NVIDIA GeForce RTX SUPER : Everything You Need To Know!

The NVIDIA GeForce RTX SUPER graphics cards are here, and here is everything you need to know about these new SUPER edition cards!

Find out if these are the graphics cards you are looking for!

NVIDIA GeForce RTX SUPER : Everything You Need To Know!

 

NVIDIA SUPER Teasers + Briefing

The new SUPER graphics cards are designed to extend NVIDIA’s performance lead against the new AMD Navi-based graphics cards.

NVIDIA actually started teasing us about its impending launch with this video from 26 May 2019, before Computex 2019 :

That was followed up on 28 June 2019, with another teaser NVIDIA Super video called “The wait is almost over…” with the hashtag #RTXon

Finally, just hours before they unveiled the new SUPER graphics cards, they gave us a cursory briefing :

As you can tell – they were basically not telling us much. That’s partly because the new cards are basically cut-down versions of more powerful but existing GeForce RTX models.

It’s okay. We have everything you need to know about the new SUPER graphics cards!

 

The NVIDIA RTX SUPER Graphics Cards

NVIDIA announced just three models, two of which replaces existing GeForce RTX models :

The GeForce RTX 2060 survives to remain the cheapest RTX card you can buy, while the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti remains the top-of-the-line RTX graphics card that money can buy.

 

NVIDIA RTX SUPER Price + Availability

First, these were the official launch and availability dates :

  • 2 July 2019 (6 AM PST) : Soft launch – the NVIDIA SUPER series announced.
  • 9 July 2019 :  The 2060 SUPER and 2070 SUPER available for sale. Custom cards revealed.
  • 23 July 2019 : The 2080 SUPER and custom cards available for sale.

The new cards will cost the same, or a little more, than current RTX cards…

NVIDIA dropped the RTX 2080 and RTX 2070 because they were no longer competitive, so this is what the new GeForce RTX 20 line-up will look like :

  • RTX 2080 Ti : $999 / ~£801 / ~€897 / ~RM 4,114
  • RTX 2080 SUPER : $699 / ~£551 / ~€620 / ~RM 2,486
  • RTX 2070 SUPER : $499 / ~£394 / ~€442 / ~RM 2,079
  • RTX 2060 SUPER : $399 / ~£314 / ~€351 / ~RM 1,649
  • RTX 2060 : $349 / ~£275 / ~€309 / ~RM 1,454

Yes, there will only be FIVE GeForce RTX 20 series cards, when it all shakes out…

 

NVIDIA RTX SUPER Custom Cards

At launch, ASUS, EVGA, GALAX, GIGABYTE, MSI, PNY and ZOTAC released 32 RTX 2060 SUPER custom card models. You can check them all out in this article.

Here Are The First GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER Custom Cards!

At launch, ASUS, EVGA, GALAX, GIGABYTE, MSI, PNY and ZOTAC released 30 RTX 2070 SUPER custom card models. You can check them all out in this article.

Here Are The First GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER Custom Cards!

At launch, ASUS, EVGA, GALAX, GIGABYTE, MSI, PNY and ZOTAC released 28 RTX 2080 SUPER custom card models. You can check them all out in this article.

Here Are The First GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER Custom Cards!

 

NVIDIA RTX SUPER Best Deals! New!

For your easy reference, we created these tables of the most recent SUPER custom cards available in the US, UK, Australia and Malaysia.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Super Custom Card Price List (18 August 2019)

Model US UK Australia Malaysia
ASUS DUAL RTX 2060S EVO
$419.99 £423.74 NA NA
ASUS DUAL RTX 2060S EVO OC
$429.99 £439.99 NA RM 2,050
ASUS ROG Strix RTX 2060S OC
$469.99 £473.88 $869.37 RM 2,200
ASUS ROG Strix RTX 2060S Advanced
$464.99 £479.99 $847.98 NA
EVGA RTX 2060S XC Gaming
$439.99 £439.99 NA NA
EVGA RTX 2060S XC Ultra Gaming
$449.99 £449.99 NA NA
EVGA RTX 2060S SC Ultra Gaming
$409.00 £389.99 NA NA
GALAX RTX 2060S EX
NA NA $689.00 RM 1,888
GIGABYTE AORUS RTX 2060S
$449.99 £449.98 $845.99 RM 2,299
GIGABYTE RTX 2060S Gaming OC
$419.99 £428.85 $749.00 RM 2,179
GIGABYTE RTX 2060S Windforce OC
$445.00 £421.19 $749.00 RM 2,089
MSI RTX 2060S Ventus OC
$409.99 £411.59 $756.33 RM 1,890
MSI RTX 2060S Gaming X
$429.99 £424.99 $785.23 RM 1,989
MSI RTX 2060S Armor OC
$419.99 £451.28 NA RM 1,889
MSI RTX 2060S AERO ITX NA NA $738.18 NA
PNY RTX 2060S Dual Fan
NA £409.99 NA NA
PNY RTX 2060S XLR8 OC Dual Fan
NA £454.74 NA NA
ZOTAC RTX 2060S AMP Extreme
$439.99 £438.99 $989.98 RM 2,089
ZOTAC RTX 2060S AMP
$574.99 £419.00 NA NA
ZOTAC RTX 2060S Mini
$399.99 £389.94 NA RM 1,849
ZOTAC RTX 2060S Twin Fan NA NA NA RM 1,899

