NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Benchmark

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 GPU benchmark, specs and release date - 8 GB NVIDIA Graphics card rating. How good is the GeForce GTX 1070 for gaming?

GPU Benchmark Score

62 %
Very Good score from 40 samples
Low uncertainty

Ranked 57th out of 526 in the GPU Database. Tests performed at 1920 x 1080 resolution.

Benchmark Average 10% Low 1% Low
Flux Core
Volumetric ray casting test, a computationally expensive method of rendering high-quality scenes
69 FPS 51 FPS 41 FPS
Electron
Randomly generated noise sphere test
58 FPS 56 FPS 53 FPS
City
Procedurally generated city scene with voxel rendering
44 FPS 35 FPS 32 FPS
Clouds
Real-time noise calculation and ray marching test
47 FPS 43 FPS 38 FPS

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Geekbench (CUDA)
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Geekbench (Metal)
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Geekbench (OpenCL)
Geekbench (OpenCL)
Geekbench (Vulkan)
Geekbench (Vulkan)
3DMark Graphics
3DMark Graphics
45,558 18,801 47,750 53,125 6,047

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GPU Comparison

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 compared against popular alternatives. Compare against more GPUs with our GPU Comparison Tool.

AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT
121 %
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
116 %
AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT
91 %
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
79 %
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060
76 %
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
62 %
AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT
50 %

Specifications

Core Clock 1506 MHz
Boost Clock 1683 MHz
Memory Type GDDR5
Memory Size 8 GiB
Bus Width 256 bit
Memory Bandwidth 256.3 GB/s
TDP 150 W
Floating Point Performance 6.46 TFLOPS
Release Date 2016-06-10
PCIe Revision 3
DirectX Support 12
OpenGL Support 4.5
Pixel Rate 108 Gigapixels/s
Texture Rate 202 Gigatexels/s
Shading Units 1920
Texture Mapping Units 120
Render Output Processors 64

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070

The GeForce GTX 1070 is a GPU from NVIDIA released in 2016. This chip has a very good gaming score at 62% in our GPU benchmark.

The GeForce GTX 1070 has 8 GiB of GDDR5 memory, with a total memory bandwidth of 250 GB/s. The memory bus has a width of 256 bits. More memory is beneficial when gaming at high resolutions as the memory needs to store the frame buffer and all the game textures. If you run out of memory, you will experience poor performance as the GPU needs to swap data in and out of the memory as it is used.

In terms of clock speed, the GeForce GTX 1070 GPU core runs at a frequency of 1506 MHz and if power and temperature permits, it can boost up to 1683 MHz. The core clock is directly related to the performance of a GPU, the higher the clock, the more processing can be done per second. A higher clock does not guarantee better performance by itself, this also depends on the number of shading units and other elements of the pipeline.

The performance specs of the GeForce GTX 1070 are a raw floating-point performance of 6.46 TFLOPS : this represents the number of floating point (decimal) operations completed per second. In addition, this NVIDIA GPU has a pixel rate of 108 Gigapixels/s, the number of pixels the GPU is capable of outputting every second. Furthermore, it has a texture fill rate of 202 Gigatexels/s, the number of pixels the GPU can renderer per second.

As for rendering API support, the GeForce GTX 1070 supports up to DirectX 12. In addition, in cross-platform titles, OpenGL 4.5 features are supported. Newer APIs are usually more efficient, allowing for better performance in games and better graphical effects.

The raw technical specs of the GeForce GTX 1070 are: 1920 total shading units (general purpose parallel cores capable of processing different aspects of the graphics pipeline), 120 texture mapping units (specialised processors for texture operations, this determines the texture rate) and 64 render output processors or units (the final step in the rendering pipeline, responsible for rasterising the image)

Power and thermals for the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 are a TDP (Thermal Design Power) of 150 watts. This measures the amount of heat the GPU produces when running at 100%. This isn't a measure of power consumption, but it's a good estimate.

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