NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 vs AMD Radeon R9 270 1024SP

Comparative analysis of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 and AMD Radeon R9 270 1024SP 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 3 year(s) 6 month(s) later
  • Around 68% higher core clock speed: 1515 MHz vs 900 MHz
  • Around 85% higher boost clock speed: 1710 MHz vs 925 MHz
  • 2.9x more pipelines: 2944 vs 1024
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 12 nm vs 28 nm
  • 2.9x more memory clock speed: 14000 MHz vs 4800 MHz
  • Around 45% better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 102551 vs 70535
  • 3.6x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames): 23238 vs 6473
  • 3.6x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps): 23238 vs 6473
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 20 September 2018 vs 13 March 2015
Core clock speed 1515 MHz vs 900 MHz
Boost clock speed 1710 MHz vs 925 MHz
Pipelines 2944 vs 1024
Manufacturing process technology 12 nm vs 28 nm
Memory clock speed 14000 MHz vs 4800 MHz
Benchmarks
Geekbench - OpenCL 102551 vs 70535
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 23238 vs 6473
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 23238 vs 6473

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon R9 270 1024SP

  • Around 43% lower typical power consumption: 150 Watt vs 215 Watt
  • 2.3x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames): 8390 vs 3706
  • 8.2x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames): 27566 vs 3346
  • 2.3x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps): 8390 vs 3706
  • 8.2x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps): 27566 vs 3346
Specifications (specs)
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 150 Watt vs 215 Watt
Benchmarks
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 8390 vs 3706
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 27566 vs 3346
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 8390 vs 3706
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 27566 vs 3346

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080
GPU 2: AMD Radeon R9 270 1024SP

Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
102551
70535
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
23238
6473
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3706
8390
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3346
27566
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
23238
6473
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3706
8390
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3346
27566
Name NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 AMD Radeon R9 270 1024SP
PassMark - G3D Mark 15516
PassMark - G2D Mark 932
Geekbench - OpenCL 102551 70535
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 328.725
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 3899.689
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 33.029
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 156.666
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 1498.199
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 23238 6473
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 3706 8390
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3346 27566
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 23238 6473
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 3706 8390
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3346 27566
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 100

Compare specifications (specs)

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 AMD Radeon R9 270 1024SP

Essentials

Architecture Turing GCN 1.0
Code name TU104 Pitcairn
Launch date 20 September 2018 13 March 2015
Launch price (MSRP) $699
Place in performance rating 17 10
Price now $749.99
Type Desktop Desktop
Value for money (0-100) 32.34

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1710 MHz 925 MHz
Core clock speed 1515 MHz 900 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 12 nm 28 nm
Pipelines 2944 1024
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 215 Watt 150 Watt
Transistor count 13,600 million 2,800 million
Floating-point performance 1,894 gflops
Texture fill rate 59.2 GTexel / s

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C 2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

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

API support

DirectX 12.0 (12_1) 12.0 (11_1)
OpenGL 4.6 4.5

Memory

Memory bus width 256 Bit 256 Bit
Memory clock speed 14000 MHz 4800 MHz
Memory type GDDR6 GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount 2 GB
Memory bandwidth 153.6 GB / s