10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed
Gamers upgrading will be considering the GeForce GTX 1070 EVGA Founders 8GB Edition graphics card as a serious price to performance entry point. This card will meet and play most demanding AAA games and do so with good graphics setting as standard, and confidently pushing past the recommended game system requirements needed to run today’s games.
GeForce GTX 1070 EVGA Founders 8GB Edition is capable of DirectX 12 gaming requirements.
How well will the GeForce GTX 1070 EVGA Founders 8GB Edition run 2022 games? We will take a look at the biggest releases and frames per second analysis on Ultra graphics settings. In terms of performance against the most demanding games today this graphics card can play 814 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.
With 1080p being the most common gaming resolution at the moment we explored how well the GeForce GTX 1070 EVGA Founders 8GB Edition can run Days Gone at 1080p and saw it return good frame rates at the following graphics settings - Low: 172 FPS, Medium: 135 FPS, High: 91 FPS and Ultra: 65 FPS. For performance contrast we can see that Star Citizen is predicted to return a good 70 FPS at Ultra 1080p.
Increasing resolution to 1440p is something a number of PC gamers are doing today. We tested the GeForce GTX 1070 EVGA Founders 8GB Edition at 1440p with Days Gone, which got a reasonable set of FPS results. These were, Low: 131 FPS, Medium: 103 FPS, High: 69 FPS and Ultra: 50 FPS. We then checked out Star Citizen which we predict would have a set of graphics results as followed, L: 140FPS, M: 110FPS, H: 74FPS, U: 53FPS. And another popular game was Grand Theft Auto VI with predictions of L: 93FPS, M: 73FPS, H: 49FPS, U: 35FPS at 1440p. 1440p gaming on the GeForce GTX 1070 EVGA Founders 8GB Edition is a solid choice of hardware for increased screen resolution gaming. We can see this graphics card is capable of delivering reliable frame rates at Ultra and certainly High graphics settings at 1440p.How many years will the GeForce GTX 1070 EVGA Founders 8GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 1070 EVGA Founders 8GB Edition in your PC?
2-3 years of top end gaming before an upgrade Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 1070 EVGA Founders 8GB Edition?
If you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the RX 6000 Series Radeon RX 6600 XT 12GB
. This PC hardware upgrade performs 27% better and can run 990 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games.