NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080
vs
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
RTX 2080 GTX 1080 Ti Difference
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
Price $ 693.0 $ 807.0 114 (16%)
Year 2018 2017 1 (0%)
Maximum Recorded Temperature 78C 84C 6 (8%)
Max Fan Noise 48.5dB 54.2dB 5.7 (12%)
Recommended Power Supply 565W 600W 35 (6%)
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz ($369.89) Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz ($354.99)
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 141.8 FPS 132.9 FPS 8.9 (6%)
Average 1440p Performance 105.9 FPS 101.0 FPS 4.9 (5%)
(Ultrawide) Average 1440p Performance 90.2 FPS 86.3 FPS 3.9 (4%)
Average 4K Performance 62.7 FPS 60.3 FPS 2.4 (4%)
Memory 8 GB 11 GB 3 (37%)
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 4.9 $ 5.7 0.8 (16%)
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 6.6 $ 7.5 0.9 (14%)
(Ultrawide) 1440p Cost Per Frame $ 7.8 $ 8.8 1 (13%)
4K Cost Per Frame $ 11.2 $ 12.6 1.4 (12%)
Variant NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
Overall Combination Score 66/100 65/100 1 (2%)
Our Verdict: Upgrading from GTX 1080 Ti 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 2080 .

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.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti

The GTX 1080 Ti is much more expensive than the GTX 980 as it costs a whopping $ 759. Compare this to the GTX 980, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti, which came originally at a price of $ 549, $ 649. Meanwhile, the AMD closest equivalent card is the RX Vega 64 which costs $ 499. Spec for spec, this GTX 1080 Ti leapfrogs its direct predecessor, the GTX 980, by boasting 2 % more fps.

The GTX 1080 Ti has 11 GB RAM compared to the GTX 980 's 4 GB video memory. Fortunately, gaming performance was quite impressive. The GTX 1080 Ti consistently delivers great frame rate increases over the GTX 980, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti and it really justifies 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 60 fps to 87 fps and kept frame rates hovering around 74 fps. For 1440p Quad HD, we were able to play Anthem, Gears of War 5, Need For Speed: Heat, Just Cause 4, Monster Hunter: World at 69 fps to 77 fps and kept frame rates hovering around 74 fps.

For 2160p 4K, we were able to play World War Z, Strange Brigade, Battlefield V, Call of Duty Modern Warfare, Fallout 76 at 62 fps to 69 fps and kept frame rates hovering around 65 fps.

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
137
153.0
121
135.0
2019 Anthem
88
98.6
78
87.0
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
130
144.5
114
127.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
154
172.1
142
157.9
2019 Metro Exodus
69
76.7
63
70.3
2019 World War Z
138
154.0
133
148.0
2019 Gears of War 5
100
111.6
92
102.4
2019 F1 2019
126
140.1
115
128.5
2019 GreedFall
113
126.1
104
115.7
2019 Borderlands 3
79
88.6
73
81.3
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
153
170.4
140
156.3
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
59
65.6
54
60.2
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
92
103.1
85
94.6
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
158
176.0
144
160.0
2018 F1 2018
136
151.7
134
149.1
2018 Far Cry 5
100
112.0
101
113.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
68
76.5
63
70.0
2018 Final Fantasy XV
106
118.8
102
113.4
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
107
119.0
103
115.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
125
139.0
121
135.0
2018 Fallout 76
139
154.6
139
155.1
2018 Hitman 2
108
121.0
108
121.0
2018 Just Cause 4
99
110.8
91
101.6
2018 Monster Hunter: World
107
119.3
98
109.4
2018 Strange Brigade
161
179.8
148
164.9
2018 Battlefield V
133
148.0
132
147.0
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
93
104.0
85
95.0
2017 Shadow of War
120
134.2
109
121.2
2017 Total War: Warhammer II
95
105.9
95
105.6
2017 Wolfenstein II
214
238.6
144
160.2
2017 Destiny 2
180
200.0
163
182.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
101
113.0
99
110.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
125
139.3
122
135.8
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
138
153.4
126
140.7
2017 For Honor
184
204.5
168
187.6
2017 Project CARS 2
130
144.8
119
132.9
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
157
175.5
144
161.0
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
95
106.6
97
108.7
2016 Battlefield 1
145
161.7
144
160.8
2016 Overwatch
194
215.6
189
210.7
2016 Dishonored 2
95
105.6
87
96.9
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
119
132.6
116
129.1
2015 Rocket League
536
596.4
492
547.1
2015 Need For Speed
148
165.3
136
151.6
2015 Project CARS
142
158.5
130
145.4
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
260
289.7
239
265.7
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
368
409.0
337
375.1
2009 League of Legends
690
766.8
632
703.3

