NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti vs AMD Radeon RX Vega 64

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AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
Radeon RX Vega 64
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  • Interface PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 1630
  • Max video memory 8 GB
  • Memory type HBM2
  • Memory clock speed 945
  • Maximum resolution
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
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  • Interface PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 1607
  • Max video memory 8 GB
  • Memory type GDDR5
  • Memory clock speed 8000
  • Maximum resolution
Price now 505$
Games supported 97%

General info

Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, value for money and other general parameters.

Place in performance rating7978
Place by popularityno data73
Value for money47.3128.90
ArchitectureVega (2017−2021)Pascal (2016−2021)
GPU code nameVegaPascal GP104
Market segmentDesktopDesktop
Release date14 August 2017
(5 years old)
2 November 2017
(5 years old)
Launch price (MSRP)$499 $399
Current price$299 (0.6x MSRP)$505 (1.3x MSRP)
Value for money

To calculate the index we compare the characteristics of graphics cards against their prices.

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Technical specs

General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core base clock and boost clock speeds, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their benchmark and gaming test results. Note that power consumption of some graphics cards can well exceed their nominal TDP, especially when overclocked.

Pipelines / CUDA cores40962432
Core clock speed1630 MHz1607 MHz
Boost clock speed1546 MHz1683 MHz
Number of transistors12,500 million7,200 million
Manufacturing process technology14 nm16 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)295 Watt180 Watt
Texture fill rate395.8255.8
Floating-point performance13,353 gflops8,186 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on 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).

InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
Length279 mm267 mm
Width2-slot2-slot
Supplementary power connectors2x 8-pin1x 8-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated VRAM and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory typeHBM2GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount8 GB8 GB
Memory bus width2048 Bit256 Bit
Memory clock speed945 MHz8000 MHz
Memory bandwidth483.8 GB/s256.3 GB/s
Shared memory--

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on the reviewed GPUs. As a rule, data in this section is precise only for desktop reference ones (so-called Founders Edition for NVIDIA chips). OEM manufacturers may change the number and type of output ports, while for notebook cards availability of certain video outputs ports depends on the laptop model rather than on the card itself.

Display Connectors1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
HDMI++
G-SYNC supportno data+

Technologies

Supported technological solutions. This information will prove useful if you need some particular technology for your purposes.

VR Readyno data+

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectX12 (12_1)12 (12_1)
Shader Model6.46.4
OpenGL4.64.6
OpenCL2.01.2
Vulkan1.1.1251.2.131
CUDAno data6.1

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance comparison. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

RX Vega 64 37.36
GTX 1070 Ti 37.39
+0.1%
  • Passmark
  • 3DMark 11 Performance GPU
  • 3DMark Fire Strike Score
  • 3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
  • 3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
  • 3DMark Ice Storm GPU

This is probably the most ubiquitous benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various load, providing four separate benchmarks for Direct3D versions 9, 10, 11 and 12 (the last being done in 4K resolution if possible), and few more tests engaging DirectCompute capabilities.

Benchmark coverage: 25%

RX Vega 64 14649
GTX 1070 Ti 14662
+0.1%

3DMark 11 is an obsolete DirectX 11 benchmark by Futuremark. It used four tests based on two scenes, one being few submarines exploring the submerged wreck of a sunken ship, the other is an abandoned temple deep in the jungle. All the tests are heavy with volumetric lighting and tessellation, and despite being done in 1280x720 resolution, are relatively taxing. Discontinued in January 2020, 3DMark 11 is now superseded by Time Spy.

Benchmark coverage: 16%

RX Vega 64 30824
+12.1%
GTX 1070 Ti 27503

Radeon RX Vega 64 outperforms GeForce GTX 1070 Ti by 12% in 3DMark 11 Performance GPU.

Benchmark coverage: 13%

RX Vega 64 18368
+22%
GTX 1070 Ti 15061

Radeon RX Vega 64 outperforms GeForce GTX 1070 Ti by 22% in 3DMark Fire Strike Score.

Fire Strike is a DirectX 11 benchmark for gaming PCs. It features two separate tests displaying a fight between a humanoid and a fiery creature seemingly made of lava. Using 1920x1080 resolution, Fire Strike shows off some realistic enough graphics and is quite taxing on hardware.

Benchmark coverage: 13%

RX Vega 64 22501
+22.3%
GTX 1070 Ti 18405

Radeon RX Vega 64 outperforms GeForce GTX 1070 Ti by 22% in 3DMark Fire Strike Graphics.

Cloud Gate is an outdated DirectX 11 feature level 10 benchmark that was used for home PCs and basic notebooks. It displays a few scenes of some weird space teleportation device launching spaceships into unknown, using fixed resolution of 1280x720. Just like Ice Storm benchmark, it has been discontinued in January 2020 and replaced by 3DMark Night Raid.

Benchmark coverage: 13%

RX Vega 64 127374
+44.5%
GTX 1070 Ti 88161

Radeon RX Vega 64 outperforms GeForce GTX 1070 Ti by 44% in 3DMark Cloud Gate GPU.

Ice Storm Graphics is an obsolete benchmark, part of 3DMark suite. Ice Storm was used to measure entry level laptops and Windows-based tablets performance. It utilizes DirectX 11 feature level 9 to display a battle between two space fleets near a frozen planet in 1280x720 resolution. Discontinued in January 2020, it is now superseded by 3DMark Night Raid.

Benchmark coverage: 8%

RX Vega 64 392304
GTX 1070 Ti 442105
+12.7%

GeForce GTX 1070 Ti outperforms Radeon RX Vega 64 by 13% in 3DMark Ice Storm GPU.

