NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060
vs
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
RTX 2060 GTX 1070 Difference
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
Price $ 349.0 $ 329.0 20 (6%)
Year 2019 2016 3 (0%)
Maximum Recorded Temperature 72C 80C 8 (11%)
Max Fan Noise 45.6dB 48.2dB 2.6 (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 +0.0 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 115.0 FPS 98.6 FPS 16.4 (14%)
Average 1440p Performance 80.0 FPS 71.5 FPS 8.5 (11%)
Average 4K Performance 46.6 FPS 41.7 FPS 4.9 (11%)
Memory 6 GB 8 GB 2 (33%)
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 3.0 $ 4.1 1.1 (37%)
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 4.4 $ 5.6 1.2 (27%)
4K Cost Per Frame $ 7.5 $ 9.6 2.1 (28%)
Overall Combination Score 87/100 83/100 4 (5%)
Our Verdict: Upgrading from GTX 1070 to RTX 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 RTX 2060
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
108
120.0
89
99.0
2019 Anthem
62
69.6
57
63.8
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
91
102.0
84
93.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
115
127.8
104
115.8
2019 Metro Exodus
51
56.9
46
51.6
2019 World War Z
103
115.0
83
93.0
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
115
128.5
99
111.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
48
54.4
42
47.0
2018 Final Fantasy XV
82
91.5
71
79.0
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
77
85.7
66
74.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
99
111.1
86
96.0
2018 Fallout 76
125
139.8
108
120.7
2018 Hitman 2
97
108.8
84
94.0
2018 Just Cause 4
79
87.8
67
74.6
2018 Monster Hunter: World
85
94.6
72
80.3
2018 Battlefield V
103
114.6
89
99.0
2017 Dawn of War III
105
117.2
91
101.2
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
79
87.8
68
75.8
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
70
78.7
61
68.0
2017 Destiny 2
135
150.5
117
130.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
83
92.6
72
80.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
100
111.8
86
96.6
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
125
138.9
92
103.2
2017 For Honor
145
162.1
123
137.6
2017 Project CARS 2
103
114.9
87
97.5
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
125
139.2
106
118.1
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
68
76.6
59
66.2
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
63
71.0
55
61.3
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
76
85.5
66
73.8
2016 Doom
153
171.0
133
147.8
2016 F1 2016
107
119.6
92
103.3
2016 Hitman
97
108.6
84
93.8
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
119
132.9
103
114.8
2016 The Division
86
96.2
74
83.1
2016 Total War: Warhammer
96
107.4
83
92.8
2016 Battlefield 1
122
135.9
105
117.4
2016 Overwatch
156
173.5
134
149.8
2016 Dishonored 2
75
83.8
63
71.1
2015 DiRT Rally
154
171.7
133
148.3
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
96
107.3
83
92.7
2015 The Witcher 3
86
96.4
74
83.3
2015 Rocket League
486
540.2
361
401.5
2015 Need For Speed
134
149.7
100
111.3
2015 Project CARS
113
125.6
96
106.7
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
193
215.1
175
195.0
2013 Crysis 3
96
106.9
83
92.3
2013 Battlefield 4
136
151.4
117
130.8
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
333
370.4
247
275.3
2009 League of Legends
625
694.6
464
516.1

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
72
91.0
58
73.7
2019 Anthem
44
55.2
40
50.6
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
63
79.2
58
72.6
2019 Resident Evil 2
68
86.0
62
78.0
2019 Metro Exodus
35
44.3
32
40.1
2019 World War Z
67
84.0
54
67.9
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
57
71.7
52
65.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
34
43.0
31
39.0
2018 Final Fantasy XV
48
60.6
44
55.0
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
43
54.0
39
49.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
71
89.3
64
81.0
2018 Fallout 76
72
90.4
65
82.0
2018 Hitman 2
54
68.4
49
62.0
2018 Just Cause 4
49
61.8
44
55.1
2018 Monster Hunter: World
50
63.1
44
56.2
2018 Battlefield V
69
87.1
63
79.0
2017 Dawn of War III
61
76.5
55
69.4
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
49
62.2
45
56.4
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
47
59.5
43
54.0
2017 Destiny 2
98
123.5
89
112.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
53
67.3
48
61.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
55
69.5
50
63.0
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
76
95.5
59
74.6
2017 For Honor
72
90.1
64
80.3
2017 Project CARS 2
61
77.2
55
68.8
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
95
119.7
85
106.7
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
53
66.9
48
60.7
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
37
46.7
33
42.4
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
52
65.4
47
59.3
2016 Doom
89
111.4
80
101.0
2016 F1 2016
71
89.3
64
81.0
2016 Hitman
61
76.5
55
69.4
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
66
83.2
60
75.5
2016 The Division
52
65.5
47
59.4
2016 Total War: Warhammer
59
74.9
54
67.9
2016 Battlefield 1
77
96.7
70
87.7
2016 Overwatch
91
114.2
82
103.6
2016 Dishonored 2
54
68.2
48
60.8
2015 DiRT Rally
93
116.4
84
105.6
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
55
69.6
50
63.1
2015 The Witcher 3
54
68.4
49
62.0
2015 Rocket League
176
220.5
137
172.1
2015 Need For Speed
88
110.2
68
86.0
2015 Project CARS
73
91.4
65
81.4
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
111
139.2
100
126.2
2013 Crysis 3
51
64.1
46
58.1
2013 Battlefield 4
74
93.5
67
84.8
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
235
294.0
183
229.4
2009 League of Legends
294
367.5
229
286.8

