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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Desktop)

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Desktop)

The Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 is the second fastest Pascal based graphics card in mid May 2016. It is a high-end desktop graphics card. The mobile pendant is also called GeForce GTX 1070, but features more shaders and a lower core clock (see this page for details on the laptop version of the GTX 1070). Both cards are based on a cut down GP104 chip as the GTX 1080 and manufactured in 16 nm FinFET at TSMC. More details on the Pascal architecture including all features and comparisons to Maxwell, can be found here.

Compared to the GTX1080, the GTX1070 features less CUDA cores (1920 versus 2560) that are clocked a bit lower (maximum Boost 1683 versus 1733). Instead of the new GDDR5X, the GTX 1070 uses slower GDDR5 graphics memory - but still 8 GB. The TDP is also reduced from 180 Watt to 150 Watt.

The performance of the GTX 1070 is between the old GTX 980 Ti and the GTX 1080. Therefore, gaming in 4k at high details is possible with the card and also VR gaming is possible.

ManufacturerNVIDIA
GeForce GTX 1000 Series
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (compare) 3584 @ 1481 - 1600 (Boost) MHz352 Bit @ 11000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1080 SLI (Laptop) (compare) 5120 @ 1556 - 1733 (Boost) MHz2x 256 Bit @ 10000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1070 SLI (Desktop) (compare) 3840 @ 1506 - 1683 (Boost) MHz2x 256 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1070 SLI (Laptop) (compare) 4096 @ 1443 - 1645 (Boost) MHz2x 256 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1080 (Desktop) (compare) 2560 @ 1607 - 1733 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 10000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1080 (Laptop) (compare) 2560 @ 1566 - 1733 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 10000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q (compare) 2560 @ 1101 - 1290 - 1278 - 1468 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 10000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1070 (Desktop) 1920 @ 1506 - 1683 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop) (compare) 2048 @ 1443 - 1645 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q (compare) 2048 @ 1101 - 1215 - 1265 - 1379 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1060 (Desktop) (compare) 1280 @ 1506 - 1708 (Boost) MHz192 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop) (compare) 1280 @ 1506 - 1708 (Boost) MHz192 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q (compare) 1280 @ 1063 - 1265 - 1341 - 1480 (Boost) MHz192 Bit @ 8000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Notebook) (compare) 768 @ 1493 - 1620 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 7000 MHz
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Desktop) (compare) 768 @ 1290 - 1392 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 7008 MHz
GeForce GTX 1050 (Desktop) (compare) 640 @ 1354 - 1455 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 7008 MHz
GeForce GTX 1050 (Notebook) (compare) 640 @ 1354 - 1493 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 7000 MHz
GeForce GT 1030 (Desktop) (compare) 384 @ 1228 - 1670 (Boost) MHz64 Bit @ 6000 MHz
CodenamePascal GP104
ArchitecturePascal
Pipelines1920 - unified
Core Speed1506 - 1683 (Boost) MHz
Memory Speed8000 MHz
Memory Bus Width256 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5
Max. Amount of Memory8192 MB
Shared Memoryno
DirectXDirectX 12_1
Transistor Count7200 Million
technology16 nm
FeaturesMulti-Projection, VR Ready, G-SYNC, Vulkan, Multi Monitor
Date of Announcement06.05.2016
Link to Manufacturer Pagehttp://www.geforce.com/hardware/10series...

Benchmarks

3DMark - Fire Strike Score 1920x1080
min: 14626     avg: 15125.2     median: 14822.5 (63%)     max: 16230 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Graphics 1920x1080
min: 17806     avg: 18092     median: 18077 (44%)     max: 18408 Points
3DMark 11 - Performance 1280x720
min: 18555     avg: 19594.8     median: 19132 (67%)     max: 21560 points
3DMark 11 - Performance GPU 1280x720
min: 23660     avg: 24694.5     median: 24510 (48%)     max: 26098 points
3DMark Vantage
P Result 1280x1024 +
P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024 +
3DMark 06 Standard 1280x1024 +
Unigine Valley 1.0 - Extreme HD DirectX 1920x1080
min: 91.8     avg: 93.4     median: 92.6 (64%)     max: 95.8 fps
Power Consumption - FurMark 1.19 GPU Stress Test - Power Consumption (external Monitor) 1280x720 *
min: 253     avg: 278     median: 278 (74%)     max: 303 Watt
Power Consumption - The Witcher 3 Power Consumption (external Monitor) ultra 1920x1080 *
min: 243     avg: 255.5     median: 255.5 (68%)     max: 268 Watt
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

Game Benchmarks

The following benchmarks stem from our benchmarks of review laptops. The performance depends on the used graphics memory, clock rate, processor, system settings, drivers, and operating systems. So the results don't have to be representative for all laptops with this GPU. For detailled information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number.

Ark Survival Evolved

Ark Survival Evolved

2017
low 1280x720
130  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
82.6  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
59.4  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
40.4  fps    + Compare
3840x2160
15.1  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Additional Benchmarks
Medium Preset (100 % Resolution Scale) 1366x768
118
F1 2017

F1 2017

2017
low 1280x720
231  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
173  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
146  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
104  fps    + Compare
3840x2160
50  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Additional Benchmarks
Medium Preset 4xAF 1366x768
180
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds
low 1280x720
126  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
117  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
107  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
77.8 80.5 ~ 79 fps    + Compare
3840x2160
28.2  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Additional Benchmarks
Medium Preset 1366x768
122
Team Fortress 2

Team Fortress 2

2017
3820x2160
152  fps    + Compare
Dirt 4

Dirt 4

2017
low 1280x720
338  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
217  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
162  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
92.9  fps    + Compare
3840x2160
55  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Additional Benchmarks
Medium Preset 4xAF 1366x768
243
Rocket League
low 1280x720
250  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
249  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
196  fps    + Compare
3840x2160
94.4  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
Additional Benchmarks
Performance 1920x1080
250
Prey

Prey

2017
low 1280x720
144  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
143  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
142  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
141  fps    + Compare
3840x2160
56 58 ~ 57 fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Additional Benchmarks
Medium Preset 4xAF FXAA 1366x768
144
Warhammer 40.000: Dawn of War III
low 1280x720
172  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
91.3  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
63.6  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
56.4 57 ~ 57 fps    + Compare
3840x2160
20.7  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Additional Benchmarks
Medium / On (100 % Gameplay Resolution) MediumAA 1366x768
114
Mass Effect Andromeda
low 1280x720
163  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
126  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
89  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
72.9  fps    + Compare
3840x2160
36.6  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Additional Benchmarks
Medium Preset (Resolution Scale Mode off) FXAA 1366x768
145
Ghost Recon Wildlands
low 1280x720
190  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
104  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
95.4  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
53.8  fps    + Compare
3840x2160
35.4  fps    + Compare