NVIDIA Titan X Pascal vs GeForce GTX 1080

NVIDIA Titan X Pascal
NVIDIA 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)
n/d
 
12.22
Architecture
Pascal
 
Pascal
Code name
GP102
 
Pascal GP104
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
25 July 2016
 
6 May 2016
Launch price (MSRP)
$1,199
 
$599
Price now
n/d
 
$580

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
n/d
 
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
n/d
 
94 °C
Texture fill rate
342.9 GTexel / s
 
277.3 GTexel / s
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
n/d
 
PCIe 3.0
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
267 mm
 
10.5" (26.7 cm)
Height
n/d
 
4.376" (11.1 cm)
Width
n/d
 
2-slot
Recommended system power (PSU)
n/d
 
500 Watt
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
 
8-pin

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
10000 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.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
 
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
Display Connectors
n/d
 
DP 1.42, HDMI 2.0b, DL-DVI
Multi monitor support
n/d
 
+
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
n/d
 
+
CUDA
+
 
+
SLI
n/d
 
+
Multi-Projection
n/d
 
+
Multi Monitor
n/d
 
+
Ansel
n/d
 
+
PCIe 3.0
+
 
n/d
Virtual Reality
n/d
 
+
ShadowWorks
n/d
 
+
HDMI 2.0b
+
 
n/d

API support

APIs supported by Titan X Pascal and GeForce GTX 1080, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12_1
 
DirectX 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 56.10 +4.6%
GTX 1080 53.65

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

Unigine Heaven 4.0

Titan X Pascal 4329 +43.1%
GTX 1080 3026

Passmark

Titan X Pascal 13026 +4.6%
GTX 1080 12457

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Titan X Pascal and GeForce GTX 1080. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
n/d
 
1045 Mh/s
Decred / DCR (Decred)
n/d
 
3.09 Gh/s
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
n/d
 
27.63 Mh/s
Siacoin / SC (Sia)
n/d
 
2.28 Gh/s
Monero / XMR (CryptoNight)
0.98 kh/s +104.2%
 
0.48 kh/s −104.2%
Zcash / ZEC (Equihash)
n/d
 
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

4.6% faster in synthetic tests
Somewhat newer (25 July 2016 vs 6 May 2016)
Wider memory bus (384 vs 256 bit)
More pipelines (3584 vs 2560)
Higher memory bandwidth (480.4 vs 320 GB/s)
DP 1.4
HDMI 2.0b
HDCP 2.2
PCIe 3.0
GPU Boost 3.0

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080

Cheaper ($599 vs $1199)
Less power hungry (180 vs 250 watts)
Multi-Projection
VR Ready
Multi Monitor
500-Watt system power recommended
SLI (Scalable Link Interface - a technology for uniting several NVIDIA GPUs processing power in one PC)
3D Vision
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
NVIDIA GameStream
ShadowWorks
DirectX 12
Virtual Reality
Ansel
3D Vision Surround

So, Titan X Pascal or GTX 1080?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA Titan X Pascal and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080. The differences in performance seem too small.
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