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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Laptop)

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Laptop)

The Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 for laptops (formerly known as GTX 1080M) is the mobile counterpart of the desktop GeForce GTX 1080. It uses the same GP104 chip and was officially announced at 16. August. The performance should be around +-10% of a non overclocked desktop GTX 1080. The amount of shaders and other technical specifications should be identical.

The mobile GTX1080 is the successor to the GeForce GTX 980 for Laptops and offers a significantly higher performance at the same TDP.

For thin and light laptops Nvidia offer a Max-Q called version of the GTX 1080 with lower TDP and also significantly lower performance. Sadly this variant im sold with the same GTX 1080 name, making it hard to judge the performance.

The performance depends on the used thermal headroom, processor and game. In our benchmarks the mobile GTX 1080 was between 0 to 10 percent slower than the desktop GTX 1080. Therefore, the card also allows gaming in 4k for modern and demanding games of 2017. However, the performance depends on the cooling and TDP settings in each laptop. E.g. the MSI GT73VR (200 W TDP) is much faster than the 1080 in the Razer Blade Pro (<=150 W).

The GP104 chip is manufactured in 16nm FinFET process at TSMC and offers a range of new features. DisplayPort 1.4 (ready), HDMI 2.0b, HDR, Simultaneous Multi-Projection (SMP), improved H.265 video en- and decoders (for PlayReady 3.0) are only some of the improvements. See our detailed Pascal architecture article for more details.

Due to the high TDP, the mobile GTX 1080 is only suited for large laptops with high performance cooling solutions. The power consumption is ranging from 150 to 200 Watt (according to Nvidia, up to 220 W in the Asus G701VIK, G800, GX800). A low power version (Max-Q) is available beginning summer 2017 with a reduced TGP of 90 - 110 Watt (at a reduced performance).

ManufacturerNVIDIA
GeForce GTX 1000 Series
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (compare) 3584 @ 1481 - 1600 (Boost) MHz352 Bit @ 11000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1080 SLI (Laptop) (compare) 5120 @ 1556 - 1733 (Boost) MHz2x 256 Bit @ 10000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1070 SLI (Desktop) (compare) 3840 @ 1506 - 1683 (Boost) MHz2x 256 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1070 SLI (Laptop) (compare) 4096 @ 1443 - 1645 (Boost) MHz2x 256 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1080 (Desktop) (compare) 2560 @ 1607 - 1733 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 10000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1080 (Laptop) 2560 @ 1566 - 1733 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 10000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1070 Ti (Desktop) (compare) 2432 @ 1607 - 1683 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q (compare) 2560 @ 1101 - 1290 - 1278 - 1468 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 10000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1070 (Desktop) (compare) 1920 @ 1506 - 1683 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop) (compare) 2048 @ 1443 - 1645 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q (compare) 2048 @ 1101 - 1215 - 1265 - 1379 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1060 (Desktop) (compare) 1280 @ 1506 - 1708 (Boost) MHz192 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop) (compare) 1280 @ 1506 - 1708 (Boost) MHz192 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q (compare) 1280 @ 1063 - 1265 - 1341 - 1480 (Boost) MHz192 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Notebook) (compare) 768 @ 1493 - 1620 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 7000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Desktop) (compare) 768 @ 1290 - 1392 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 7008 MHz
GeForce GTX 1050 (Desktop) (compare) 640 @ 1354 - 1455 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 7008 MHz
GeForce GTX 1050 (Notebook) (compare) 640 @ 1354 - 1493 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 7000 MHz
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop) (compare) 384 @ 1228 - 1670 (Boost) MHz64 Bit @ 6000 MHz
CodenameN17E-G3
ArchitecturePascal
Pipelines2560 - unified
Core Speed1566 - 1733 (Boost) MHz
Memory Speed10000 MHz
Memory Bus Width256 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5X
Max. Amount of Memory8192 MB
Shared Memoryno
DirectXDirectX 12_1
Transistor Count7200 Million
technology16 nm
FeaturesMulti-Projection, VR Ready, G-SYNC, Vulkan, Multi Monitor
Notebook Sizelarge
Date of Announcement16.08.2016
Link to Manufacturer Pagehttp://www.geforce.com/hardware/10series...

