NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080
vs
AMD Radeon VII

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080
AMD Radeon VII
RTX 2080 RADEON VII Difference
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 AMD Radeon VII
Price $ 749 $ 699 50 (7%)
Year 2018 2019 1 (0%)
Maximum Recorded Temperature 78C 86C 8 (10%)
Max Fan Noise 49dB 56dB 7.8 (15%)
Recommended Power Supply 565W 645W 80 (13%)
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz ($369.89) Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz ($409.99)
CPU Impact on FPS +0 FPS +0 FPS 0 (0%)
CPU Impact on FPS % 0% 0% 0 (0%)
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 144 FPS 133 FPS 10.3 (7%)
Average 1440p Performance 109 FPS 100 FPS 9 (9%)
Average 4K Performance 67 FPS 60 FPS 6.6 (10%)
Memory 8 GB 16 GB 8 (67%)
Overall Combination Score 66/100 62/100 4 (6%)
Our Verdict: Upgrading from RADEON VII 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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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080
AMD Radeon VII
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
77
71
2018 Battlefield V
148
156
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
176
169
2018 F1 2018
152
163
2018 Fallout 76
155
169
2018 Far Cry 5
112
133
2018 Final Fantasy XV
119
97
2018 Forza Horizon 4
139
114
2018 Hitman 2
121
131
2018 Just Cause 4
111
101
2018 Monster Hunter: World
119
109
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
119
113
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
104
69
2017 Destiny 2
200
161
2017 For Honor
205
187
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
139
115
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
176
160
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
153
140
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
113
91
2017 Project CARS 2
145
132
2017 Shadow of War
134
130
2017 Total War: Warhammer II
106
97
2017 Wolfenstein II
239
213
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
107
107
2016 Battlefield 1
162
176
2016 Dishonored 2
106
97
2016 Overwatch
216
178
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
133
105
2015 Need For Speed
165
151
2015 Project CARS
159
145
2015 Rocket League
596
545
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
409
374
2009 League of Legends
767
700

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080
AMD Radeon VII
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
57
54
2018 Battlefield V
114
119
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
122
110
2018 F1 2018
124
126
2018 Fallout 76
131
121
2018 Far Cry 5
101
105
2018 Final Fantasy XV
85
70
2018 Forza Horizon 4
117
96
2018 Hitman 2
79
86
2018 Just Cause 4
82
75
2018 Monster Hunter: World
84
76
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
84
76
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
83
66
2017 Destiny 2
172
138
2017 For Honor
119
109
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
90
74
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
159
145
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
111
101
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
86
70
2017 Project CARS 2
102
93
2017 Shadow of War
101
89
2017 Total War: Warhammer II
78
72
2017 Wolfenstein II
172
147
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
93
90
2016 Battlefield 1
136
135
2016 Dishonored 2
90
83
2016 Overwatch
149
123
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
100
74
2015 Need For Speed
128
117
2015 Project CARS
121
111
2015 Rocket League
256
233
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
341
311
2009 League of Legends
426
389

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080
AMD Radeon VII
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
40
38
2018 Battlefield V
67
66
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
65
48
2018 F1 2018
80
76
2018 Fallout 76
72
66
2018 Far Cry 5
57
56
2018 Final Fantasy XV
48
39
2018 Forza Horizon 4
77
64
2018 Hitman 2
46
50
2018 Just Cause 4
43
39
2018 Monster Hunter: World
40
37
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
46
39
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
53
43
2017 Destiny 2
86
69
2017 For Honor
60
55
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
49
40
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
133
121
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
77
70
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
49
40
2017 Project CARS 2
85
78
2017 Shadow of War
59
53
2017 Total War: Warhammer II
44
37
2017 Wolfenstein II
102
87
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
74
74
2016 Battlefield 1
79
74
2016 Dishonored 2
72
65
2016 Overwatch
76
63
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
48
39
2015 Need For Speed
85
78
2015 Project CARS
85
78
2015 Rocket League
119
109
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
307
280
2009 League of Legends
170
156

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 / Core 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. Tell us what you think.. Share your comments below!

AMD Radeon VII / Core i7-9700K

With some tuning, the RADEON VII makes the most sense for gamers with 4K monitors. Though serious gamers hardly play at 4k. It is worth noting that the RADEON VII is a very power hungry card and requires a decent power supply unit. In terms of memory, the RADEON VII 's 16384 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks. It is important to know that RADEON VII 's max load temperature is very high and might require custom cooling solutions. Deciding whether to invest so much money in a high-end GPU like RADEON VII requires careful thought. 4K gaming is joyous on this RADEON VII , and with a little tweaking to your AA settings, it'd be hard to imagine a title not capable of 60 fps on average. Tell us what you think.. Share your comments below!

RTX 2080 vs RADEON VII Specifications Comparison

Board Design

RTX 2080 RADEON VII
Board NumberPG180 SKU 0-
Length10.5 inches 267 mm12 inches 305 mm
Outputs1x HDMI3x DisplayPort1x USB Type-C1x HDMI 3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin2x 8-pin
Slot WidthDual-slotDual-slot
TDP215 W295 W

Clock Speeds

RTX 2080 RADEON VII
Boost Clock1710 MHz1800 MHz
GPU Clock1515 MHz1450 MHz
Memory Clock1750 MHz 14000 MHz effective 1000 MHz

Graphics Card

RTX 2080 RADEON VII
Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 4.0 x16
GenerationGeForce 2000Vega II
Launch Price699 USD699 USD
ProductionActiveUnreleased
Release DateSep 20th, 2018Feb 7th, 2019

Graphics Features

RTX 2080 RADEON VII
DirectX12.0 (12_1)12.0 (12_1)
OpenCL1.22
OpenGL4.64.6
Shader Model6.16.2
Vulkan1.1.821.1.86

Graphics Processor

RTX 2080 RADEON VII
ArchitectureTuringGCN 5.1
Die Size545 mm²331 mm²
GPU NameTU104Vega 20
GPU VariantTU104-400-A1Vega 20 XT
Process Size12 nm7 nm
Transistors13,600 million13,230 million

Memory

RTX 2080 RADEON VII
Bandwidth448.0 GB/s1,024 GB/s
Memory Bus256 bit4096 bit
Memory Size8192 MB16384 MB
Memory TypeGDDR6HBM2

Render Config

RTX 2080 RADEON VII
ROPs6464
Shading Units29443840
TMUs184240

Theoretical Performance

RTX 2080 RADEON VII
FP16 (half) performance20,137 GFLOPS (2:1)27,648 GFLOPS (2:1)
FP32 (float) performance10,068 GFLOPS13,824 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance314.6 GFLOPS (1:32)6,912 GFLOPS (1:2)
Pixel Rate109.4 GPixel/s115.2 GPixel/s
Texture Rate314.6 GTexel/s432.0 GTexel/s

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