NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060

Comparative analysis of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 videocards for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Technical info, Video outputs and ports, Compatibility, dimensions and requirements, API support, Memory, Technologies. Benchmark videocards performance analysis: PassMark - G2D Mark, PassMark - G3D 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 3080 Laptop

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 2 year(s) 0 month(s) later
  • Around 2% higher boost clock speed: 1245 - 1710 MHz vs 1680 MHz
  • 3.2x more pipelines: 6144 vs 1920
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 8 nm vs 12 nm
  • 2x lower typical power consumption: 80 - 150+ Watt vs 160 Watt
  • 2.7x more maximum memory size: 16 GB vs 6 GB
  • Around 11% better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 15367 vs 13846
  • Around 84% better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 129378 vs 70360
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 12 Jan 2021 vs 7 January 2019
Boost clock speed 1245 - 1710 MHz vs 1680 MHz
Pipelines 6144 vs 1920
Manufacturing process technology 8 nm vs 12 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 80 - 150+ Watt vs 160 Watt
Maximum memory size 16 GB vs 6 GB
Benchmarks
PassMark - G3D Mark 15367 vs 13846
Geekbench - OpenCL 129378 vs 70360

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060

  • Around 24% higher core clock speed: 1365 MHz vs 780 - 1100 MHz
  • Around 22% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 751 vs 615
Specifications (specs)
Core clock speed 1365 MHz vs 780 - 1100 MHz
Benchmarks
PassMark - G2D Mark 751 vs 615

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop
GPU 2: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060

PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
615
751
PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
15367
13846
Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
129378
70360
Name NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060
PassMark - G2D Mark 615 751
PassMark - G3D Mark 15367 13846
Geekbench - OpenCL 129378 70360
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 220.629
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 3131.344
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 21.852
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 135.725
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 1126.61
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 19427
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 23622
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 56437
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 19427
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 23622
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 56437
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 7603

Compare specifications (specs)

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060

Essentials

Architecture Ampere Turing
Code name GN20-E7 GA104 TU106
Launch date 12 Jan 2021 7 January 2019
Place in performance rating 10 8
Type Laptop Desktop
Launch price (MSRP) $349
Price now $349.99
Value for money (0-100) 62.74

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1245 - 1710 MHz 1680 MHz
Core clock speed 780 - 1100 MHz 1365 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 8 nm 12 nm
Pipelines 6144 1920
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 80 - 150+ Watt 160 Watt
Transistor count 10,800 million

Video outputs and ports

DisplayPort support
G-SYNC support
HDMI
Display Connectors 1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 2x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
DisplayPort count 2

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Laptop size large
Interface PCIe 3.0 x16
Length 229 mm
Supplementary power connectors 1x 8-pin

API support

DirectX 12.1 12
OpenGL 4.6 4.6
Vulkan

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 16 GB 6 GB
Memory bus width 256 Bit 192 Bit
Memory type GDDR6 GDDR6
Memory clock speed 14000 MHz

Technologies

GPU Boost
VR Ready