NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti vs 1070 SLI

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce GTX 1070 SLI architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
21.02
 
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Architecture
Pascal
 
Pascal
Code name
GP102
 
Pascal GP104 SLI
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
10 March 2017
 
16 August 2016
Launch price (MSRP)
$699
 
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Price now
$1041
 
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Technical specs

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce GTX 1070 SLI'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 1080 Ti and GeForce GTX 1070 SLI's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
3584
 
3840
Core clock speed
1481 MHz
 
1506 MHz
Boost Clock
1582 MHz
 
1683 MHz
Transistor count
11,800 million
 
14400 Million
Manufacturing process technology
16 nm
 
16 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
250 Watt
 
300 Watt
Maximum GPU temperature
91 °C
 
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Texture fill rate
354.4
 
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Floating-point performance
11,340 gflops
 
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Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce GTX 1070 SLI 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
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
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Length
10.5" (26.7 cm)
 
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Recommended system power (PSU)
600 Watt
 
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Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
 
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Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce GTX 1070 SLI: 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
GDDR5X
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
11 GB
 
2x 8 GB
Memory bus width
352 Bit
 
2x 256 Bit
Memory clock speed
11008 MHz
 
8000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
484.4 GB/s
 
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Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce GTX 1070 SLI.
Display Connectors
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
 
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Multi monitor support
+
 
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G-SYNC support
+
 
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Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce GTX 1070 SLI. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision
+
 
+
GPU Boost
+
 
+
VR Ready
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+
CUDA
+
 
+
SLI
+
 
+
GeForce Experience
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+
Surround
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+
Multi-Projection
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+
Multi Monitor
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+
Ansel
+
 
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Adaptive Vertical Sync
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+
PCIe 3.0
+
 
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Virtual Reality
+
 
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HDMI 2.0b
+
 
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API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce GTX 1070 SLI, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (12_1)
 
DirectX 12 (FL 12_1)
OpenGL
4.5
 
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Vulkan
+
 
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Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce GTX 1070 SLI. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GTX 1080 Ti 80.07
GTX 1070 SLI 87.31 +9%

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

GTX 1080 Ti 394694 +5.6%
GTX 1070 SLI 373694

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

GTX 1080 Ti 142490 +1.6%
GTX 1070 SLI 140180

3DMark Fire Strike Score

GTX 1080 Ti 19616
GTX 1070 SLI 21076 +7.4%

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

GTX 1080 Ti 27564
GTX 1070 SLI 34226 +24.2%

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

GTX 1080 Ti 37672
GTX 1070 SLI 42691 +13.3%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce GTX 1070 SLI. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
1427 Mh/s
 
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Decred / DCR (Decred)
4.6 Gh/s
 
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Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
35 Mh/s
 
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Siacoin / SC (Sia)
2.96 Gh/s
 
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Monero / XMR (CryptoNight)
0.76 kh/s
 
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Zcash / ZEC (Equihash)
630 Sol/s
 
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Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce GTX 1070 SLI are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti

Somewhat newer (10 March 2017 vs 16 August 2016)
Wider memory bus (352 vs 256 bit)
Less power hungry (250 vs 300 watts)
DP 1.4
HDMI 2.0b
HDCP 2.2
PCIe 3.0
GPU Boost 3.0
DirectX 12
Virtual Reality
Ansel

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI

9% faster in synthetic tests
More pipelines (3840 vs 3584)
Multi-Projection
VR Ready
Multi Monitor
GeForce Experience (software suite built to manage NVIDIA GPU parameters, and to record and stream game video)
Surround
GPU Boost 2.0 (increases NVIDIA GPU voltage and frequency when there's a temperature headroom. Similar to AMD PowerTune)
Adaptive Vertical Sync

So, GTX 1080 Ti or 1070 SLI?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI. The differences in performance seem too small.
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