As CES draws near, rumors and leaks have started painting a picture of what to expect from various manufacturers. AMD is already expected to launch a slew of products, while NVIDIA is supposed to reveal the mobile versions of its RTX cards as well as the mid-range Turing lineup. A Chinese OEM “accidentally” published the specs of all the three top-end mobile Turing cards this morning. Of course, the page was taken down shortly afterwards, but once you put something up on the internet, it always stays there.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile

This specs-sheet included details of the RTX 2060, 2070 as well as the 2080 MXM. As per the leak, the GeForce RTX 2080 MXM will pack the same number of CUDA cores as the desktop version (2944) and the clocks too are identical. In fact, it’s hard to tell the difference between the two, as there’s simply none. The only plausible variation that could be there pertains to the BIOS. The mobility GPUs will most likely have restrictions on the TDP and the in-game boost clocks.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile

The same is once again seen in case of the RTX 2070. The mobile version is identical to the already released desktop part, with 2304 cores, 1410 MHz base clock (1740 boost) and 8GB GDDR6 VRAM clocked at 14Gbps. As for the 2060, the card will feature 1536 CUDA cores running at a base clock of 1320 MHz and a boost frequency of 1620. The GPU will be paired with 6GB GDDR6 memory clocked at the same speed as the other two cards (14Gbps). It would be safe to assume that the desktop 2060 will have the same internals. Furthermore, as per this memo, the RTX 2060 is supposed to ship by 15th January. That’s right after CES, so looks like the rumors were on point.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile

Another interesting tidbit is that all these GPUs are tagged as “hardware overclocking versions”. Not quite sure why, but most likely the manufacturer is offering improved thermals for better overclocking potential. If you look closely at the laptop specs, you’ll notice that these aren’t your average notebooks. They are equipped with desktop grade Intel Core i9 processors.

We can also say with a level of certainty that we aren’t looking at the Max-Q versions of the Turing lineup, but simply desktop chips with slight modifications for improved heat dissipation. In case you have any questions or queries, do let us know in the comment section below.

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