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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q

The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super with Max-Q design is the power saving variant of the mobile GeForce RTX 2070 Super with reduced clock speeds, performance and of course power consumption. It is intended for thin gaming laptops. It is based on the same TU104-725-A1 chip with 2,560 shaders, 8 GB GDDR6 memory and a 256 Bit memory bus. Currently we know of three variants with a TGP of 80, 85 and 90 Watt, base clock speeds of 930, 1005, and 1080 MHz, and turbo clock speeds of 1155, 1230 and 1290 MHz. The mobile variant for comparison is rated at 115 W and 1140 - 1380 MHz.

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).

Features

NVIDIA manufacturers the TU104 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 2070 Super Max-Q 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).

Performance

Due to the lower clock rates, the Max-Q variant is clearly slower than the mobile RTX 2070 Super. The difference depends on the used variant, where the 90 W version is only slightly slower. Therefore, the performance should be sufficient for maximum detail settings at a QHD resolution. With raytracing enabled, you may have to reduce settings or resolution. Less demanding games can be easily played in 4k.

The power consumption of the card is between 80 - 90 Watt TGP and therefore clearly lower than the RTX 2070 Super Mobile (115 Watt).

ManufacturerNVIDIA
GeForce RTX 2000 Series
NVIDIA Titan RTX compare 4608 @ 1350 - 1770 MHz384 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti (Desktop) compare 4352 @ 1350 - 1545 MHz352 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2080 Super (Desktop) compare 3072 @ 1650 - 1815 MHz256 Bit @ 15500 MHz
GeForce RTX 2080 (Desktop) compare 2944 @ 1515 - 1710 MHz256 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile compare 2944 @ 1380 - 1590 MHz256 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q compare 3072 @ 975 - 1230 MHz256 Bit @ 11000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2070 Super (Desktop) compare 2560 @ 1605 - 1770 MHz256 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2070 (Desktop) compare 2304 @ 1410 - 1620 MHz256 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2080 Super Mobile compare 3072 @ 1365 - 1560 MHz256 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2070 Super Mobile compare 2560 @ 1140 - 1380 MHz256 Bit @ 14002 MHz
GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q compare 2944 @ 735-990 - 1095-1230 MHz256 Bit @ 12000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile compare 2304 @ 1215 - 1440 MHz256 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2060 Super (Desktop) compare 2176 @ 1470 - 1650 MHz256 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop) compare 1920 @ 1320 - 1620 MHz192 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q 2560 @ 930 - 1155 MHz256 Bit @ 11000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q compare 2304 @ 885-1080 - 1185-1305 MHz256 Bit @ 12000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile compare 1920 @ 960 - 1200 MHz192 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q compare 1920 @ 975 - 1185 MHz192 Bit @ 11000 MHz
CodenameN18E-G2R
ArchitectureTuring
Pipelines2560 - unified
Core Speed930 - 1155 (Boost) MHz
Memory Speed11000 MHz
Memory Bus Width256 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR6
Max. Amount of Memory8192 MB
Shared Memoryno
DirectXDirectX 12_1
technology12 nm
FeaturesDLSS, Raytraycing, VR Ready, G-SYNC, Vulkan, Multi Monitor, 550 Watt system power recommended
Notebook Sizelarge
Date of Announcement02.04.2020

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - 3DMark 11 + Fire Strike + Time Spy
41.2 pt (42%)
3DMark - Time Spy Score 2560x1440
min: 7272     avg: 7639.6     median: 7611.5 (161%)     max: 4738 Points
3DMark - Time Spy Graphics 2560x1440
min: 7084     avg: 7433.9     median: 7373.5 (168%)     max: 4378 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics Score 1280x720 offscreen
min: 462200     avg: 462200     median: 462200 (106%)     max: 436117 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Score 1280x720
min: 38593     avg: 46592     median: 47967 (121%)     max: 39492 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Graphics 1280x720
min: 65295     avg: 115717     median: 123968 (144%)     max: 86193 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Score 1920x1080
min: 16736     avg: 18185.4     median: 18419 (154%)     max: 11956 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Graphics 1920x1080
min: 18559     avg: 20325     median: 20872.5 (151%)     max: 13827 Points
3DMark 11 - Performance 1280x720
min: 21783     avg: 23449.4     median: 23862.5 (137%)     max: 17450 points
3DMark 11 - Performance GPU 1280x720
min: 24973     avg: 27455.5     median: 27844 (147%)     max: 18967 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 +
GFXBench - Car Chase Offscreen off screen
min: 349     avg: 349     median: 349 (161%)     max: 217 fps
ComputeMark v2.1 - Normal, Score 1024x600
min: 14015     avg: 14015     median: 14015 (145%)     max: 9659 Points
Power Consumption - Witcher 3 ultra - Power Consumption *
min: 144     avg: 154.7     median: 155 (72%)     max: 167 Watt
Clock Speed - GPU Clock Witcher 3 ultra
min: 1320     avg: 1360     median: 1342.5 (77%)     max: 1440 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.

