NVIDIA Titan X Pascal vs GeForce GTX 1080

General info

Comparison of Titan X Pascal and GeForce GTX 1080 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
no data
 
27.01
Architecture
Pascal
 
Pascal
Code name
GP102
 
GP104
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
2 August 2016
 
27 May 2016
Launch price (MSRP)
$1,199
 
$599
Price now
no data
 
$650

Technical specs

Titan X Pascal and GeForce GTX 1080's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Titan X Pascal and GeForce GTX 1080's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
3584
 
2560
CUDA cores
no data
 
2560
Core clock speed
1418 MHz
 
1607 MHz
Boost Clock
1531 MHz
 
1733 MHz
Transistor count
11,800 million
 
7,200 million
Manufacturing process technology
16 nm
 
16 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
250 Watt
 
180 Watt
Maximum GPU temperature
no data
 
94 °C
Texture fill rate
342.9
 
277.3
Floating-point performance
10,974 gflops
 
8,873 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Titan X Pascal and GeForce GTX 1080 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).
Bus support
no data
 
PCIe 3.0
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
267 mm
 
10.5" (26.7 cm)
Height
no data
 
4.376" (11.1 cm)
Width
no data
 
2-slot
Recommended system power (PSU)
no data
 
500 Watt
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
 
8-pin
SLI options
-
 
+

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Titan X Pascal and GeForce GTX 1080: 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
GDDR5X
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
12 GB
 
8 GB
Memory bus width
384 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
10008 MHz
 
10 GB/s
Memory bandwidth
480.4 GB/s
 
320 GB/s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Titan X Pascal and GeForce GTX 1080. 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.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
 
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
Display Connectors
no data
 
DP 1.42, HDMI 2.0b, DL-DVI
Multi monitor support
no data
 
+
G-SYNC support
+
 
+

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Titan X Pascal and GeForce GTX 1080. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision
-
 
+
GPU Boost
+
 
3.0
VR Ready
no data
 
+
CUDA
+
 
+
Multi-Projection
no data
 
+
Multi Monitor
no data
 
+
Ansel
no data
 
+
Virtual Reality
no data
 
+
ShadowWorks
no data
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Titan X Pascal and GeForce GTX 1080, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (12_1)
 
12 (12_1)
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.5
Vulkan
+
 
+

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Titan X Pascal and GeForce GTX 1080. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Titan X Pascal 60.15
GTX 1080 67.83 +12.8%

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

Titan X Pascal 314042
GTX 1080 421474 +34.2%

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

Titan X Pascal 107251
GTX 1080 119971 +11.9%

3DMark Fire Strike Score

Titan X Pascal 20848 +25.4%
GTX 1080 16623

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

Titan X Pascal 27316 +27.6%
GTX 1080 21409

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

Titan X Pascal 30758 +5.1%
GTX 1080 29263

SPECviewperf 12 - Solidworks

Titan X Pascal 63 +3.3%
GTX 1080 61

SPECviewperf 12 - Siemens NX

Titan X Pascal 108 +1250%
GTX 1080 8

SPECviewperf 12 - Showcase

Titan X Pascal 132 +34.7%
GTX 1080 98

SPECviewperf 12 - Medical

Titan X Pascal 70 +105.9%
GTX 1080 34

SPECviewperf 12 - Maya

Titan X Pascal 97
GTX 1080 140 +44.3%

SPECviewperf 12 - Energy

Titan X Pascal 16.5 +91.9%
GTX 1080 8.6

SPECviewperf 12 - Creo

Titan X Pascal 60 +11.1%
GTX 1080 54

SPECviewperf 12 - Catia

Titan X Pascal 92 +21.1%
GTX 1080 76

Unigine Heaven 4.0

Titan X Pascal 4329 +43.1%
GTX 1080 3026

Passmark

Titan X Pascal 13026
GTX 1080 14690 +12.8%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Titan X Pascal and GeForce GTX 1080. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
no data
 
1045 Mh/s
Decred / DCR (Decred)
no data
 
3.09 Gh/s
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
no data
 
27.63 Mh/s
Siacoin / SC (Sia)
no data
 
2.28 Gh/s
Monero / XMR (CryptoNight)
0.98 kh/s +104.2%
 
0.48 kh/s −104.2%
Zcash / ZEC (Equihash)
no data
 
470 Sol/s

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Titan X Pascal and GeForce GTX 1080 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA Titan X Pascal

Somewhat newer (2 August 2016 vs 27 May 2016)
Wider memory bus (384 vs 256 bit)
More pipelines (3584 vs 2560)
Higher memory bandwidth (480.4 vs 320 GB/s)
GPU Boost 3.0

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080

12.8% faster in synthetic tests
Cheaper ($599 vs $1199)
Less power hungry (180 vs 250 watts)
Multi-Projection
VR Ready
Multi Monitor
500-Watt system power recommended
3D Vision
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
NVIDIA GameStream
ShadowWorks
DirectX 12
Virtual Reality
Ansel
SLIOptions
3D Vision Surround

So, Titan X Pascal or GTX 1080?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080.
Should you still have questions on choice between Titan X Pascal and GeForce GTX 1080, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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