Recommended : NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER Founders Edition Review!

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Custom Card Price List (18 August 2019)

Model US UK Australia Malaysia
ASUS DUAL RTX 2070S EVO NA NA $1018.02 NA
ASUS TURBO RTX 2070S EVO OC $1044.23 £569.79 NA RM 2,750
ASUS ROG Strix RTX 2070S Advanced $584.99 £683.64 $1121.06 RM 2,999
EVGA RTX 2070S XC Ultra Gaming $549.99 £539.99 NA NA
EVGA RTX 2070S XC Gaming
$629.99 £656.18 NA NA
EVGA RTX 2070S Black Gaming NA £569.99 NA NA
EVGA RTX 2070S Gaming $519.99 NA NA NA
GALAX RTX 2070S EX
NA NA $890.02 RM 2,348
GALAX RTX 2070S EX Gamer Black NA NA $912.09 NA
GIGABYTE AORUS RTX 2070S
NA £599.99 $1059.89 RM 2,929
GIGABYTE RTX 2070S Gaming OC White $749.99 £569.99 NA RM 2,699
GIGABYTE RTX 2070S Gaming OC
$529.99 £548.99 $984.44 RM 2,699
GIGABYTE RTX 2070S Windforce OC
$579.00 £548.99 $950.71 RM 2,559
MSI RTX 2070S Ventus OC
$519.99 £529.99 $946.63 RM 2,389
MSI RTX 2070S Gaming X Trio
$722.79 £578.99 NA RM 2,590
PNY RTX 2070S XLR8 OC Triple Fan
NA £579.99 NA NA
PNY RTX 2070S Blower 8G NA £559.99 NA NA
ZOTAC RTX 2070S AMP Extreme NA £559.99 NA RM 2,599
ZOTAC RTX 2070S AMP
NA £509.00 NA RM 2,379
ZOTAC RTX 2070S Twin Fan $549.99 £489.00 NA RM 2,369

Recommended : NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER Founders Edition Review!

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Custom Card Price List (18 August 2019)

Model US UK Australia Malaysia
ASUS ROG Strix RTX 2080S Advanced OC $789.99 £739.99 $1,535.21 RM 3,999
ASUS ROG Strix RTX 2080S Gaming OC $739.99 £823.29 NA NA
ASUS ROG Strix RTX 2080S Gaming NA £803.09 NA NA
ASUS DUAL RTX 2080S EVO OC $729.99 £731.55 NA RM 3,750
ASUS DUAL RTX 2080S EVO
NA £763.99 NA NA
EVGA RTX 2080S XC Hybrid Gaming $789.99 £770.39 NA NA
EVGA RTX 2080S FTW3 Ultra Gaming $836.19 £769.99 NA NA
EVGA RTX 2080S XC Ultra Gaming $789.99 £739.99 NA NA
EVGA RTX 2080S XC Gaming
$729.99 £729.99 NA NA
EVGA RTX 2080S Black Gaming $699.99 £689.99 NA NA
EVGA RTX 2080S Gaming $849.93 NA NA NA
GALAX RTX 2080S EX
NA NA $1,234.80 RM 3,288
GIGABYTE AORUS RTX 2080S WATERFORCE $839.99 £844.44 NA NA
GIGABYTE AORUS RTX 2080S
NA £799.99 $1,419.00 RM 3,939
GIGABYTE RTX 2080S Gaming OC
$739.99 £734.99 $1,380.80 RM 3,699
GIGABYTE RTX 2080S Turbo NA £826.42 NA NA
MSI RTX 2080S Gaming X Trio $759.99 £774.96 $1,398.06 RM 3,790
MSI RTX 2080S Ventus OC
$729.99 £778.67 $1,328.85 NA
NVIDIA RTX 2080S Founders Edition $789.99 $1,455.00 NA
PNY RTX 2080S XLR8 OC Triple Fan
NA £790.25 NA NA
PNY RTX 2080S Blower 8G $2,050.41 £751.98 $2,050.41 NA
ZOTAC RTX 2080S AMP Extreme NA £739.00 NA RM 3,599
ZOTAC RTX 2080S AMP
$739.99 £709.99 NA RM 3,399
ZOTAC RTX 2080S Twin Fan NA £699.98 NA RM 4,089.59

