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 $ 469.0 $ 693.0 224 (48%)
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 125.2 FPS 141.8 FPS 16.6 (13%)
Average 1440p Performance 91.1 FPS 105.9 FPS 14.8 (16%)
(Ultrawide) Average 1440p Performance 78.2 FPS 90.2 FPS 12 (15%)
Average 4K Performance 55.0 FPS 62.7 FPS 7.7 (14%)
Memory 8 GB 8 GB 0 (0%)
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 4.0 $ 4.9 0.9 (22%)
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 5.5 $ 6.6 1.1 (20%)
(Ultrawide) 1440p Cost Per Frame $ 6.4 $ 7.8 1.4 (22%)
4K Cost Per Frame $ 9.1 $ 11.2 2.1 (23%)
Variant NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080
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. The price/performance ratio is much better for RTX 2070 .

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070

The RTX 2080 might be the high-end flagship of the latest Turing set of graphics cards, but their prices keep them out of the reach of most mid-range PC gamers. On the other hand, the RTX 2070 is closer to being reasonably affordable at a price tag of $ 499. The good news is, with the release of the RTX 2070 SUPER, the RTX 2070 's price is getting more discount.

NVIDIA ’s xx70 cards have always been defined by mid-range prices with performance that knocks on the door of high-end graphics cards – especially when overclocked. After taking the time to fully test the Turing graphics card inside the RTX 2070, we can say without a doubt that it continues the trend. The RTX 2070 is much more expensive than the GTX 1070 as it costs a whopping $ 499. Compare this to the GTX 1070, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti, which came originally at a price of $ 399, $ 409. Meanwhile, the AMD closest equivalent card is the RX 5700 XT which costs $ 399.

In our synthetic benchmarks, the RTX 2070 blows past the GTX 1070, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti and, amazingly, even the GTX 1080 as well. Unfortunately, gaming performance was not quite as impressive. Even if the RTX 2070 consistently delivers frame rate increases over the GTX 1070, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti, the gain is not much to justify an upgrade.

Whether it is a justifiable upgrade depends on what graphics card you are upgrading from. Users with a GTX 1070, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti will not see a remarkable increase in frame rates after paying more for this RTX 2070. Similarly, those holding onto RX 5700 XT 's RX Vega 56 graphics cards will not have a reason to jump teams yet. For 1080p Full HD, we were able to play Assassin's Creed Odyssey, Metro Exodus, Borderlands 3, Anthem, Need For Speed: Heat at 65 fps to 88 fps and kept frame rates hovering around 75 fps.

For 1440p Quad HD, we were able to play Anthem, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Final Fantasy XV, Gears of War 5, Need For Speed: Heat at 64 fps to 69 fps and kept frame rates hovering around 68 fps. For 2160p 4K, we were able to play Call of Duty Modern Warfare, F1 2018, Forza Horizon 4 at 63 fps to 73 fps and kept frame rates hovering around 68 fps.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080

The good news is, with the release of the RTX 2080 Ti, the RTX 2080 's price is getting more discount. Unfortunately, gaming performance was not quite as impressive. Even if the RTX 2080 consistently delivers frame rate increases over the GTX 1080, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, the gain is not much to justify an upgrade.

For 1080p Full HD, we were able to play Red Dead Redemption 2, Assassin's Creed Odyssey, Metro Exodus, Borderlands 3, Anthem at 66 fps to 99 fps and kept frame rates hovering around 81 fps. For 1440p Quad HD, we were able to play Borderlands 3, Anthem, Hitman 2, Gears of War 5, Need For Speed: Heat at 62 fps to 81 fps and kept frame rates hovering around 76 fps.

For 2160p 4K, we were able to play F1 2019, World War Z, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, Battlefield V, Apex Legends at 63 fps to 68 fps and kept frame rates hovering around 66 fps.

