NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce GTX 1070 sales 10 June 2016 at a recommended price of $379. This is high-end Pascal architecture desktop card based on 16 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 8 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 8 GB/s are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 256 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is 2-slot card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 10.5" (26.7 cm). 8-pin power connector is required, and power consumption is at 150 Watt.

It provides good gaming and benchmark performance at 61.52 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti.

General info

Of GeForce GTX 1070's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Perfomance to price
66.68
 
Architecture
Pascal
 
Code name
GP104
 
Type
Desktop
 
Release date
10 June 2016
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$379
 
of 14999 (Quadro Plex 7000)
Price
$379.99
 
of 4095.95 (Quadro P6000)

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 1070's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce GTX 1070's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1920
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
CUDA cores
1920
 
Core clock speed
1506 MHz
 
Boost Clock
1683 MHz
 
Transistor count
7,200 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
16 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
150 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Maximum GPU temperature
94 °C
 
Texture fill rate
202.0
 
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Floating-point performance
6,463 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 1070's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).
Bus support
PCIe 3.0
 
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
Length
10.5" (26.7 cm)
 
Height
4.376" (11.1 cm)
 
Width
2-slot
 
Recommended system power (PSU)
500 Watt
 
Supplementary power connectors
8-pin
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1070: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Memory type
GDDR5
 
Maximum RAM amount
8 GB
 
of 32
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
8 GB/s
 
of 14000
Memory bandwidth
256 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Shared memory
-
 

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1070.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
 
Display Connectors
DP 1.42, HDMI 2.0b, Dual Link-DVI
 
Multi monitor support
+
 
G-SYNC support
+
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1070. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision
+
 
GPU Boost
3.0
 
VR Ready
+
 
CUDA
+
 
SLI
+
 
Multi-Projection
+
 
Multi Monitor
+
 
Ansel
+
 
Virtual Reality
+
 
ShadowWorks
+
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1070, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0
 
OpenGL
4.5
 
of 4.6
Vulkan
+
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 1070. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
58.42
 
 
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
105630
 
3DMark Fire Strike Score
14823
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
18031
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
24510
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
50543
 
Unigine Heaven 4.0
2815
 
Passmark
11192
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics Score
18460
 

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 1070. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
832 Mh/s
 
 
Decred / DCR (Decred)
2.83 Gh/s
 
 
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
28.69 Mh/s
 
 
Siacoin / SC (Sia)
1.75 Gh/s
 
 
Monero / XMR (CryptoNight)
0.65 kh/s
 
 
Zcash / ZEC (Equihash)
435.21 Sol/s
 
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1070 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS, while overall gaming performance is a number in 0-100 range, and the older the game, the less impact it has on the overall grade.
Overall gaming performance
0.74
 
 
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Far Cry 5 (2018)
low / 720p
134
 
medium / 1080p
108
 
high / 1080p
103
 
ultra / 1080p
96
 
4k / 2160p
35
 
Fortnite (2018)
low / 720p
317
 
medium / 1080p
286
 
high / 1080p
181
 
ultra / 1080p
129
 
4k / 2160p
39
 
Kingdom Come: Deliverance (2018)
low / 720p
145
 
medium / 1080p
114
 
high / 1080p
93
 
ultra / 1080p
69
 
4k / 2160p
23
 
Ark Survival Evolved (2017)
low / 720p
130
 
medium / 1080p
83
 
high / 1080p
59
 
ultra / 1080p
40
 
4k / 2160p
15
 
Assassin´s Creed Origins (2017)
low / 720p
103
 
medium / 1080p
91
 
high / 1080p
87
 
ultra / 1080p
73
 
4k / 2160p
33
 
Destiny 2 (2017)
low / 720p
166
 
medium / 1080p
162
 
high / 1080p
147
 
ultra / 1080p
123
 
4k / 2160p
33
 
Ghost Recon Wildlands (2017)
low / 720p
190
 
medium / 1080p
104
 
high / 1080p
95
 
ultra / 1080p
52
 
4k / 2160p
34
 
Mass Effect Andromeda (2017)
low / 720p
163
 
medium / 1080p
126
 
high / 1080p
89
 
ultra / 1080p
73
 
4k / 2160p
37
 
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) (2017)
low / 720p
126
 
medium / 1080p
117
 
high / 1080p
107
 
ultra / 1080p
79
 
4k / 2160p
28
 
Resident Evil 7 (2017)
low / 720p
517
 
medium / 1080p
281
 
high / 1080p
171
 
ultra / 1080p
141
 
4k / 2160p
49
 
Star Wars Battlefront 2 (2017)
low / 720p
200
 
medium / 1080p
146
 
high / 1080p
130
 
ultra / 1080p
114
 
4k / 2160p
38
 
Battlefield 1 (BF1) (2016)
low / 720p
200
 
medium / 768p
195
 
high / 1080p
139
 
ultra / 1080p
122
 
4k / 2160p
57
 
Civilization VI (2016)
low / 768p
90
 
medium / 768p
74
 
high / 1080p
66
 
ultra / 1080p
67
 
4k / 2160p
65
 
Deus Ex Mankind Divided (2016)
low / 720p
155
 
medium / 768p
134
 
high / 1080p
78
 
ultra / 1080p
43
 
4k / 2160p
27
 
Dishonored 2 (2016)
high / 1080p
91
 
ultra / 1080p
81
 
4k / 2160p
38
 
Doom (2016)
ultra / 1080p
132
 
4k / 2160p
51
 
Far Cry Primal (2016)
low / 720p
158
 
medium / 1080p
129
 
high / 1080p
114
 
ultra / 1080p
92
 
4k / 2160p
40
 
Mirror's Edge Catalyst (2016)
high / 1080p
114
 
ultra / 1080p
102
 
4k / 2160p
39
 
Overwatch (2016)
high / 1080p
269
 
ultra / 1080p
167
 
4k / 2160p
88
 
Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)
ultra / 1080p
98
 
4k / 2160p
41
 
The Division (2016)
ultra / 1080p
83
 
4k / 2160p
41
 
Titanfall 2 (2016)
ultra / 1080p
122
 
4k / 2160p
46
 
Watch Dogs 2 (2016)
high / 1080p
95
 
ultra / 1080p
63
 
4k / 2160p
37
 
XCOM 2 (2016)
ultra / 1080p
44
 
4k / 2160p
26
 
Fallout 4 (2015)
ultra / 1080p
111
 
4k / 2160p
46
 
GTA V (2015)
ultra / 1080p
74
 
4k / 2160p
61
 
Just Cause 3 (2015)
high / 1080p
133
 
ultra / 1080p
114
 
4k / 2160p
51
 
Rainbow Six Siege (2015)
low / 768p
336
 
medium / 768p
283
 
high / 1080p
210
 
ultra / 1080p
181
 
4k / 2160p
69
 
The Witcher 3 (2015)
high / 1080p
123
 
ultra / 1080p
64
 
4k / 2160p
44
 
Battlefield 4 (2013)
ultra / 1080p
150
 
4k / 2160p
72
 
Crysis 3 (2013)
ultra / 1080p
82
 
Tomb Raider (2013)
ultra / 1080p
213
 

Relative perfomance

Overall GeForce GTX 1070 performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce GTX 1070 from AMD is Radeon RX Vega 56, which is slower by 1% and lower by 2 positions in our rating.

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