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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Aero 8GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Aero 8GB Edition run games
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Aero 8GB Edition
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

Gamers upgrading will be considering the GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Aero 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 MSI Aero 8GB Edition is capable of DirectX 12 gaming requirements.

Here is a performance review on how capable the GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Aero 8GB Edition is at running the more popular games of 2021. Specifically looking at this PC hardware’s ability to get suitable frames per second to play on Ultra game settings and what FPS it might get on 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen res. Of the 1000 most demanding recommended specs found in game requirements today, this gpu is more powerful than the graphics requirement of 825 games in todays list.

With 1080p being the most common gaming resolution at the moment we explored how well the GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Aero 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 Far Cry 6 is predicted to return a reasonable 45 FPS at Ultra 1080p.

Moving screen sizes up to 1440p we ran Days Gone on the GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Aero 8GB Edition to see that it got a reasonable set of frame rates. Here are the low to ultra results at 1440p - L: 131FPS, M: 103FPS, H: 69FPS, U: 50FPS. Another popular game to investigate at 1440p with this card was Far Cry 6 which we predicted will be playable in performance netting an Ultra FPS of 34 FPS. Finally we then took a look at Star Citizen where its predicted Ultra 1440p Frame rates were reasonable at 53 FPS. Running games at 1440p with a GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Aero 8GB Edition is one of the better graphics cards for gaming at this screen resolution. We will see 1440p Ultra and High settings across almost all current games.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Aero 8GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Aero 8GB Edition in your PC? This gpu has around 2+ years of running AAA recommended system requirements before any upgrades should be considered.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Aero 8GB Edition? A good choice when looking to upgrade the GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Aero 8GB Edition would be the RX 6000 Series Radeon RX 6600 XT 12GB which meets 991 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 27% better performance.
FPS System Benchmark
91 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Aero 8GB Edition was released on 10 Jun 2016
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Aero 8GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Pascal P104-200-A1
Process
16nm
TMUs
120
Texture Rate
202 GTexel/s
ROPs
64
Pixel Rate
108 GPixel/s
Shader Processing Units
(CUDA Cores)
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.1
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
7680 x 4320
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
8192MB
Memory Speed
2002MHz
Memory Bus
256bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
256.3GB/sec
L2 Cache
2048
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
3
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1506 MHz
Boost Clock
1683 MHz
Power
Max Power
150 Watts
PSU
500 Watt & 33 Amps
Power Connector
1x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
16 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1600
GPU Upgrade
GD Official
GD RATING
8.2
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GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Aero 8GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 1070 MSI Aero 8GB Edition is a Special Edition of NVIDIA's High-End GeForce GTX 1070, created by MSI.

Overclock: Central Unit
None.

Overclock: Memory Clock
None.

Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
MSI AERO graphics cards are equipped with a brand new black & silver design, crafted from premium materials. The sleek new looks will fit great in almost any build.

Performance
Benchmarks Indicate no Performance Boost over the Reference GeForce GTX 1070.

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