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
113
126.0
137
153.0
2019 Anthem
73
81.2
88
98.6
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
107
119.0
130
144.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
132
146.9
154
172.1
2019 Metro Exodus
58
65.4
69
76.7
2019 World War Z
108
120.7
138
154.0
2019 Gears of War 5
85
95.2
100
111.6
2019 F1 2019
107
119.5
126
140.1
2019 GreedFall
96
107.6
113
126.1
2019 Borderlands 3
68
75.6
79
88.6
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
130
145.4
153
170.4
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
50
56.0
59
65.6
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
79
88.0
92
103.1
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
137
153.0
158
176.0
2018 F1 2018
117
130.6
136
151.7
2018 Far Cry 5
104
116.5
100
112.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
58
65.0
68
76.5
2018 Final Fantasy XV
86
96.5
106
118.8
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
91
101.9
107
119.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
117
131.0
125
139.0
2018 Fallout 76
137
152.4
139
154.6
2018 Hitman 2
107
119.0
108
121.0
2018 Just Cause 4
85
94.5
99
110.8
2018 Monster Hunter: World
91
101.8
107
119.3
2018 Strange Brigade
138
153.4
161
179.8
2018 Battlefield V
113
126.0
133
148.0
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
81
90.7
93
104.0
2017 Shadow of War
106
118.5
120
134.2
2017 Total War: Warhammer II
82
92.0
95
105.9
2017 Wolfenstein II
141
157.7
214
238.6
2017 Destiny 2
156
173.6
180
200.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
95
106.4
101
113.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
117
130.9
125
139.3
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
117
130.9
138
153.4
2017 For Honor
157
174.5
184
204.5
2017 Project CARS 2
111
123.6
130
144.8
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
134
149.8
157
175.5
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
90
100.1
95
106.6
2016 Battlefield 1
143
159.5
145
161.7
2016 Overwatch
182
203.1
194
215.6
2016 Dishonored 2
81
90.1
95
105.6
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
100
112.0
119
132.6
2015 Rocket League
458
508.9
536
596.4
2015 Need For Speed
126
141.0
148
165.3
2015 Project CARS
121
135.2
142
158.5
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
222
247.2
260
289.7
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
314
349.0
368
409.0
2009 League of Legends
588
654.3
690
766.8

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
75
93.8
91
113.9
2019 Anthem
51
64.4
62
78.2
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
73
92.4
89
112.2
2019 Resident Evil 2
79
98.9
92
115.9
2019 Metro Exodus
40
50.9
47
59.6
2019 World War Z
70
88.1
89
112.4
2019 Gears of War 5
55
69.1
64
80.9
2019 F1 2019
67
84.6
79
99.2
2019 GreedFall
62
77.8
72
91.2
2019 Borderlands 3
42
53.1
49
62.2
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
83
104.7
98
122.7
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
36
45.8
42
53.7
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
55
69.1
64
80.9
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
84
106.0
97
122.0
2018 F1 2018
81
102.3
99
124.0
2018 Far Cry 5
71
89.1
80
101.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
38
48.4
45
57.0
2018 Final Fantasy XV
55
69.0
68
85.3
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
54
68.2
67
84.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
88
110.0
93
117.0
2018 Fallout 76
84
106.0
104
131.0
2018 Hitman 2
62
78.0
63
79.0
2018 Just Cause 4
55
69.8
65
81.8
2018 Monster Hunter: World
56
71.2
66
83.5
2018 Strange Brigade
85
106.9
100
125.2
2018 Battlefield V
76
96.0
91
114.0
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
56
70.4
66
83.0
2017 Shadow of War
61
76.8
80
101.2
2017 Total War: Warhammer II
51
63.9
62
78.2
2017 Wolfenstein II
84
106.0
137
171.7
2017 Destiny 2
117
146.3
137
172.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
63
79.2
68
86.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
67
83.9
72
90.3
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
75
94.5
88
110.8
2017 For Honor
81
101.8
95
119.3
2017 Project CARS 2
69
87.2
81
102.2
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
108
135.2
126
158.5
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
65
81.9
74
92.5
2016 Battlefield 1
90
113.2
108
136.0
2016 Overwatch
110
137.8
119
149.1
2016 Dishonored 2
61
77.1
72
90.3
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
63
79.0
80
100.1
2015 Rocket League
174
218.1
204
255.6
2015 Need For Speed
87
109.0
102
127.8
2015 Project CARS
82
103.2
96
121.0
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
127
159.9
149
187.4
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
232
290.8
272
340.8
2009 League of Legends
290
363.5
340
426.0

