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 66.20 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of GeForce GTX 1070's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Perfomance to price
48.99
 
Architecture
Pascal
 
Code name
GP104
 
Type
Desktop
 
Release date
10 June 2016
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$379
 
of 14999 (Quadro Plex 7000)
Price
$399.99
 
of 4762.99 (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
 
of 12
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 11408 (TITAN Xp)
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_1
 
OpenGL
4.5
 
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
63.59
 
 
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
303483.00
 
 
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
105630.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Score
14822.50
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
18030.50
 
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
24510.00
 
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
50543.00
 
 
Unigine Heaven 3.0
10346.92
 
 
Unigine Heaven 4.0
2815
 
 
Passmark
11167
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics Score
18460
 
 

Mining hashrate

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
0.73
 
 
Games can run, %
At minimum settings
100
At recommended settings
100
New games support
98
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Far Cry 5 (2018)
low / 720p
134.00
 
medium / 1080p
108.00
 
high / 1080p
103.00
 
ultra / 1080p
96.00
 
4k / 2160p
35.00
 
Fortnite (2018)
low / 720p
317.00
 
medium / 1080p
286.00
 
high / 1080p
181.00
 
ultra / 1080p
129.00
 
4k / 2160p
39.30
 
Kingdom Come: Deliverance (2018)
low / 720p
145.00
 
medium / 1080p
114.00
 
high / 1080p
92.70
 
ultra / 1080p
68.90
 
4k / 2160p
23.10
 
Ark Survival Evolved (2017)
low / 720p
130.00
 
medium / 1080p
82.60
 
high / 1080p
59.40
 
ultra / 1080p
40.40
 
4k / 2160p
15.10
 
Assassin´s Creed Origins (2017)
low / 720p
103.00
 
medium / 1080p
91.00
 
high / 1080p
87.00
 
ultra / 1080p
73.00
 
4k / 2160p
33.00
 
Destiny 2 (2017)
low / 720p
166.00
 
medium / 1080p
162.00
 
high / 1080p
147.00
 
ultra / 1080p
123.00
 
4k / 2160p
32.90
 
Ghost Recon Wildlands (2017)
low / 720p
190.00
 
medium / 1080p
104.00
 
high / 1080p
95.40
 
ultra / 1080p
52.00
 
4k / 2160p
33.70
 
Mass Effect Andromeda (2017)
low / 720p
163.00
 
medium / 1080p
126.00
 
high / 1080p
89.00
 
ultra / 1080p
72.90
 
4k / 2160p
36.60
 
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) (2017)
low / 720p
126.00
 
medium / 1080p
117.00
 
high / 1080p
107.00
 
ultra / 1080p
79.15
 
4k / 2160p
28.20
 
Resident Evil 7 (2017)
low / 720p
517.00
 
medium / 1080p
281.00
 
high / 1080p
171.00
 
ultra / 1080p
141.00
 
4k / 2160p
48.70
 
Star Wars Battlefront 2 (2017)
low / 720p
200.00
 
medium / 1080p
146.00
 
high / 1080p
130.00
 
ultra / 1080p
114.00
 
4k / 2160p
38.10
 
Battlefield 1 (BF1) (2016)
low / 720p
200.00
 
medium / 768p
195.00
 
high / 1080p
139.00
 
ultra / 1080p
122.00
 
4k / 2160p
57.10
 
Civilization VI (2016)
low / 768p
90.10
 
medium / 768p
73.70
 
high / 1080p
66.20
 
ultra / 1080p
66.70
 
4k / 2160p
65.10
 
Deus Ex Mankind Divided (2016)
low / 720p
155.00
 
medium / 768p
134.00
 
high / 1080p
77.50
 
ultra / 1080p
43.40
 
4k / 2160p
27.25
 
Dishonored 2 (2016)
high / 1080p
91.00
 
ultra / 1080p
81.00
 
4k / 2160p
38.40
 
Doom (2016)
ultra / 1080p
132.00
 
4k / 2160p
50.60
 
Far Cry Primal (2016)
low / 720p
157.50
 
medium / 1080p
128.50
 
high / 1080p
113.50
 
ultra / 1080p
92.00
 
4k / 2160p
39.50
 
Overwatch (2016)
high / 1080p
269.00
 
ultra / 1080p
167.00
 
4k / 2160p
88.00
 
Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)
ultra / 1080p
98.00
 
4k / 2160p
40.95
 
The Division (2016)
ultra / 1080p
83.30
 
4k / 2160p
41.35
 
Titanfall 2 (2016)
ultra / 1080p
122.00
 
4k / 2160p
45.80
 
Watch Dogs 2 (2016)
high / 1080p
95.30
 
ultra / 1080p
63.30
 
4k / 2160p
37.10
 
XCOM 2 (2016)
ultra / 1080p
44.20
 
4k / 2160p
26.30
 
Fallout 4 (2015)
ultra / 1080p
111.00
 
4k / 2160p
46.15
 
GTA V (2015)
ultra / 1080p
73.50
 
4k / 2160p
60.55
 
Just Cause 3 (2015)
high / 1080p
133.00
 
ultra / 1080p
114.00
 
4k / 2160p
51.45
 
Rainbow Six Siege (2015)
low / 768p
336.00
 
medium / 768p
282.50
 
high / 1080p
209.50
 
ultra / 1080p
180.50
 
4k / 2160p
69.40
 
The Witcher 3 (2015)
high / 1080p
123.00
 
ultra / 1080p
63.50
 
4k / 2160p
44.00
 
Battlefield 4 (2013)
ultra / 1080p
150.00
 
4k / 2160p
72.40
 
Crysis 3 (2013)
ultra / 1080p
81.50
 
Tomb Raider (2013)
ultra / 1080p
213.00
 

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 faster by 1% and higher by 1 position in our rating.

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