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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 (Desktop)

The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 sits behind the GeForce RTX 2080 as the third fastest desktop GPU in NVIDIA's current GeForce Turing line-up. The RTX 2070 has 2,304 (down from the 2,944 of the RTX 2080) shader units, 8 GB GDDR6 VRAM and a 256-bit interface that runs at 14 GHz and delivers up to 448 GB/s. The mobile variant of the RTX 2070 bears the same name, but offers considerable lower clock speeds (see our RTX 2070 laptop page).

Features

NVIDIA manufacturers the TU106 chip on a 12 nm FinFET process and includes features like Deep Learning Super Sampling (DLSS) and Real-Time Ray Tracing (RTRT), which should combine to create more realistic lighting effects than older GPUs based on the company's Pascal architecture (if the games supports it). The RTX 2070 is also DisplayPort 1.4 ready, while there is also support for HDMI 2.0b, HDR, Simultaneous Multi-Projection (SMP) and H.265 video en/decoding (PlayReady 3.0).

Performance

The RTX 2070 should perform on par with a GeForce GTX 1080, but it will outclass the latter in games that support DLSS and RTRT. Therefore, the RTX 2070 is a very fast consumer desktop GPUs and can play most triple-A games released in 2018 at high graphics in 4K.

Power Requirements

NVIDIA estimates that the RTX 2070 should consume a maximum of 175 W.

ManufacturerNVIDIA
GeForce RTX 2000 Series
NVIDIA Titan RTX compare 4608 @ 1350 - 1770 MHz384 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti (Desktop) compare 4352 @ 1350 - 1545 MHz352 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2080 Super (Desktop) compare 3072 @ 1650 - 1815 MHz256 Bit @ 15500 MHz
GeForce RTX 2080 (Desktop) compare 2944 @ 1515 - 1710 MHz256 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile compare 2944 @ 1380 - 1590 MHz256 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q compare 3072 @ 975 - 1230 MHz256 Bit @ 11000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2070 Super (Desktop) compare 2560 @ 1605 - 1770 MHz256 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2070 (Desktop) 2304 @ 1410 - 1620 MHz256 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2080 Super Mobile compare 3072 @ 1365 - 1560 MHz256 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2070 Super Mobile compare 2560 @ 1140 - 1380 MHz256 Bit @ 14002 MHz
GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q compare 2944 @ 735-990 - 1095-1230 MHz256 Bit @ 12000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile compare 2304 @ 1215 - 1440 MHz256 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2060 Super (Desktop) compare 2176 @ 1470 - 1650 MHz256 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop) compare 1920 @ 1320 - 1620 MHz192 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q compare 2560 @ 930 - 1155 MHz256 Bit @ 11000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q compare 2304 @ 885-1080 - 1185-1305 MHz256 Bit @ 12000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile compare 1920 @ 960 - 1200 MHz192 Bit @ 14000 MHz
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q compare 1920 @ 975 - 1185 MHz192 Bit @ 11000 MHz
CodenameTuring TU106
ArchitectureTuring
Pipelines2304 - unified
Core Speed1410 - 1620 (Boost) MHz
Memory Speed14000 MHz
Memory Bus Width256 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR6
Max. Amount of Memory8192 MB
Shared Memoryno
DirectXDirectX 12_1, Shader 6.4
Transistor Count10800 Million
technology12 nm
FeaturesDLSS, Raytraycing, VR Ready, G-SYNC, Vulkan, Multi Monitor, 550 Watt system power recommended
Date of Announcement27.08.2018

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - 3DMark 11 + Fire Strike + Time Spy
62.5 pt (70%)
3DMark - Time Spy Score 2560x1440
min: 6366     avg: 8776     median: 9214.5 (53%)     max: 9615 Points
3DMark - Time Spy Graphics 2560x1440
min: 7445     avg: 8952     median: 9300 (49%)     max: 9656 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics Score 1280x720 offscreen
min: 421374     avg: 449565     median: 425550 (78%)     max: 501818 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Graphics 1920x1080
min: 301347     avg: 342238     median: 310300 (43%)     max: 413520 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Score 1280x720
min: 22847     avg: 45511     median: 49226 (74%)     max: 56131 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Graphics 1280x720
min: 79868     avg: 121930     median: 127652 (65%)     max: 142253 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Score 1920x1080
min: 12809     avg: 18230     median: 18678.5 (62%)     max: 21833 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Graphics 1920x1080
min: 16770     avg: 21999     median: 23186 (53%)     max: 24242 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Graphics 1280x720
min: 311716     avg: 382015     median: 358141 (48%)     max: 463314 Points
3DMark 11 - Performance 1280x720
min: 15341     avg: 23703     median: 24241 (63%)     max: 27206 points
3DMark 11 - Performance GPU 1280x720
min: 22174     avg: 29866     median: 31260 (53%)     max: 32373 points
3DMark Vantage
P Result 1280x1024 +
P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024 +
3DMark 05 - Standard 1024x768
min: 33065     avg: 34192     median: 34752 (65%)     max: 34760 Points
3DMark 06 Standard 1280x1024 +
Unigine Valley 1.0 - Extreme HD DirectX 1920x1080
min: 111.5     avg: 113     median: 113 (61%)     max: 113.8 fps
SPECviewperf 12
Solidworks (sw-03) 1900x1060 +
Siemens NX (snx-02) 1900x1060 +
Showcase (showcase-01) 1900x1060 +
Medical (medical-01) 1900x1060 +
Maya (maya-04) 1900x1060 +
Energy (energy-01) 1900x1060 +
Creo (creo-01) 1900x1060 +
Catia (catia-04) 1900x1060 +
3ds Max (3dsmax-05) 1900x1060 +
SPECviewperf 13 Solidworks (sw-04) +
Siemens NX (snx-03) +
Showcase (showcase-02) +
Medical (medical-02) +
Maya (maya-05) +
Energy (energy-02) +
Creo (creo-02) +
Catia (catia-05) +
3ds Max (3dsmax-06) +
Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit +
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64Bit +
Cinebench R15
OpenGL 64Bit +
Ref. Match 64Bit +
Power Consumption - FurMark 1.19 GPU Stress Test - Power Consumption (external Monitor) 1280x720 *
min: 251.93     avg: 318     median: 343 (78%)     max: 359.6 Watt
Power Consumption - The Witcher 3 Power Consumption (external Monitor) ultra 1920x1080 *
min: 237.05     avg: 314     median: 336 (72%)     max: 347 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 detailed information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number.

Flight Simulator 2020

Flight Simulator 2020

2020
low 1280x720
77.9 fps  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
70.5 fps