GeForce RTX 2080 vs GeForce GTX 1080

GeForce RTX 2080
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR6DESKTOP
Release date: 20 Aug 2018
GeForce RTX 2080
GeForce GTX 1080
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5XDESKTOP
Release date: 27 May 2016
GeForce GTX 1080


Reasons to consider GeForce RTX 2080

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 1080

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

No clear winner declared

We have no data to declare a winner at this time.


Core Configuration

GeForce RTX 2080GeForce GTX 1080
GPU NameTU104 (TU104-400A-A1)vsGP104 (GP104-400-A1)
Fab Process12 nmvs16 nm
Die Size0 mm²vs314 mm²
Transistorsunknownvs7,200 million
Compute Units23vs20
Core clock1515 MHzvs1607 MHz

Memory Configuration

GeForce RTX 2080GeForce GTX 1080
Memory TypeGDDR6vsGDDR5X
Bus Width256 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed1750 MHz
14000 MHz effective
vs1251 MHz
10008 MHz effective
Memory Size8192 Mbvs8192 Mb

Additional details

GeForce RTX 2080GeForce GTX 1080
TDP200 wattsvs180 watts
Release Date20 Aug 2018vs27 May 2016

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    106.90 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    102.80 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    307.30 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    257.10 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    448.00 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    320.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    9833.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    8228.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better