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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop)

The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 for laptops is a fast mid-range gaming graphics card for laptops. It is based on the desktop RTX 2060 chip but at reduced GPU clock rates (-30%) and reduces power consumption (80 - 90 Watt TGP versus 160 Watt for the desktop version).

NVIDIA manufacturers the Turing TU106 chip 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 2060 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).

The gaming performance of the mobile RTX 2060 is similar to an old Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 (Desktop) and clearly behind the desktop RTX 2060. The mobile GTX 1660 Ti is only a few percent behind in our gaming benhcmarks, but offers no raytracing features built in the GPU. For demanding games of 2019, the RTX 2060 is most suited for full HD (1080p) and high / ultra settings. However, there is not much headroom to activate the taxing raytracing features in most games.

The power consumption is rated at 80 - 90 Watt TGP by Nvidia and therefore similar to the Max-Q variants of the RTX 2070 and RTX 2080. In our real world laptop-tests the power draw of the whole systems running The Witcher 3 shows that the RTX 2060 slots in slightly below the Max-Q Variants and slightly above the GTX 1660 Ti mobile (as expected).

ManufacturerNVIDIA
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 (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 (Laptop) (compare) 2944 @ 1380 - 1590 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q (compare) 2944 @ 735-990 - 1095-1230 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 12000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2070 Super (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 (Laptop) (compare) 2304 @ 1215 - 1440 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2060 Super (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 Max-Q (compare) 2304 @ 885-1080 - 1185-1305 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 12000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop) 1920 @ 960 - 1200 (Boost) MHz192 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q (compare) 1920 192 Bit
CodenameN18E-G1 TU106
ArchitectureTuring
Pipelines1920 - unified
Core Speed960 - 1200 (Boost) MHz
Memory Speed14000 MHz
Memory Bus Width192 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR6
Max. Amount of Memory6144 MB
Shared Memoryno
DirectXDirectX 12_1
technology12 nm
FeaturesDLSS, Raytraycing, VR Ready, G-SYNC, Vulkan, Multi Monitor
Notebook Sizelarge
Date of Announcement06.01.2019

Benchmarks

3DMark - Time Spy Score 2560x1440
min: 5679     avg: 6134.6     median: 6117 (45%)     max: 6911 Points
3DMark - Time Spy Graphics 2560x1440
min: 5660     avg: 6082.3     median: 6035 (41%)     max: 6910 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics Score 1280x720 offscreen
min: 377712     avg: 399202     median: 403761 (76%)     max: 412379 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Graphics 1920x1080
min: 122672     avg: 242389     median: 291935 (40%)     max: 312560 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Score 1280x720
min: 25480     avg: 35588.9     median: 36231 (59%)     max: 43412 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Graphics 1280x720
min: 55324     avg: 98805.6     median: 100858 (55%)     max: 116593 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Score 1920x1080
min: 13646     avg: 14389.2     median: 14252 (53%)     max: 16083 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Graphics 1920x1080
min: 14768     avg: 15948.4     median: 15713 (39%)     max: 18055 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Graphics 1280x720
min: 134553     avg: 314275     median: 354592 (47%)     max: 413361 Points
3DMark 11 - Performance 1280x720
min: 15612     avg: 17739.8     median: 17912 (51%)     max: 19567 points
3DMark 11 - Performance GPU 1280x720
min: 19513     avg: 20790.4     median: 20649 (41%)     max: 23734 points
3DMark Vantage
P Result 1280x1024 +
P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024 +
3DMark 06 Standard 1280x1024 +
SPECviewperf 13 Solidworks (sw-04) +
Siemens NX (snx-03) +
Showcase (showcase-02) +
Medical (medical-02) +
Maya (maya-05) +
Energy (energy-02) +
Creo (creo-02) +
Catia (catia-05) +
3ds Max (3dsmax-06) +
Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit +
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64Bit +
Cinebench R15
OpenGL 64Bit +
Ref. Match 64Bit +
ComputeMark v2.1 - Normal, Score 1024x600
min: 11722     avg: 12126     median: 12241 (44%)     max: 12415 Points
Power Consumption - Witcher 3 ultra - Power Consumption *
min: 128     avg: 146.9     median: 146 (32%)     max: 171 Watt
Clock Speed - GPU Clock Witcher 3 ultra
min: 1350     avg: 1505     median: 1470 (77%)     max: 1710 MHz
Clock Speed - GPU Clock Speed Furmark 1.19 GPU Stress Test 1280x720
min: 1200     avg: 1462.5     median: 1462 (84%)     max: 1725 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 detailed information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number.

Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

2019
low 1280x720
106  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
83.6  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
56.2  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
35.3  fps    + Compare
QHD 2560x1440
28.7  fps    + Compare
4K 3840x2160
19.5  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
med. 1920x1080
99.6  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
87.8 93.8 ~ 91 fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
78.9 87.6 ~ 83 fps    + Compare
QHD 2560x1440
61.9  fps    + Compare