AMD Radeon VII
vs
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070

AMD Radeon VII
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070
Radeon VII RTX 2070 Difference
AMD Radeon VII NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070
Price $ 664.0 $ 469.0 195 (29%)
Year 2019 2018 1 (0%)
Maximum Recorded Temperature 86C 79C 7 (8%)
Max Fan Noise 56.3dB 47.7dB 8.6 (15%)
Recommended Power Supply 645W 525W 120 (19%)
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz ($409.99) Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz ($369.89)
CPU Impact on FPS +0.0 FPS +0.0 FPS 0 (0%)
CPU Impact on FPS % 0.0% 0.0% 0 (0%)
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 134.4 FPS 128.4 FPS 6 (4%)
Average 1440p Performance 100.2 FPS 93.4 FPS 6.8 (7%)
Average 4K Performance 58.9 FPS 56.7 FPS 2.2 (4%)
Memory 16 GB 8 GB 8 (50%)
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 5.2 $ 3.9 1.3 (25%)
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 7.0 $ 5.3 1.7 (24%)
4K Cost Per Frame $ 11.9 $ 8.8 3.1 (26%)
Overall Combination Score 62/100 84/100 22 (35%)
Our Verdict: Upgrading from RTX 2070 to Radeon VII 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. The price/performance ratio is much better for RTX 2070 .

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AMD Radeon VII
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
121
135.0
113
126.0
2019 Anthem
78
87.0
73
81.2
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
114
127.5
107
119.0
2019 Resident Evil 2
136
151.5
132
146.9
2019 Metro Exodus
60
67.5
58
65.4
2019 World War Z
145
162.0
108
120.7
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
151
168.8
137
153.0
2018 F1 2018
146
162.8
117
130.6
2018 Far Cry 5
119
132.5
104
116.5
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
64
71.2
58
65.0
2018 Final Fantasy XV
87
96.7
86
96.5
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
101
112.5
91
101.9
2018 Forza Horizon 4
102
113.7
117
131.0
2018 Fallout 76
151
168.5
137
152.4
2018 Hitman 2
118
131.3
107
119.0
2018 Just Cause 4
90
101.1
85
94.5
2018 Monster Hunter: World
98
108.9
91
101.8
2018 Battlefield V
140
156.3
113
126.0
2017 Dawn of War III
124
137.9
109
121.2
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
73
81.6
90
100.8
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
61
68.7
81
90.7
2017 Shadow of War
117
130.0
106
118.5
2017 Total War: Warhammer II
86
96.6
82
92.0
2017 Wolfenstein II
191
212.8
141
157.7
2017 Destiny 2
145
161.3
156
173.6
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
82
91.2
95
106.4
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
103
114.6
117
130.9
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
126
140.0
117
130.9
2017 For Honor
168
186.8
157
174.5
2017 Project CARS 2
119
132.3
111
123.6
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
144
160.3
134
149.8
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
93
103.4
75
84.0
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
96
107.1
90
100.1
2016 Doom
212
235.6
180
200.1
2016 F1 2016
118
131.8
124
138.4
2016 Total War: Warhammer
114
127.0
110
122.4
2016 Battlefield 1
158
176.1
143
159.5
2016 Overwatch
159
177.6
182
203.1
2016 Dishonored 2
86
96.5
81
90.1
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
94
104.6
100
112.0
2015 Rocket League
490
544.7
458
508.9
2015 Need For Speed
135
151.0
126
141.0
2015 Project CARS
130
144.8
121
135.2
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
229
255.0
222
247.2
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
336
373.5
314
349.0
2009 League of Legends
630
700.3
588
654.3

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AMD Radeon VII
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
80
100.5
75
93.8
2019 Anthem
55
69.0
51
64.4
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
79
99.0
73
92.4
2019 Resident Evil 2
81
102.0
79
98.9
2019 Metro Exodus
42
52.5
40
50.9
2019 World War Z
94
118.3
70
88.1
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
88
110.0
84
106.0
2018 F1 2018
101
126.4
81
102.3
2018 Far Cry 5
84
105.0
71
89.1
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
42
53.7
38
48.4
2018 Final Fantasy XV
55
69.7
55
69.0
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
60
76.2
54
68.2
2018 Forza Horizon 4
76
96.2
88
110.0
2018 Fallout 76
97
121.3
84
106.0
2018 Hitman 2
68
86.2
62
78.0
2018 Just Cause 4
59
74.7
55
69.8
2018 Monster Hunter: World
60
76.2
56
71.2
2018 Battlefield V
94
118.7
76
96.0
2017 Dawn of War III
91
114.0
75
94.6
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
59
74.0
59
73.8
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
52
66.2
56
70.4
2017 Shadow of War
70
88.6
61
76.8
2017 Total War: Warhammer II
57
71.6
51
63.9
2017 Wolfenstein II
117
147.1
84
106.0
2017 Destiny 2
110
137.5
117
146.3
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
56
70.0
63
79.2
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
59
74.4
67
83.9
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
80
101.1
75
94.5
2017 For Honor
87
108.9
81
101.8
2017 Project CARS 2
74
93.4
69
87.2
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
115
144.8
108
135.2
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
56
70.5
45
57.4
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
71
89.5
65
81.9
2016 Doom
139
173.9
109
137.2
2016 F1 2016
98
122.5
85
106.9
2016 Total War: Warhammer
77
97.1
73
92.1
2016 Battlefield 1
107
134.6
90
113.2
2016 Overwatch
98
122.5
110
137.8
2016 Dishonored 2
66
82.5
61
77.1
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
59
74.2
63
79.0
2015 Rocket League
186
233.4
174
218.1
2015 Need For Speed
93
116.7
87
109.0
2015 Project CARS
88
110.5
82
103.2
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
132
165.0
127
159.9
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
248
311.2
232
290.8
2009 League of Legends
311
389.1
290
363.5

