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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB

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How well can the GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB run games
15 Sep 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

A true powerhouse, the GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB will run even the most demanding game system requirements released today. DirectX 12 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

Here is a quick game performance synopsis for the AAA games played in 2020. In particular we focus on how well the GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB runs at Ultra graphics settings and what frames per second it is getting at 1080p, 1440p and 4K monitor resolutions. 841 games can be played by this graphics card of the 1000 most demanding games being played by PC gamers today.

A GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB card at 1080p is seeing a good frame rate when running Microsoft Flight Simulator on Ultra - 74 FPS. Lets look at the predicted performance it will get on Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War which is 53 FPS. To add a bit more variety lets see how the popular Horizon: Zero Dawn performs on this hardware, which gets a good 66 FPS.

Increasing resolution to 1440p is something a number of PC gamers are doing today. We tested the GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB at 1440p with Microsoft Flight Simulator, which got a reasonable set of FPS results. These were, Low: 149 FPS, Medium: 117 FPS, High: 79 FPS and Ultra: 56 FPS. We then checked out Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War which we predict would have a set of graphics results as followed, L: 106FPS, M: 83FPS, H: 56FPS, U: 40FPS. And another popular game was Horizon: Zero Dawn that returned L: 132FPS, M: 104FPS, H: 70FPS, U: 50FPS at 1440p. Looking at a few of these 1440p results for the GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB we get the impression that it 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 Galax EX 8GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB in your PC? No graphics card upgrade required for 2 to 3 years of meeting top end game system requirements

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB? A suitable upgrade choice for the GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB is the 20 Series GeForce RTX 2070, which is 21% more powerful and can run 985 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements. Alternatively a suitable upgrade choice for the GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB is the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5700 XT 8GB, which is 24% more powerful and can run 986 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
92 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB is released on 10 Jun 2016

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 19.4 FPS on Microsoft Flight Simulator

Microsoft Flight Simulator

19.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 51.3 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

51.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 51.6 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

51.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 54.3 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

54.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 54.7 FPS on Horizon: Zero Dawn

Horizon: Zero Dawn

54.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 55.3 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

55.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 56.6 FPS on Control

Control

56.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 57.9 FPS on Marvel's Avengers

Marvel's Avengers

57.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 59.8 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

59.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 60.1 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

60.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 62.7 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

62.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 63.9 FPS on Gears Tactics

Gears Tactics

63.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 64.8 FPS on Death Stranding

Death Stranding

64.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 67.3 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

67.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 73.4 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

73.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 76.2 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

76.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 76.6 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

76.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 77 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

77 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 77 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

77 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 77.1 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

77.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 77.1 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

77.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 81.3 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

81.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 83.5 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

83.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 85.2 FPS on The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

85.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 86.1 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

86.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 86.3 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

86.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 92.7 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

92.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 93.8 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

93.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 95 FPS on Doom Eternal

Doom Eternal

95 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 96.1 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

96.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 97.2 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

97.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 99.3 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

99.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 101.6 FPS on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

101.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 104.2 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

104.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 109.5 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

109.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 109.9 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

109.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 119.7 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

119.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 143.1 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

143.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 160.4 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

160.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 16.4 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

16.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 17.4 FPS on Control

Control

17.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 18.5 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

18.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 18.6 FPS on Marvel's Avengers

Marvel's Avengers

18.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 22.4 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

22.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 23.1 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

23.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 23.6 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

23.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 24 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

24 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 24.3 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

24.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 24.3 FPS on The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

24.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 26.7 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

26.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 27.2 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

27.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 27.8 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

27.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 27.8 FPS on Gears Tactics

Gears Tactics

27.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 27.9 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

27.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 28.1 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

28.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 28.2 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

28.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 28.9 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

28.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 29.3 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

29.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 29.8 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

29.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 30.1 FPS on Death Stranding

Death Stranding

30.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 30.6 FPS on Horizon: Zero Dawn

Horizon: Zero Dawn

30.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 30.8 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

30.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 33.3 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

33.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 33.4 FPS on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

33.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 34.7 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

34.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 35.4 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

35.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 36.6 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

36.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 37 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

37 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 37.9 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

37.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 42.4 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

42.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 44 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

44 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 47.5 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

47.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 49.1 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

49.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 51 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

51 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 51.9 FPS on Doom Eternal

Doom Eternal

51.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 55.3 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

55.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 58.6 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

58.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 18.9 FPS on Microsoft Flight Simulator

Microsoft Flight Simulator

18.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 35.8 FPS on Control

Control

35.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 36.5 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

36.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 39.6 FPS on Marvel's Avengers

Marvel's Avengers

39.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 40.3 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

40.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 40.6 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

40.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 41.1 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

41.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 43.1 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

43.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 44 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

44 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 47.3 FPS on Horizon: Zero Dawn

Horizon: Zero Dawn

47.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 48.2 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

48.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 49.3 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

49.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 50 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

50 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 50.3 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

50.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 51.5 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

51.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 53.6 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

53.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 53.8 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

53.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 54.7 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

54.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 54.7 FPS on Gears Tactics

Gears Tactics

54.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 56.3 FPS on The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

56.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 56.7 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

56.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 57.4 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

57.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 60.9 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

60.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 61.5 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

61.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 62.2 FPS on Death Stranding

Death Stranding

62.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 63.9 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

63.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 65.5 FPS on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

65.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 71.7 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

71.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 72.2 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

72.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 74.8 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

74.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 75.2 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

75.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 77.4 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

77.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 79.4 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

79.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 80.2 FPS on Doom Eternal

Doom Eternal

80.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 84 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

84 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 96.3 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

96.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 100.2 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

100.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB gets 102.3 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

102.3 FPS
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB
GPU
Architecture
Pascal P104-200-A1
Process
16nm
TMUs
120
Texture Rate
205 GTexel/s
ROPs
64
Pixel Rate
109 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
1920
Ray Tracing Cores
Tensor Cores
-
Driver Support
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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
1518 MHz
Boost Clock
1708 MHz
Power
Max Power
150 Watts
PSU
500 Watt & 33 Amps
Power Connector
1x 6-pin + 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 Galax EX 8GB Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
The Galax EX GeForce GTX 1070 is a high-end graphics card based on the Pascal architecture.


Architecture
It equips a GPU Codenamed P104-200-A1 which is a First Gen Pascal GPU and has 15 SM activated, offering 1920 Shader Processing Units, 120 TMUs and 64 ROPs.


GPU
The central unit runs at 1518MHz and goes up to 1708MHz, in Turbo Mode.


Memory
The GPU accesses a 8GB frame buffer of Fast GDDR5, through a 256-bit memory interface, while the Memory Clock Operates at 2002MHz.


Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 150W, it requires at least a 500W PSU with 1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin power connectors.


Performance
The Galax EX GTX 1070 is a high end performance GPU, capable of gaming at 1080p across all modern 2017 AAA games at high graphics settings and delivering 60+FPS.


System Suggestions
The GeForce Galax GTX 1070 EX is best suited for resolutions up to and including 2560x1600. We recommend a high-end processor and 16GB of RAM for optimal performance.


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GeForce GTX 1070 Galax EX 8GB vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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