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GTX1070 vs 970 vs 670 in few games

Head1985

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I just upgraded from GTX970 to 1070 and i tested few games.I also tested old GTX670

6700K 4.5Ghz
16GB DDR4 3000mhz
win10

clocks used
GTX1070 2100-2140Mhz/9400
GTX970 1500/8000
GTX670 1280/7400

Crysis3 1920x1080 +4xMSAA all max.Map swamp benchmark

Assassins creed syndicate 1920x1080 all max + 4xMSAA.GTX670 cant run these settings

Dragon age inquisition 1920x1080 all max + 4xMSAA.The hinterlands gameplay.

Rise of the Tomb raider DX12 1920x1080 all max.Geothermal Valley gameplay.

Witcher3 1920x1080 all max+8x hairworks AA

Metro LL redux 1920x1080 all max physx off
 
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Tweak155

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Nice... I'm more curious about 4K settings... wonder how well these gains scale as the resolution goes up? I could see the 1070 jumping out even more than the ~50% if the memory gives it any advantage.
 

96Firebird

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Interesting to see that typically, the old max becomes the new min. Not a bad upgrade path...
 

Face2Face

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Great Job! Anyway you can throw Fallout 4 @ 1440p in there? I'm looking at going the GTX 1070 route myself. The 970 still holds up pretty well, but I need a bit more umph @ 1440p. My GTX 970 clocks around the same (1522/8000) game stable.
 
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Kenmitch

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Which 1070 did you buy?

I should get my Zotac 1070 Amp on Friday. Figured for $450 shipped I'd give it a try.

AIB cards are kind of scarce so far with very few of them reviewed it looks like.
 

Head1985

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Which 1070 did you buy?

I should get my Zotac 1070 Amp on Friday. Figured for $450 shipped I'd give it a try.

AIB cards are kind of scarce so far with very few of them reviewed it looks like.
I have gainward GS and i think its best aftermarket card.Same cooler have also palit btw.
Few videos
Valley benchmark at 2100-2140/9400
Max temp only 61°C and max RPM only around 900-1000.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zevSNY4OYd0
And heaven 2100-2150/9400
Max temp 64°C and 1100RPM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DkdCCRaQ4jQ
 

Annisman*

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Oh man reminds me of my tri SLI gtx670 4gb days. Talk about microstutter...
 
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Could you try it once more with the GTX1070 at 1500 core and 8000 memory ?
Just like the GTX 970 ?
And turn the boost clock of from both ?

I am curious how faster it is at the same clock. GTX 1070 already has a ROP advantage(64 vs 56) and 300 more shaders and 16 more TMU's.
 

Head1985

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Could you try it once more with the GTX1070 at 1500 core and 8000 memory ?
Just like the GTX 970 ?
And turn the boost clock of from both ?

I am curious how faster it is at the same clock. GTX 1070 already has a ROP advantage(64 vs 56) and 300 more shaders and 16 more TMU's.
I already done that 1070 is around 30% faster than GTX970 at same clock.Its faster than even GTX980 at same clock
valley 1500/8000

heaven


Crysis3 benchmark 66Fps(GTX980 1500/8000 have 60fps) and GTX970 53Fps.
 

Head1985

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It will be much better card with GDDR5x.Its badly memory bandwidth bottleneck.
 

Head1985

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I already did that.Thats why i am saying its badly memory bandwidth bottleneck.
Crysis3
1974/8000 45.6

2100/8000 46.7

1974/9400 50.6

2100/9400 51.1
 

guskline

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My monitors are 3440 x 1440 for theGTX 1080 and 2560 x 1440 for the GTX 980 TI. Getting great frame rates.

OP, thank youfor taking the time to post your findings.👍😎
 
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I already done that 1070 is around 30% faster than GTX970 at same clock.Its faster than even GTX980 at same clock
valley 1500/8000

heaven


Crysis3 benchmark 66Fps(GTX980 1500/8000 have 60fps) and GTX970 53Fps.
Thank you. Where do you think the 30% increase in performance comes from ?
Is this on average with all games you tested ?
 

Ken g6

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This looks like the perfect thread to convince people who say, "You don't need a 1070 for 1080P," that they're wrong. Thanks! :)
 

Ares202

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Thanks, I was looking for a GX 670 - 1070 comparison everywhere.

Looks like I would get +10-30% extra on DX11 compared to my 670 SLI

Maybe 50-60%+ in DX12 :)
 
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Headfoot

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Thanks, I was looking for a GX 670 - 1070 comparison everywhere.

Looks like I would get +10-30% extra on DX11 compared to my 670 SLI

Maybe 50-60%+ in DX12 :)
Not to mention you get to avoid ever dealing with multi-card problems. I'm willing to even sidegrade performance to ditch multi card personally for that reason
 

Ketchup

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Thanks, I was looking for a GX 670 - 1070 comparison everywhere...
Yep. Reviewers love to compare with current cards, but rarely go to very far into previous generations, which is what people are upgrading from.

OP, very nice work!
 

Head1985

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Thank you. Where do you think the 30% increase in performance comes from ?
Is this on average with all games you tested ?
Its from delta color compresion.Thats why its even 10-15% faster than GTX980 at same clock.Also 1070 is memory bandwidth bottleneck so high clock dont increse performance that much and pascal looks like it have same/worse IPC than maxwell but its not true.
 

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