NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Mobile

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q

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The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 with Max-Q design is the power saving variant of the mobile GeForce RTX 2060. Therefore it is a high end gaming graphics card for thin laptops. It is based on the same chip as the RTX 2060 but with reduced clock speeds and a lower power consumption. It was released in 2020 with the Zephyrus G14 gaming laptop.

With the refresh, Nvidia also reworked the Max-Q technologies for more efficiency. Low Voltage GDDR6 (lower clocked but more headroom for the GPU) and improved regulator efficiency should improve the performance per Watt. Two new optional features can also be implemented by the OEM. Max-Q Dynamic Boost is able to shift power from the CPU to the GPU on a per frame basis to increase overall performance. Furthermore, the laptop manufacturer can also implement Advanced Optimus with a dynamic display switch (hardware) to enable Optimus, G-SYNC and high refresh rate displays (up to 4K 120 Hz).

The clock is not the only difference compared to the regular GTX 1080 though. The drivers for the Max-Q version were optimized for efficiency (and not performance; only for Max-Q models), there are optimized voltage converters for 1V operation, high-end cooling methods, and a 40 dB limit for the fan noise (with clock adjustments to ensure this at all times).

The performance should be only slightly below the normal RTX 2060 due to the decreased clock rates. It should be most suited for 1080p gaming at maximum detail level. Raytracing features however may reduce framerates a lot, so using raytracing will be limited to some games.

The chip is specified at a TGP of around 65 Watt and therefore clearly lower than the 80 - 90 Watt of the regular RTX 2060 Mobile.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Mobile

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The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Mobile is a high end gaming graphics cards for laptops. It is the 2020 refresh of the GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile and may now also use the TU104 chip with more shaders (as the desktop RTX 2070 Super did). The older mobile RTX 2070 uses the TU106 chip with 2,304 shaders and should be slightly slower than the new Super model.

Features

NVIDIA manufacturers the TU106 and TU104 chips on a 12 nm FinFET process and includes features like Deep Learning Super Sampling (DLSS) and Real-Time Ray Tracing (RTRT), which should combine to create more realistic lighting effects than older GPUs based on the company's Pascal architecture (if the games supports it). The RTX 2070 Super is also DisplayPort 1.4 ready, while there is also support for HDMI 2.0b, HDR, Simultaneous Multi-Projection (SMP) and H.265 video en/decoding (PlayReady 3.0).

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-QNVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Mobile
ManufacturerNVIDIANVIDIA
GeForce RTX 2000 Series
NVIDIA Titan RTX (compare) 4608 @ 1350 - 1770 (Boost) MHz384 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti (Desktop) (compare) 4352 @ 1350 - 1545 (Boost) MHz352 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2080 Super (Desktop) (compare) 3072 @ 1650 - 1815 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 15500 MHz
GeForce RTX 2080 (Desktop) (compare) 2944 @ 1515 - 1710 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2080 Super Mobile (compare) 3072 @ 1365 - 1560 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile (compare) 2944 @ 1380 - 1590 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2080 Super Mobile (compare) 3072 @ 975 - 1230 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 11000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q (compare) 2944 @ 735-990 - 1095-1230 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 12000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2070 Super (Desktop) (compare) 2560 @ 1605 - 1770 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2070 (Desktop) (compare) 2304 @ 1410 - 1620 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2070 Super Mobile 2560 @ 1140 - 1380 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 14002 MHz
GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile (compare) 2304 @ 1215 - 1440 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2060 Super (Desktop) (compare) 2176 @ 1470 - 1650 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop) (compare) 1920 @ 1320 - 1620 (Boost) MHz192 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q (compare) 2560 @ 930 - 1155 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 11000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q (compare) 2304 @ 885-1080 - 1185-1305 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 12000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile (compare) 1920 @ 960 - 1200 (Boost) MHz192 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q 1920 @ 975 - 1185 (Boost) MHz192 Bit @ 11000 MHz
NVIDIA Titan RTX (compare) 4608 @ 1350 - 1770 (Boost) MHz384 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti (Desktop) (compare) 4352 @ 1350 - 1545 (Boost) MHz352 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2080 Super (Desktop) (compare) 3072 @ 1650 - 1815 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 15500 MHz
GeForce RTX 2080 (Desktop) (compare) 2944 @ 1515 - 1710 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2080 Super Mobile (compare) 3072 @ 1365 - 1560 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile (compare) 2944 @ 1380 - 1590 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2080 Super Mobile (compare) 3072 @ 975 - 1230 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 11000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q (compare) 2944 @ 735-990 - 1095-1230 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 12000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2070 Super (Desktop) (compare) 2560 @ 1605 - 1770 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2070 (Desktop) (compare) 2304 @ 1410 - 1620 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2070 Super Mobile 2560 @ 1140 - 1380 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 14002 MHz
GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile (compare) 2304 @ 1215 - 1440 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2060 Super (Desktop) (compare) 2176 @ 1470 - 1650 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop) (compare) 1920 @ 1320 - 1620 (Boost) MHz192 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q (compare) 2560 @ 930 - 1155 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 11000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q (compare) 2304 @ 885-1080 - 1185-1305 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 12000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile (compare) 1920 @ 960 - 1200 (Boost) MHz192 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q 1920 @ 975 - 1185 (Boost) MHz192 Bit @ 11000 MHz
CodenameN18E-G1 MAX-Q TU106N18E-G2R
ArchitectureTuringTuring
1920 - 2560 -
Core975 - 1185 (Boost) MHz1140 - 1380 (Boost) MHz
Memory11000 MHz14002 MHz
Bus192 Bit256 Bit
MemoryGDDR6GDDR6
Max. Memory6144 MB6144 MB
nono
DirectXDirectX 12_1DirectX 12_1
Technology12 nm12 nm
FeaturesDLSS, Raytraycing, VR Ready, G-SYNC, Vulkan, Multi MonitorDLSS, Raytraycing, VR Ready, G-SYNC, Vulkan, Multi Monitor, 550 Watt system power recommended
Size
Introduced06.01.2019 02.04.2020

