NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070
vs
AMD Radeon VII

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070
AMD Radeon VII
RTX 2070 Radeon VII Difference
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 AMD Radeon VII
Price $ 499.0 $ 699.0 200 (40%)
Year 2018 2019 1 (0%)
Maximum Recorded Temperature 79C 86C 7 (9%)
Max Fan Noise 47.7dB 56.3dB 8.6 (18%)
Recommended Power Supply 525W 645W 120 (23%)
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz ($369.89) Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz ($409.99)
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 126.3 FPS 130.8 FPS 4.5 (4%)
Average 1440p Performance 92.3 FPS 98.1 FPS 5.8 (6%)
Average 4K Performance 56.5 FPS 58.3 FPS 1.8 (3%)
Memory 8 GB 16 GB 8 (100%)
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 4.0 $ 5.3 1.3 (32%)
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 5.4 $ 7.1 1.7 (31%)
4K Cost Per Frame $ 8.8 $ 12.0 3.2 (36%)
Overall Combination Score 84/100 62/100 22 (26%)
Our Verdict: Upgrading from RTX 2070 to Radeon VII 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 RTX 2070 .

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070
AMD Radeon VII
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
126.0
135.0
2019 Anthem
81.2
87.0
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
119.0
127.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
146.9
151.5
2019 Metro Exodus
65.4
67.5
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
153.0
168.8
2018 F1 2018
130.6
162.8
2018 Far Cry 5
116.5
132.5
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
65.0
71.2
2018 Final Fantasy XV
96.5
96.7
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
101.9
112.5
2018 Forza Horizon 4
131.0
113.7
2018 Fallout 76
152.4
168.5
2018 Hitman 2
119.0
131.3
2018 Just Cause 4
94.5
101.1
2018 Monster Hunter: World
101.8
108.9
2018 Battlefield V
126.0
156.3
2017 Dawn of War III
121.2
137.9
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
100.8
81.6
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
90.7
68.7
2017 Shadow of War
118.5
130.0
2017 Total War: Warhammer II
92.0
96.6
2017 Wolfenstein II
157.7
212.8
2017 Destiny 2
173.6
161.3
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
106.4
91.2
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
130.9
114.6
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
130.9
140.0
2017 For Honor
174.5
186.8
2017 Project CARS 2
123.6
132.3
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
149.8
160.3
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
84.0
103.4
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
100.1
107.1
2016 Doom
200.1
235.6
2016 F1 2016
138.4
131.8
2016 Total War: Warhammer
122.4
127.0
2016 Battlefield 1
159.5
176.1
2016 Overwatch
203.1
177.6
2016 Dishonored 2
90.1
96.5
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
124.8
104.6
2015 Rocket League
508.9
544.7
2015 Need For Speed
141.0
151.0
2015 Project CARS
135.2
144.8
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
349.0
373.5
2009 League of Legends
654.3
700.3

2560x1440

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070
AMD Radeon VII
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
93.8
100.5
2019 Anthem
64.4
69.0
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
92.4
99.0
2019 Resident Evil 2
98.9
102.0
2019 Metro Exodus
50.9
52.5
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
106.0
110.0
2018 F1 2018
102.3
126.4
2018 Far Cry 5
89.1
105.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
48.4
53.7
2018 Final Fantasy XV
69.0
69.7
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
68.2
76.2
2018 Forza Horizon 4
110.0
96.2
2018 Fallout 76
106.0
121.3
2018 Hitman 2
78.0
86.2
2018 Just Cause 4
69.8
74.7
2018 Monster Hunter: World
71.2
76.2
2018 Battlefield V
96.0
118.7
2017 Dawn of War III
94.6
114.0
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
73.8
74.0
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
70.4
66.2
2017 Shadow of War
76.8
88.6
2017 Total War: Warhammer II
63.9
71.6
2017 Wolfenstein II
106.0
147.1
2017 Destiny 2
146.3
137.5
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
79.2
70.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
83.9
74.4
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
94.5
101.1
2017 For Honor
101.8
108.9
2017 Project CARS 2
87.2
93.4
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
135.2
144.8
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
57.4
70.5
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
81.9
89.5
2016 Doom
137.2
173.9
2016 F1 2016
106.9
122.5
2016 Total War: Warhammer
92.1
97.1
2016 Battlefield 1
113.2
134.6
2016 Overwatch
137.8
122.5
2016 Dishonored 2
77.1
82.5
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
85.1
74.2
2015 Rocket League
218.1
233.4
2015 Need For Speed
109.0
116.7
2015 Project CARS
103.2
110.5
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
290.8
311.2
2009 League of Legends
363.5
389.1

