Nvidia GTX 1070 vs RTX 2070 – Benchmarks & Comparisons
That which should you pick and is a worth upgrading in this video we'll check out a heap of game benchmarks at 4k, 1440p and 1080p to help you see the performance difference between them. Let'S quickly take a look at how the 2070 and 1070 actually differ. In terms of specs note that things like clock, speed and power will vary between specific cards. These are just the reference specs for each model, important differences. To take note of that. The r tx 2070 is based on invidious, newer cheering architecture and has more CUDA cores, but lower basin boost clock speeds out of the box when compared with the Pascal gtx 1017. They both have 8 gig of memory, but the newer 2070 is making use of. Gdd are 6 and of course, it also supports newer features like ray tracing fit. The testing I'm using the MSI are TX 2070 gaming Z, while the 1070 was the Galax gtx 1070 e x. The gaming z has a pretty good overclock on it out of the box, while the galaxy card has a smaller overclock comparatively so expect slightly different results with different models. The system that I'm testing with has an AMD Verizon 2700 X CPU in an MSI x4 70 gaming per carbon motherboard running at stock speeds, along with 16 gig of T force, Nighthawk co 16 memory from Team Group running at ddr4 3200 in dual channel check the Links in the description for details on all of the components as well as for up to date, pricing, the same Windows version and Nvidia drivers were used for the testing and with all games, I've only tested at max settings.
As for most titles, these should be more GPU bound to help us see the differences. With that in mind, let's get into the results. Fortnight was tested with the same replay file at epic settings and at all three resolutions. The one percent low results from the 2070 were above the average frame rates of the 1070, so the 20 70 is giving us much better results in terms of average frame rates. The 20 70 was performing more than 40 better than the 1070 in this test over which were seeing massive differences out of all the games. I'Ve tested. This one saw the biggest improvement on the 2070 a 1080p. The average frame rate is 70 higher on the 2070 and around 82, faster at 1440p and 4k, a pretty huge difference with this well optimized game. Although the game still does run well on the 1070 battlefield, 5 was tested in campaign mode rather than multiplayer as it's easier to consistently reproduce. The test run this time at 1080p and 1440p, the 1 lawyer from the 2070 isn't quite better than the average of the 1017, but for average FPS. The 2070 was still 32 better at 1080p, ', better at 1440p, and up to 50, better at 4k and we'll check out ray tracing a bit later. Csgo was tested with the Aletta chol benchmark and there was less of a difference between the 1070 and 2070. In this game, this game sold the lowest increase with the 2070 out of all of the games.
I tested that was far less of a change between the 1 low result. At all three resolutions, and in terms of average frame rates, there was just a 12 improvement at 1080p and then at 22 improvement at 1440p in 4k, Rainbow six siege was tested with the built in benchmark and we're back to seeing the 1 low results from the 2070 beat the average frame rates of the 1070 once again, but even the 1070 was able to average above 60fps with ultra settings at 4k. In this test, this game saw one of the largest improvements in performance out of the titles tested, with a 41 improvement to average FPS at 1080p on the 2070 52 better at 1440p, and a massive 61 percent improvement of 4k shadow of the Tomb Raider was also Tested with the built in benchmark and again really good improvements with the 2017, there was a 40 improvement with the 2070 at 1080p, 48 of 1440p and then 52 of 4k, far cry 5 was tested with the built in benchmark and both were able to get above 60 FPS at 1440p or below in this test with max settings that wasn't as big of a difference this game compared to others the 27. He was performing 15 better than the 1070 at 1080p in average FPS 36, better at 1440p, and then a 42 improvement of 4k Assassin's Creed. Otis II saw pretty similar performance differences and was also tested with the built in benchmark the frame rates at ultra high settings.
