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Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 Galax EX Gamer 8GB

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How well can the GeForce RTX 3070 Galax EX Gamer 8GB run games
14 Oct 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

A true powerhouse, the GeForce RTX 3070 Galax EX Gamer 8GB will run even the most demanding game system requirements released today. Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 12 requirement.

Here is a performance review on how capable the GeForce RTX 3070 Galax EX Gamer 8GB is at running the more popular games of 2020. 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. In comparison to the game recommended requirements of the 1000 most demanding games played today this PC hardware can run 998.

Looking at some of the modern popular games people are playing today the GeForce RTX 3070 Galax EX Gamer 8GB is predicted to run Cyberpunk 2077 with strong performances on 1080p Ultra, getting 102 frames per second. Comparing this to Watch Dogs Legion which is predicted to get strong results, where it averages 102 FPS. Another popular game we looked at is Phasmophobia, which is running at 116 frames per second.

One of the growing popular screen resolutions for PC gaming is the wider 1440p. So we wanted to see how well the GeForce RTX 3070 Galax EX Gamer 8GB performed at 1440p by taking a look at some of the current popular games. First we looked at Cyberpunk 2077 and predict it will deliver good frames per second across the following graphics settings - Low: 205 FPS, Medium: 162 FPS, High: 109 FPS and Ultra: 78 FPS. We then checked the performance on Watch Dogs Legion to predict if that will run well. It is predicted to be good with a 78 FPS at Ultra 1440p. In summary we feel the GeForce RTX 3070 Galax EX Gamer 8GB running at 1440p is a very good hardware option at these screen sizes. Ultra is easily achieved across almost all games at 1440p and we would suggest an increase of screen size up to 4K for this graphics card.

How many years will the GeForce RTX 3070 Galax EX Gamer 8GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce RTX 3070 Galax EX Gamer 8GB in your PC? 2-3 years of top end gaming before an upgrade

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce RTX 3070 Galax EX Gamer 8GB? There are no graphics cards on the current market that would provide a big enough increase in performance to warrant upgrading the GeForce RTX 3070 Galax EX Gamer 8GB.
FPS System Benchmark
143 FPS
High
The GeForce RTX 3070 Galax EX Gamer 8GB was released on 30 Oct 2020

GeForce RTX 3070 Galax EX Gamer 8GB Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce RTX 3070 Galax EX Gamer 8GB
GPU
Architecture
Ampere GA104
Process
7nm
TMUs
212
Texture Rate
372 GTexel/s
ROPs
64
Pixel Rate
112 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units (Cuda Cores)
5888
Ray Tracing Cores
1
Tensor Cores
544
Driver Support
-
Release Price
$499.00
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.1
Shader
6.1
Open GL
4.6
Resolution (WxH)
7680x4320
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
8191 MB
Memory Speed
1750 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
Memory Bandwidth
L2 Cache
0KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
0
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
3
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1500 MHz
Boost Clock
1755 MHz
Power
Max Power
220 Watts
PSU
650 Watt
Power Connector
2x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
16 GB
Best Resolution
3840 x 2160
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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10
10
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8.5
GeForce RTX 3070 Galax EX Gamer 8GB Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
The GeForce RTX 3070 Galax EX 8GB is a High-End Graphics Card based on the Ampere Architecture. This card has also been rumoured to be called the GeForce GTX 2170.


Architecture
It equips an Ampere GPU Codenamed GA104 which is a First Gen Ampere GPU and has 20 SM activated, offering 2944 Shader Processing Units, 212 TMUs and 64 ROPs. The Ampere architecture provides the world's best consumer support for real-time ray-tracing technology, or RTX. It also has 544 Tensor Cores for AI purposes.


GPU Name: GA102


GPU
The central unit runs at 1424MHz and goes up to 1755MHz in Turbo Mode.


Memory
The GPU accesses a 8GB frame buffer of Third Gen GDDR6 through a 320-bit memory interface, while the Memory Clock Operates at 1750MHz, or 14GHz effective. Total memory bandwidth is 448 Gb/s.


Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 220W, it requires at least a 650W PSU with available 8-pin + 6-pin power connector.


Performance


Predicted performance of the GeForce RTX 3070 Galax EX 8GB suggests it will be faster than the Geforce RTX 2070 Super, making it a suitable graphics card for 4K gaming.


System Suggestions
The GeForce RTX 3070 Galax EX 8GB is best suited for resolutions up to and including 3840x2160. We recommend a High-End Processor and 16GB of RAM for Optimal Performance.


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GeForce RTX 3070 Galax EX Gamer 8GB vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
47%
RAM
12GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 62% 52%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 71% 55%
Genshin Impact 86% 51%
FIFA 21 82% 75%
eFootball PES 2021 77% 75%
Watch Dogs Legion 58% 53%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 75% 50%
Marvel's Avengers 77% 54%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 57% 57%
Mafia: Definitive Edition 79% 30%
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