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon RX Vega 64 and GeForce GTX 1070 Ti. Usually measured in megahashes per second.

Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto) 31.5 Mh/s no data
Monero / XMR (CryptoNight) 1.9 kh/s no data

Gaming performance

Let's see how good the compared graphics cards are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Average FPS

Here are the average frames per second in a large set of popular games across different resolutions:

Full HD117
+5.4%
111
−5.4%
1440p77
+6.9%
72
−6.9%
4K50
−6%
53
+6%

Popular games

  • Full HD
    Low Preset
  • Full HD
    Medium Preset
  • Full HD
    High Preset
  • Full HD
    Ultra Preset
  • 1440p
    High Preset
  • 1440p
    Ultra Preset
  • 4K
    High Preset
  • 4K
    Ultra Preset
Cyberpunk 2077 60−65
+0%
60−65
+0%
Assassin's Creed Odyssey 81
+22.7%
65−70
−22.7%
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 83
+31.7%
60−65
−31.7%
Battlefield 5 161
+47.7%
100−110
−47.7%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 147
+44.1%
100−110
−44.1%
Cyberpunk 2077 60−65
+0%
60−65
+0%
Far Cry 5 110
−3.6%
114
+3.6%
Far Cry New Dawn 105
−1.9%
107
+1.9%
Forza Horizon 4 167
+42.7%
110−120
−42.7%
Hitman 3 148
+25.4%
110−120
−25.4%
Horizon Zero Dawn 80
+1.3%
75−80
−1.3%
Red Dead Redemption 2 100
+66.7%
60−65
−66.7%
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 114
+31%
85−90
−31%
Watch Dogs: Legion 100
+49.3%
65−70
−49.3%
Assassin's Creed Odyssey 68
+3%
65−70
−3%
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 69
+9.5%
60−65
−9.5%
Battlefield 5 146
+33.9%
100−110
−33.9%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 114
+11.8%
100−110
−11.8%
Cyberpunk 2077 60−65
+0%
60−65
+0%
Far Cry 5 104
−3.8%
108
+3.8%
Far Cry New Dawn 101
−2%
103
+2%
Forza Horizon 4 158
+35%
110−120
−35%
Hitman 3 130
+10.2%
110−120
−10.2%
Horizon Zero Dawn 62
−27.4%
75−80
+27.4%
Metro Exodus 73
+10.6%
66
−10.6%
Red Dead Redemption 2 57
−5.3%
60−65
+5.3%
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 97
+131%
42
−131%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 132
+46.7%
90−95
−46.7%
Watch Dogs: Legion 87
+29.9%
65−70
−29.9%
Assassin's Creed Odyssey 51
−23.5%
63
+23.5%
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 60
−5%
60−65
+5%
Battlefield 5 139
+25.2%
111
−25.2%
Cyberpunk 2077 60−65
+0%
60−65
+0%
Far Cry 5 98
−4.1%
102
+4.1%
Far Cry New Dawn 91
−2.2%
93
+2.2%
Forza Horizon 4 128
+28%
100
−28%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 77
+6.9%
72
−6.9%
Watch Dogs: Legion 54
−24.1%
65−70
+24.1%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 78
+25.8%
60−65
−25.8%
Hitman 3 85
+23.2%
65−70
−23.2%
Horizon Zero Dawn 44
−13.6%
50−55
+13.6%
Metro Exodus 46
+15%
40
−15%
Red Dead Redemption 2 37
+23.3%
30−33
−23.3%
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 62
+21.6%
51
−21.6%
Assassin's Creed Odyssey 40−45
−20%
48
+20%
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 47
+17.5%
40−45
−17.5%
Battlefield 5 75−80
−5.1%
83
+5.1%
Cyberpunk 2077 27−30
+0%
27−30
+0%
Far Cry 5 81
+8%
75
−8%
Far Cry New Dawn 79
+3.9%
76
−3.9%
Forza Horizon 4 98
+21%
81
−21%
Watch Dogs: Legion 38
+22.6%
30−35
−22.6%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 44
+33.3%
30−35
−33.3%
Hitman 3 47
+27%
35−40
−27%
Horizon Zero Dawn 26
+0%
24−27
+0%
Metro Exodus 46
+84%
25
−84%
Red Dead Redemption 2 24
+20%
20−22
−20%
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 32
+14.3%
28
−14.3%
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 48
+2.1%
47
−2.1%
Assassin's Creed Odyssey 29
+7.4%
27
−7.4%
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 28
+21.7%
21−24
−21.7%
Battlefield 5 59
+25.5%
47
−25.5%
Cyberpunk 2077 10−12
+0%
10−12
+0%
Far Cry 5 44
+12.8%
39
−12.8%
Far Cry New Dawn 45
+7.1%
42
−7.1%
Forza Horizon 4 66
+20%
55
−20%
Watch Dogs: Legion 21
+23.5%
16−18
−23.5%

Advantages and disadvantages


Performance rating 37.36 37.39
Recency 14 August 2017 2 November 2017
Cost $499 $399
Memory bus width 2048 256
Pipelines / CUDA cores 4096 2432
Memory bandwidth 483.8 256.3
Chip lithography 14 nm 16 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 295 Watt 180 Watt

Technical City couldn't decide between

AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
Radeon RX Vega 64

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
GeForce GTX 1070 Ti

The differences in performance seem too small.


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Competitors of Radeon RX Vega 64 by NVIDIA

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon RX Vega 64 from NVIDIA is GeForce GTX 1070 Ti, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

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Competitors of GeForce GTX 1070 Ti by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce GTX 1070 Ti from AMD is Radeon RX Vega 64, which is nearly equal in speed and is lower by 1 position in our rating.

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