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
91
113.9
80
100.5
2019 Anthem
62
78.2
55
69.0
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
89
112.2
79
99.0
2019 Resident Evil 2
92
115.9
85
106.3
2019 Metro Exodus
47
59.6
43
54.7
2019 World War Z
89
112.4
86
108.0
2019 Gears of War 5
64
80.9
59
74.2
2019 F1 2019
79
99.2
72
91.0
2019 GreedFall
72
91.2
66
83.6
2019 Borderlands 3
49
62.2
45
57.0
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
98
122.7
90
112.5
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
42
53.7
39
49.2
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
64
80.9
59
74.2
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
97
122.0
88
111.0
2018 F1 2018
99
124.0
94
118.3
2018 Far Cry 5
80
101.0
80
100.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
45
57.0
41
52.0
2018 Final Fantasy XV
68
85.3
64
81.0
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
67
84.0
62
78.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
93
117.0
91
114.0
2018 Fallout 76
104
131.0
100
125.0
2018 Hitman 2
63
79.0
63
79.0
2018 Just Cause 4
65
81.8
60
75.0
2018 Monster Hunter: World
66
83.5
61
76.6
2018 Strange Brigade
100
125.2
91
114.9
2018 Battlefield V
91
114.0
91
114.0
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
66
83.0
60
75.0
2017 Shadow of War
80
101.2
71
89.2
2017 Total War: Warhammer II
62
78.2
59
74.5
2017 Wolfenstein II
137
171.7
96
120.0
2017 Destiny 2
137
172.0
124
156.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
68
86.0
67
84.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
72
90.3
70
88.2
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
88
110.8
81
101.6
2017 For Honor
95
119.3
87
109.4
2017 Project CARS 2
81
102.2
75
93.8
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
126
158.5
116
145.4
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
74
92.5
72
90.5
2016 Battlefield 1
108
136.0
104
131.2
2016 Overwatch
119
149.1
116
145.6
2016 Dishonored 2
72
90.3
66
82.8
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
80
100.1
81
102.2
2015 Rocket League
204
255.6
187
234.5
2015 Need For Speed
102
127.8
93
117.2
2015 Project CARS
96
121.0
88
111.0
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
149
187.4
137
171.9
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
272
340.8
250
312.6
2009 League of Legends
340
426.0
312
390.7

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
73
97.3
65
85.9
2019 Anthem
49
64.6
43
57.0
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
69
91.9
61
81.1
2019 Resident Evil 2
70
92.6
64
84.9
2019 Metro Exodus
39
51.9
36
47.7
2019 World War Z
71
94.7
69
91.1
2019 Gears of War 5
53
70.6
49
64.8
2019 F1 2019
65
86.8
60
79.6
2019 GreedFall
52
68.9
47
63.1
2019 Borderlands 3
38
50.6
35
46.4
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
79
104.9
73
96.1
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
35
47.0
32
43.1
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
53
70.6
49
64.8
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
76
100.0
68
89.9
2018 F1 2018
82
108.9
79
104.6
2018 Far Cry 5
64
84.5
62
82.4
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
39
51.9
35
47.1
2018 Final Fantasy XV
54
71.1
51
67.5
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
52
69.5
48
64.2
2018 Forza Horizon 4
78
103.8
76
101.1
2018 Fallout 76
82
108.6
78
103.8
2018 Hitman 2
50
66.9
51
67.4
2018 Just Cause 4
50
66.6
46
61.0
2018 Monster Hunter: World
50
66.1
46
60.6
2018 Strange Brigade
78
103.5
72
94.9
2018 Battlefield V
73
96.8
73
96.3
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
55
72.8
50
65.8
2017 Shadow of War
65
85.8
56
74.8
2017 Total War: Warhammer II
49
65.2
47
62.1
2017 Wolfenstein II
111
146.6
79
104.4
2017 Destiny 2
104
138.0
95
125.2
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
54
72.2
53
70.6
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
56
74.5
55
72.7
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
76
100.3
69
92.0
2017 For Honor
72
95.7
66
87.8
2017 Project CARS 2
76
100.3
69
92.0
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
118
155.9
108
143.0
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
67
89.2
67
88.9
2016 Battlefield 1
87
115.0
83
110.0
2016 Overwatch
91
120.6
89
118.0
2016 Dishonored 2
65
86.6
60
79.4
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
60
79.1
62
82.3
2015 Rocket League
152
200.6
139
184.0
2015 Need For Speed
86
114.0
79
104.5
2015 Project CARS
83
110.3
76
101.2
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
111
146.8
102
134.6
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
263
346.4
241
317.8
2009 League of Legends
242
319.1
222
292.7

