Turing Supercharged
HWM Singapore|September 2019
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Super Founders Edition
Koh Wanzi

NVIDIA isn’t about to let AMD dominate the news cycle. It almost seems like NVIDIA was waiting till just before the 7 July availability of the AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT and 5700 to announce the cards, seemingly hoping to steal some of their thunder. After all, one of the selling points of the Radeon RX 5700 XT was that it offered slightly better performance than the GeForce RTX 2070 at the same price.

That said, Super isn’t the most exciting upgrade on paper. If you already bought a Turing card from last year, I’m not sure that there’s a lot that will entice you to get one of these new cards. There’s also no PCIe 4.0 support, which means AMD still has the lead in that area.

That said, the performance boost is not insignificant, and the good news is that NVIDIA hasn’t just ramped up the clock speeds to achieve this. It’s added more CUDA cores as well, so this is a more far-reaching upgrade than it seems at first, even if it still uses the same Turing architecture.

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