NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 vs AMD Radeon R9 390 X2

Comparative analysis of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 and AMD Radeon R9 390 X2 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) 0 month(s) later
  • Around 52% higher core clock speed: 1515 MHz vs 1000 MHz
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 12 nm vs 28 nm
  • 2.7x lower typical power consumption: 215 Watt vs 580 Watt
  • 2.6x more memory clock speed: 14000 MHz vs 5400 MHz
  • Around 55% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s): 32.678 vs 21.128
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 20 September 2018 vs 3 September 2015
Core clock speed 1515 MHz vs 1000 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 12 nm vs 28 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 215 Watt vs 580 Watt
Memory clock speed 14000 MHz vs 5400 MHz
Benchmarks
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 32.678 vs 21.128

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon R9 390 X2

  • Around 74% higher pipelines: 2x 2560 vs 2944
Pipelines 2x 2560 vs 2944

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080
GPU 2: AMD Radeon R9 390 X2

CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
32.678
21.128
Name NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 AMD Radeon R9 390 X2
PassMark - G3D Mark 18854
PassMark - G2D Mark 922
Geekbench - OpenCL 102569
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 328.725
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 3913.154
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 32.678 21.128
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 159.275
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 1501.348
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 26039
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 3706
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3354
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 26039
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 3706
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3354
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 4

Compare specifications (specs)

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 AMD Radeon R9 390 X2

Essentials

Architecture Turing GCN 2.0
Code name TU104 Grenada
Launch date 20 September 2018 3 September 2015
Launch price (MSRP) $699 $1,399
Place in performance rating 9 15
Price now $749.99
Type Desktop Desktop
Value for money (0-100) 32.34

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1710 MHz
Core clock speed 1515 MHz 1000 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 12 nm 28 nm
Pipelines 2944 2x 2560
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 215 Watt 580 Watt
Transistor count 13,600 million 6,200 million
Floating-point performance 2x 5,120 gflops
Texture fill rate 2x 160.0 GTexel / s billion / sec

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 4x 8-pin

API support

DirectX 12.0 (12_1) 12.0 (12_0)
OpenGL 4.6 4.5

Memory

Memory bus width 256 Bit 2x 512 Bit
Memory clock speed 14000 MHz 5400 MHz
Memory type GDDR6 GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount 2x 8 GB
Memory bandwidth 2x 345.6 GB / s