GeForce_GTX_1070_MSI_Armor_OC_8GB_Edition
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition run games
13 Dec 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

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

What FPS performance can the GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition get on latest AAA 2019 games? In particular our game review looks at the FPS achieved running on Ultra graphics settings on the 1080p screen resolution as well as 1440p and 4K. We look at 1000 of the most demanding games available today and this GPU is better than the recommended graphics requirement of more than 947 games in the list.

The GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition graphics card is returning a reasonable performance on Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order at 1080p of 51 frames per second at Ultra graphics settings. Another popular title that is good to benchmark graphics cards against is Red Dead Redemption 2 which we saw got good frame rates of 67 FPS. A third game we can look at on Ultra at 1080p is the popular Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, which was getting 62 FPS under tests.

One of the growing popular screen resolutions for PC gaming is the wider 1440p. So we wanted to see how well the GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition performed at 1440p by taking a look at some of the current popular games. First we looked at Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order and saw it deliver playable frames per second across the following graphics settings - Low: 103 FPS, Medium: 81 FPS, High: 54 FPS and Ultra: 39 FPS. We then checked the performance on Red Dead Redemption 2 to see if that runs well. It was reasonable with a 51 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Gaming at 1440p with the GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 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 OC 8GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition in your PC? 2-3 years of top end gaming before an upgrade

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition? A suitable upgrade choice for the GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition is the 20 Series GeForce RTX 2070 Super 8GB, which is 28% more powerful and can run 994 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements. Alternatively if you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5700 XT 8GB. This PC hardware upgrade performs 22% better and can run 992 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games.
FPS System Benchmark
93 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition is released on 10 Jun 2016

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

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 52.4 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

52.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 55.2 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

55.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 56.2 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

56.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 57.6 FPS on Control

Control

57.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 60.8 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

60.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 61.1 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

61.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 63.7 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

63.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 68.5 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

68.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 69.6 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

69.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 74.6 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

74.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 77.5 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

77.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 77.8 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

77.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 78.3 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

78.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 78.3 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

78.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 78.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

78.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 78.4 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

78.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 82.6 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

82.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 84.8 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

84.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 84.9 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

84.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 86.6 FPS on The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

86.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 87.5 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

87.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 87.6 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

87.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 94.3 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

94.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 95.4 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

95.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 97.7 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

97.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 98.8 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

98.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 100.9 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

100.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 105.9 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

105.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 111.3 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

111.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 121.7 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

121.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 145.5 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

145.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 163 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

163 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 17.7 FPS on Control

Control

17.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 18.8 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

18.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 20.4 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

20.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 22.8 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

22.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 23.5 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

23.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 24 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

24 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 24.4 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

24.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 24.7 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

24.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 24.7 FPS on The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

24.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 27.1 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

27.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 27.7 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

27.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 28.2 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

28.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 28.4 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

28.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 28.6 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

28.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 28.7 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

28.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 29.3 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

29.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 29.8 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

29.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 30.3 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

30.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 31.3 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

31.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 33.9 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

33.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 35.3 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

35.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 35.9 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

35.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 37.2 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

37.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 37.3 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

37.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 37.6 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

37.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 38.6 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

38.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 43.1 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

43.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 44.8 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

44.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 48.3 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

48.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 49.9 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

49.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 51.8 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

51.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 56.2 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

56.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 36.4 FPS on Control

Control

36.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 40.9 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

40.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 41 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

41 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 41.7 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

41.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 43.5 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

43.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 43.9 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

43.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 44.7 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

44.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 49 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

49 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 50.2 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

50.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 50.8 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

50.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 51.1 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

51.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 52.3 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

52.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 54.4 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

54.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 54.7 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

54.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 55.6 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

55.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 57.2 FPS on The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

57.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 58.4 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

58.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 60.3 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

60.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 60.8 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

60.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 62.5 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

62.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 63.4 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

63.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 65 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

65 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 72.9 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

72.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 73.4 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

73.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 76.1 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

76.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 76.5 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

76.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 78.7 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

78.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 85.4 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

85.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 97.9 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

97.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 101.9 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

101.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 109.3 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

109.3 FPS
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Pascal P104-200-A1
Process
16nm
TMUs
120
Texture Rate
210 GTexel/s
ROPs
64
Pixel Rate
112 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
1556 MHz
Boost Clock
1746 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
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GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

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


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit has been increased from 1506MHz to 1556MHz, whereas the Boost Clock can now achieve 1746MHz, instead of 1683MHz.


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
At 1920x1080, Benchmarks Indicate a 2% Performance Boost over the Reference GeForce GTX 1070. This goes up to 6% at 3840x2160.


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GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 59% 29%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 61% 29%
Cyberpunk 2077 56% 2%
Halo: Reach 90% 77%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 87% 2%
Detroit: Become Human 67% 8%
Borderlands 3 54% 25%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 56% 2%
Resident Evil 3 Remake 77% 31%
FIFA 20 72% 62%
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Went from the might awesome GTX 660 to this GPU.
I can say it is the best GPU I could ever get for 500€! (End-July 2016)


Nowadays there is some promotions/sales, I hugely recommend this!

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Just ordered this. Should be high quality card with good and silent cooling :)


My CPU isn't great, but the shouldn't be a noticeable bottleneck in almost any games.

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will my cpu bottleneck this card…

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