NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q vs AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition

Comparative analysis of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q and AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition videocards for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Technical info, Video outputs and ports, Compatibility, dimensions and requirements, API support, Memory. Benchmark videocards performance analysis: PassMark - G3D Mark, PassMark - G2D Mark, Geekbench - OpenCL, GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps), 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score, CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s).

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 2 year(s) 9 month(s) later
  • 506.3x more texture fill rate: 207.4 GTexel/s vs 409.6 GTexel / s
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 12 nm vs 14 nm
  • 3.8x lower typical power consumption: 80 Watt vs 300 Watt
  • Around 2% better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 13984 vs 13732
  • Around 24% better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 87094 vs 70174
  • Around 71% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames): 20718 vs 12106
  • Around 71% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps): 20718 vs 12106
  • Around 25% better performance in 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score: 8573 vs 6883
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 2 Apr 2020 vs 27 June 2017
Texture fill rate 207.4 GTexel/s vs 409.6 GTexel / s
Manufacturing process technology 12 nm vs 14 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 80 Watt vs 300 Watt
Benchmarks
PassMark - G3D Mark 13984 vs 13732
Geekbench - OpenCL 87094 vs 70174
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 20718 vs 12106
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 20718 vs 12106
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 8573 vs 6883

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition

  • Around 88% higher core clock speed: 1382 MHz vs 735 MHz
  • Around 48% higher boost clock speed: 1600 MHz vs 1080 MHz
  • Around 33% higher pipelines: 4096 vs 3072
  • 2x more maximum memory size: 16 GB vs 8 GB
  • Around 37% higher memory clock speed: 1890 MHz vs 1375 MHz (11000 MHz effective)
  • Around 27% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 773 vs 609
Specifications (specs)
Core clock speed 1382 MHz vs 735 MHz
Boost clock speed 1600 MHz vs 1080 MHz
Pipelines 4096 vs 3072
Maximum memory size 16 GB vs 8 GB
Memory clock speed 1890 MHz vs 1375 MHz (11000 MHz effective)
Benchmarks
PassMark - G2D Mark 773 vs 609
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 3716 vs 3713
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3356 vs 3354
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 3716 vs 3713
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3356 vs 3354

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q
GPU 2: AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition

PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
13984
13732
PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
609
773
Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
87094
70174
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
20718
12106
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3713
3716
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3354
3356
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
20718
12106
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3713
3716
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3354
3356
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score
GPU 1
GPU 2
8573
6883
Name NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition
PassMark - G3D Mark 13984 13732
PassMark - G2D Mark 609 773
Geekbench - OpenCL 87094 70174
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 20718 12106
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 3713 3716
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3354 3356
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 20718 12106
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 3713 3716
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3354 3356
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 8573 6883
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 191.26
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 3544.936
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 17.679
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 181.465
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 1373.944

Compare specifications (specs)

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition

Essentials

Architecture Turing GCN 5.0
Code name TU104B Vega 10
Launch date 2 Apr 2020 27 June 2017
Place in performance rating 58 55
Type Laptop Desktop
Launch price (MSRP) $999
Price now $999.99
Value for money (0-100) 14.37

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1080 MHz 1600 MHz
Core clock speed 735 MHz 1382 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 12 nm 14 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 207.4 GFLOPS (1:32)
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 13.27 TFLOPS (2:1)
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 6.636 TFLOPS
Pipelines 3072 4096
Pixel fill rate 69.12 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 207.4 GTexel/s 409.6 GTexel / s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 80 Watt 300 Watt
Transistor count 13600 million 12,500 million
Floating-point performance 13,107 gflops

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors No outputs 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface PCIe 3.0 x16 PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors None 2x 8-pin
Width Dual-slot
Length 267 mm

API support

DirectX 12.1 12.0 (12_1)
OpenCL 1.2
OpenGL 4.6 4.6
Shader Model 6.5
Vulkan

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 8 GB 16 GB
Memory bandwidth 352.0 GB/s 483.8 GB / s
Memory bus width 256 bit 2048 Bit
Memory clock speed 1375 MHz (11000 MHz effective) 1890 MHz
Memory type GDDR6 HBM2