NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Founders Edition 6GB Open Air

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The GeForce RTX 2060 is based on NVIDIA's Turing GPU architecture. This generation represents only an incremental improvement in general graphics performance, making the RTX 2060 around the same performance as the previous generation GTX 1070. The big thing that this new GPU architecture brings to the table is forward-looking features not found on previous GTX cards: dedicated RT cores for ray tracing and Tensor cores for machine learning inference. The RT cores are brand-new, while the Tensor cores have existed on previous Titan and Quadro cards - but this is the first time they've come to the mainstream GeForce series. This specialized hardware will allow for new functionality in games and GPU-accelerated applications, but will require such programs to be written specifically to utilize them in order to see much benefit.

This is also the first generation where reference "Founders Edition" cards from NVIDIA have featured a dual-fan cooling layout. This is great for keeping a single card running cool and quiet, but results in most of the heat the card generates being pumped back into the computer. That makes these a poor choice for use in multi-GPU systems, especially in configurations where there will be no space between each card. In those cases, a video card with a blower-style fan and rear heat exhaust will be much better.

Finally, in regards to connectivity, the RTX 2060 supports up to four monitors. Unlike the higher-end RTX 2080 and 2080 Ti, it still has one dual-link DVI output - along with one HDMI 2.0b and two DisplayPort 1.4 outputs. VirtualLink - a specialized Type C port combining DisplayPort, USB 3.1, and power - is also included, for single-cable connectivity to next-generation VR headsets.
William George (Marketing Project Manager)
William George (Marketing Project Manager) Says:
This mid-generation update from NVIDIA is a little weird, but getting a 33% memory increase and performance on par with the RTX 2070 for only a few dollars more than the 2060 is nothing to be upset about.



Chipset Manufacturer NVIDIA
Product Line GeForce
Interface PCI Express 3.0 x16
Maximum Digital Resolution 7680x4320
Maximum HDMI Resolution 4096x3112
Maximum DisplayPort Resolution 7680x4320
Maximum DVI Resolution 2560x1600
Maximum Monitors Supported 4
HDCP Compliant Yes
Multi-GPU Technology Not Available
GPU Specifications
Core Speed 1,365 MHz
Boost Speed 1,680 Mhz
Stream Processors 1,920
Memory Specifications
Video Memory 6GB
Memory Type GDDR6
Memory Speed 14,000 MHz
Memory Bus Width 192-bit
Bandwidth 336 GB/s
Additional Information
Cooling System Open Air Type
DirectX Support DirectX 12
CUDA Support 6.5
OpenGL Support 4.5
Removable Backplate No
Slot Width 2
Port 1 USB Type-C
Port 2 DisplayPort
Port 3 HDMI
Port 4 DisplayPort
Port 5 DVI
Power Connectors
Plug 1 8-pin PCI-E
Length 229 mm (9.0 in)
Height 113 mm (4.4 in)
Width 41 mm (1.6 in)