NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070
vs
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080
RTX 2070 RTX 2080 Difference
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080
Price $ 499.0 $ 674.0 175 (35%)
Year 2018 2018 0 (0%)
Maximum Recorded Temperature 79C 78C 1 (1%)
Max Fan Noise 47.7dB 48.5dB 0.8 (2%)
Recommended Power Supply 525W 565W 40 (8%)
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz ($369.89) Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz ($369.89)
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 126.3 FPS 141.4 FPS 15.1 (12%)
Average 1440p Performance 92.3 FPS 107.1 FPS 14.8 (16%)
Average 4K Performance 56.5 FPS 64.6 FPS 8.1 (14%)
Memory 8 GB 8 GB 0 (0%)
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 4.0 $ 4.9 0.9 (22%)
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 5.4 $ 6.5 1.1 (20%)
4K Cost Per Frame $ 8.8 $ 10.8 2 (23%)
Overall Combination Score 84/100 66/100 18 (21%)
Our Verdict: Upgrading from RTX 2070 to RTX 2080 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.

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1920x1080

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
126.0
153.0
2019 Anthem
81.2
98.6
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
119.0
144.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
146.9
172.1
2019 Metro Exodus
65.4
76.7
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
153.0
176.0
2018 F1 2018
130.6
151.7
2018 Far Cry 5
116.5
112.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
65.0
76.5
2018 Final Fantasy XV
96.5
118.8
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
101.9
119.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
131.0
139.0
2018 Fallout 76
152.4
154.6
2018 Hitman 2
119.0
121.0
2018 Just Cause 4
94.5
110.8
2018 Monster Hunter: World
101.8
119.3
2018 Battlefield V
126.0
148.0
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
90.7
104.0
2017 Shadow of War
118.5
134.2
2017 Total War: Warhammer II
92.0
105.9
2017 Wolfenstein II
157.7
238.6
2017 Destiny 2
173.6
200.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
106.4
113.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
130.9
139.3
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
130.9
153.4
2017 For Honor
174.5
204.5
2017 Project CARS 2
123.6
144.8
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
149.8
175.5
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
100.1
106.6
2016 Battlefield 1
159.5
161.7
2016 Overwatch
203.1
215.6
2016 Dishonored 2
90.1
105.6
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
124.8
132.6
2015 Rocket League
508.9
596.4
2015 Need For Speed
141.0
165.3
2015 Project CARS
135.2
158.5
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
349.0
409.0
2009 League of Legends
654.3
766.8

2560x1440

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
93.8
113.9
2019 Anthem
64.4
78.2
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
92.4
112.2
2019 Resident Evil 2
98.9
115.9
2019 Metro Exodus
50.9
59.6
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
106.0
122.0
2018 F1 2018
102.3
124.0
2018 Far Cry 5
89.1
101.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
48.4
57.0
2018 Final Fantasy XV
69.0
85.3
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
68.2
84.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
110.0
117.0
2018 Fallout 76
106.0
131.0
2018 Hitman 2
78.0
79.0
2018 Just Cause 4
69.8
81.8
2018 Monster Hunter: World
71.2
83.5
2018 Battlefield V
96.0
114.0
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
70.4
83.0
2017 Shadow of War
76.8
101.2
2017 Total War: Warhammer II
63.9
78.2
2017 Wolfenstein II
106.0
171.7
2017 Destiny 2
146.3
172.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
79.2
86.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
83.9
90.3
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
94.5
110.8
2017 For Honor
101.8
119.3
2017 Project CARS 2
87.2
102.2
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
135.2
158.5
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
81.9
92.5
2016 Battlefield 1
113.2
136.0
2016 Overwatch
137.8
149.1
2016 Dishonored 2
77.1
90.3
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
85.1
100.1
2015 Rocket League
218.1
255.6
2015 Need For Speed
109.0
127.8
2015 Project CARS
103.2
121.0
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
290.8
340.8
2009 League of Legends
363.5
426.0

