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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.

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 rumored to be around 165 Watt including memory. A low power version (Max-Q) is available beginning summer 2017 with a reduced TGP of 110 Watt (at a reduced performance).

ManufacturerNVIDIA
GeForce GTX 1000 Series
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti 3584 @ 1481 - 1600 (Boost) MHz352 Bit @ 11000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1080 SLI (Laptop) 5120 @ 1607 - 1733 (Boost) MHz2x 256 Bit @ 10000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1070 SLI (Laptop) 4096 @ 1443 - 1645 (Boost) MHz2x 256 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1080 (Desktop) 2560 @ 1607 - 1733 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 10000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1080 (Laptop) 2560 @ 1566 - 1733 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 10000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q 2560 @ 1101 - 1290 - 1278 - 1468 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 10000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1070 (Desktop) 1920 @ 1506 - 1683 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop) 2048 @ 1443 - 1645 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q 2048 @ 1101 - 1215 - 1265 - 1379 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1060 (Desktop) 1280 @ 1506 - 1708 (Boost) MHz192 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop) 1280 @ 1506 - 1708 (Boost) MHz192 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q 1280 @ 1063 - 1265 - 1341 - 1480 (Boost) MHz192 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Notebook) 768 @ 1493 - 1620 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 7000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Desktop) 768 @ 1290 - 1392 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 7008 MHz
GeForce GTX 1050 (Desktop) 640 @ 1354 - 1455 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 7008 MHz
GeForce GTX 1050 (Notebook) 640 @ 1354 - 1493 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 7000 MHz
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop) 384 @ 1228 - 1670 (Boost) MHz64 Bit @ 6000 MHz
CodenameN17E-G3
ArchitecturePascal
Pipelines2560 - unified
Core Speed *1566 - 1733 (Boost) MHz
Memory Speed *10000 MHz
Memory Bus Width256 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5X
Max. Amount of Memory8192 MB
Shared Memoryno
DirectXDirectX 12_1
Power Consumption165 Watt
Transistors7200 Million
technology16 nm
FeaturesMulti-Projection, VR Ready, G-SYNC, Vulkan, Multi Monitor
Notebook Sizelarge
Date of Announcement16.08.2016
* The specified clock rates are only guidelines for the manufacturer and can be altered by them.

Benchmarks

Power Consumption - Witcher 3 ultra - Power Consumption
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min: 180.3     avg: 229.7 (60%)     median: 229.7 (60%)     max: 279 Watt
Cinebench R15
Ref. Match 64Bit +
OpenGL 64Bit +
3DMark - Time Spy Graphics 2560x1440
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min: 6834     avg: 6967 (54%)     median: 6927 (53%)     max: 7140 Points
3DMark - Time Spy Score 2560x1440
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min: 6255     avg: 6492.3 (63%)     median: 6606 (64%)     max: 6616 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Graphics 1920x1080
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min: 20532     avg: 21707.5 (53%)     median: 21657.5 (53%)     max: 23091 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Score 1920x1080
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min: 14820     avg: 16607.9 (71%)     median: 16919.5 (72%)     max: 17700 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Graphics 1280x720
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min: 103913     avg: 124125 (76%)     median: 123810 (76%)     max: 142135 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Score 1280x720
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min: 22675     avg: 30237.1 (61%)     median: 31703 (64%)     max: 33750 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics Score 1280x720 offscreen
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min: 312368     avg: 406963 (90%)     median: 420914 (93%)     max: 454588 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Graphics 1920x1080
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min: 214758     avg: 314322 (82%)     median: 345006 (90%)     max: 383895 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Graphics 1280x720
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min: 217308     avg: 352692 (47%)     median: 356823 (48%)     max: 447224 Points
ComputeMark v2.1 - Normal, Score 1024x600
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min: 1746     avg: 13999.2 (63%)     median: 16322 (73%)     max: 16831 Points
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - Room GPUs-only
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min: 2194     avg: 2230.5 (42%)     median: 2230.5 (42%)     max: 2267 Samples/s
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - Sala GPUs-only
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min: 4178     avg: 4525 (43%)     median: 4525 (43%)     max: 4872 Samples/s
3DMark 11 - Performance GPU 1280x720
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min: 26438     avg: 28301.9 (56%)     median: 28389.5 (56%)     max: 31412 points
3DMark 11 - Performance 1280x720
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min: 17375     avg: 19778.4 (69%)     median: 19845 (69%)     max: 21727 points
3DMark Vantage
P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024 +
P Result 1280x1024 +
3DMark 06 Standard 1280x1024 +
3DMark 05 - Standard 1024x768
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min: 37669     avg: 37669 (81%)     median: 37669 (81%)     max: 37669 Points
3DMark 03 - Standard 1024x768
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min: 181125     avg: 181125 (100%)     median: 181125 (100%)     max: 181125 Points
Unigine Heaven 2.1 - high, Tesselation (normal), DirectX11 1280x1024
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min: 224.2     avg: 224.2 (100%)     median: 224.2 (100%)     max: 224.2 fps
PCMark Vantage - Gaming Score 1024x768
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min: 30472     avg: 30472 (100%)     median: 30472 (100%)     max: 30472 Points
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 R11.5 OpenGL 64Bit +
Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit +
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card

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.

For Honor

For Honor

2017
low 1280x720
265.6  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
190.1  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
173 177.5 186 ~ 179 fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
134 134.9 140 ~ 136 fps    + Compare
3840x2160
53 59.4 61.1 ~ 58 fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Resident Evil 7
low 1280x720
462.9  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
353.4  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
198 212 269.3 ~ 226 fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
165 175 234.1 ~ 191 fps    + Compare
3840x2160
55.6 59 78.5 ~ 64 fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Additional Benchmarks
Medium / Off FXAA 1366x768
428.8
Watch Dogs 2
high 1920x1080
104 105 105 ~ 105 fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
71.7 75.9 78.6 ~ 75 fps    + Compare
3840x2160
41.1 41.4 45.1 ~ 43 fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Dishonored 2
high 1920x1080
100 104 107 ~ 104 fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
79.9 84 88.4 ~ 84 fps    + Compare
3840x2160
49.2 52.3 55.2 ~ 52 fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare
high 1920x1080
125 125 125 ~ 125 fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
122 125 125 ~ 124 fps    + Compare