GeForce RTX 2060 vs GeForce GTX 1080

GeForce RTX 2060
Memory: 6144Mb GDDR6DESKTOP
Release date: 15 Jan 2019
GeForce RTX 2060
GeForce GTX 1080
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5XDESKTOP
Release date: 27 May 2016
GeForce GTX 1080

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    100%
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    108%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce RTX 2060

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports DirectX Raytracing (DXR)
Supports Deep Learning Super-Sampling (DLSS)

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 1080

8% higher gaming performance.
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.

GeForce GTX 1080

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 1080

The GeForce GTX 1080 is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (35 combinations of games and resolutions).



Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce RTX 2060GeForce GTX 1080
GPU NameTU106 (TU106-200A-KA-A1)vsGP104 (GP104-400-A1)
Fab Process12 nmvs16 nm
Die Size445 mm²vs314 mm²
Transistors10,800 millionvs7,200 million
Shaders1920vs2560
Compute Units30vs20
Core clock1365 MHzvs1607 MHz
ROPs48vs64
TMUs120vs160

Memory Configuration

GeForce RTX 2060GeForce GTX 1080
Memory TypeGDDR6vsGDDR5X
Bus Width192 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed1750 MHz
14000 MHz effective
vs1251 MHz
10008 MHz effective
Memory Size6144 Mbvs8192 Mb

Additional details

GeForce RTX 2060GeForce GTX 1080
TDP160 wattsvs180 watts
Release Date15 Jan 2019vs27 May 2016

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    80.64 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    102.80 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    201.60 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    257.10 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    336.00 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    320.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    6451.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    8228.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better


Game benchmarks

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    80
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    81

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2018

Ultra quality TTA DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    79
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    84

FPS (higher is better)

Destiny 2

Highest quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    90
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    94

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    64
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    69

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

Ultra quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    76
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    81

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    105
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    114

FPS (higher is better)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Very high quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    57
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    58

FPS (higher is better)

Middle-Earth Shadow of War

Ultra Quality, HR Textures, DirectX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    65
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    68

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

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

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    57
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    62

FPS (higher is better)

Star Wars Battlefront II

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    84
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    95

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra quality DirectX12 Async Compute Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    79
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    91

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    76
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    82

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    36
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    48

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2018

Ultra quality TTA DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    48
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    51

FPS (higher is better)

Destiny 2

Highest quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    50
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    54

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    33
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    36

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

Ultra quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    39
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    56
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    58

FPS (higher is better)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Very high quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    28
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    28

FPS (higher is better)

Middle-Earth Shadow of War

Ultra Quality, HR Textures, DirectX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    39
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    38

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

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

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    29
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    33

FPS (higher is better)

Star Wars Battlefront II

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    48
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    57

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra quality DirectX12 Async Compute Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    45
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    53

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    41
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    48

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2018

Ultra quality TTA DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    103
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    111

FPS (higher is better)

Destiny 2

Highest quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    123
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    127

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    96
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    106

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

Ultra quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    103
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    110

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    123
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    159

FPS (higher is better)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Very high quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    89
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    91

FPS (higher is better)

Middle-Earth Shadow of War

Ultra Quality, HR Textures, DirectX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    93
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    99

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

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

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    86
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    91

FPS (higher is better)

Star Wars Battlefront II

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    131
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    132

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra quality DirectX12 Async Compute Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    109
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    127

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • GeForce RTX 2060
    106
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    105

FPS (higher is better)