A Comparison Guide for NVIDIA’s GeForce 20 Series Vs 10 Series [Updated]

With the announcement of the new NVIDIA graphics cards, is now a good time for an upgrade?

The biggest news to come out of Gamescom so far was NVIDIA’s reveal of its new line-up of consumer-grade GeForce graphics cards. Boasting enhanced performance for videogame use thanks to the new ‘RTX’ technology will allows for real-time ray tracing.

There is a question still for consumers, however. How do you know if it’s time to bite the bullet and order one of these new cards for your PC virtual reality (VR) rig?

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti

Help is at hand, since VRFocus have got some useful comparison charts for you to take a look at so you can compare the performance of the existing range of VR-ready cards from NVIDIA and decide if that upgrade is worth it.

RTX 2080 Ti

RTX 2080

GTX 1080

GTX 1070

GTX 1060

Architecture

Turing

Turing

Pascal

Pascal

Pascal

Transistors

18.6 Billion *

18.6 Billion *

7.2 Billion

7.2 Billion

4.4 Billion

Calculating Power

14 TFLOPs *

14 TFLOPs *

9 TFLOPs

6.5 TFLOPs

4.4 TFLOPs

Boost Clock

1800(OC) MHz

1635(OC) MHz

1,733MHz

1,683MHz

1,708MHz

Base Clock

1515 MHz

1350 MHZ

1,607MHz

1,506MHz

1,506MHz

Bus

352-bit

256-bit

256-bit

256-bit

192-bit

CUDA Cores

4352

2944

2,560

1,920

1,280

Memory

11GB GDDR6

8GB GDDR6

8 GB GDDR5X

8 GB GDDR5

6 GB GDDR5

TDP

225W

250W

180 W

150 W

120 W

Price (SRP)

$1,199 (USD)

$ 799 (USD)

$599 USD

$449 USD

$249 USD

Release Date

20/9/2018

20/9/2018

Available Now

Available Now

Available Now

*According to best currently available data.

Pre-orders for the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 20 Series are already available through the NVIDIA website, and a number of partner companies have announced their own versions of the hardware.

For further coverage of NVIDIA and other VR-ready hardware, keep checking back with VRFocus.

Update: Some figures in the table above were originally transposed between GeForce 2080 and GeForce 2080 Ti. VRFocus apologises for the error and this as now been fixed.

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