3840x2160

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070
AMD Radeon VII
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
56.0
60.0
2019 Anthem
35.0
37.5
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
49.0
52.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
48.7
50.2
2019 Metro Exodus
32.0
33.0
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
56.0
47.5
2018 F1 2018
68.0
76.2
2018 Far Cry 5
48.3
56.2
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
35.6
37.5
2018 Final Fantasy XV
39.8
38.9
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
37.9
38.7
2018 Forza Horizon 4
73.0
63.7
2018 Fallout 76
58.0
66.2
2018 Hitman 2
46.0
50.0
2018 Just Cause 4
36.3
38.9
2018 Monster Hunter: World
34.2
36.6
2018 Battlefield V
54.0
66.2
2017 Dawn of War III
51.9
63.1
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
45.9
48.3
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
47.1
42.5
2017 Shadow of War
45.9
52.6
2017 Total War: Warhammer II
36.1
36.5
2017 Wolfenstein II
68.8
86.7
2017 Destiny 2
77.0
68.7
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
47.1
40.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
46.7
40.2
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
65.4
70.0
2017 For Honor
50.9
54.5
2017 Project CARS 2
72.7
77.7
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
113.4
121.4
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
32.4
38.0
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
70.3
74.0
2016 Doom
75.9
91.7
2016 F1 2016
71.4
80.8
2016 Total War: Warhammer
55.0
56.6
2016 Battlefield 1
64.9
73.7
2016 Overwatch
74.1
63.0
2016 Dishonored 2
61.1
65.4
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
43.2
38.9
2015 Rocket League
101.8
108.9
2015 Need For Speed
72.7
77.7
2015 Project CARS
72.7
77.7
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
261.7
280.1
2009 League of Legends
145.4
155.6
RTX 2070 vs Radeon VII with i7-8700K vs i7-9700K at 1920x1080 and ultra vs ultra settings
RTX 2070 vs Radeon VII with i7-8700K vs i7-9700K at 2560x1440 and ultra vs ultra settings
RTX 2070 vs Radeon VII with i7-8700K vs i7-9700K at 4K and ultra vs ultra settings

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 / i7-8700K

In terms of memory, the RTX 2070 's 8192 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks. 4K gaming is joyous on this RTX 2070 , and with a little tweaking to your AA settings, it'd be hard to imagine a title not capable of 60 fps on average.

AMD Radeon VII / i7-9700K

It is worth noting that the Radeon VII is a very power hungry card and requires a decent power supply unit. In terms of memory, the Radeon VII 's 16384 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks. It is important to know that Radeon VII 's max load temperature is very high and might require custom cooling solutions. Deciding whether to invest so much money in a high-end GPU like Radeon VII requires careful thought. 4K gaming is joyous on this Radeon VII , and with a little tweaking to your AA settings, it'd be hard to imagine a title not capable of 60 fps on average.

RTX 2070 vs Radeon VII Specifications Comparison

Board Design

RTX 2070 Radeon VII
Length9 inches 229 mm12 inches 305 mm
Outputs1x DVI1x HDMI2x DisplayPort1x USB Type-C1x HDMI 3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors1x 8-pin2x 8-pin
Slot WidthDual-slotDual-slot
TDP175 W295 W

Clock Speeds

RTX 2070 Radeon VII
Boost Clock1620 MHz1800 MHz
GPU Clock1410 MHz1450 MHz
Memory Clock1750 MHz 14000 MHz effective 1000 MHz

Graphics Card

RTX 2070 Radeon VII
Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 4.0 x16
GenerationGeForce 2000Vega II
Launch Price499 USD699 USD
ProductionReleasedUnreleased
Release DateOct 17th, 2018Feb 7th, 2019

Graphics Features

RTX 2070 Radeon VII
DirectX12.0 (12_1)12.0 (12_1)
OpenCL1.22
OpenGL4.64.6
Shader Model6.16.2
Vulkan1.1.821.1.86

Graphics Processor

RTX 2070 Radeon VII
ArchitectureTuringGCN 5.1
Die Size445 mm²331 mm²
GPU NameTU106Vega 20
GPU VariantTU106-400-A1Vega 20 XT
Process Size12 nm7 nm
Transistors10,800 million13,230 million

Memory

RTX 2070 Radeon VII
Bandwidth448.0 GB/s1,024 GB/s
Memory Bus256 bit4096 bit
Memory Size8192 MB16384 MB
Memory TypeGDDR6HBM2

Render Config

RTX 2070 Radeon VII
ROPs6464
Shading Units23043840
TMUs144240

Theoretical Performance

RTX 2070 Radeon VII
FP16 (half) performance14,930 GFLOPS (2:1)27,648 GFLOPS (2:1)
FP32 (float) performance7,465 GFLOPS13,824 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance233.3 GFLOPS (1:32)6,912 GFLOPS (1:2)
Pixel Rate103.7 GPixel/s115.2 GPixel/s
Texture Rate233.3 GTexel/s432.0 GTexel/s

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