GeForce GTX 1080 Ti vs GeForce GTX 980 Ti

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
Memory: 11264Mb GDDR5XDESKTOP
Release date: UNRELEASED
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
GeForce GTX 980 Ti
Memory: 6144Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 2 Jun 2015
GeForce GTX 980 Ti

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    171%
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 1080 Ti

71% higher gaming performance.
Supports PhysX
Supports G-Sync
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty)
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Pascal), there may be no performance optimizations for current games and applications

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 980 Ti

Supports PhysX
Supports G-Sync
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty)
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Maxwell), there may be no performance optimizations for current games and applications

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 1080 Ti

The GeForce GTX 1080 Ti is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (79 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GTX 1080 TiGeForce GTX 980 Ti
GPU NameGP102 (GP102-350-K1-A1)vsGM200 (GM200-310-A1)
Fab Process16 nmvs28 nm
Die Size471 mm²vs601 mm²
Transistors12,000 millionvs8,000 million
Shaders3584vs2816
Compute Units28vs22
Core clock1480 MHzvs1000 MHz
ROPs88vs96
TMUs224vs176

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 1080 TiGeForce GTX 980 Ti
Memory TypeGDDR5XvsGDDR5
Bus Width352 bitvs384 bit
Memory Speed1376 MHz
11008 MHz effective
vs1753 MHz
7012 MHz effective
Memory Size11264 Mbvs6144 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 1080 TiGeForce GTX 980 Ti
TDP220 wattsvs250 watts
Release DateUNRELEASEDvs2 Jun 2015

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    130.20 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    96.00 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    332.00 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    176.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    484.00 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    337.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    10609.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    5632.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Game benchmarks

Alien Isolation

DX11, Max Detail, 2xMSAA 16xAF

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    224
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    146

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    123
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    55

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2018

Ultra quality TTA DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    134
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    81

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    156
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    87

FPS (higher is better)

Destiny 2

Highest quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    145
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    100

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    120
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    71

FPS (higher is better)

F1 2017

Ultra quality,TTA,Melbourne,DirectX11,Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    164
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    98

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

Ultra quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    119
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    81

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    116
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    83

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    118
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    84

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    164
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    102

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    105
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    70

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF, 2xMSAA

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    170
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    113

FPS (higher is better)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Very high quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    108
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    73

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

Ultra Detail,16:1 AF, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    71
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Middle-Earth Shadow of War

Ultra Quality, HR Textures, DirectX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    119
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    73

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    186
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    115

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

Very High Details, Pure Hair On, FXAA/HBAO+ enabled, 16x AF, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    175
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    104

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Highest Detail, Pure Hair On, HBAO+, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    115
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    66

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    143
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    91

FPS (higher is better)

Star Wars Battlefront II

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    149
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    103

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    168
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    95

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    140
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    76

FPS (higher is better)

Tom Clancy's The Division

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    131
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    81

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    102
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    64

FPS (higher is better)

Wolfenstein II The New Colossus

Main Leben! quality preset- Vulkan Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    134
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    73

FPS (higher is better)

Alien Isolation

DX11, Max Detail, 2xMSAA 16xAF

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    209
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    118

FPS (higher is better)

Ashes Of The Singularity

High Quality Mode, 8 millon samples, 2xMSAA, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    106
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    57

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    98
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    39

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2018

Ultra quality TTA DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    109
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    63

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    109
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    62

FPS (higher is better)

Destiny 2

Highest quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    119
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    75

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    96
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    52

FPS (higher is better)

F1 2017

Ultra quality,TTA,Melbourne,DirectX11,Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    137
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    77

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

Ultra quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    101
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    57

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    104
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    62

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    101
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    60

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    116
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    68

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    86
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    55

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF, 2xMSAA

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    144
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    86

FPS (higher is better)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Very high quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    74
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    45

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

Ultra Detail,16:1 AF, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    57
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    33

FPS (higher is better)

Middle-Earth Shadow of War

Ultra Quality, HR Textures, DirectX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    89
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    50

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    120
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    74

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

Very High Details, Pure Hair On, FXAA/HBAO+ enabled, 16x AF, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    121
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    70

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Highest Detail, Pure Hair On, HBAO+, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    78
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    45

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    115
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    67

FPS (higher is better)

Star Wars Battlefront II

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    126
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    74

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    121
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    69

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    108
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    61

FPS (higher is better)

Tom Clancy's The Division

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    97
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    59

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    76
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    45

FPS (higher is better)

Wolfenstein II The New Colossus

Main Leben! quality preset- Vulkan Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    99
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    48

FPS (higher is better)

Alien Isolation

DX11, Max Detail, 2xMSAA 16xAF

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    113
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    58

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    60
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    32

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2018

Ultra quality TTA DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    68
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    38

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    61
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    35

FPS (higher is better)

Destiny 2

Highest quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    71
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    43

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    57
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    32

FPS (higher is better)

F1 2017

Ultra quality,TTA,Melbourne,Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    76
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    45

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

Ultra quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    53
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    32

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    58
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    35

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    58
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    34

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    57
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    33

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    52
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    31

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF, 2xMSAA

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    78
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    43

FPS (higher is better)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Very high quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    37
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    21

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

Ultra Detail,16:1 AF, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    36
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    21

FPS (higher is better)

Middle-Earth Shadow of War

Ultra Quality, HR Textures, DirectX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    53
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    28

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    61
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    37

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

Very High Details, Pure Hair On, FXAA/HBAO+ enabled, 16x AF, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    60
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    37

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Highest Detail, Pure Hair On, HBAO+, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    42
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    23

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    68
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Star Wars Battlefront II

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    68
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    38

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    71
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    40

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    66
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    37

FPS (higher is better)

Tom Clancy's The Division

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    56
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    35

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    43
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    24

FPS (higher is better)

Wolfenstein II The New Colossus

Main Leben! quality preset- Vulkan Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    62
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    32

FPS (higher is better)