EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 SC Gaming ACX 3.0 HDMI 3xDP 8GB vs. PowerColor Radeon RX 5700 XT Dual Fan HDMI 3xDP 8GB

Support for multiple graphics cards
Yes
No
Multi-GPU technology
SLI HB
DirectX
12.0
12.0
OpenGL
4.5
4.6
Operating system
Linux, Windows 7, FreeBSD, Windows 8, Windows 10
Linux, Windows 7, Windows 10
Vulkan
1.1
1.1
DisplayPort
Yes
Yes
DisplayPort version
1.4
1.4
Number of DisplayPort outputs
3 ​
3 ​
Type of DisplayPort connector
Standard
Standard
DVI
Yes
No
Dual Link
1 ​
Single Link
0 ​
Number of DVI outputs
1 ​
HDMI
Yes
Yes
HDMI version
2.0b
2.0b
Number of HDMI outputs
1 ​
1 ​
Type of HDMI connector
Standard (Type A)
Standard (Type A)
Other connectors
VGA outputs
0 ​
0 ​
Length
266.7 mm
230 mm
Number of slots
2 ​
2 ​
Features
VR ready, Backplate
VR ready
Aftermarket cooler (non reference cooler)
Yes
Yes
Cooling
Active
Active
Number of fans
2 ​
2 ​
Semi-passive (passive at low efficiency)
Yes
Yes
Factory overclocked
Yes
No
Graphics processor
GeForce GTX 1080
Radeon RX 5700 XT
Low profile
No
No
PCI Express channels
x16
x16
PCI Express version
PCI-E 3.0
PCI-E 4.0
Unified Shading architecture
Yes
Yes
Unified Shaders
2560
2560
Maximum resolution
7680x4320
4096x2160
Number of supported monitors
4 ​
4 ​
Memory acceleration
No
No
Memory bandwidth
320 GB/s
448 GB/s
Memory capacity
8GB
8GB
Memory interface
256 bit
256 bit
Memory speed (Effective frequency)
10000 MHz
14000 MHz
Memory type
GDDR5X
GDDR6
Release year
2016
2019
Supplementary power connector
1x8-pin
1x6+1x8-pin
Boost mode
Yes
Yes
Processor speed (Boost)
1847 MHz
1905 MHz
Processor speed
1708 MHz
1605 MHz