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AMD Radeon VII
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
42
60.0
39
56.0
2019 Anthem
26
37.5
24
35.0
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
36
52.5
34
49.0
2019 Resident Evil 2
35
50.2
34
48.7
2019 Metro Exodus
23
33.0
22
32.0
2019 World War Z
47
68.0
35
50.7
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
33
47.5
39
56.0
2018 F1 2018
53
76.2
47
68.0
2018 Far Cry 5
39
56.2
33
48.3
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
26
37.5
24
35.6
2018 Final Fantasy XV
27
38.9
27
39.8
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
27
38.7
26
37.9
2018 Forza Horizon 4
44
63.7
51
73.0
2018 Fallout 76
46
66.2
40
58.0
2018 Hitman 2
35
50.0
32
46.0
2018 Just Cause 4
27
38.9
25
36.3
2018 Monster Hunter: World
25
36.6
23
34.2
2018 Battlefield V
46
66.2
37
54.0
2017 Dawn of War III
44
63.1
36
51.9
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
33
48.3
32
45.9
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
29
42.5
32
47.1
2017 Shadow of War
36
52.6
32
45.9
2017 Total War: Warhammer II
25
36.5
25
36.1
2017 Wolfenstein II
60
86.7
48
68.8
2017 Destiny 2
48
68.7
53
77.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
28
40.0
32
47.1
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
28
40.2
32
46.7
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
49
70.0
45
65.4
2017 For Honor
38
54.5
35
50.9
2017 Project CARS 2
54
77.7
50
72.7
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
84
121.4
79
113.4
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
26
38.0
22
32.4
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
51
74.0
49
70.3
2016 Doom
64
91.7
53
75.9
2016 F1 2016
56
80.8
49
71.4
2016 Total War: Warhammer
39
56.6
38
55.0
2016 Battlefield 1
51
73.7
45
64.9
2016 Overwatch
44
63.0
51
74.1
2016 Dishonored 2
45
65.4
42
61.1
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
27
38.9
30
43.2
2015 Rocket League
76
108.9
71
101.8
2015 Need For Speed
54
77.7
50
72.7
2015 Project CARS
54
77.7
50
72.7
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
53
76.5
51
74.2
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
196
280.1
183
261.7
2009 League of Legends
108
155.6
101
145.4
Radeon VII vs RTX 2070 with i7-9700K vs i7-8700K at 1080p and ultra vs ultra settings
Radeon VII vs RTX 2070 with i7-9700K vs i7-8700K at 1440p and ultra vs ultra settings
Radeon VII vs RTX 2070 with i7-9700K vs i7-8700K at 4K and ultra vs ultra settings

AMD Radeon VII / i7-9700K

It is worth noting that the Radeon VII is a very power hungry card and requires a decent power supply unit. In terms of memory, the Radeon VII 's 16384 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks. It is important to know that Radeon VII 's max load temperature is very high and might require custom cooling solutions. Deciding whether to invest so much money in a high-end GPU like Radeon VII requires careful thought. 4K gaming is joyous on this Radeon VII , and with a little tweaking to your AA settings, it'd be hard to imagine a title not capable of 60 fps on average.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 / i7-8700K

In terms of memory, the RTX 2070 's 8192 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks. 4K gaming is joyous on this RTX 2070 , and with a little tweaking to your AA settings, it'd be hard to imagine a title not capable of 60 fps on average.

Radeon VII vs RTX 2070 Specifications Comparison

Board Design

Radeon VII RTX 2070
Length12 inches 305 mm9 inches 229 mm
Outputs1x HDMI 3x DisplayPort1x DVI1x HDMI2x DisplayPort1x USB Type-C
Power Connectors2x 8-pin1x 8-pin
Slot WidthDual-slotDual-slot
TDP295 W175 W

Clock Speeds

Radeon VII RTX 2070
Boost Clock1800 MHz1620 MHz
GPU Clock1450 MHz1410 MHz
Memory Clock 1000 MHz 1750 MHz 14000 MHz effective

Graphics Card

Radeon VII RTX 2070
Bus InterfacePCIe 4.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationVega II GeForce 2000
Launch Price699 USD499 USD
ProductionUnreleasedReleased
Release DateFeb 7th, 2019Oct 17th, 2018

Graphics Features

Radeon VII RTX 2070
DirectX12.0 (12_1)12.0 (12_1)
OpenCL21.2
OpenGL4.64.6
Shader Model6.26.1
Vulkan1.1.861.1.82

Graphics Processor

Radeon VII RTX 2070
ArchitectureGCN 5.1Turing
Die Size331 mm²445 mm²
GPU NameVega 20TU106
GPU VariantVega 20 XTTU106-400-A1
Process Size7 nm12 nm
Transistors13,230 million10,800 million

Memory

Radeon VII RTX 2070
Bandwidth1,024 GB/s448.0 GB/s
Memory Bus4096 bit256 bit
Memory Size16384 MB8192 MB
Memory TypeHBM2GDDR6

Render Config

Radeon VII RTX 2070
ROPs6464
Shading Units38402304
TMUs240144

Theoretical Performance

Radeon VII RTX 2070
FP16 (half) performance27,648 GFLOPS (2:1)14,930 GFLOPS (2:1)
FP32 (float) performance13,824 GFLOPS7,465 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance6,912 GFLOPS (1:2)233.3 GFLOPS (1:32)
Pixel Rate115.2 GPixel/s103.7 GPixel/s
Texture Rate432.0 GTexel/s233.3 GTexel/s

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