NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI vs RTX 2080 Ti

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 1070 SLI and GeForce RTX 2080 Ti architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
no data
 
38.32
Architecture
Pascal
 
Turing
Code name
Pascal GP104 SLI
 
TU102
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
16 August 2016
 
20 September 2018
Launch price (MSRP)
no data
 
$999
Price now
no data
 
$716

Technical specs

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.
Pipelines
3840
 
4352
Core clock speed
1506 MHz
 
1350 MHz
Boost Clock
1683 MHz
 
1545 MHz
Transistor count
14400 Million
 
18,600 million
Manufacturing process technology
16 nm
 
12 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
300 Watt
 
250 Watt
Texture fill rate
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420.2

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).
Interface
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PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
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267 mm
Supplementary power connectors
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2x 8-pin
SLI options
+
 
-

Memory

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.
Memory type
GDDR5
 
GDDR6
Maximum RAM amount
2x 8 GB
 
11 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
352 Bit
Memory clock speed
8000 MHz
 
14000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
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616.0 GB/s
Shared memory
-
 
-

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.
Display Connectors
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1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
G-SYNC support
+
 
+

Technologies

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.
3D Vision
+
 
-
GPU Boost
+
 
no data
VR Ready
+
 
+
CUDA
+
 
-
GeForce Experience
+
 
no data
Surround
+
 
no data
Multi-Projection
+
 
no data
Multi Monitor
+
 
+
Adaptive Vertical Sync
+
 
no data

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1070 SLI and GeForce RTX 2080 Ti, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12_1
 
12 Ultimate (12_1)
OpenGL
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4.6
Vulkan
+
 
+

Benchmark performance

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%

Gaming performance

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

Multi-Projection
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)
3D Vision
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)
Surround
NVIDIA GameStream
GPU Boost 2.0 (increases NVIDIA GPU voltage and frequency when there's a temperature headroom. Similar to AMD PowerTune)
Adaptive Vertical Sync
SLIOptions
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)
NVLink
DLSS
Raytraycing
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.

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