Recommended : NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER Founders Edition Review!

 

The NVIDIA SUPER Game Bundle

All three models will come bundled with two free gamesWolfenstein : Youngblood and Control.

  • Wolfenstein Youngblood game
  • Control game

You will be able to install and play Wolfenstein : Youngblood with immediate effect, but 505 Games will only release Control on 27 August 2019.

 

NVIDIA SUPER Specifications Compared!

To make it easier to compare the new Super cards against current models, we created this table to compare their specifications and launch prices.

Specifications RTX
2080 Ti
RTX
2080
SUPER
RTX
2080
RTX
2070
SUPER
RTX
2070
RTX
2060
SUPER
RTX
2060
GPU TU102
-300
TU104
-450
TU104
-400
TU104
-410
TU106
-400
TU106
-410
TU106
-200
CUDA Cores 4352 3072 2944 2560 2304 2176 1920
Base Clock 1350 MHz 1650 MHz 1515 MHz 1605 MHz 1410 MHz 1470 MHz 1365 MHz
Boost Clock 1545 MHz 1815 MHz 1710 MHz 1770 MHz 1620 MHz 1650 MHz 1680 MHz
TMUs 272 192 184 160 144 136 120
Min. Texture Fill Rate 367.2 GT/s 316.8 GT/s 278.8 GT/s 256.8 GT/s 203.0 GT/s 199.9 GT/s 163.8 GT/s
Max. Texture Fill Rate 420.2 GT/s 348.5 GT/s 314.6 GT/s 283.2 GT/s 233.3 GT/s 224.4 GT/s 201.6 GT/s
ROPs 88 64 64 64 64 64 48
Min. Pixel Fill Rate 118.8 GP/s 105.6 GP/s 97.0 GP/s 102.7 GP/s 90.2 GP/s 94.1 GP/s 65.5 GP/s
Max. Pixel Fill Rate 136.0 GP/s 116.2 GP/s 109.4 GP/s 113.3 GP/s 103.7 GP/s 105.6 GP/s 80.6 GP/s
Tensor Cores 544 384 368 320 288 272 240
RTX-OPS 76 T 63 T 57 T 52 T 42 T 41 T 37 T
Giga Rays/s 10 8 8 7 6 6 5
Memory Size 11 GB 8 GB 8 GB 8 GB 8 GB 8 GB 6 GB
Memory Type GDDR6 GDDR6 GDDR6 GDDR6 GDDR6 GDDR6 GDDR6
Memory Speed 14 Gbps 15.5 Gbps 14 Gbps 14 Gbps 14 Gbps 14 Gbps 14 Gbps
Bus Width 352-bit 256-bit 256-bit 256-bit 256-bit 256-bit 192-bit
Bandwidth 616 GB/s 496 GB/s 448 GB/s 448 GB/s 448 GB/s 448 GB/s 336 GB/s
TGP 250 watts 250 watts 215 watts 215 watts 175 watts 175 watts 160 watts
Launch Price $999 $699 $699 $499 $499 $399 $349

 

Increased TDP Across The Board!

The new cards not only have more CUDA cores, and higher clock speeds, they also have a higher TDP.

The 2060 SUPER has a 175 watt TDP – a 15 watt (9.4%) increase

The 2070 SUPER has a 215 watt TDP – a 30 watt (16.2%) increase

The 2080 SUPER has a 250 watt TDP – a 35 watt (16.3%) increase

Recommended : The Exclusive NVIDIA DLSS Tech Briefing + Demos

 

The Correct RTX 2070 SUPER TMU Count

It looks like everyone posted the wrong TMU count for the RTX 2070S graphics card, giving it an unfair performance lead over the AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT on paper.

