NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI vs RTX 2080 Ti
Comparison of GeForce GTX 1070 SLI and GeForce RTX 2080 Ti architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce GTX 1070 SLI and GeForce RTX 2080 Ti'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 2080 Ti'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)
Texture fill rate
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI and GeForce RTX 2080 Ti 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
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI and GeForce RTX 2080 Ti: 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
Memory clock speed
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI and GeForce RTX 2080 Ti. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1070 SLI and GeForce RTX 2080 Ti. 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 2080 Ti, sometimes including their particular versions.
12 Ultimate (12_1)
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 1070 SLI and GeForce RTX 2080 Ti. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
GTX 1070 SLI 87.08
RTX 2080 Ti 100.00 +14.8%
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
GTX 1070 SLI 373694
RTX 2080 Ti 521458 +39.5%
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
GTX 1070 SLI 140180
RTX 2080 Ti 165122 +17.8%
3DMark Fire Strike Score
GTX 1070 SLI 21076
RTX 2080 Ti 26227 +24.4%
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
GTX 1070 SLI 34226
RTX 2080 Ti 34316 +0.3%
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
GTX 1070 SLI 42691
RTX 2080 Ti 47166 +10.5%
Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1070 SLI and GeForce RTX 2080 Ti are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI
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
3D Vision Surround
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
14.8% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (20 September 2018 vs 16 August 2016)
Wider memory bus (352 vs 256 bit)
More pipelines (4352 vs 3840)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 16 nm)
Less power hungry (250 vs 300 watts)
650 Watt system power recommended
So, GTX 1070 SLI or RTX 2080 Ti?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GTX 1070 SLI and GeForce RTX 2080 Ti, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.