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

36 %
Good score from 47 samples
Low uncertainty
Performance
Good
Ranking
67th of 533
Popularity
18th of 533
Samples
47 benchmarks

GPU benchmarks

Here are the performance results of this graphics card in both the hardwareDB Benchmark and other benchmark utilities. Synthetic tests are an estimation of real-world performance using consistent and repeatable benchmarks.

hardwareDB Benchmark

All tests were performed at 1920 x 1080 resolution

Flux Core

Volumetric ray casting test, a computationally expensive method of rendering high-quality scenes

146 FPS average
106 FPS 10% low
90 FPS 1% low

Electron

Randomly generated noise sphere test

121 FPS average
117 FPS 10% low
110 FPS 1% low

City

Procedurally generated city scene with voxel rendering

93 FPS average
72 FPS 10% low
67 FPS 1% low

Clouds

Real-time noise calculation and ray marching test

98 FPS average
91 FPS 10% low
79 FPS 1% low

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Alternative benchmarks

Here are some benchmark results using alternative testing software

Geekbench (CUDA)

Geekbench (CUDA)

CUDA compute benchmark

45,558
Geekbench (Metal)

Geekbench (Metal)

Metal compute benchmark

18,801
Geekbench (OpenCL)

Geekbench (OpenCL)

OpenCL compute benchmark

47,750
Geekbench (Vulkan)

Geekbench (Vulkan)

Vulkan compute benchmark

53,125
3DMark Graphics

3DMark Graphics

High-end graphics benchmark

6,046

Compare these benchmarks and specs using our GPU Comparison Tool

GPU Comparison

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

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
72 %
AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT
71 %
AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT
53 %
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
51 %
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060
48 %
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
36 %
AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT
30 %

Specifications

Core Clock 1506 MHz
Boost Clock 1683 MHz
Memory Type GDDR5
Memory Size 8 GiB
Bus Width 256 bit
Memory Bandwidth 250.29 GB/s
TDP 150 W
Floating Point Performance 6.46 TFLOP/s
Release Date 2016-06-10
PCIe Revision 3
DirectX Support 12
OpenGL Support 4.5
Pixel Rate 107.7 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 an NVIDIA GPU that was released in June 2016. This GPU is good at gaming with a score of 36% in our PC 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. If you plan on gaming at higher resolutions with higher quality textures, more memory is important. Without enough memory, performance will be degraded.

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.

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. Higher level APIs such as DirectX 12 give more control to the game developer and can allow them to improve the graphics and performance.

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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