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
33
48.0
30
44.0
2019 Anthem
21
30.0
19
27.5
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
29
42.0
26
38.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
29
42.4
26
38.4
2019 Metro Exodus
19
27.8
17
25.2
2019 World War Z
33
48.3
27
39.1
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
22
32.0
20
29.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
20
28.7
18
26.0
2018 Final Fantasy XV
24
35.3
22
32.0
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
20
28.7
18
26.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
41
59.5
37
54.0
2018 Fallout 76
34
49.6
31
45.0
2018 Hitman 2
27
39.7
25
36.0
2018 Just Cause 4
22
32.2
20
28.7
2018 Monster Hunter: World
21
30.2
18
27.0
2018 Battlefield V
33
48.5
30
44.0
2017 Dawn of War III
27
39.9
25
36.2
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
25
36.1
22
32.7
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
23
34.2
21
31.0
2017 Destiny 2
43
61.7
39
56.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
27
38.6
24
35.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
25
37.0
23
33.6
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
46
66.2
36
51.6
2017 For Honor
31
45.0
28
40.1
2017 Project CARS 2
45
64.3
40
57.4
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
70
100.4
62
89.5
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
32
45.9
29
41.6
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
17
24.8
15
22.5
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
38
54.5
34
49.4
2016 Doom
40
57.9
36
52.5
2016 F1 2016
38
55.7
35
50.5
2016 Hitman
31
44.3
28
40.2
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
30
43.0
27
39.0
2016 The Division
25
36.2
22
32.8
2016 Total War: Warhammer
29
42.0
26
38.1
2016 Battlefield 1
36
52.1
33
47.3
2016 Overwatch
41
58.7
37
53.2
2016 Dishonored 2
37
54.0
33
48.2
2015 DiRT Rally
41
58.7
37
53.2
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
22
32.7
20
29.7
2015 The Witcher 3
27
39.0
24
35.4
2015 Rocket League
72
102.9
56
80.3
2015 Need For Speed
51
73.5
40
57.4
2015 Project CARS
45
64.3
40
57.4
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
45
64.5
40
58.5
2013 Crysis 3
21
30.9
19
28.0
2013 Battlefield 4
46
66.5
42
60.3
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
185
264.6
144
206.5
2009 League of Legends
102
147.0
80
114.7
RTX 2060 vs GTX 1070 with i7-8700K vs i7-6700K at 1080p and ultra vs ultra settings
RTX 2060 vs GTX 1070 with i7-8700K vs i7-6700K at 1440p and ultra vs ultra settings
RTX 2060 vs GTX 1070 with i7-8700K vs i7-6700K at 4K and ultra vs ultra settings

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 / i7-8700K

It is clear that the RTX 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 RTX 2060 's 6144 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 2019 .

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 / 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. In short the performance is exceptional, there's no question that this is one of the most powerful single GPU out there in 2016 .

RTX 2060 vs GTX 1070 Specifications Comparison

Board Design

RTX 2060 GTX 1070
Length9 inches 229 mm10.5 inches 267 mm
Outputs1x DVI1x HDMI2x DisplayPort1x USB Type-C1x DVI1x HDMI3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors1x 8-pin1x 8-pin
Slot WidthDual-slotDual-slot
TDP160 W150 W

Clock Speeds

RTX 2060 GTX 1070
Boost Clock1680 MHz1683 MHz
GPU Clock1365 MHz1506 MHz
Memory Clock1750 MHz 14000 MHz effective2002 MHz 8008 MHz effective

Graphics Card

RTX 2060 GTX 1070
Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationGeForce 2000GeForce 1000
ProductionReleasedActive
Release DateJan 7, 2019Jun 10th, 2016

Graphics Features

RTX 2060 GTX 1070
CUDA7.56.1
DirectX12.0 (12_1)12.0 (12_1)
OpenCL1.21.2
OpenGL4.64.6
Shader Model6.36.1
Vulkan1.1.961.1.82

Graphics Processor

RTX 2060 GTX 1070
ArchitectureTuringPascal
Die Size445 mm2314 mm²
GPU NameTU106GP104
Process Size12 nm16 nm
Transistors10,800 million7,200 million

Memory

RTX 2060 GTX 1070
Bandwidth336.0 GB/s256.3 GB/s
Memory Bus192 bit256 bit
Memory Size6144 MB8192 MB
Memory TypeGDDR6GDDR5

Render Config

RTX 2060 GTX 1070
ROPs4864
SM Count3015
Shading Units19201920
TMUs120120

Theoretical Performance

RTX 2060 GTX 1070
FP16 (half) performance12,902 GFLOPS (2:1)101.0 GFLOPS (1:64)
FP32 (float) performance6,451 GFLOPS6,463 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance201.6 GFLOPS (1:32)202.0 GFLOPS (1:32)
Pixel Rate80.64 GPixel/s107.7 GPixel/s
Texture Rate201.6 GTexel/s202.0 GTexel/s

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