NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 vs AMD Radeon Pro SSG

Comparative analysis of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 and AMD Radeon Pro SSG 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, 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), 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.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 1 year(s) 1 month(s) later
  • Around 5% higher core clock speed: 1515 MHz vs 1440 MHz
  • Around 14% higher boost clock speed: 1710 MHz vs 1500 MHz
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 12 nm vs 14 nm
  • Around 63% lower typical power consumption: 215 Watt vs 350 Watt
  • 7.4x more memory clock speed: 14000 MHz vs 1890 MHz
  • Around 85% better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 19443 vs 10497
  • Around 62% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 975 vs 601
  • Around 92% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s): 328.725 vs 170.923
  • Around 23% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s): 3913.154 vs 3178.443
  • Around 95% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s): 32.678 vs 16.732
  • Around 22% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s): 1501.348 vs 1231.051
  • 2.4x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames): 26039 vs 11029
  • 2.4x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps): 26039 vs 11029
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 20 September 2018 vs 8 August 2017
Core clock speed 1515 MHz vs 1440 MHz
Boost clock speed 1710 MHz vs 1500 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 12 nm vs 14 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 215 Watt vs 350 Watt
Memory clock speed 14000 MHz vs 1890 MHz
Benchmarks
PassMark - G3D Mark 19443 vs 10497
PassMark - G2D Mark 975 vs 601
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 328.725 vs 170.923
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 3913.154 vs 3178.443
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 32.678 vs 16.732
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 1501.348 vs 1231.051
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 26039 vs 11029
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 26039 vs 11029

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon Pro SSG

  • Around 39% higher pipelines: 4096 vs 2944
  • Around 9% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s): 173.59 vs 159.275
  • 2.1x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames): 7766 vs 3706
  • 2.1x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps): 7766 vs 3706
Specifications (specs)
Pipelines 4096 vs 2944
Benchmarks
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 173.59 vs 159.275
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 7766 vs 3706
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 7766 vs 3706

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080
GPU 2: AMD Radeon Pro SSG

PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
19443
10497
PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
975
601
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
328.725
170.923
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3913.154
3178.443
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
32.678
16.732
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
159.275
173.59
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
1501.348
1231.051
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
26039
11029
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3706
7766
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
26039
11029
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3706
7766
Name NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 AMD Radeon Pro SSG
PassMark - G3D Mark 19443 10497
PassMark - G2D Mark 975 601
Geekbench - OpenCL 102453
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 328.725 170.923
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 3913.154 3178.443
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 32.678 16.732
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 159.275 173.59
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 1501.348 1231.051
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 26039 11029
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 3706 7766
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3354
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 26039 11029
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 3706 7766
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3354
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 4

Compare specifications (specs)

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 AMD Radeon Pro SSG

Essentials

Architecture Turing GCN 5.0
Code name TU104 Vega 10
Launch date 20 September 2018 8 August 2017
Launch price (MSRP) $699 $6,999
Place in performance rating 10 17
Price now $749.99
Type Desktop Workstation
Value for money (0-100) 32.34

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1710 MHz 1500 MHz
Core clock speed 1515 MHz 1440 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 12 nm 14 nm
Pipelines 2944 4096
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 215 Watt 350 Watt
Transistor count 13,600 million 12,500 million
Floating-point performance 12,288 gflops
Texture fill rate 384.0 GTexel / s

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C 6x mini-DisplayPort

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface PCIe 3.0 x16 PCIe 3.0 x16
Length 267 mm 267 mm
Supplementary power connectors 1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin 1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin

API support

DirectX 12.0 (12_1) 12.0 (12_1)
OpenGL 4.6 4.6

Memory

Memory bus width 256 Bit 2048 Bit
Memory clock speed 14000 MHz 1890 MHz
Memory type GDDR6 HBM2
Maximum RAM amount 16 GB
Memory bandwidth 483.8 GB / s