GeForce GTX 1070 Ti vs GeForce GTX 970

GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 26 Oct 2017
GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
GeForce GTX 970
Memory: 4096Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 19 Sep 2014
GeForce GTX 970

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    191%
  • GeForce GTX 970
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 1070 Ti

91% 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
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Pascal), there may be no performance optimizations for current games and applications

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 970

Supports PhysX
Supports G-Sync
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty)
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Maxwell), there may be no performance optimizations for current games and applications

GeForce GTX 1070 Ti

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 1070 Ti

The GeForce GTX 1070 Ti is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (44 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GTX 1070 TiGeForce GTX 970
GPU NameGP104 (GP104-300-A1)vsGM204 (GM204-200-A1)
Fab Process16 nmvs28 nm
Die Size314 mm²vs398 mm²
Transistors7,200 millionvs5,200 million
Shaders2432vs1664
Compute Units19vs13
Core clock1607 MHzvs1050 MHz
ROPs64vs56
TMUs152vs104

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 1070 TiGeForce GTX 970
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width256 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed2002 MHz
8008 MHz effective
vs1753 MHz
7012 MHz effective
Memory Size8192 Mbvs4096 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 1070 TiGeForce GTX 970
TDP180 wattsvs148 watts
Release Date26 Oct 2017vs19 Sep 2014

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    107.70 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 970
    58.80 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    255.80 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 970
    109.20 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    256.30 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 970
    224.40 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    8186.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 970
    3494.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Game benchmarks

Ashes Of The Singularity

High Quality Mode, 8 millon samples, 2xMSAA, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    86
  • GeForce GTX 970
    41

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    82
  • GeForce GTX 970
    45

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

Ultra quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    73
  • GeForce GTX 970
    37

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    86
  • GeForce GTX 970
    44

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    65
  • GeForce GTX 970
    39

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF, 2xMSAA

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    107
  • GeForce GTX 970
    55

FPS (higher is better)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Very high quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    55
  • GeForce GTX 970
    29

FPS (higher is better)

Middle-Earth Shadow of War

Ultra Quality, HR Textures, DirectX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    62
  • GeForce GTX 970
    31

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

Very High Details, Pure Hair On, FXAA/HBAO+ enabled, 16x AF, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    83
  • GeForce GTX 970
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Highest Detail, Pure Hair On, HBAO+, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    56
  • GeForce GTX 970
    29

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    82
  • GeForce GTX 970
    45

FPS (higher is better)

Star Wars Battlefront II

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    91
  • GeForce GTX 970
    49

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    81
  • GeForce GTX 970
    45

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    79
  • GeForce GTX 970
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Wolfenstein II The New Colossus

Main Leben! quality preset- Vulkan Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    75
  • GeForce GTX 970
    32

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    114
  • GeForce GTX 970
    65

FPS (higher is better)

Destiny 2

Highest quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    116
  • GeForce GTX 970
    75

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

Ultra quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    104
  • GeForce GTX 970
    53

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    134
  • GeForce GTX 970
    76

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF, 2xMSAA

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    154
  • GeForce GTX 970
    79

FPS (higher is better)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Very high quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    87
  • GeForce GTX 970
    49

FPS (higher is better)

Middle-Earth Shadow of War

Ultra Quality, HR Textures, DirectX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    91
  • GeForce GTX 970
    47

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    131
  • GeForce GTX 970
    77

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

Very High Details, Pure Hair On, FXAA/HBAO+ enabled, 16x AF, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    126
  • GeForce GTX 970
    63

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Highest Detail, Pure Hair On, HBAO+, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    84
  • GeForce GTX 970
    44

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    110
  • GeForce GTX 970
    62

FPS (higher is better)

Star Wars Battlefront II

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    122
  • GeForce GTX 970
    78

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    117
  • GeForce GTX 970
    66

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    106
  • GeForce GTX 970
    53

FPS (higher is better)

Wolfenstein II The New Colossus

Main Leben! quality preset- Vulkan Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    103
  • GeForce GTX 970
    47

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    44
  • GeForce GTX 970
    22

FPS (higher is better)

Destiny 2

Highest quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    48
  • GeForce GTX 970
    29

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

Ultra quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    38
  • GeForce GTX 970
    18

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    45
  • GeForce GTX 970
    20

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    38
  • GeForce GTX 970
    21

FPS (higher is better)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Very high quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    27
  • GeForce GTX 970
    14

FPS (higher is better)

Middle-Earth Shadow of War

Ultra Quality, HR Textures, DirectX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    36
  • GeForce GTX 970
    19

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

Very High Details, Pure Hair On, FXAA/HBAO+ enabled, 16x AF, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    42
  • GeForce GTX 970
    19

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Highest Detail, Pure Hair On, HBAO+, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    29
  • GeForce GTX 970
    14

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    42
  • GeForce GTX 970
    26

FPS (higher is better)

Star Wars Battlefront II

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    47
  • GeForce GTX 970
    25

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Async Compute ,Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    46
  • GeForce GTX 970
    25

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    46
  • GeForce GTX 970
    25

FPS (higher is better)

Wolfenstein II The New Colossus

Main Leben! quality preset- Vulkan Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    46
  • GeForce GTX 970
    19

FPS (higher is better)