Benchmarks

3DMark - Time Spy Score 2560x1440
min: 5989     avg: 6405.8     median: 6563 (62%)     max: 6616 Points
3DMark - Time Spy Graphics 2560x1440
min: 6380     avg: 6889.4     median: 6927 (53%)     max: 7166 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics Score 1280x720 offscreen
min: 312368     avg: 406963     median: 420914 (93%)     max: 454588 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Graphics 1920x1080
min: 214758     avg: 314322     median: 345006 (47%)     max: 383895 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Score 1280x720
min: 22675     avg: 30223.9     median: 31695 (64%)     max: 33750 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Graphics 1280x720
min: 103913     avg: 124095     median: 125447 (77%)     max: 142135 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Score 1920x1080
min: 14820     avg: 16441.2     median: 16908 (72%)     max: 17700 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Graphics 1920x1080
min: 18879     avg: 21469.1     median: 21534 (53%)     max: 23091 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Graphics 1280x720
min: 217308     avg: 353172     median: 350181 (47%)     max: 447224 Points
3DMark 11 - Performance 1280x720
min: 17375     avg: 19706     median: 19769 (69%)     max: 21727 points
3DMark 11 - Performance GPU 1280x720
min: 24868     avg: 28200.8     median: 28458 (56%)     max: 31412 points
3DMark Vantage
P Result 1280x1024 +
P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024 +
3DMark 06 Standard 1280x1024 +
Unigine Heaven 3.0 - OpenGL, Normal Tessellation, High Shaders 1920x1080
172.8 fps (100%)
Unigine Heaven 2.1 - high, Tesselation (normal), DirectX11 1280x1024
224.2 fps (100%)
SPECviewperf 12
Solidworks (sw-03) 1900x1060 +
Siemens NX (snx-02) 1900x1060 +
Showcase (showcase-01) 1900x1060 +
Medical (medical-01) 1900x1060 +
Maya (maya-04) 1900x1060 +
Energy (energy-01) 1900x1060 +
Creo (creo-01) 1900x1060 +
Catia (catia-04) 1900x1060 +
Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit +
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64Bit +
Cinebench R15
OpenGL 64Bit +
Ref. Match 64Bit +
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - Room GPUs-only
min: 2194     avg: 2230.5     median: 2230.5 (42%)     max: 2267 Samples/s
ComputeMark v2.1 - Normal, Score 1024x600
min: 16234     avg: 16525.8     median: 16459 (74%)     max: 16906 Points
Power Consumption - Witcher 3 ultra - Power Consumption *
min: 180.3     avg: 237.5     median: 257 (68%)     max: 279 Watt
Clock Speed - GPU Clock Witcher 3 ultra
min: 1670     avg: 1750     median: 1770 (98%)     max: 1810 MHz
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

Game Benchmarks

The following benchmarks stem from our benchmarks of review laptops. The performance depends on the used graphics memory, clock rate, processor, system settings, drivers, and operating systems. So the results don't have to be representative for all laptops with this GPU. For detailled information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number.

Need for Speed Payback

Need for Speed Payback

2017
low 1280x720
148  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
140  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
131  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
126  fps    + Compare
3840x2160
52.4  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Additional Benchmarks
Ultra Preset 2560x1440
97.9
Call of Duty WWII

Call of Duty WWII

2017
low 1280x720
224  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
221  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
145  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
126  fps    + Compare
3840x2160
61.1  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Additional Benchmarks
Extra / On Filmic T2X SMAA 2560x1440
98.8
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus
low 1280x720
224  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
154  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
125  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
113  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Assassin´s Creed Origins
low 1280x720
87  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
80  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
79  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
70  fps    + Compare