One week before launch, and long after preorders launched, Nvidia is putting more cards on the table: The GeForce RTX 2080 will be faster than the GTX 1080 Ti. And the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti will be the fastest consumer graphics card ever released.
Nvidia spent the entirety of the GeForce RTX 20-series reveal hyping up the exciting potential of ray traced games, and understandably so—nobody expected ray tracing to be in mainstream games this soon, and gamers need to know what ray tracing even is. But the complete lack of information about the GeForce RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Ti’s performance in traditional games left people wondering if there was an ulterior motive behind it. Could these pricey graphics cards be slower than their predecessors?