Death Stranding

Death Stranding

2020
low 1280x720
164.3  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
114.5  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
104.3  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
101.8  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
F1 2020

F1 2020

2020
low 1280x720
258  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
163  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
145  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
104  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Gears Tactics

Gears Tactics

2020
low 1280x720
272.4  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
165.8  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
109 109.2 116 ~ 111 fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
79 82.2 90.6 ~ 84 fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
low 1280x720
232.3  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
152 157 ~ 155 fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
135.1 139 141 ~ 138 fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
130.2 135 137 ~ 134 fps    + Compare
QHD 2560x1440
99.6  fps    + Compare
4K 3840x2160
51.2  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
med. 1920x1080
109  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
91.6 96.8 ~ 94 fps    + Compare
QHD 2560x1440
56.8  fps    + Compare
4K 3840x2160
27.4  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
med. 1920x1080
121  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
116 121 ~ 119 fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
107 119 ~ 113 fps    + Compare
QHD 2560x1440
79.8  fps    + Compare
4K 3840x2160
36.8  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
low 1280x720
132.8  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
86.6 91.3 ~ 89 fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
60.2 61.8 65.7 ~ 63 fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
39.4 40.2 42.4 ~ 41 fps    + Compare
QHD 2560x1440
32 34.3 ~ 33 fps    + Compare
4K 3840x2160
20.5 22 ~ 21 fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
med. 1920x1080
108 109 ~ 109 fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
95 98.2 104 ~ 99 fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
88.8 92.1 94.1 ~ 92 fps    + Compare
QHD 2560x1440
71.3  fps    + Compare
4K 3840x2160
35.9  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
med. 1920x1080
103  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
88.2 94 ~ 91 fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
80.7 82.6 ~ 82 fps    + Compare
QHD 2560x1440
60.5  fps    + Compare
4K 3840x2160
33.4  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
low 1280x720
160.9  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
116.2 134 ~ 125 fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
97.8 117 126 ~ 114 fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
84.2 99.6 104 ~ 96 fps    + Compare
QHD 2560x1440
72.3  fps    + Compare
4K 3840x2160
41  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Additional Benchmarks
Maximum Settings with Raytracing T2X Filmic SMAA 1920x1080
84.4
60.1
GRID 2019

GRID 2019

2019
med. 1920x1080
131  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
103 104 ~ 104 fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
69.7 71.1 ~ 70 fps    + Compare
QHD 2560x1440
60.6  fps    + Compare
4K 3840x2160
39.7  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
med. 1920x1080
101  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
89 92 ~ 91 fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
66 69 ~ 68 fps    + Compare
QHD 2560x1440
49 50 ~ 50 fps    + Compare
4K 3840x2160
28 29 ~ 29 fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
FIFA 20

FIFA 20

2019
med. 1920x1080
271  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
196 259 ~ 228 fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
190 257 ~ 224 fps    + Compare
QHD 2560x1440
253  fps    + Compare
4K 3840x2160
186  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
med. 1920x1080
112  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
76.3 77.2 78 84.4 ~ 79 fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
58.9 58.9 59.6 64.8 ~ 61 fps    + Compare
QHD 2560x1440
41.7 45.6 ~ 44 fps    + Compare
4K 3840x2160
22.2 24.5 ~ 23 fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Control

Control

2019
med. 1920x1080
92.6  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
60.2 68.4 ~ 64 fps    + Compare
QHD 2560x1440
40.6 43.9 ~ 42 fps    + Compare
4K 3840x2160
21.1 23.8 ~ 22 fps    + Compare