NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
vs
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 2060

GTX 1070 GTX 2060 Difference
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 2060
Price $ 359 $ 399 40 (11%)
Year 2016 2018 2 (0%)
Maximum Recorded Temperature 80C 75C 5 (6%)
Max Fan Noise 48dB 46dB 2.7 (6%)
Recommended Power Supply 500W 500W 0 (0%)
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz ($334.99) Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz ($369.89)
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 102 FPS 4.8 (5%)
Average 1440p Performance 70 FPS 74 FPS 3.5 (5%)
Average 4K Performance 40 FPS 42 FPS 2 (5%)
Memory 8 GB 8 GB 0 (0%)
Overall Combination Score 83/100 83/100 0 (0%)

Our Verdict: Upgrading from GTX 1070 to GTX 2060 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
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 2060
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
47
49
2018 Battlefield V
99
104
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
111
117
2018 Fallout 76
121
127
2018 Final Fantasy XV
79
83
2018 Forza Horizon 4
96
101
2018 Hitman 2
94
99
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
74
78
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
68
71
2017 Dawn of War III
101
106
2017 Destiny 2
130
137
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
97
101
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
76
80
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
80
84
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
66
70
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
74
78
2016 Battlefield 1
117
123
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
61
64
2016 Doom
148
155
2016 F1 2016
103
109
2016 Hitman
94
99
2016 Overwatch
150
157
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
115
121
2016 The Division
83
87
2016 Total War: Warhammer
93
97
2015 DiRT Rally
148
156
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
93
97
2015 The Witcher 3
83
88
2013 Battlefield 4
131
137
2013 Crysis 3
92
97

2560x1440

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 2060
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
39
41
2018 Battlefield V
79
83
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
65
68
2018 Fallout 76
82
86
2018 Final Fantasy XV
55
58
2018 Forza Horizon 4
81
85
2018 Hitman 2
62
65
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
49
52
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
54
57
2017 Dawn of War III
69
73
2017 Destiny 2
112
118
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
63
66
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
56
59
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
61
64
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
61
64
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
59
62
2016 Battlefield 1
88
92
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
42
45
2016 Doom
101
106
2016 F1 2016
81
85
2016 Hitman
69
73
2016 Overwatch
104
109
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
76
79
2016 The Division
59
62
2016 Total War: Warhammer
68
71
2015 DiRT Rally
106
111
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
63
66
2015 The Witcher 3
62
65
2013 Battlefield 4
85
89
2013 Crysis 3
58
61

3840x2160

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 2060
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
26
27
2018 Battlefield V
44
46
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
29
31
2018 Fallout 76
45
47
2018 Final Fantasy XV
32
34
2018 Forza Horizon 4
54
57
2018 Hitman 2
36
38
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
26
27
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
31
33
2017 Dawn of War III
36
38
2017 Destiny 2
56
59
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
34
35
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
33
34
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
35
37
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
42
44
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
49
52
2016 Battlefield 1
47
50
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
23
24
2016 Doom
53
55
2016 F1 2016
51
53
2016 Hitman
40
42
2016 Overwatch
53
56
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
39
41
2016 The Division
33
34
2016 Total War: Warhammer
38
40
2015 DiRT Rally
53
56
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
30
31
2015 The Witcher 3
35
37
2013 Battlefield 4
60
63
2013 Crysis 3
28
29

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

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 2060 / Core i7-8700K

It is clear that the GTX 2060 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 2060 '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 2018 . View Current Price List

GTX 1070 vs GTX 2060 Specifications Comparison

Board Design

GTX 1070 GTX 2060
Length10.5 inches 267 mm9.5 inches 241 mm
Outputs1x DVI1x HDMI3x DisplayPort1x HDMI3x DisplayPort1x USB Type-C
Power Connectors1x 8-pin1x 6-pin
Slot WidthDual-slotDual-slot
TDP150 W120 W

Clock Speeds

GTX 1070 GTX 2060
Boost Clock1683 MHz1560 MHz
GPU Clock1506 MHz1410 MHz
Memory Clock2002 MHz 8008 MHz effective1750 MHz 14000 MHz effective

Graphics Card

GTX 1070 GTX 2060
Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationGeForce 1000GeForce 2000
ProductionActiveUnreleased
Release DateJun 10th, 20162018

Graphics Features

GTX 1070 GTX 2060
CUDA6.17.1
DirectX12.0 (12_1)12.0 (12_1)
OpenCL1.21.2
OpenGL4.64.6
Shader Model6.16.1
Vulkan1.1.821.1.82

Graphics Processor

GTX 1070 GTX 2060
ArchitecturePascalTuring
Die Size314 mm²unknown
GPU NameGP104TU116
Process Size16 nm12 nm
Transistors7,200 millionunknown

Memory

GTX 1070 GTX 2060
Bandwidth256.3 GB/s224.0 GB/s
Memory Bus256 bit128 bit
Memory Size8192 MB8192 MB
Memory TypeGDDR5GDDR6

Render Config

GTX 1070 GTX 2060
ROPs6432
SM Count1512
Shading Units19201536
TMUs120128

Theoretical Performance

GTX 1070 GTX 2060
FP16 (half) performance101.0 GFLOPS (1:64)9,585 GFLOPS (2:1)
FP32 (float) performance6,463 GFLOPS4,792 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance202.0 GFLOPS (1:32)149.8 GFLOPS (1:32)
Pixel Rate107.7 GPixel/s49.92 GPixel/s
Texture Rate202.0 GTexel/s199.7 GTexel/s