GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 980 vs 1070 among Desktop GPUs


Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more


T-Rex, Manhattan, Cloud Gate Factor, Sky Diver Factor and 1 more


Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

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Noise and Power

TDP, Idle Power Consumption, Load Power Consumption and 2 more


Overall Score

GeForce GTX 1070 

GPUBoss recommends the GeForce GTX 1070  based on its noise and power.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce GTX 980

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 980

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Slightly more shading units 2,048 vs 1,920 128 more shading units
Slightly more texture mapping units 128 vs 120 8 more texture mapping units
Front view of GeForce GTX 1070

Reasons to consider the
Generic GeForce GTX 1070

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Significantly higher clock speed 1,506 MHz vs 1,127 MHz Around 35% higher clock speed
Significantly more memory 8,192 MB vs 4,096 MB 2x more memory
Higher effective memory clock speed 8,008 MHz vs 7,012 MHz Around 15% higher effective memory clock speed
Higher memory bandwidth 256.3 GB/s vs 224.4 GB/s Around 15% higher memory bandwidth
Significantly higher turbo clock speed 1,683 MHz vs 1,216 MHz Around 40% higher turbo clock speed
Higher pixel rate 96.4 GPixel/s vs 77.82 GPixel/s Around 25% higher pixel rate
Better floating-point performance 5,783 GFLOPS vs 4,981 GFLOPS More than 15% better floating-point performance
Higher texture rate 180.7 GTexel/s vs 155.6 GTexel/s More than 15% higher texture rate
Better fire strike factor score 87.79 vs 76.57 Around 15% better fire strike factor score
Higher memory clock speed 2,002 MHz vs 1,753 MHz Around 15% higher memory clock speed
Higher thief framerate 88.5 vs 81.15 Around 10% higher thief framerate

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GTX 980 vs 1070

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Cloud Gate Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

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