As CES 2019 draws near, the rumors surrounding NVIDIA’s budget Turing card, the GeForce RTX 2060 have also gained momentum. In a new leak from Tom’s Hardware Germany’s EC, Igor Wallossek, the specs and performance figures of
The leak puts the RTX 2060 right in between the GTX 1070 Ti and
However, I’m gonna go on a limb here and say that it’s not that unlikely. AMD is currently dominating the mid-range market with its Radeon RX 580 which offers relatively better performance than
Looking at the provided chart, it seems that the RTX 2060 won’t be all that different from
Now, for the benchmark. Kind Igor claims that this is from NVIDIA’s own slides just with a little watermark of his own. As per this Timespy benchmark, the 2060 will be hot on the heels of the 1080, leaving the 1060 and 1070 far behind and even beating the 1070 Ti by a considerable margin. If this actually pans out to be legit, then NVIDIA will have redeemed itself in the eyes of many gamers.
Furthermore, he claims that the 2060 could share the same board as the RTX 2070 with an 8-pin socket. Although using a cheaper one will be more feasible and could help reduce the overall price of the graphics card. After all this is supposed to be a “budget card”.
There are also rumors that NVIDIA might rebrand the 1060 and sell it as the GTX 2050 and use the low-quality (ones with poor silicon)
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