GeForce RTX 3070 vs GeForce GTX 1070

GeForce RTX 3070
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR6DESKTOP
Release date: 1 Sep 2020
GeForce RTX 3070
GeForce GTX 1070
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 10 Jun 2016
GeForce GTX 1070

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    210%
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce RTX 3070

110% higher gaming performance.
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Supports PhysX
Supports G-Sync
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty)
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute
Supports DirectX Raytracing (DXR)
Supports Deep Learning Super-Sampling (DLSS)

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 1070

70 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce RTX 3070 .
Supports PhysX
Supports G-Sync
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty)
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Pascal), there may be no performance optimizations for current games and applications

GeForce RTX 3070

HWBench recommends GeForce RTX 3070

The GeForce RTX 3070 is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (21 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce RTX 3070GeForce GTX 1070
GPU NameGA104 (GA104-300-A1)vsGP104 (GP104-200-A1)
Fab Process8 nmvs16 nm
Die Size392 mm²vs314 mm²
Transistors17,400 millionvs7,200 million
Shaders5888vs1920
Compute Units46vs15
Core clock1500 MHzvs1506 MHz
ROPs64vs64
TMUs184vs120

Memory Configuration

GeForce RTX 3070GeForce GTX 1070
Memory TypeGDDR6vsGDDR5
Bus Width256 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed1750 MHz
14 Gbps effective
vs2002 MHz
8008 MHz effective
Memory Size8192 Mbvs8192 Mb

Additional details

GeForce RTX 3070GeForce GTX 1070
TDP220 wattsvs150 watts
Release Date1 Sep 2020vs10 Jun 2016

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    110.40 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    96.40 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    317.40 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    180.70 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    448.00 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    256.30 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    20310.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    5783.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Game benchmarks

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    76
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    43

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    167
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    86

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    115
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    60

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    120
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    93

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

Ultra Detail,16:1 AF, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    106
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    43

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    50
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    32

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    228
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    103

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    64
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    34

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    139
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    67

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    90
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    41

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    117
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    68

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

Ultra Detail,16:1 AF, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    84
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    34

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    47
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    21

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    168
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    73

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    43
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    21

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    83
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    37

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    51
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    22

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    76
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    37

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

Ultra Detail,16:1 AF, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    52
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    21

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    31
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    12

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • GeForce RTX 3070
    98
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    41

FPS (higher is better)