NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER
vs
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080
RTX 2060 SUPER GTX 1080 Difference
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080
Price $ 400.0 $ 522.0 122 (30%)
Year 2019 2016 3 (0%)
Maximum Recorded Temperature 72C 83C 11 (15%)
Max Fan Noise 45.6dB 51.6dB 6 (13%)
Recommended Power Supply 500W 530W 30 (6%)
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz ($369.89) Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz ($334.99)
CPU Impact on FPS +0.0 FPS +0.0 FPS 0 (0%)
CPU Impact on FPS % 0.0% 0.0% 0 (0%)
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 120.1 FPS 114.3 FPS 5.8 (5%)
Average 1440p Performance 85.7 FPS 83.5 FPS 2.2 (3%)
Average 4K Performance 50.7 FPS 49.0 FPS 1.7 (3%)
Memory 8 GB 8 GB 0 (0%)
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 3.3 $ 4.4 1.1 (33%)
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 4.7 $ 6.0 1.3 (28%)
4K Cost Per Frame $ 7.9 $ 10.2 2.3 (29%)
Variant NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080
Overall Combination Score 82/100 80/100 2 (2%)
Our Verdict: Upgrading from GTX 1080 to RTX 2060 SUPER is not recommended as it is less than 30% of improvement in performance. In general, a reasonable upgrade is between 30% and 50% or more to justify the purchase of new hardware. The price/performance ratio is much better for RTX 2060 SUPER .

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
110
123.0
105
117.0
2019 Anthem
67
75.0
67
75.4
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
99
110.0
99
110.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
123
137.0
118
131.6
2019 Metro Exodus
54
61.0
52
58.6
2019 World War Z
106
118.0
102
114.0
2019 Gears of War 5
80
89.4
76
85.3
2019 F1 2019
100
112.2
96
107.1
2019 GreedFall
90
101.0
86
96.4
2019 Borderlands 3
63
71.0
61
67.8
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
126
141.0
123
137.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
54
60.0
53
59.8
2018 Final Fantasy XV
84
94.0
77
86.2
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
84
94.0
81
91.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
108
121.0
105
117.0
2018 Fallout 76
131
146.0
130
145.0
2018 Hitman 2
102
114.0
101
113.0
2018 Just Cause 4
81
91.0
76
84.7
2018 Monster Hunter: World
88
98.0
82
91.2
2018 Strange Brigade
129
144.0
123
137.5
2018 Battlefield V
108
120.0
108
121.0
2017 Dawn of War III
107
119.0
97
108.2
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
84
94.0
81
90.0
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
76
85.0
72
81.0
2017 Destiny 2
145
162.0
139
155.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
90
100.0
85
95.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
108
121.0
105
116.9
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
121
135.0
105
117.3
2017 For Honor
151
168.0
140
156.4
2017 Project CARS 2
107
119.0
99
110.8
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
130
145.0
120
134.2
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
75
84.0
73
81.2
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
70
78.0
67
75.0
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
83
93.0
80
89.4
2016 Doom
167
186.0
160
178.7
2016 F1 2016
116
129.0
111
123.6
2016 Hitman
110
123.0
111
123.4
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
127
142.0
120
134.3
2016 The Division
94
105.0
91
101.6
2016 Total War: Warhammer
103
115.0
98
109.3
2016 Battlefield 1
133
148.0
128
142.4
2016 Overwatch
169
188.0
163
181.3
2016 Dishonored 2
78
87.0
72
80.8
2015 DiRT Rally
159
177.0
146
162.9
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
99
110.0
100
111.4
2015 The Witcher 3
95
106.0
93
103.9
2015 Rocket League
472
525.0
410
456.0
2015 Need For Speed
130
145.0
113
126.4
2015 Project CARS
117
130.0
109
121.2
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
207
231.0
199
221.5
2013 Crysis 3
105
117.0
102
113.6
2013 Battlefield 4
147
164.0
141
156.8
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
324
360.0
281
312.7
2009 League of Legends
606
674.0
527
586.3