The GeForce RTX 2070S actually has a TMU count of 160, not 184. This makes it slightly slower than the Radeon RX 5700 XT on paper, instead of being significantly faster in texture fill rate.

Recommended : Read our full report and analysis!

The NVIDIA RTX 2070 SUPER Has 160 TMUs, Not 184!

 

NVIDIA RTX SUPER Reviews + Performance

For in-depth reviews and game benchmarks and analyses, check out these articles :

Recommended : How & Why NVIDIA Calculates RTX-OPS For GeForce RTX!

 

NVIDIA RTX SUPER vs. AMD RX 5700 Series

Here is a quick and dirty price-performance comparison from our comparison article.

Specifications RTX
2080
SUPER
RX 5700 XT
(50th)
RX 5700 XT RTX
2070
SUPER
RX 5700 RTX
2060
SUPER
Launch Price $699 $449 $399 $499 $349 $399
Min. Texture Fill Rate 316.8 GT/s 268.8 GT/s 256.8 GT/s 256.8 GT/s 211.0 GT/s 199.9 GT/s
$ Per GT/s $2.206 $1.670 $1.554 $1.943 $1.654 $1.996
Min. Pixel Fill Rate 105.6 GP/s 107.5 GP/s 102.7 GP/s 102.7 GP/s 93.8 GP/s 94.1 GP/s
$ Per GP/s $6.619 $4.177 $3.885 $4.859 $3.721 $4.240
AVERAGE
$ / (GT/s + GP/s)
$4.413 $2.924 $2.720 $3.401 $2.688 $3.118

 

Gaming Performance Comparison

Here is a quick summary of their gaming performance :

6 Game Average

 

Price-Performance Value Analysis

Here is a quick summary of their price-performance value :

RTX SUPER Comparison - price-performance

 

Power Efficiency

Here is a quick summary of their power efficiency :

RTX SUPER Comparison - power efficiency

 

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti SUPER?

The rumoured 2080 Ti SUPER card will use a brand new Turing GPU. However, with no AMD Navi graphics card posing a direct challenge, it’s possible this card may never see the light of day.

If NVIDIA eventually brings it out, it will definitely have more CUDA Cores, more TMUs and probably more ROPs than the current TU102 that the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti uses.

This new GPU will also be “unlocked”, so card manufacturers will have carte blanche to go crazy with it. It will be possible for them to design a card with a 300 watt TDP!

We also expect it to have faster GDDR6 memory, probably 16 Gbps. That would give it a memory bandwidth of 704 GB/s, assuming NVIDIA sticks with a 352-bit bus width.

Recommended : NVIDIA Ray Tracing Techniques – Showcase + Explanation!

 

Recommended Reading

 

Update History

Updated @ 2019-08-18
– Updated the best deals for the RTX 2060S, RTX 2070S and RTX 2080S cards.
– Added various other updates.

Updated @ 2019-08-06
– Added the RTX 2080 SUPER custom card price list.
– Added various other updates.

Updated @ 2019-07-26
– Added the RTX 2070 SUPER custom card and RTX 2060 SUPER custom card price lists.

Updated @ 2019-07-25
– Added the gaming performance, price-performance and power efficiency summaries.

Updated @ 2019-07-24
– Added all three in-depth reviews (RTX 2080 SUPER | RTX 2070 SUPER | RTX 2060 SUPER), as well as other articles and guides.

Updated @ 2019-07-03
– Added the correct GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER TMU count and performance.

Updated @ 2019-07-02
– Added the official NVIDIA SUPER tech briefing and first look videos.
– Added a new NVIDIA SUPER vs AMD RX 5700 comparison section.
– Added details of new GIGABYTE SUPER custom cards.
– Updated the specifications.

Updated @ 2019-07-01
– Updated the price list.
– Added a new section on the NVIDIA SUPER game bundle

Updated @ 2019-06-30
– Updated the specifications of the NVIDIA Super cards.
– Updated details of their availability and custom cards
– Added a new Increased TDP section.

Updated @ 2019-06-28
– Added details about ASUS and GIGABYTE Super cards.
– Added the CONFIRMED announcement date and time!
– Added a new NVIDIA Super video teaser!

Updated @ 2019-06-27 : Added the first-ever picture of the NVIDIA SUPER graphics card, and RTX-OPS calculation.

Updated @ 2019-06-21 : Added new shocking rumours about their launch prices, and dates.

Updated @ 2019-06-14 : Added new details to various sections, including price and launch date.

Originally posted @ 2019-06-13

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