NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Review: More Bang For The Buck

GeForce RTX 2080 Super: Far Cry New Dawn, DLSS, And Ray Tracing

Next up, we’ve got some benchmark scores from FarCry New Dawn, the latest installment in the storied franchise. Like its predecessors, FarCry New Dawn is a fast-action shooter set in an open world environment with lush visuals and high graphics fidelity. The game takes place in a fictional county in Montana, where a cult has taken over control of the area. We tested all of the graphics cards here at multiple resolutions using Ultra Quality settings to see how they handled this recently-released AAA title.

Far Cry New Dawn
The Dunia Engine Lives On

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FarCry New Dawn



The GeForce RTX 2080 Super's increased performance allows it to overtake the Radeon VII at 4K in FarCry New Dawn, where the original 2080 tied with the Radeon VII. It's position in the stack remains the same, however -- second, behind only the 2080 Ti.

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Freshly Updated With DLSS Support
Deep Learning Super Sampling, or DLSS, is one of the GeForce RTX series’ stand-out features. When employed, DLSS should offer image quality on par with or better than other anti-aliasing techniques, but with a much smaller performance hit.
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Final Fantasy XV


The GeForce RTX family are the only cards that support DLSS (Deep Learning Super Sampling), hence the Radeons are being tested solely with TAA here. And as you probably expect by now, the GeForce RTX 2080 Super lands right in between the 2080 and 2080 Ti.

3DMark Port Royal
DXR Ray Tracing Benchmark

Port Royal was released earlier this year as an update to UL’s popular 3DMark suite. It is designed to test real-time ray tracing performance of graphics cards that support Microsoft DirectX Raytracing, or DXR. Although DXR is technically compatible with all DX12-class GPUs, the graphics card must have drivers that enable DXR, and NVIDIA is the only company to have done so at this point, hence the lack of Radeons in the chart.

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3DMark Port Royal



The GeForce RTX 2080 Ti holds onto a massive lead here thanks to its increased compute capabilities, additional memory, and higher memory bandwidth. The GeForce RTX 2080 Super still finishes in second though, and about 6.2% ahead of the original 2080.

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