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
56.0
68.0
2019 Anthem
35.0
42.5
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
49.0
59.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
48.7
57.1
2019 Metro Exodus
32.0
37.5
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
56.0
65.0
2018 F1 2018
68.0
79.6
2018 Far Cry 5
48.3
57.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
35.6
40.0
2018 Final Fantasy XV
39.8
47.6
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
37.9
46.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
73.0
77.0
2018 Fallout 76
58.0
72.0
2018 Hitman 2
46.0
46.0
2018 Just Cause 4
36.3
42.6
2018 Monster Hunter: World
34.2
40.0
2018 Battlefield V
54.0
67.0
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
47.1
53.0
2017 Shadow of War
45.9
59.2
2017 Total War: Warhammer II
36.1
43.7
2017 Wolfenstein II
68.8
102.4
2017 Destiny 2
77.0
86.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
47.1
49.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
46.7
49.0
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
65.4
76.7
2017 For Honor
50.9
59.6
2017 Project CARS 2
72.7
85.2
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
113.4
132.9
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
70.3
74.3
2016 Battlefield 1
64.9
78.9
2016 Overwatch
74.1
76.3
2016 Dishonored 2
61.1
71.6
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
43.2
47.7
2015 Rocket League
101.8
119.3
2015 Need For Speed
72.7
85.2
2015 Project CARS
72.7
85.2
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
261.7
306.7
2009 League of Legends
145.4
170.4
RTX 2070 vs RTX 2080 with i7-8700K vs i7-8700K at 1920x1080 and ultra vs ultra settings
RTX 2070 vs RTX 2080 with i7-8700K vs i7-8700K at 2560x1440 and ultra vs ultra settings
RTX 2070 vs RTX 2080 with i7-8700K vs i7-8700K at 4K and ultra vs ultra settings

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 / i7-8700K

In terms of memory, the RTX 2070 's 8192 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks. 4K gaming is joyous on this RTX 2070 , and with a little tweaking to your AA settings, it'd be hard to imagine a title not capable of 60 fps on average.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 / i7-8700K

It is worth noting that the RTX 2080 is a very power hungry card and requires a decent power supply unit. In terms of memory, the RTX 2080 's 8192 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks. Deciding whether to invest so much money in a high-end GPU like RTX 2080 requires careful thought. 4K gaming is joyous on this RTX 2080 , and with a little tweaking to your AA settings, it'd be hard to imagine a title not capable of 60 fps on average.

RTX 2070 vs RTX 2080 Specifications Comparison

Board Design

RTX 2070 RTX 2080
Length9 inches 229 mm10.5 inches 267 mm
Outputs1x DVI1x HDMI2x DisplayPort1x USB Type-C1x HDMI3x DisplayPort1x USB Type-C
Power Connectors1x 8-pin1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Slot WidthDual-slotDual-slot
TDP175 W215 W

Clock Speeds

RTX 2070 RTX 2080
Boost Clock1620 MHz1710 MHz
GPU Clock1410 MHz1515 MHz
Memory Clock1750 MHz 14000 MHz effective1750 MHz 14000 MHz effective

Graphics Card

RTX 2070 RTX 2080
Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationGeForce 2000GeForce 2000
Launch Price499 USD699 USD
ProductionReleasedActive
Release DateOct 17th, 2018Sep 20th, 2018

Graphics Features

RTX 2070 RTX 2080
CUDA7.57.5
DirectX12.0 (12_1)12.0 (12_1)
OpenCL1.21.2
OpenGL4.64.6
Shader Model6.16.1
Vulkan1.1.821.1.82

Graphics Processor

RTX 2070 RTX 2080
ArchitectureTuringTuring
Die Size445 mm²545 mm²
GPU NameTU106TU104
GPU VariantTU106-400-A1TU104-400-A1
Process Size12 nm12 nm
Transistors10,800 million13,600 million

Memory

RTX 2070 RTX 2080
Bandwidth448.0 GB/s448.0 GB/s
Memory Bus256 bit256 bit
Memory Size8192 MB8192 MB
Memory TypeGDDR6GDDR6

Render Config

RTX 2070 RTX 2080
ROPs6464
RT Cores3646
SM Count3646
Shading Units23042944
TMUs144184
Tensor Cores288368

Theoretical Performance

RTX 2070 RTX 2080
FP16 (half) performance14,930 GFLOPS (2:1)20,137 GFLOPS (2:1)
FP32 (float) performance7,465 GFLOPS10,068 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance233.3 GFLOPS (1:32)314.6 GFLOPS (1:32)
Pixel Rate103.7 GPixel/s109.4 GPixel/s
Texture Rate233.3 GTexel/s314.6 GTexel/s

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