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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q

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Lower TDP 115W vs 150W Around 25% lower TDP
Front view of GeForce GTX 1070

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Generic GeForce GTX 1070

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Higher clock speed 1,506 MHz vs 1,215 MHz Around 25% higher clock speed
Higher pixel rate 96.4 GPixel/s vs 77.8 GPixel/s Around 25% higher pixel rate
Higher turbo clock speed 1,683 MHz vs 1,379 MHz More than 20% higher turbo clock speed
Slightly better floating-point performance 5,783 GFLOPS vs 4,977 GFLOPS More than 15% better floating-point performance
Slightly higher texture rate 180.7 GTexel/s vs 155.5 GTexel/s More than 15% higher texture rate

Features Key features of the GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q  vs 1070 

memory bandwidth Rate at which data can be read from or stored in onboard memory

pixel rate Number of pixels a graphics card can render to the screen every second

GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q
77.8 GPixel/s
GeForce GTX 1070
96.4 GPixel/s

texture rate Speed at which a graphics card can perform texture mapping

GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q
155.5 GTexel/s
GeForce GTX 1070
180.7 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q
4,977 GFLOPS
GeForce GTX 1070
5,783 GFLOPS

shading units Subcomponents of the gpu, these run in parallel to enable fast pixel shading

texture mapping units Built into each gpu, these resize and rotate bitmaps for texturing scenes

Specifications Full list of technical specs


GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q  vs
GPU brand Nvidia Nvidia
GPU name GP104 GP104
Clock speed 1,215 MHz 1,506 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,379 MHz 1,683 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 1.5 GHz 8 GB

raw performance

Shading units 2,048 1,920
Texture mapping units 128 120
Render output processors 64 64
Pixel rate 77.8 GPixel/s 96.4 GPixel/s
Texture rate 155.5 GTexel/s 180.7 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 4,977 GFLOPS 5,783 GFLOPS


GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q  vs
Memory clock speed 2,002 MHz 2,002 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 8,008 MHz 8,008 MHz
Memory bus 256 bit 256 bit
Memory 8,192 MB 8,192 MB
Memory type GDDR5 GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 256.3 GB/s 256.3 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 115W 150W


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