Comparison

GTX 1080 vs GTX 980

Better Value

Retail Price

$428

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Retail Price

$ 390

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Value

18

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Value

11

3DMark Performace

7570

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+73.3%

3DMark Performace

4367

Video Memory

8 GB

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+100.0%

Video Memory

4 GB

Power Consumption

180W

Power Consumption

165W

Efficiency

42

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Efficiency

26

Release Date

2016

Release Date

2015

MSRP

599 $

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+9.1%

MSRP

549 $

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Is GTX 1080 better than GTX 980?

Yes, with regards to performance, Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 outperforms, GeForce GTX 980 by 73.3% in 3Dmark benchmark.

The GTX 1080 is more energy-efficient considering its performance, having power consumption of 180 watts and a 3DMark score of 7570. By comparing its benchmark score to its power consumption, we get an efficiency score of 42. GTX 980's efficiency score is 26 .So GTX 1080 leads by 61.5%, making it the smarter choice in terms of power consumption.

When considering value for money, GTX 1080 offers a better deal than, GeForce GTX 980 by 63.6%.

AMD Equivalent to GTX 1080

NAME3DMARKPRICE
Radeon RX 66008158
Radeon RX 5600 XT7602
Radeon RX Vega 647367

AMD Equivalent to GTX 980

NAME3DMARKPRICE
Radeon RX 5904777
Radeon RX 5500 XT4857
Radeon RX 5804346