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
73
92.0
69
87.1
2019 Anthem
48
60.0
47
59.8
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
68
86.0
68
85.8
2019 Resident Evil 2
73
92.0
70
88.6
2019 Metro Exodus
38
48.0
36
45.6
2019 World War Z
68
86.0
66
83.2
2019 Gears of War 5
51
64.8
49
61.9
2019 F1 2019
63
79.4
60
75.8
2019 GreedFall
58
73.0
55
69.7
2019 Borderlands 3
39
49.8
38
47.6
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
71
89.0
63
79.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
36
46.0
35
44.0
2018 Final Fantasy XV
52
65.0
50
62.7
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
48
61.0
49
62.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
80
100.0
78
98.0
2018 Fallout 76
78
98.0
80
101.0
2018 Hitman 2
58
73.0
59
74.0
2018 Just Cause 4
52
66.0
50
62.5
2018 Monster Hunter: World
53
67.0
51
63.8
2018 Strange Brigade
80
100.3
76
95.8
2018 Battlefield V
73
92.0
77
97.0
2017 Dawn of War III
68
86.0
68
86.0
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
54
68.0
53
67.1
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
52
65.0
51
64.0
2017 Destiny 2
108
135.0
106
133.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
58
73.0
57
72.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
61
77.0
61
76.3
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
76
95.0
67
84.7
2017 For Honor
76
96.0
72
91.2
2017 Project CARS 2
65
82.0
62
78.2
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
101
127.0
96
121.2
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
58
73.0
57
72.1
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
41
52.0
41
52.2
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
59
74.0
59
74.5
2016 Doom
99
124.0
99
124.7
2016 F1 2016
78
98.0
77
97.2
2016 Hitman
76
95.0
82
103.5
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
75
94.0
76
95.1
2016 The Division
58
73.0
58
73.2
2016 Total War: Warhammer
66
83.0
66
83.7
2016 Battlefield 1
84
105.0
82
102.9
2016 Overwatch
100
126.0
100
125.3
2016 Dishonored 2
58
73.0
55
69.1
2015 DiRT Rally
100
126.0
98
123.5
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
59
74.0
61
77.4
2015 The Witcher 3
61
77.0
61
77.2
2015 Rocket League
175
219.0
156
195.5
2015 Need For Speed
88
110.0
78
97.7
2015 Project CARS
77
97.0
74
92.5
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
120
150.0
114
143.3
2013 Crysis 3
57
72.0
58
72.5
2013 Battlefield 4
82
103.0
82
102.8
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
233
292.0
208
260.6
2009 League of Legends
292
366.0
260
325.8

3840x2160

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
36
52.0
36
52.0
2019 Anthem
22
32.0
22
32.5
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
31
45.0
31
45.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
32
46.0
30
43.7
2019 Metro Exodus
21
30.0
20
28.7
2019 World War Z
35
50.0
33
47.9
2019 Gears of War 5
28
40.9
27
39.1
2019 F1 2019
35
50.5
33
48.2
2019 GreedFall
21
30.0
20
28.7
2019 Borderlands 3
18
25.9
17
24.8
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
30
44.0
24
35.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
22
32.0
21
31.0
2018 Final Fantasy XV
26
38.0
24
34.6
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
23
33.0
23
33.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
46
66.0
45
65.0
2018 Fallout 76
37
54.0
39
56.0
2018 Hitman 2
30
43.0
30
44.0
2018 Just Cause 4
23
34.0
22
32.6
2018 Monster Hunter: World
22
32.0
21
30.6
2018 Strange Brigade
38
54.6
36
52.1
2018 Battlefield V
35
51.0
36
52.0
2017 Dawn of War III
32
46.0
31
45.1
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
28
41.0
27
39.9
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
28
41.0
28
41.0
2017 Destiny 2
48
69.0
46
67.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
30
43.0
28
41.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
29
42.0
28
40.6
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
46
66.0
41
58.6
2017 For Honor
33
48.0
31
45.6
2017 Project CARS 2
48
69.0
45
65.1
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
74
107.0
71
101.6
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
38
55.0
39
56.6
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
20
29.0
19
28.2
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
43
62.0
42
61.1
2016 Doom
46
67.0
46
66.0
2016 F1 2016
44
64.0
43
62.1
2016 Hitman
39
57.0
42
61.0
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
35
50.0
34
49.4
2016 The Division
29
42.0
28
40.8
2016 Total War: Warhammer
33
48.0
33
47.8
2016 Battlefield 1
40
58.0
39
56.4
2016 Overwatch
46
66.0
45
64.4
2016 Dishonored 2
40
58.0
38
54.7
2015 DiRT Rally
48
69.0
47
68.4
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
26
38.0
26
37.6
2015 The Witcher 3
32
46.0
31
45.4
2015 Rocket League
71
102.0
63
91.2
2015 Need For Speed
51
73.0
45
65.1
2015 Project CARS
48
69.0
45
65.1
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
48
69.0
46
66.5
2013 Crysis 3
25
36.0
25
35.8
2013 Battlefield 4
53
76.0
52
74.9
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
184
263.0
164
234.5
2009 League of Legends
102
146.0
91
130.3
RTX 2060 SUPER vs GTX 1080 with i7-8700K vs i7-6700K at 1080p and ultra vs ultra settings

