NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
vs
AMD Radeon R9 295X2

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
AMD Radeon R9 295X2
GTX 1070 Ti R9 295X2 Difference
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti AMD Radeon R9 295X2
Price $ 379 $ 1,499 1120 (296%)
Year 2017 2014 3 (0%)
Maximum Recorded Temperature 81C 73C 8 (10%)
Max Fan Noise 49dB 50dB 1.1 (2%)
Recommended Power Supply 530W 850W 320 (60%)
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz ($354.99) Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz ($284.99)
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 107 FPS 113 FPS 5.5 (5%)
Average 1440p Performance 79 FPS 81 FPS 2.3 (3%)
Average 4K Performance 47 FPS 54 FPS 6.8 (14%)
Memory 8 GB 4 GB 4 (50%)
Overall Combination Score 86/100 54/100 32 (37%)
Our Verdict: The price of R9 295X2 is ridiculous. Upgrading from GTX 1070 Ti to R9 295X2 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 GTX 1070 Ti .

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
AMD Radeon R9 295X2
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Just Cause 4
80
59
2018 Monster Hunter: World
87
64
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
111
82
2017 For Honor
148
109
2017 Project CARS 2
105
77
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
127
93
2016 Dishonored 2
77
56
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
100
97
2015 Rocket League
432
317
2015 Need For Speed
120
88
2015 Project CARS
115
84
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
296
218
2009 League of Legends
556
408

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
AMD Radeon R9 295X2
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Just Cause 4
59
44
2018 Monster Hunter: World
61
44
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
80
59
2017 For Honor
87
64
2017 Project CARS 2
74
54
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
115
84
2016 Dishonored 2
66
48
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
71
69
2015 Rocket League
185
136
2015 Need For Speed
93
68
2015 Project CARS
88
64
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
247
181
2009 League of Legends
309
227

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
AMD Radeon R9 295X2
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Just Cause 4
31
23
2018 Monster Hunter: World
29
21
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
56
41
2017 For Honor
43
32
2017 Project CARS 2
62
45
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
96
71
2016 Dishonored 2
52
38
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
34
33
2015 Rocket League
87
64
2015 Need For Speed
62
45
2015 Project CARS
62
45
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
222
163
2009 League of Legends
124
91

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti / Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz

With some tuning, the GTX 1070 Ti makes the most sense for gamers with 4K monitors. Though serious gamers hardly play at 4k. 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 .

AMD Radeon R9 295X2 / Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz

In terms of cost, pricing clearly is a genuine issue here and the price of R9 295X2 is simply ridiculous. With some tuning, the R9 295X2 makes the most sense for gamers with 4K monitors. Though serious gamers hardly play at 4k. For those on 1080p or even 1440p monitors, the R9 295X2 is very expensive and there are better value choices in the short term. It is worth noting that the R9 295X2 is a very power hungry card and requires a decent power supply unit. This combination between R9 295X2 and Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz has less than 8% bottleneck in many games and is perfect match to avoid FPS loss. In short the performance is exceptional, there's no question that this is one of the most powerful single GPU out there in 2014 . 4K gaming is joyous on this R9 295X2 , and with a little tweaking to your AA settings, it'd be hard to imagine a title not capable of 60 fps on average. This combination between R9 295X2 and Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz is a perfect match to avoid FPS loss. With current 4096 MB RAM, the R9 295X2 can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games.

GTX 1070 Ti vs R9 295X2 Specifications Comparison

Board Design

GTX 1070 Ti R9 295X2
Length10.5 inches 267 mm12.08 inches 307 mm
Outputs1x DVI1x HDMI3x DisplayPort1x DVI4x mini-DisplayPort
Power Connectors1x 8-pin3x 8-pin
Slot WidthDual-slotDual-slot
TDP180 W500 W

Clock Speeds

GTX 1070 Ti R9 295X2
GPU Clock1607 MHz1018 MHz
Memory Clock2002 MHz 8008 MHz effective1250 MHz 5000 MHz effective

Graphics Card

GTX 1070 Ti R9 295X2
Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationGeForce 1000Volcanic Islands (R9 200)
Launch Price399 USD1,499 USD
ProductionActiveEnd-of-life
Release DateNov 2nd, 2017Apr 29th, 2014

Graphics Features

GTX 1070 Ti R9 295X2
DirectX12.0 (12_1)12.0 (12_0)
OpenCL1.22
OpenGL4.64.5
Shader Model6.16
Vulkan1.1.821.1.82

Graphics Processor

GTX 1070 Ti R9 295X2
ArchitecturePascalGCN 2.0
Die Size314 mm²438 mm²
GPU NameGP104Vesuvius
GPU VariantGP104-300-A1Vesuvius XT (215-0852022)
Process Size16 nm28 nm
Transistors7,200 million6,200 million

Memory

GTX 1070 Ti R9 295X2
Bandwidth256.3 GB/s320.0 GB/s
Memory Bus256 bit512 bit
Memory Size8192 MB4096 MB
Memory TypeGDDR5GDDR5

Render Config

GTX 1070 Ti R9 295X2
ROPs6464
Shading Units24322816
TMUs152176

Theoretical Performance

GTX 1070 Ti R9 295X2
FP32 (float) performance8,186 GFLOPS5,733 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance255.8 GFLOPS (1:32)716.7 GFLOPS (1:8)
Pixel Rate107.7 GPixel/s65.15 GPixel/s
Texture Rate255.8 GTexel/s179.2 GTexel/s

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