AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
vs
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti

RX VEGA 56 GTX 1070 TI Difference
AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
Price $ 349 $ 379 30 (8%)
Year 2017 2017 0 (0%)
Maximum Recorded Temperature 75C 81C 6 (8%)
Max Fan Noise 55dB 49dB 6.3 (12%)
Recommended Power Supply 560W 530W 30 (6%)
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz ($354.99) Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz ($354.99)
CPU Impact on FPS +0 FPS +0 FPS 0 (0%)
CPU Impact on FPS % 0% 0% 0 (0%)
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 92 FPS 107 FPS 14.8 (15%)
Average 1440p Performance 70 FPS 78 FPS 8.9 (12%)
Average 4K Performance 39 FPS 44 FPS 5 (12%)
Memory 8 GB 8 GB 0 (0%)
Overall Combination Score 81/100 83/100 2 (2%)

Our Verdict: Upgrading from RX VEGA 56 to GTX 1070 TI is not recommended as it is less than 30% of improvement in performance. In general, a reasonable upgrade is between 30% and 50% or more to justify the purchase of new hardware.

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AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
53
53
2018 Battlefield V
116
111
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
122
127
2018 Fallout 76
96
140
2018 Final Fantasy XV
72
89
2018 Forza Horizon 4
84
105
2018 Hitman 2
75
109
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
81
84
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
54
77
2017 Dawn of War III
95
106
2017 Destiny 2
119
148
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
84
105
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
65
84
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
67
85
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
74
88
2016 Battlefield 1
126
130
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
73
69
2016 Doom
170
169
2016 F1 2016
100
107
2016 Overwatch
130
163
2016 Total War: Warhammer
92
104
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
79
100

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AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
34
42
2018 Battlefield V
86
89
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
77
74
2018 Fallout 76
82
93
2018 Final Fantasy XV
51
62
2018 Forza Horizon 4
71
89
2018 Hitman 2
49
71
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
54
56
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
49
61
2017 Dawn of War III
84
80
2017 Destiny 2
102
127
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
55
69
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
58
63
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
51
65
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
61
73
2016 Battlefield 1
95
97
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
50
48
2016 Doom
118
120
2016 F1 2016
90
86
2016 Overwatch
90
113
2016 Total War: Warhammer
69
78
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
55
71

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AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
24
30
2018 Battlefield V
47
48
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
33
33
2018 Fallout 76
45
51
2018 Final Fantasy XV
30
36
2018 Forza Horizon 4
47
58
2018 Hitman 2
29
42
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
28
29
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
32
39
2017 Dawn of War III
43
43
2017 Destiny 2
51
64
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
29
37
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
35
37
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
29
37
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
52
57
2016 Battlefield 1
53
53
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
26
26
2016 Doom
62
64
2016 F1 2016
57
56
2016 Overwatch
46
58
2016 Total War: Warhammer
39
44
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
29
34

AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 / Core i7-7700K

It is clear that the RX VEGA 56 is a significantly more capable high-end card that can play AAA titles at 1080p/1440p with 50-60 frames per second. It is worth noting that the RX VEGA 56 is a very power hungry card and requires a decent power supply unit. In terms of memory, the RX VEGA 56 's 8192 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks. View Current Price List

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti / Core i7-7700K

It is clear that the GTX 1070 TI is a significantly more capable high-end card that can play AAA titles at 1080p/1440p with 50-60 frames per second. In terms of memory, the GTX 1070 TI 's 8192 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks. In short the performance is exceptional, there's no question that this is one of the most powerful single GPU out there in 2017 . View Current Price List

RX VEGA 56 vs GTX 1070 TI Specifications Comparison

Board Design

RX VEGA 56 GTX 1070 TI
Board NumberD050-03PG411
Length10.5 inches 267 mm10.5 inches 267 mm
Outputs1x HDMI3x DisplayPort1x DVI1x HDMI3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors2x 8-pin1x 8-pin
Slot WidthDual-slotDual-slot
TDP210 W180 W

Clock Speeds

RX VEGA 56 GTX 1070 TI
Boost Clock1474 MHz1683 MHz
GPU Clock1138 MHz1607 MHz
Memory Clock800 MHz 1600 MHz effective2002 MHz 8008 MHz effective

Graphics Card

RX VEGA 56 GTX 1070 TI
Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationVega (RX Vega)GeForce 1000
Launch Price399 USD399 USD
ProductionActiveActive
Release DateAug 14th, 2017Nov 2nd, 2017

Graphics Features

RX VEGA 56 GTX 1070 TI
DirectX12.0 (12_1)12.0 (12_1)
OpenCL21.2
OpenGL4.64.6
Shader Model6.16.1
Vulkan1.1.821.1.82

Graphics Processor

RX VEGA 56 GTX 1070 TI
ArchitectureGCN 5.0Pascal
Die Size510 mm²314 mm²
GPU NameVega 10GP104
GPU VariantVega 10 XL (215-0894216)GP104-300-A1
Process Size14 nm16 nm
Transistors12,500 million7,200 million

Memory

RX VEGA 56 GTX 1070 TI
Bandwidth409.6 GB/s256.3 GB/s
Memory Bus2048 bit256 bit
Memory Size8192 MB8192 MB
Memory TypeHBM2GDDR5

Render Config

RX VEGA 56 GTX 1070 TI
ROPs6464
Shading Units35842432
TMUs224152

Theoretical Performance

RX VEGA 56 GTX 1070 TI
FP16 (half) performance21,131 GFLOPS (2:1)127.9 GFLOPS (1:64)
FP32 (float) performance10,566 GFLOPS8,186 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance660.4 GFLOPS (1:16)255.8 GFLOPS (1:32)
Pixel Rate94.34 GPixel/s107.7 GPixel/s
Texture Rate330.2 GTexel/s255.8 GTexel/s