The GeForce RTX 4070 is set to hit the retail market in less than 24 hours. We tested the $599 GPU across 13 games and got some interesting results. On paper, the RTX 4070 is 40% weaker than the RTX 4080 in terms of shader strength with a delta of 30% in memory bandwidth. Going by the MSRP, the RTX 4070 should costs half as much as the RTX 4080.
|GPU||Nvidia RTX 4070 Ti||NVIDIA RTX 4080||NVIDIA RTX 4070|
|Base clock||2,310 MHz||2,205 MHz||1,920MHz|
|Boost clock||2,610 MHz||2,508 MHz||2,475MHz|
|Memory||12GB GDDR6X||16GB GDDR6X||12GB GDDR6X|
- CPU: AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
- Motherboard: ASUS Maximus X670 Hero
- Memory: 16GB x2 @ 6000MT/s
- Cooler: Noctua NH-D15
NVIDIA RTX 4070 vs RTX 3070 Ti: 1080p Benchmarks
As we saw with the RTX 4070 Ti, the performance varies substantially from game to game. In Plague Tale Requiem, we see the RTX 4080 lead the RTX 4070 by over 90% at 1080p while Crysis Remastered nets a delta of less than 10%. Dying Light 2 behaves similarly granting a lead of over 90% to the RTX 4080. In ray-traced games, the RTX 4080 is generally 40% to 60% faster than the RTX 4070.
The RTX 4070 leads the RTX 3070 Ti by just 9% in Plague Tale rasterization. Enabling raytracing pushes the delta to 18%. In most rasterized games, there’s a nominal difference between the two GPUs. Raytraced games see the RTX 4070 lead the 3070 Ti by 10% to 20% with some outliers extending it to ~25%.
NVIDIA RTX 4070 vs RTX 3070 Ti: 1440p Benchmarks
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