GeForce RTX 2080 vs GeForce GTX 1080

GeForce RTX 2080
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR6 DESKTOP
Release date: 20 Aug 2018
GeForce RTX 2080
GeForce GTX 1080
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5X DESKTOP
Release date: 27 May 2016
GeForce GTX 1080

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    133%
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce RTX 2080

33% higher gaming performance.
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

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

GeForce RTX 2080

HWBench recommends GeForce RTX 2080

The GeForce RTX 2080 is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (62 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce RTX 2080 GeForce GTX 1080
GPU Name TU104 (TU104-400A-A1) vs GP104 (GP104-400-A1)
Fab Process 12 nm vs 16 nm
Die Size 0 mm² vs 314 mm²
Transistors unknown vs 7,200 million
Shaders 2944 vs 2560
Compute Units 23 vs 20
Core clock 1515 MHz vs 1607 MHz
ROPs 64 vs 64
TMUs 184 vs 160

Memory Configuration

GeForce RTX 2080 GeForce GTX 1080
Memory Type GDDR6 vs GDDR5X
Bus Width 256 bit vs 256 bit
Memory Speed 1750 MHz
14000 MHz effective
vs 1251 MHz
10008 MHz effective
Memory Size 8192 Mb vs 8192 Mb

Additional details

GeForce RTX 2080 GeForce GTX 1080
TDP 200 watts vs 180 watts
Release Date 20 Aug 2018 vs 27 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

Game benchmarks

Battlefield 1

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    194
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    142

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality preset DirectX 12 windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    88
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    72

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2018

Ultra quality TTA DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    149
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    111

FPS (higher is better)

Destiny 2

Highest quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    154
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    127

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    114
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    106

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

Ultra quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    117
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    110

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX 11,Windows 10x64 build 1809

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    124
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    110

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 5

Ultra Quality preset DirectX 12 windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    114
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    92

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    114
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    90

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    176
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    159

FPS (higher is better)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Very high quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    118
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    91

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    79
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    58

FPS (higher is better)

Middle-Earth Shadow of War

Ultra Quality, HR Textures, DirectX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    132
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    99

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    163
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    143

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 RTX 2080
    172
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    133

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

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

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    119
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    91

FPS (higher is better)

Star Wars Battlefront II

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    183
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    132

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra quality DirectX12 Async Compute Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    164
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    127

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    154
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    105

FPS (higher is better)

Wolfenstein II The New Colossus

Main Leben! quality preset- Vulkan Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    188
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    109

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 1

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    152
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    103

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    106
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    81

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality preset DirectX 12 windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    69
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    51

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2018

Ultra quality TTA DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    117
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    84

FPS (higher is better)

Destiny 2

Highest quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    124
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    94

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    92
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    69

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

Ultra quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    104
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    81

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX 11,Windows 10x64 build 1809

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    109
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    84

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 5

Ultra Quality preset DirectX 12 windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    83
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    65

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    89
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    71

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    141
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    114

FPS (higher is better)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Very high quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    86
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    58

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    62
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    45

FPS (higher is better)

Middle-Earth Shadow of War

Ultra Quality, HR Textures, DirectX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    99
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    68

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    106
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    93

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 RTX 2080
    120
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    90

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

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

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    84
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    62

FPS (higher is better)

Star Wars Battlefront II

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    130
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    95

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra quality DirectX12 Async Compute Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    119
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    91

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    111
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    82

FPS (higher is better)

Wolfenstein II The New Colossus

Main Leben! quality preset- Vulkan Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    135
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    79

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 1

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    82
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    57

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    64
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    48

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality preset DirectX 12 windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    36
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    28

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2018

Ultra quality TTA DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    70
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    51

FPS (higher is better)

Destiny 2

Highest quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    71
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    54

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    50
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    36

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

Ultra quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    57
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX 11,Windows 10x64 build 1809

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    63
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    45

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 5

Ultra Quality preset DirectX 12 windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    44
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    36

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    55
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    81
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    58

FPS (higher is better)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Very high quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    43
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    28

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

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

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    39
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    28

FPS (higher is better)

Middle-Earth Shadow of War

Ultra Quality, HR Textures, DirectX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    58
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    38

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    52
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    46

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 RTX 2080
    60
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    47

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

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

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    46
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    33

FPS (higher is better)

Star Wars Battlefront II

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    70
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    57

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra quality DirectX12 Async Compute Windows10 x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    68
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    53

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    61
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    48

FPS (higher is better)

Wolfenstein II The New Colossus

Main Leben! quality preset- Vulkan Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 2080
    82
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    48

FPS (higher is better)