GeForce RTX 2080 Super vs GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB GDDR5X

GeForce RTX 2080 Super
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR6 DESKTOP
Release date: 23 Jul 2019
GeForce RTX 2080 Super
GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB GDDR5X
Memory: 6144Mb GDDR5X DESKTOP
Release date: UNRELEASED
GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB GDDR5X

Summary

Reasons to consider GeForce RTX 2080 Super

Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on specifications.
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 1060 6 GB GDDR5X

95 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce RTX 2080 Super .
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.

GeForce RTX 2080 Super

HWBench recommends GeForce RTX 2080 Super

Based on theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce RTX 2080 Super GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB GDDR5X
GPU Name TU104 (TU104-450-A1) vs GP104 ()
Fab Process 12 nm vs 16 nm
Die Size 545 mm² vs 314 mm²
Transistors 13,600 million vs 7,200 million
Shaders 3072 vs 1280
Compute Units 48 vs 10
Core clock 1650 MHz vs 1506 MHz
ROPs 64 vs 48
TMUs 192 vs 80

Memory Configuration

GeForce RTX 2080 Super GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB GDDR5X
Memory Type GDDR6 vs GDDR5X
Bus Width 256 bit vs 192 bit
Memory Speed 1940 MHz
15520 MHz effective
vs 1001 MHz
8008 MHz effective
Memory Size 8192 Mb vs 6144 Mb

Additional details

GeForce RTX 2080 Super GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB GDDR5X
TDP 215 watts vs 120 watts
Release Date 23 Jul 2019 vs UNRELEASED

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    116.20 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB GDDR5X
    82.03 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    348.50 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB GDDR5X
    136.70 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    496.60 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB GDDR5X
    192.20 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce RTX 2080 Super
    11150.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB GDDR5X
    4375.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better