GeForce RTX 2070 vs GeForce GTX 980

GeForce RTX 2070
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR6DESKTOP
Release date: UNRELEASED
GeForce RTX 2070
GeForce GTX 980
Memory: 4096Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 19 Sep 2014
GeForce GTX 980

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    187%
  • GeForce GTX 980
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce RTX 2070

87% higher gaming performance.
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 980

Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).

GeForce RTX 2070

HWBench recommends GeForce RTX 2070

The GeForce RTX 2070 is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (29 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce RTX 2070GeForce GTX 980
GPU NameTU104 ()vsGM204 (GM204-400-A1)
Fab Process12 nmvs28 nm
Die Size0 mm²vs398 mm²
Transistorsunknownvs5,200 million
Shaders2432vs2048
Compute Units19vs16
Core clock1500 MHzvs1127 MHz
ROPs64vs64
TMUs152vs128

Memory Configuration

GeForce RTX 2070GeForce GTX 980
Memory TypeGDDR6vsGDDR5
Bus Width256 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed1750 MHz
14000 MHz effective
vs1753 MHz
7012 MHz effective
Memory Size8192 Mbvs4096 Mb

Additional details

GeForce RTX 2070GeForce GTX 980
TDP180 wattsvs165 watts
Release DateUNRELEASEDvs19 Sep 2014

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    108.90 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 980
    72.10 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    258.70 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 980
    144.30 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    448.00 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 980
    224.40 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    8279.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 980
    4616.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Game benchmarks

Destiny 2

Highest quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    139
  • GeForce GTX 980
    80

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

Ultra quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    109
  • GeForce GTX 980
    70

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX 11,Windows 10x64 build 1809

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    116
  • GeForce GTX 980
    72

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    163
  • GeForce GTX 980
    88

FPS (higher is better)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Very high quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    85
  • GeForce GTX 980
    57

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

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

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    95
  • GeForce GTX 980
    52

FPS (higher is better)

Star Wars Battlefront II

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    140
  • GeForce GTX 980
    81

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra quality DirectX12 Async Compute Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    129
  • GeForce GTX 980
    76

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    121
  • GeForce GTX 980
    60

FPS (higher is better)

Wolfenstein II The New Colossus

Main Leben! quality preset- Vulkan Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    148
  • GeForce GTX 980
    64

FPS (higher is better)

Destiny 2

Highest quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    101
  • GeForce GTX 980
    59

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

Ultra quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    83
  • GeForce GTX 980
    47

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX 11,Windows 10x64 build 1809

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    89
  • GeForce GTX 980
    53

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    118
  • GeForce GTX 980
    61

FPS (higher is better)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Very high quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    60
  • GeForce GTX 980
    34

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

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

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    66
  • GeForce GTX 980
    34

FPS (higher is better)

Star Wars Battlefront II

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    98
  • GeForce GTX 980
    54

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra quality DirectX12 Async Compute Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    94
  • GeForce GTX 980
    54

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    86
  • GeForce GTX 980
    48

FPS (higher is better)

Wolfenstein II The New Colossus

Main Leben! quality preset- Vulkan Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    103
  • GeForce GTX 980
    35

FPS (higher is better)

Destiny 2

Highest quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    58
  • GeForce GTX 980
    34

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

Ultra quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    44
  • GeForce GTX 980
    25

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX 11,Windows 10x64 build 1809

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    49
  • GeForce GTX 980
    28

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    61
  • GeForce GTX 980
    31

FPS (higher is better)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Very high quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    31
  • GeForce GTX 980
    15

FPS (higher is better)

Star Wars Battlefront II

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    55
  • GeForce GTX 980
    28

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra quality DirectX12 Async Compute Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    54
  • GeForce GTX 980
    31

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    48
  • GeForce GTX 980
    28

FPS (higher is better)

Wolfenstein II The New Colossus

Main Leben! quality preset- Vulkan Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    62
  • GeForce GTX 980
    23

FPS (higher is better)