Having bought a GTX 1070 a couple of years ago, I was starting to notice dropped frames and less than 60FPS in games like Kingdom Come Deliverance and in VR on Elite: Dangerous. I waited with baited breath for the 2000 series of cards.
Initially disappointed with the benchmarks and ridiculous price, I waited for months and months for the price to come down and drivers to improve. Then I heard about AMD upcoming new 7nm GPU, so I waited again. After being disappointed (again), I decided to look into the 2080 as that seemed to be the best value for money (for me).
Usually I wouldn't go for an entry level 2080 and would get the top of the range O/C version. However for the sake of a few single digit FPS and a saving of well over 100, I decided on the Ventus. It came with Anthem, BF5 and 30 of steam vouchers. Not bothered about the "free" games, but vouchers are always welcome.
It's a great card, good performance in Elite in VR (HMD image quality set to 1.5) & handles everything else at Ultra (though only hits ~35FPS in Ratay in KC:D - have to drop settings to Very high in that city).
I'm very glad I upgraded. Got 200 cash for my 1070, so the new card cost me 470. Not bad for a noticeable increase in performance.