NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
vs
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64

GTX 1070 RX VEGA 64 Difference
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
Price $ 359 $ 439 80 (20%)
Year 2016 2017 1 (0%)
Maximum Recorded Temperature 80C 86C 6 (7%)
Max Fan Noise 48dB 56dB 8.1 (16%)
Recommended Power Supply 500W 645W 145 (25%)
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz ($334.99) 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 98 FPS 106 FPS 8.3 (8%)
Average 1440p Performance 70 FPS 80 FPS 9.5 (13%)
Average 4K Performance 40 FPS 46 FPS 5.8 (14%)
Memory 8 GB 8 GB 0 (0%)
Overall Combination Score 83/100 79/100 4 (5%)

Our Verdict: Upgrading from GTX 1070 to RX VEGA 64 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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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
47
57
2018 Battlefield V
99
125
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
111
135
2018 Fallout 76
121
135
2018 Final Fantasy XV
79
77
2018 Forza Horizon 4
96
91
2018 Hitman 2
94
105
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
74
90
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
68
55
2017 Dawn of War III
101
110
2017 Destiny 2
130
129
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
97
92
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
76
65
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
80
73
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
74
86
2016 Battlefield 1
117
141
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
61
83
2016 Doom
148
189
2016 F1 2016
103
105
2016 Overwatch
150
142
2016 Total War: Warhammer
93
102
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
93
84

2560x1440

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
39
43
2018 Battlefield V
79
95
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
65
88
2018 Fallout 76
82
97
2018 Final Fantasy XV
55
56
2018 Forza Horizon 4
81
77
2018 Hitman 2
62
69
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
49
61
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
54
53
2017 Dawn of War III
69
91
2017 Destiny 2
112
110
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
63
60
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
56
59
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
61
56
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
59
72
2016 Battlefield 1
88
108
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
42
56
2016 Doom
101
139
2016 F1 2016
81
98
2016 Overwatch
104
98
2016 Total War: Warhammer
68
78
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
63
59

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
26
30
2018 Battlefield V
44
53
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
29
38
2018 Fallout 76
45
53
2018 Final Fantasy XV
32
31
2018 Forza Horizon 4
54
51
2018 Hitman 2
36
40
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
26
31
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
31
34
2017 Dawn of War III
36
51
2017 Destiny 2
56
55
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
34
32
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
33
39
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
35
32
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
49
59
2016 Battlefield 1
47
59
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
23
30
2016 Doom
53
73
2016 F1 2016
51
65
2016 Overwatch
53
50
2016 Total War: Warhammer
38
45
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
30
31

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 / Core i7-6700K

It is clear that the GTX 1070 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 's 8192 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks. View Current Price List

AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 / Core i7-7700K

With some tuning, the RX VEGA 64 makes the most sense for gamers with 4K monitors. Though serious gamers hardly play at 4k. It is worth noting that the RX VEGA 64 is a very power hungry card and requires a decent power supply unit. In terms of memory, the RX VEGA 64 's 8192 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks. It is important to know that RX VEGA 64 's max load temperature is very high and might require custom cooling solutions. 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

GTX 1070 vs RX VEGA 64 Specifications Comparison

Board Design

GTX 1070 RX VEGA 64
Board NumberPG411 SKU 20D05001
Length10.5 inches 267 mm11 inches 279 mm
Outputs1x DVI1x HDMI3x DisplayPort1x HDMI3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors1x 8-pin2x 8-pin
Slot WidthDual-slotDual-slot
TDP150 W295 W

Clock Speeds

GTX 1070 RX VEGA 64
Boost Clock1683 MHz1536 MHz
GPU Clock1506 MHz1200 MHz
Memory Clock2002 MHz 8008 MHz effective945 MHz 1890 MHz effective

Graphics Card

GTX 1070 RX VEGA 64
Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationGeForce 1000Vega (RX Vega)
Launch Price379 USD499 USD
ProductionActiveActive
Release DateJun 10th, 2016Aug 7th, 2017

Graphics Features

GTX 1070 RX VEGA 64
DirectX12.0 (12_1)12.0 (12_1)
OpenCL1.22
OpenGL4.64.6
Shader Model6.16.1
Vulkan1.1.821.1.82

Graphics Processor

GTX 1070 RX VEGA 64
ArchitecturePascalGCN 5.0
Die Size314 mm²510 mm²
GPU NameGP104Vega 10
GPU VariantGP104-200-A1Vega 10 XT (215-0894200)
Process Size16 nm14 nm
Transistors7,200 million12,500 million

Memory

GTX 1070 RX VEGA 64
Bandwidth256.3 GB/s483.8 GB/s
Memory Bus256 bit2048 bit
Memory Size8192 MB8192 MB
Memory TypeGDDR5HBM2

Render Config

GTX 1070 RX VEGA 64
ROPs6464
Shading Units19204096
TMUs120256

Theoretical Performance

GTX 1070 RX VEGA 64
FP16 (half) performance101.0 GFLOPS (1:64)25,166 GFLOPS (2:1)
FP32 (float) performance6,463 GFLOPS12,583 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance202.0 GFLOPS (1:32)786.4 GFLOPS (1:16)
Pixel Rate107.7 GPixel/s98.30 GPixel/s
Texture Rate202.0 GTexel/s393.2 GTexel/s