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER / i7-8700K

With some tuning, the RTX 2060 SUPER makes the most sense for gamers with 4K monitors. Though serious gamers hardly play at 4k. In terms of memory, the RTX 2060 SUPER 's 8192 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks. In short the performance is exceptional, there's no question that this is one of the most powerful single GPU out there in 2019 .

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 / i7-6700K

With some tuning, the GTX 1080 makes the most sense for gamers with 4K monitors. Though serious gamers hardly play at 4k. In terms of memory, the GTX 1080 's 8192 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks. In short the performance is exceptional, there's no question that this is one of the most powerful single GPU out there in 2016 .

RTX 2060 SUPER vs GTX 1080 Specifications Comparison

Board Design

RTX 2060 SUPER GTX 1080
Length9 inches 229 mm10.5 inches 267 mm
Outputs1x DVI1x HDMI2x DisplayPort1x USB Type-C1x DVI1x HDMI3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors1x 8-pin1x 8-pin
Slot WidthDual-slotDual-slot
TDP160 W180 W

Clock Speeds

RTX 2060 SUPER GTX 1080
Boost Clock1650 MHz1733 MHz
GPU Clock1470 MHz1607 MHz
Memory Clock1750 MHz 14000 MHz effective1251 MHz 10008 MHz effective

Graphics Card

RTX 2060 SUPER GTX 1080
Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationGeForce 20GeForce 1000
ProductionReleasedActive
Release DateJul 9, 2019May 27th, 2016

Graphics Features

RTX 2060 SUPER GTX 1080
CUDA7.56.1
DirectX12.0 (12_1)12.0 (12_1)
OpenCL1.21.2
OpenGL4.64.6
Shader Model6.46.1
Vulkan1.1.1091.1.82

Graphics Processor

RTX 2060 SUPER GTX 1080
ArchitectureTuringPascal
Die Size445 mm2314 mm²
GPU NameTU106GP104
Process Size12 nm16 nm
Transistors10,800 million7,200 million

Memory

RTX 2060 SUPER GTX 1080
Bandwidth448.0 GB/s320.3 GB/s
Memory Bus256 bit256 bit
Memory Size8192 MB8192 MB
Memory TypeGDDR6GDDR5X

Render Config

RTX 2060 SUPER GTX 1080
ROPs6464
SM Count3420
Shading Units21762560
TMUs136160

Theoretical Performance

RTX 2060 SUPER GTX 1080
FP16 (half) performance14,360 GFLOPS (2:1)138.6 GFLOPS (1:64)
FP32 (float) performance7,181 GFLOPS8,873 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance224.4 GFLOPS (1:32)277.3 GFLOPS (1:32)
Pixel Rate105.6 GPixel/s110.9 GPixel/s
Texture Rate224.4 GTexel/s277.3 GTexel/s

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