AMD Radeon VII vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super
Comparison of Radeon VII and GeForce RTX 2080 Super architecture, market type and release date.
Radeon VII 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 Radeon VII and GeForce RTX 2080 Super'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
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Radeon VII 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).
PCIe 3.0 x16
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Parameters of memory installed on Radeon VII 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.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon VII and GeForce RTX 2080 Super. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon VII and GeForce RTX 2080 Super. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by Radeon VII and GeForce RTX 2080 Super, sometimes including their particular versions.
12 Ultimate (12_1)
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon VII and GeForce RTX 2080 Super. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
Radeon VII 65.88
RTX 2080 Super 75.33 +14.3%
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
Radeon VII 417729
RTX 2080 Super 475022 +13.7%
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
Radeon VII 137677
RTX 2080 Super 144832 +5.2%
3DMark Fire Strike Score
Radeon VII 20451
RTX 2080 Super 21767 +6.4%
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
Radeon VII 27476
RTX 2080 Super 28022 +2%
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
Radeon VII 37881
RTX 2080 Super 39738 +4.9%
SPECviewperf 12 - 3ds Max
Radeon VII 167
RTX 2080 Super 226 +35.3%
Radeon VII 16883
RTX 2080 Super 19303 +14.3%
Let's see how good Radeon VII and GeForce RTX 2080 Super are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of AMD Radeon VII
Wider memory bus (4096 vs 256 bit)
More pipelines (3840 vs 3072)
Higher memory bandwidth (1024 vs 495.9 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (7 vs 12 nm)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super
14.3% faster in synthetic tests
Somewhat newer (23 July 2019 vs 7 February 2019)
Less power hungry (250 vs 295 watts)
G-SYNC (removes screen tearing by telling the display when to renew the image. Only works with G-SYNC compatible displays)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
650 Watt system power recommended
So, VII or RTX 2080 Super?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon VII and GeForce RTX 2080 Super, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.