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
60
80.1
73
97.3
2019 Anthem
40
53.2
49
64.6
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
57
75.6
69
91.9
2019 Resident Evil 2
60
79.0
70
92.6
2019 Metro Exodus
33
44.4
39
51.9
2019 World War Z
56
74.3
71
94.7
2019 Gears of War 5
45
60.3
53
70.6
2019 F1 2019
56
74.0
65
86.8
2019 GreedFall
44
58.7
52
68.9
2019 Borderlands 3
32
43.2
38
50.6
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
68
89.5
79
104.9
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
30
40.1
35
47.0
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
45
60.3
53
70.6
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
65
86.7
76
100.0
2018 F1 2018
69
91.1
82
108.9
2018 Far Cry 5
55
73.5
64
84.5
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
34
45.0
39
51.9
2018 Final Fantasy XV
44
58.2
54
71.1
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
43
56.8
52
69.5
2018 Forza Horizon 4
74
97.9
78
103.8
2018 Fallout 76
66
87.7
82
108.6
2018 Hitman 2
50
66.3
50
66.9
2018 Just Cause 4
43
56.8
50
66.6
2018 Monster Hunter: World
42
56.4
50
66.1
2018 Strange Brigade
67
88.3
78
103.5
2018 Battlefield V
60
80.2
73
96.8
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
47
62.9
55
72.8
2017 Shadow of War
49
65.6
65
85.8
2017 Total War: Warhammer II
40
53.5
49
65.2
2017 Wolfenstein II
71
93.5
111
146.6
2017 Destiny 2
90
119.5
104
138.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
51
67.6
54
72.2
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
53
69.9
56
74.5
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
64
85.5
76
100.3
2017 For Honor
62
81.7
72
95.7
2017 Project CARS 2
64
85.5
76
100.3
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
101
133.0
118
155.9
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
61
81.4
67
89.2
2016 Battlefield 1
72
95.3
87
115.0
2016 Overwatch
86
113.4
91
120.6
2016 Dishonored 2
56
73.9
65
86.6
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
49
65.4
60
79.1
2015 Rocket League
130
171.1
152
200.6
2015 Need For Speed
73
97.2
86
114.0
2015 Project CARS
71
94.1
83
110.3
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
95
125.2
111
146.8
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
224
295.6
263
346.4
2009 League of Legends
206
272.3
242
319.1

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
39
56.0
47
68.0
2019 Anthem
24
35.0
29
42.5
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
34
49.0
41
59.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
34
48.7
39
57.1
2019 Metro Exodus
22
32.0
26
37.5
2019 World War Z
35
50.7
45
64.7
2019 Gears of War 5
30
43.6
35
51.1
2019 F1 2019
37
53.8
44
63.0
2019 GreedFall
22
32.0
26
37.5
2019 Borderlands 3
19
27.6
22
32.4
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
43
62.5
51
73.3
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
20
29.1
23
34.1
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
30
43.6
35
51.1
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
39
56.0
45
65.0
2018 F1 2018
47
68.0
55
79.6
2018 Far Cry 5
33
48.3
39
57.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
24
35.6
28
40.0
2018 Final Fantasy XV
27
39.8
33
47.6
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
26
37.9
32
46.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
51
73.0
53
77.0
2018 Fallout 76
40
58.0
50
72.0
2018 Hitman 2
32
46.0
32
46.0
2018 Just Cause 4
25
36.3
29
42.6
2018 Monster Hunter: World
23
34.2
28
40.0
2018 Strange Brigade
40
58.2
47
68.2
2018 Battlefield V
37
54.0
46
67.0
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
32
47.1
37
53.0
2017 Shadow of War
32
45.9
41
59.2
2017 Total War: Warhammer II
25
36.1
30
43.7
2017 Wolfenstein II
48
68.8
71
102.4
2017 Destiny 2
53
77.0
60
86.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
32
47.1
34
49.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
32
46.7
34
49.0
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
45
65.4
53
76.7
2017 For Honor
35
50.9
41
59.6
2017 Project CARS 2
50
72.7
59
85.2
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
79
113.4
93
132.9
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
49
70.3
52
74.3
2016 Battlefield 1
45
64.9
55
78.9
2016 Overwatch
51
74.1
53
76.3
2016 Dishonored 2
42
61.1
50
71.6
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
30
43.2
33
47.7
2015 Rocket League
71
101.8
83
119.3
2015 Need For Speed
50
72.7
59
85.2
2015 Project CARS
50
72.7
59
85.2
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
51
74.2
60
86.9
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
183
261.7
214
306.7
2009 League of Legends
101
145.4
119
170.4
RTX 2070 vs RTX 2080 with i7-8700K vs i7-8700K at 1080p and ultra vs ultra settings

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 / i7-8700K

With some tuning, the RTX 2070 makes the most sense for gamers with 4K monitors. Though serious gamers hardly play at 4k. 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

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