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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition run games
2 Aug 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

A true powerhouse, the GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition will run even the most demanding game system requirements released today. GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition is capable of DirectX 12 gaming requirements.

Game performance for the GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition where we look at the bigger games played in 2020. Looking closely at the graphics card frame rate performance on Ultra graphics settings at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions. The GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition can run the recommended graphics system requirements for 859 games today, of the top 1000 most demanding.

A GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition card at 1080p is seeing a good frame rate when running Grounded on Ultra - 65 FPS. Lets look at the predicted performance it will get on Grand Theft Auto VI which is 46 FPS. To add a bit more variety lets see how the popular Horizon: Zero Dawn performs on this hardware, which gets a good 65 FPS.

We move on to 1440p, and tested Grounded which delivered reasonable FPS results. Here are the graphic presets - Low: 131 FPS, Medium: 103 FPS, High: 69 FPS and Ultra: 50 FPS. Next we have Grand Theft Auto VI running on GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition which is predicted to get L: 93FPS, M: 73FPS, H: 49FPS, U: 35FPS. And for performance contrast the popular Horizon: Zero Dawn gets L: 131FPS, M: 103FPS, H: 69FPS, U: 50FPS at 1440p. Getting popular modern games to run at 1440p on the GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition is a good choice of hardware for increased screen resolution gaming. We can see this graphics card is capable of delivering reliable frame rates at Ultra and certainly High graphics settings at 1440p.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition in your PC? This gpu has around 2+ years of running AAA recommended system requirements before any upgrades should be considered.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition? If you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the 20 Series GeForce RTX 2070. This PC hardware upgrade performs 22% better and can run 986 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games. Alternatively a good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5700 XT 8GB. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 25% better and can meet 987 of their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
91 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition is released on 10 Jun 2016

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 51.1 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

51.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 51.4 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

51.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 54.1 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

54.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 55.1 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

55.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 56.4 FPS on Control

Control

56.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 59.6 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

59.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 59.9 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

59.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 62.5 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

62.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 67.1 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

67.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 73.1 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

73.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 76 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

76 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 76.3 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

76.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 76.7 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

76.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 76.8 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

76.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 76.8 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

76.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 76.8 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

76.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 81 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

81 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 83.2 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

83.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 84.9 FPS on The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

84.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 85.9 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

85.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 86 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

86 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 92.4 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

92.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 93.5 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

93.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 94.7 FPS on Doom Eternal

Doom Eternal

94.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 95.8 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

95.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 96.9 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

96.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 98.9 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

98.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 101.2 FPS on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

101.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 103.8 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

103.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 109.1 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

109.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 109.5 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

109.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 119.3 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

119.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 142.6 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

142.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 159.8 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

159.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 16.4 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

16.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 17.3 FPS on Control

Control

17.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 18.4 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

18.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 22.4 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

22.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 23 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

23 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 23.5 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

23.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 23.9 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

23.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 24.2 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

24.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 24.2 FPS on The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

24.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 26.6 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

26.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 27.1 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

27.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 27.7 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

27.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 27.8 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

27.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 28 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

28 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 28.1 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

28.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 28.8 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

28.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 29.2 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

29.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 29.7 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

29.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 30.7 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

30.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 33.2 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

33.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 33.3 FPS on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

33.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 34.6 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

34.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 35.2 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

35.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 36.5 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

36.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 36.9 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

36.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 37.8 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

37.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 42.3 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

42.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 43.9 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

43.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 47.3 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

47.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 48.9 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

48.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 50.8 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

50.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 51.7 FPS on Doom Eternal

Doom Eternal

51.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 55.1 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

55.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 58.4 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

58.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 35.6 FPS on Control

Control

35.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 36.4 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

36.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 40.2 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

40.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 40.5 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

40.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 40.9 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

40.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 43 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

43 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 43.8 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

43.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 48 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

48 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 49.2 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

49.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 49.8 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

49.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 50.1 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

50.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 51.3 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

51.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 53.4 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

53.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 53.6 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

53.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 54.5 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

54.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 56.1 FPS on The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

56.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 56.5 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

56.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 57.2 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

57.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 60.6 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

60.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 61.3 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

61.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 63.7 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

63.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 65.3 FPS on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

65.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 71.5 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

71.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 71.9 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

71.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 74.6 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

74.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 75 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

75 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 77.1 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

77.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 79.1 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

79.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 79.9 FPS on Doom Eternal

Doom Eternal

79.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 83.7 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

83.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 96 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

96 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 99.9 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

99.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition gets 101.9 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

101.9 FPS
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Pascal P104-200-A1
Process
16nm
TMUs
120
Texture Rate
202 GTexel/s
ROPs
64
Pixel Rate
108 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
1920
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
-
Driver Support
golden star golden star golden star golden star golden star
Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.1
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
7680x4320
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
8192 MB
Memory Speed
2002 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
256.3GB/sec
L2 Cache
2048KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
3
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1506 MHz
Boost Clock
1683 MHz
Power
Max Power
150 Watts
PSU
500 Watt & 33 Amps
Power Connector
1x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
16 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1600
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition is a Special Edition of NVIDIA's High-End GeForce GTX 1070, created by MSI.


Overclock: Central Unit
None.


Overclock: Memory Clock
None.


Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
Game in style & dare to be different with MSI’s unique ARMOR graphics cards. Inspired by advanced armor shielding with a classy black & white finish. ARMOR graphics cards are perfect for gamers and case modders who are looking for something different. This is where gaming meets class.


Performance
Benchmarks Indicate no Performance Boost over the Reference GeForce GTX 1070.


Source [Pip]
GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor 8GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
23%
RAM
11GB
0%
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 50% 0%
Horizon: Zero Dawn 41% 27%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 32% 32%
Marvel's Avengers 65% 27%
Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout 67% 58%
Valorant 97% 93%
Fast & Furious Crossroads 52% 31%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 55% 0%
Grand Theft Auto VI 32% 8%
Death Stranding 56% 23%
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