87points

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1080 Xtreme Gaming

97points

MSI GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Sea Hawk X

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1080 Xtreme Gaming
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Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1080 Xtreme Gaming vs MSI GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Sea Hawk X

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1080 Xtreme Gaming
MSI GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Sea Hawk X
Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1080 Xtreme Gaming
MSI GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Sea Hawk X

Why is Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1080 Xtreme Gaming better than MSI GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Sea Hawk X?

  • 70W lower TDP
    180Wvs250W
  • Has Double Precision Floating Point (DPFP)
  • Has air-water cooling

Why is MSI GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Sea Hawk X better than Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1080 Xtreme Gaming?

  • 6.14TFLOPS higher floating-point performance
    15.28TFLOPSvs9.134TFLOPS
  • 40.2GPixel/s higher pixel rate
    154.4GPixel/svs114.2GPixel/s
  • 3584MHz higher effective memory clock speed
    14000MHzvs10416MHz
  • 448MHz faster memory clock speed
    1750MHzvs1302MHz
  • 283GB/s more memory bandwidth
    616GB/svs333GB/s
  • 1792 more shading units
    4352vs2560
  • 192GTexels/s higher texture rate
    477.4GTexels/svs285.4GTexels/s
  • 3GB more RAM memory
    11GBvs8GB

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General info

1.thermal design power (TDP)

180W

250W

The thermal design power (TDP) is the maximum amount of power the cooling system needs to dissipate. A lower TDP typically means that it consumes less power.

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AMD Radeon HD 6450

18W

2.semiconductor size

16nm

12nm

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.

Best

AMD Radeon RX 570

1nm

3.number of transistors

7200 million

18600 million

A higher transistor count generally indicates a newer, more powerful processor.

Best

Asus GeForce ROG Strix RTX 2080 Gaming Advanced

136000 million

4.width

280mm

268mm

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MSI Radeon RX 560 Aero ITX OC 2GB

115mm

5.height

114mm

114mm

Best

Nvidia GeForce GT 520 (OEM)

68mm

6.PCI Express (PCIe) version

3

3

PCI Express (PCIe) is a high speed expansion card standard, that connects the computer to it's peripherals. Newer versions can support more bandwidth and deliver better performance.

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Zotac Gaming GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Twin Fan

3

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Performance

1.GPU clock speed

1784MHz

1350MHz

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

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Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1080 Xtreme Gaming

1784MHz

2.floating-point performance

9.13TFLOPS

15.28TFLOPS

Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.

Best

Nvidia Titan V

110TFLOPS

3.pixel rate

114.2GPixel/s

154.4GPixel/s

The number of pixels that can be rendered to the screen every second.

Best

Nvidia Quadro GV100

208.4GPixel/s

4.GPU memory speed

1302MHz

1750MHz

The memory clock speed is one aspect that determines the memory bandwidth.

Best

Gainward GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Founders Edition

5505MHz

5.shading units

2560

4352

Shading units (or stream processors) are small processors within the graphics card that are responsible for processing different aspects of the image.

Best

MSI Radeon RX 550 Aero ITX OC

51232

6.texture rate

285.4GTexels/s

477.4GTexels/s

The number of textured pixels that can be rendered to the screen every second.

Best

Nvidia Quadro GV100

521GTexels/s

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Memory

1.effective memory speed

10416MHz

14000MHz

The effective memory clock speed is calculated from the size and data rate of the memory. Higher clock speeds can give increased performance in games and other applications.

Best

Zotac Gaming GeForce RTX 2080 Ti AMP Extreme

14400MHz

2.maximum memory bandwidth

333GB/s

616GB/s

This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.

Best

Asus ROG Strix Radeon RX 570 Gaming OC

2242GB/s

3.RAM

8GB

11GB

Best

Nvidia Quadro GV100

32.77GB

4.memory bus width

256bit

352bit

A wider bus width means that it can carry more data per cycle. It is an important factor of memory performance, and therefore the general performance of the graphics card.

Best

Sapphire Radeon Pro Duo

8192bit

5.version of GDDR memory

5

6

Newer versions of GDDR memory offer improvements such as higher transfer rates that give increased performance.

Best

Zotac Gaming GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Twin Fan

6

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Ports

1.has a HDMI output
Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1080 Xtreme Gaming
MSI GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Sea Hawk X

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

2.DisplayPort outputs

3

3

Allows you to connect to a display using DisplayPort.

Best

Nvidia Quadro RTX 5000

4

3.DVI outputs

1

0

Allows you to connect to a display using DVI.

Best

HIS Radeon RX 470 IceQ X2 Turbo

10

4.mini DisplayPort outputs

0

0

Allows you to connect to a display using mini-DisplayPort.

Best

AMD FirePro W9000

6

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Features

1.DirectX version

12

12

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

Best

Colorful GeForce iGame RTX 2080 Ti Advanced OC

12.1

2.OpenCL version

1.2

2

Some applications use OpenCL to utilise the power of the graphics processing unit (GPU) for non-graphical computing. Newer versions introduce more functionality and better performance.

Best

XFX Radeon RX 550 Slim Single Slot 4GB

4.5

3.Supports 4K resolution
Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1080 Xtreme Gaming
MSI GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Sea Hawk X

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

4.OpenGL version

4.5

4.5

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

Best

Asus Cerberus GTX 1070 Ti Advanced

12

5.Supports multi-display technology
Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1080 Xtreme Gaming
MSI GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Sea Hawk X

The graphics card supports multi-display technology. This allows you to configure multiple monitors in order to create a more immersive gaming experience, such as having a wider field of view.

6.Supports 3D
Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1080 Xtreme Gaming
MSI GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Sea Hawk X

Allows you to view in 3D (if you have a 3D display and glasses).

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Miscellaneous

1.Has USB Type-C
Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1080 Xtreme Gaming
MSI GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Sea Hawk X

The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

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