
+16.2%
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 73
−9.6%
80
+9.6%
Battlefield 5 145
−10.3%
160
+10.3%
Cyberpunk 2077 80−85
+7.7%
78
−7.7%
Far Cry 5 106
−37.7%
146
+37.7%
Far Cry New Dawn 92
−27.2%
117
+27.2%
Forza Horizon 4 132
−32.6%
175
+32.6%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 106
−31.1%
139
+31.1%
Watch Dogs: Legion 79
−8.9%
86
+8.9%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 110
−19.1%
131
+19.1%
Hitman 3 119
−21.8%
145
+21.8%
Horizon Zero Dawn 74
−21.6%
90
+21.6%
Metro Exodus 60
−41.7%
85
+41.7%
Red Dead Redemption 2 52
−21.2%
63
+21.2%
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 90
−34.4%
121
+34.4%
Assassin's Creed Odyssey 58
+11.5%
50−55
−11.5%
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 60
−10%
66
+10%
Battlefield 5 125
+30.2%
95−100
−30.2%
Cyberpunk 2077 40−45
−65%
66
+65%
Far Cry 5 99
−35.4%
134
+35.4%
Far Cry New Dawn 89
−28.1%
114
+28.1%
Forza Horizon 4 118
−33.1%
157
+33.1%
Watch Dogs: Legion 58
−20.7%
70
+20.7%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 65
−21.5%
79
+21.5%
Hitman 3 65
−26.2%
82
+26.2%
Horizon Zero Dawn 42
−28.6%
54
+28.6%
Metro Exodus 39
−41%
55
+41%
Red Dead Redemption 2 34
−20.6%
41
+20.6%
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 47
−40.4%
66
+40.4%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 76
−35.5%
103
+35.5%
Assassin's Creed Odyssey 41
−26.8%
52
+26.8%
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 38
−13.2%
43
+13.2%
Battlefield 5 76
−27.6%
97
+27.6%
Cyberpunk 2077 18−20
−83.3%
33
+83.3%
Far Cry 5 59
−35.6%
80
+35.6%
Far Cry New Dawn 62
−32.3%
82
+32.3%
Forza Horizon 4 81
−40.7%
114
+40.7%
Watch Dogs: Legion 35
−22.9%
43
+22.9%

Advantages and disadvantages


Performance rating 47.73 47.90
Recency 27 August 2018 18 December 2018
Cost $699 $2499
Memory bus width 256 384
Pipelines / CUDA cores 2944 4608
Memory bandwidth 448 672
Thermal design power (TDP) 215 Watt 280 Watt

Technical City couldn't decide between

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080
GeForce RTX 2080

and

NVIDIA TITAN RTX
TITAN RTX

The differences in performance seem too small.


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Competitors of GeForce RTX 2080 by AMD

The nearest GeForce RTX 2080's AMD equivalent is Radeon RX 6700, which is faster by 2% and higher by 3 positions in our performance rating.

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Here are some closest AMD rivals to GeForce RTX 2080:

GeForce RTX 2080 100
Radeon VII 89.46

Competitors of TITAN RTX by AMD

The nearest TITAN RTX's AMD equivalent is Radeon RX 6700, which is faster by 1% and higher by 2 positions in our performance rating.

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