NVIDIA GeForce GTX 2060
vs
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070

GTX 2060 GTX 1070 Difference
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 2060 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
Price $ 399 $ 359 40 (11%)
Year 2018 2016 2 (0%)
Maximum Recorded Temperature 75C 80C 5 (6%)
Max Fan Noise 46dB 48dB 2.7 (6%)
Recommended Power Supply 500W 500W 0 (0%)
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz ($369.89) Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz ($334.99)
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 102 FPS 98 FPS 4.8 (5%)
Average 1440p Performance 74 FPS 70 FPS 3.5 (5%)
Average 4K Performance 42 FPS 40 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 2060
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
49
47
2018 Battlefield V
104
99
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
117
111
2018 Fallout 76
127
121
2018 Final Fantasy XV
83
79
2018 Forza Horizon 4
101
96
2018 Hitman 2
99
94
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
78
74
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
71
68
2017 Dawn of War III
106
101
2017 Destiny 2
137
130
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
101
97
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
80
76
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
84
80
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
70
66
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
78
74
2016 Battlefield 1
123
117
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
64
61
2016 Doom
155
148
2016 F1 2016
109
103
2016 Hitman
99
94
2016 Overwatch
157
150
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
121
115
2016 The Division
87
83
2016 Total War: Warhammer
97
93
2015 DiRT Rally
156
148
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
97
93
2015 The Witcher 3
88
83
2013 Battlefield 4
137
131
2013 Crysis 3
97
92

2560x1440

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

3840x2160

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

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

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

GTX 2060 vs GTX 1070 Specifications Comparison

Board Design

GTX 2060 GTX 1070
Length9.5 inches 241 mm10.5 inches 267 mm
Outputs1x HDMI3x DisplayPort1x USB Type-C1x DVI1x HDMI3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors1x 6-pin1x 8-pin
Slot WidthDual-slotDual-slot
TDP120 W150 W

Clock Speeds

GTX 2060 GTX 1070
Boost Clock1560 MHz1683 MHz
GPU Clock1410 MHz1506 MHz
Memory Clock1750 MHz 14000 MHz effective2002 MHz 8008 MHz effective

Graphics Card

GTX 2060 GTX 1070
Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationGeForce 2000GeForce 1000
ProductionUnreleasedActive
Release Date2018Jun 10th, 2016

Graphics Features

GTX 2060 GTX 1070
CUDA7.16.1
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 2060 GTX 1070
ArchitectureTuringPascal
Die Sizeunknown314 mm²
GPU NameTU116GP104
Process Size12 nm16 nm
Transistorsunknown7,200 million

Memory

GTX 2060 GTX 1070
Bandwidth224.0 GB/s256.3 GB/s
Memory Bus128 bit256 bit
Memory Size8192 MB8192 MB
Memory TypeGDDR6GDDR5

Render Config

GTX 2060 GTX 1070
ROPs3264
SM Count1215
Shading Units15361920
TMUs128120

Theoretical Performance

GTX 2060 GTX 1070
FP16 (half) performance9,585 GFLOPS (2:1)101.0 GFLOPS (1:64)
FP32 (float) performance4,792 GFLOPS6,463 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance149.8 GFLOPS (1:32)202.0 GFLOPS (1:32)
Pixel Rate49.92 GPixel/s107.7 GPixel/s
Texture Rate199.7 GTexel/s202.0 GTexel/s