NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI vs RTX 2070 Super
Comparison of GeForce GTX 1070 SLI and GeForce RTX 2070 Super architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce GTX 1070 SLI and GeForce RTX 2070 Super'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 SLI and GeForce RTX 2070 Super's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI and GeForce RTX 2070 Super 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).
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI and GeForce RTX 2070 Super: 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.
Maximum RAM amount
2x 8 GB
Memory bus width
2x 256 Bit
Memory clock speed
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI and GeForce RTX 2070 Super.
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 2x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1070 SLI and GeForce RTX 2070 Super. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Adaptive Vertical Sync
APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1070 SLI and GeForce RTX 2070 Super, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 12 (FL 12_1)
DirectX 12_1, Shader 6.4
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 1070 SLI and GeForce RTX 2070 Super. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
GTX 1070 SLI 86.49 +15.6%
RTX 2070 Super 74.79
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
GTX 1070 SLI 373694
RTX 2070 Super 430289 +15.1%
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
GTX 1070 SLI 140180 +10.2%
RTX 2070 Super 127163
3DMark Fire Strike Score
GTX 1070 SLI 21076 +4.1%
RTX 2070 Super 20245
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
GTX 1070 SLI 34226 +37%
RTX 2070 Super 24975
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
GTX 1070 SLI 42691 +21.1%
RTX 2070 Super 35264
Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1070 SLI and GeForce RTX 2070 Super are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI
15.6% faster in synthetic tests
More pipelines (3840 vs 2560)
CUDA (Compute Unified Device Architecture - an API for video card computing power usage in tasks different from 3D graphics processing. Can be used for physics simulation for instance)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
GeForce Experience (software suite built to manage NVIDIA GPU parameters, and to record and stream game video)
GPU Boost 2.0 (increases NVIDIA GPU voltage and frequency when there's a temperature headroom. Similar to AMD PowerTune)
Adaptive Vertical Sync
SLI (Scalable Link Interface - a technology for uniting several NVIDIA GPUs processing power in one PC)
3D Vision Surround
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super
Much newer (2 July 2019 vs 16 August 2016)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 16 nm)
Less power hungry (215 vs 300 watts)
650 Watt system power recommended
So, GTX 1070 SLI or RTX 2070 Super?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GTX 1070 SLI and GeForce RTX 2070 Super, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.