Aren'T that great as this doesn't seem to be a very well optimized game, although at the same time, I don't think it needs a high frame rate to play. There wasn't much of a difference between 1 low at 1080p in 1440p and then, with the average frame rates. The 2070 was going 25 better than the tenth 70 at 1080p, 22, better at 1440p, and then 44 percent better at 4k, hug G was tested using the same replay and was another 1 lower from the 2070 was better than the average frame rate coming from the 1070 at 1440p, even with ultra settings, the 2070 was actually giving pretty decent results. While I wouldn't really want to play below 60fps on the 1070 at these settings, though, of course you could lower the settings to improve the frame rate at 1080p, the 2070 was performing 35 percent better than the 1070 in terms of average frame rates 42 better. At 1440p and 41 percent better at 4k watchdogs 2 was a fairly resource intensive game, but I can play it perfectly: fine, with a solid 30 fps, so 4k, with the 20 70 even maxed out, actually went OK for me and then perfectly fine with either card At any other resolution in settings with that said, this game, didn't say as big of an improvement with the 2070 compared to most of the other games tested at 1080p. The 2070 was scoring 24 percent better than the 1070 in terms of average FPS 27 better.
At 1440p and 35, better at 4k, The Witcher 3 was tested with hair works, disabled, but ultra settings are still pretty intensive compared to the other settings in this game. Despite this third, even a 4k, the 2070 was still almost able to hit 60fps while either were perfectly fine at 1440p or 1080p with max settings at 1080p, the 2070 was performing 46 in average frame rate and then 47 better at both 1440p and 4k shadow of War was tested with the built in benchmark at Ultra settings and once again, pretty big improvements. Seen with the 2070 graphics, there was a 40 improvement at 1080p, 51 percent better at 1440p and then 59 percent better of 4k. In terms of overall improvement over all of the games tested at max settings with a 1080p resolution on average, the 2070 is performing 36 percent better than the 1070. Although we can see, there is quite a big difference between the various games at 1440p on average over the same games, the 2070 was now performing 42 percent better than the 1070 in these titles. But again it really varies depending on the specific game. On average, we expect the performance gap to widen at high resolutions, because high resolutions are more GPU bound at 4k. The 2070 was now on average, 48 percent better than the 1070 in these games. But again this really varies based on the specific game and we're. Seeing the biggest difference here as 4k gaming is much less CPU dependent.
The 20 series does, of course, also include the option of playing games with ray tracing on and here in the frame rates we're looking at with the 2070 with and without it enabled so there's. Quite a performance hit by having it enabled you'll only really be able to play at 1080p or 1440p and with lower settings. I haven't tested overclocking here as results, aren't guaranteed and will vary between hardware based on what overclocks you can get, although, as both are pre overclocked cards will likely only see a small difference of a few fps. Now, for the final difference, the price I suggest checking updated pricing using the links in the description as prices will change over time at the time of recording the 2070 gaming Z tested here goes for six hundred US dollars, but they are of course cheaper. 27 TS available that will only realistically perform a few FPS lol. I actually got my 10 70 second hand for a good deal at the end of the mining boom. However, it wasn't able to find pricing for my exact model near looking on Amazon there. It looks like you can get a similar. We clocked model for around 400 US dollars. This means that our 2070 costs approximately 50 percent more than the 1070. Although again it may be less if you get a cheaper 20 70, so you'll probably want to do this. Math yourself, if you're playing games at 4k, where we saw a 48 percent improvement with the 27y on average, then it may make sense to either upgrade or by a 2070 instead of a 10 70.
If you're picking between the two paying 50 more for around 48 percent, more performance seems fair. On the other hand, if you're just playing at 1080p, then maybe it's not worth spending 50 more for 36 percent more performance, it depends on your budget. Third, you do have costs, get ray tracing with the 2070 which hopefully improves in the future, so which graphics card. Would you pick the RT x, 2070 or gtx 1070, both the great options? It really comes down to what sort of games you want to play. What resolutions you want to play out and what frame rates you want to target personally I'd, probably go to the 2070 for high resolution gaming and also have the extra features like ray tracing and DL SS on the off chance. That they'd actually get good that if I found a nice secondhand deal on a 1070, then that could make more sense for 1080p and even 1440p gaming. The 2070 does of course appear to be closer in performance to the GTX 1080, so I'll be comparing those next. Let me know which card you picked down in the comments and don't forget to subscribe for more comparisons and tech.