Performance Rating - 3DMark 11 + Fire Strike + Time Spy
34.3 pt (35%)
3DMark - Time Spy Score 2560x1440
6171 Points (503%)
min: 8135     avg: 8278.5     median: 8278.5 (675%)     max: 8422 Points
3DMark - Time Spy Graphics 2560x1440
5850 Points (539%)
min: 8277     avg: 8328     median: 8328 (768%)     max: 8379 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics Score 1280x720 offscreen
308872 Points (144%)
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Graphics 1920x1080
95079 Points (64%)
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Score 1280x720
38287 Points (208%)
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Graphics 1280x720
64056 Points (208%)
3DMark - Fire Strike Score 1920x1080
14649 Points (348%)
min: 18588     avg: 18674     median: 18674 (444%)     max: 18760 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Graphics 1920x1080
15650 Points (364%)
min: 22136     avg: 22270     median: 22270 (518%)     max: 22404 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Graphics 1280x720
95273 Points (48%)
3DMark 11 - Performance 1280x720
18937 points (287%)
3DMark 11 - Performance GPU 1280x720
21105 points (329%)
3DMark Vantage
P Result 1280x1024 + NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024 + NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
3DMark 06 Standard 1280x1024 + NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit + NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64Bit + NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
Cinebench R15
OpenGL 64Bit + NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
OpenGL 64Bit + NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Mobile
Ref. Match 64Bit + NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
Ref. Match 64Bit + NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Mobile
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 1920x1080 + NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 + NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
GFXBench 3.0 - Manhattan Offscreen OGL off screen
497.9 fps (226%)
GFXBench 3.0 - Manhattan Onscreen OGL on screen
119.8 fps (105%)
GFXBench - Car Chase Offscreen off screen
273 fps (255%)
GFXBench - Car Chase Onscreen on screen
119.8 fps (200%)
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - Room GPUs-only
2664 Samples/s (174%)
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - Sala GPUs-only
5786 Samples/s (372%)
Power Consumption - FurMark 1.19 GPU Stress Test - Power Consumption (external Monitor) 1280x720 *
96.6 Watt (29%)
Power Consumption - The Witcher 3 Power Consumption (external Monitor) ultra 1920x1080 *
107.5 Watt (31%)
Power Consumption - Witcher 3 ultra - Power Consumption *
112.4 Watt (124%)
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* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

Doom Eternal

Doom Eternal

2020
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
176.1  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
108.7  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
95.7  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
93.3  fps
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
»
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
194.2  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
96.3  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
75.7  fps
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
»
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
78.5  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
68.5  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
68.2  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
85.3  fps
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
»
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
103.2  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
88.7  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
82.2  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
79  fps
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
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low 1280x720
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
123  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
82  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
75  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
55  fps
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
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low 1280x720
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
117  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
89.5  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
61.9  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
48.3  fps
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
»
F1 2019

F1 2019

2019
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
196  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
137  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
116  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
101  fps
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
»
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
201.1  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
103.3  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
69.2  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
50.7  fps
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
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Anno 1800

Anno 1800

2019
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
81.5  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
81.6  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
61.4  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
36.5  fps
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
»
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
154  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
92  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
74  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
56  fps
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
»
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
129.6  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
72.7  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
55.2  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
43.8  fps
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
»
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
143.6  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
142.8  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
126.2  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
116.6  fps
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
»
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
97  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
79  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
65  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
45  fps
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
»
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
118  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
90  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
84  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
74  fps
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
»
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
104.5  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
94.2  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
75.6  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
63.6  fps
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
»
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
94.9  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
81.9  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
69.7  fps
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
»
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
141  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
82.7  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
62.4  fps
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
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Fortnite

Fortnite

2018
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
124  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
110.2  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
107.4  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
81.2  fps
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
»
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
155  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
123  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
97  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
76  fps
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
»
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
246.9  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
249.7  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
219.3  fps
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
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Overwatch

Overwatch

2016
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
299.9  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
299.7  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
229.7  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
146.9  fps
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
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Doom

Doom

2016
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
125  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
125  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
118.2  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
111.5  fps
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
»
low 1280x768
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
100.4  fps
med. 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
72.8  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
66.8  fps
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
60  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
60  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
60  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
59.2  fps
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
»
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
120.8 fps  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
115.1 fps  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
107.8 fps  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
103.8 fps  fps
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
232.2  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
168.2  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
100.6 fps  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
58.4  fps
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
»
low 1280x720
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
278.3  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
252.3  fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
229.5  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
126.2  fps
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
»
low 1024x768
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
130.3  fps
high 1366x768
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
67.3  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
67.4  fps
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q:
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