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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
5 Oct 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 959 games in the list.

The GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition graphics card is returning a reasonable performance on Microsoft Flight Simulator at 1080p of 51 frames per second at Ultra graphics settings. Another popular title that is good to benchmark graphics cards against is the 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 Microsoft Flight Simulator 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 996 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 995 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 the 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 77.5 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

77.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 76.5 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

76.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 75.7 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

75.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 60.2 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

60.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 72.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

72.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 88.7 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

88.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 146.8 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

146.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 43.8 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

43.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 58.5 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

58.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 95.5 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

95.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 132.5 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

132.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 50.3 FPS on Control

Control

50.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 89 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

89 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 110.1 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

110.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 115 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

115 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 70.1 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

70.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 94.3 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

94.3 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 89.6 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

89.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 76.4 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

76.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 54.4 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

54.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 90.4 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

90.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 90.2 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

90.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 55.6 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

55.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 100.9 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

100.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 122.6 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

122.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 71.7 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

71.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 97.1 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

97.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 55.6 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

55.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 61.2 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

61.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 70.6 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

70.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 41.8 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

41.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 52.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

52.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 99.3 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

99.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 93.9 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

93.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 40.5 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

40.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 78.7 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

78.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 51.4 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

51.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 49.7 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

49.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 92.8 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

92.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 31.5 FPS on Control

Control

31.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 87.7 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

87.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 72.4 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

72.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 83.7 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

83.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 54.9 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

54.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 55.9 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

55.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 69.3 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

69.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 74.4 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

74.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 101.8 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

101.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 55.3 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

55.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 42.8 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

42.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 71.7 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

71.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 44.4 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

44.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 93.2 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

93.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 69.3 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

69.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 52.8 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

52.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 75.8 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

75.8 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 21.9 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

21.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 31.6 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

31.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 19.5 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

19.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 42.1 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

42.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 46.8 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

46.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 15.8 FPS on Control

Control

15.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 37.2 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

37.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 48.9 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

48.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 28.3 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

28.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 42.7 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

42.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 36 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

36 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 31 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

31 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 28.3 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

28.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 57 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

57 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 32.7 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

32.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 35.3 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

35.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 25.1 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

25.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 35.8 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

35.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 31.1 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

31.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 34.5 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

34.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 57 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

57 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 26.6 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

26.6 FPS

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

Metro: Exodus

23 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 33.9 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

33.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 42.4 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

42.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 31.2 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

31.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 52.8 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

52.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 27.3 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

27.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition gets 23.6 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

23.6 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
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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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.


Source [Pip]
GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Armor OC 8GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended 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%
Fortnite: Chapter 2 97% 67%
Need For Speed Heat 60% 29%
The Outer Worlds 79% 41%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 56% 2%
Zombieland: Double Tap - Road Trip 85% 33%
Borderlands 3 54% 25%
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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