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
47
68.0
42
60.0
2019 Anthem
29
42.5
26
37.5
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
41
59.5
36
52.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
39
57.1
36
52.4
2019 Metro Exodus
26
37.5
24
34.4
2019 World War Z
45
64.7
43
62.2
2019 Gears of War 5
35
51.1
32
46.9
2019 F1 2019
44
63.0
40
57.8
2019 GreedFall
26
37.5
24
34.4
2019 Borderlands 3
22
32.4
20
29.7
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
51
73.3
47
67.2
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
23
34.1
21
31.3
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
35
51.1
32
46.9
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
45
65.0
39
57.0
2018 F1 2018
55
79.6
54
77.3
2018 Far Cry 5
39
57.0
37
54.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
28
40.0
25
36.0
2018 Final Fantasy XV
33
47.6
31
45.2
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
32
46.0
29
42.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
53
77.0
52
75.0
2018 Fallout 76
50
72.0
48
69.0
2018 Hitman 2
32
46.0
32
47.0
2018 Just Cause 4
29
42.6
27
39.1
2018 Monster Hunter: World
28
40.0
25
36.7
2018 Strange Brigade
47
68.2
43
62.5
2018 Battlefield V
46
67.0
46
66.0
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
37
53.0
33
48.0
2017 Shadow of War
41
59.2
35
50.7
2017 Total War: Warhammer II
30
43.7
29
41.5
2017 Wolfenstein II
71
102.4
52
75.2
2017 Destiny 2
60
86.0
54
78.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
34
49.0
33
48.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
34
49.0
33
47.6
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
53
76.7
49
70.3
2017 For Honor
41
59.6
38
54.7
2017 Project CARS 2
59
85.2
54
78.2
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
93
132.9
85
121.9
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
52
74.3
52
75.7
2016 Battlefield 1
55
78.9
52
74.4
2016 Overwatch
53
76.3
52
74.9
2016 Dishonored 2
50
71.6
45
65.6
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
33
47.7
36
51.6
2015 Rocket League
83
119.3
76
109.4
2015 Need For Speed
59
85.2
54
78.2
2015 Project CARS
59
85.2
54
78.2
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
60
86.9
55
79.7
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
214
306.7
196
281.3
2009 League of Legends
119
170.4
109
156.3
RTX 2080 vs GTX 1080 Ti with i7-8700K vs i7-7700K at 1080p and ultra vs ultra settings

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.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti / i7-7700K

It is worth noting that the GTX 1080 Ti is a very power hungry card and requires a decent power supply unit. In terms of memory, the GTX 1080 Ti 's 11264 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 GTX 1080 Ti requires careful thought. 4K gaming is joyous on this GTX 1080 Ti , 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 2080 vs GTX 1080 Ti Specifications Comparison

RTX 2080 GTX 1080 Ti

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ouncesubpanel 1 year ago
I'm not too hardware-savvy, so I appreciate your input. I preordered an RTX 2080 Ti today. My rig currently has a GTX 1080, i7 7700K, 32 GB RAM, Evo 960 M.2, and a WiFi card. Will a 750W PSU be enough (without overclocking), or will I need something higher? I don't plan on overclocking it. Thanks!
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radiatorspiffy 1 year ago
750 should be fine
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stickssnaking 1 year ago
Hello guys, i'm thinking of upgrading my gtx 1080 ti to an "new" Rtx 2080 (still not sure is the rumor is true or something), i,m playing mostly at 4K 60 fps, but i think the rtx can give me more performance to maintain the fps, do u think this is worth? Or i could wait for another gen? (Want to sell this to buy another)
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foderntider 1 year ago
Best to wait for the reviews, and from more than one source.
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lichentwotinos 1 year ago
Hey, here is my dilemma, I need a new gamer pc, my old one is dead. I have paid a local business for building it. I have see the RTX launch but I'm not sold, so I went with the GTX 1080 ti instead. It's cheaper and I could get it right away. It has also been well test and supported.I ordered it, and then the guy calls me and tells me the GTX 1080 ti won't be in stock before the 14th. He then asked me if I wouldn't rather have the "Asus Dual RTX 2080 8GB", by model.He offered it for the same price(even that it's a bit more expensive), and since the release date and restocking date are close together. I choose the new generation. I have heard many online saying we should wait to see reviews or benchmarks before buying it. But I really wondered what other people would do in my place. After all it's not too late to change the order.I guess my question is, what would you do?Here is the system I ordered.Intel i7-8700KCryorig H7Asus Dual RTX 2080 8GB or Asus Strix GTX1080Ti 11GB32GB G.Skill RipJaws 3200MHz Asus Prime Z370-PKingston A400 240GB SSD3TB Toshiba P300 HDDCorsair TX650Watt Gold+NZXT H500i - Black
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charityanchor 1 year ago
First, one thing i notice was the term "dual" in asus. that dual cooler is pretty bad, and you might want to do something about it.performance wise, I don't think there is going to be too much difference, between 1080ti and 2080. that's what people are basically guessing, and it's reasonable to say that this is the worst case scenario. (1080ti = 2080).any chance that rtx 2080 massively improves fps over the 1080ti (2080 > 1080ti). that's an bonus. since you are paying the same for the latest tech. i think it's worth a try.
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