ASUS GeForce GTX 1070 ROG STRIX 8GB GDDR5 Graphics Card
• NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Chipset with a base clock speed of 1,657MHz or a boosted 1,835MHz
• 8GB of GDDR5 video memory (VRAM) running at 8,008MHz, which provides incredible gaming performance
• Limited to two units per customer
• Connect a range of monitors to the graphics card with two DisplayPort, two HDMI and one dual link DVI-D ports
• Support for NVIDIA HB SLI bridge to allow a two way SLI solution for silky smooth gameplay
• Full-sized card that takes up two expansion case slots – check your case and motherboard dimensions first
• ASUS Direct CU III cooling, features three triple wing 0dB fans and direct contact heat pipes which deliver maximum airflow and cooling, with silent operation when under load
• Manufacturer part number: ROG STRIX-GTX1070-8G-GAMING
• RGB AURA allows you to customise the LEDs on the card, choose from over 16.8 million colour options, with six lighting effects
• ASUS FanConnect lets you attach two external cooling fans to be controlled by the graphics card, providing targeted cooling for your system
• VR-ready HDMI ports allow you to experience immersive VR games and programs with this VR-ready card
• NVIDIA G-SYNC allows the card to synchronise with G-SYNC ready monitors to minimise display stutter and input lag
• ASUS software in the form of GPU tweak II, allows you to get the most from your graphics card by boosting core GPU speeds
• Free one year XSplit Gamecaster licence to provide a convenient way of streaming or recording gameplay footage as well as offering a central overlay for all graphics card informationTake on today’s most challenging graphics intensive PC games without missing a beat. The GeForce GTX 1070 graphics card delivers the incredible speed and power of NVIDIA Pascal™ the most advanced GPU architecture ever created. This is the ultimate gaming platform. #GameReady.
What can I expect from this graphics card?
Experience a quantum leap in gaming with this GeForce GTX 1070 STRIX graphics card, which is powered by NVIDIA’s new Pascal architecture. The world’s most advanced GPU architecture delivers game-changing performance, innovative technologies and immersive, next generation virtual reality (VR). The card is designed for the PCI Express 3.0 bus architecture, which is also backwards compatible. The GeForce GTX 1070 STRIX comes with ultra-fast FinFET and high-bandwidth GDDR5 technologies. This, combined with support for DirectX 12 features, gives you the fastest, smoothest, most power-efficient gaming experience.
The card is able to accommodate the latest displays, including VR, ultra-high-resolution and multiple monitors, through the power of the new Pascal architecture. It is plug-and-play compatible with leading VR headsets driven by NVIDIA VRWorks technologies – so you’ll be able to hear and feel every movement, with VRWorks audio, physics and haptics working together to deliver a truly immersive gaming experience. NVIDIA GameWorks technologies provide smooth gameplay and cinematic experiences, and through NVIDIA Ansel you can capture 360-degree in-game shots, even in VR. Perfected for gaming now and in the future, the card also supports Vulkan API and OpenGL 4.5.
What is the performance like on this card?
An impressive 8GB of GDDR5 VRAM running at 8,008MHz and GPU at 1,506MHz base clock speed, with a 1,683MHz boost, provides astonishing graphics-rendering performance. This means you can enjoy the latest games with settings maxed out. NVIDIA GPU Boost 3.0 is embedded into the GTX 1070 STRIX, which dynamically maximises clock speeds based on workloads and allows enthusiast-class controls such as temperature target and fan controls. The card also supports NVIDIA’s new SLI HB bridge which doubles the available transfer bandwidth compared to the NVIDIA Maxwell architecture, delivering silky-smooth gameplay and the ultimate performance.
How can I connect to this graphics card?
A number of displays can be connected to this graphics card, with two Display Ports, dual-link DVI-D and two HDMI ports provided. You’ll be able to futureproof yourself for higher resolution monitors in development, with support for up to 7,680 x 4,320 pixels through DisplayPort. Up to four monitors can be used at the same time, and with simultaneous multi-projection you can game without experiencing stretched viewpoints. This will improve performance in VR and improve display accuracy when using NVIDIA Surround.
NVIDIA G-SYNC provides a stunning visual experience, and with a compatible monitor you can minimise display shutter and input lag. NVIDIA GameStream lets you stream supported games to portable devices like the NVIDIA Shield.
How well can I overclock this card and is software included?
ASUS has equipped the card with various features to ensure it is well cooled and has excellent overclocking potential. The DirectCU III cooling system ensures that your card will be 30 per cent cooler. The GTX 1070 STRIX is also equipped with two 4-pin GPU-controlled headers that can be connected to system fans for targeted cooling. This is to ensure that chassis fans respond to the heat of the GPU and apply cooling when needed.
The included GPU Tweak II software allows you to adjust clock speeds, voltages, fan speed and more. Depending on your level of experience with tuning graphics cards, you can also choose between standard or advanced modes. The program’s integration with XSplit Gamecaster means you can easily stream or record your gameplay through an in-game overlay, and a one year premium licence is provided.
| Graphics Engine
|| NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
| Bus Standard
|| PCI Express 3.0
| Video Memory Type
| Video Memory Capacity
|| 8,192 MB
| Memory Clock Speed
|| 8,008 MHz
| Memory Interface/bus
| Engine Clock
| Clock speed
|| Base Clock: 1,506 MHz
|| Boost Clock: 1,683 MHz
| CUDA Cores
| Virtual reality ready
| Number of slots taken up
| Video Outputs
| Number of DisplayPort outputs
| Display Port version
| Number of Mini Display Port outputs
| Min Display Port version
| Number of D-Sub outputs
| Number of DVI outputs
|| 1 - dual-link DVI-D
| Number of mini HDMI outputs
| Number of HDMI outputs
| HDMI standard
| Max number of displays
| Max resolution
|| 7,680 x 4,320 @ 60 Hz (digital)
| Multi-GPU support
|| Yes – SLI HB Bridge supported
| Cooling type
|| DirectCU III – 3 0dB Fans
| HDCP Support
|| Yes – 2.2
| Power Consumption
|| 150W card draw – min recommended power supply needed 500W
| External power supply required?
|| Yes 8-pin PCI-E power connector
|| ASUS GPU Tweak II & Driver
| DirectX version support
|| 12 API with feature level 12_1
| OpenGL Version Support
|| 134 mm
|| 298 mm
|| 40 mm
| Manufacturer part number
|| ROG STRIX-GTX1070-8G-GAMING
| Manufacturer’s guarantee
|| 3 years
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