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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Custom Models Pictured – NDA Lifts on 30th May, Specs Confirmed

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May 28, 2016
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The first custom models of NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 1070 graphics card have been pictured by Videocardz. Along with the pictures, we also have information that NVIDIA will officially lift the NDA on the GeForce GTX 1080 on 30th May. While reviews will be available for users to read the same day, the graphics card will officially hit the retail shelves on 10th June in both reference and non-reference flavors.

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 will be available to purchase on 10th June! (Image Credits: PCOnline)

NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 1070 Reviews Go Live on 30th May – Custom Models Pictured Already

The first custom models that have been pictured are from Inno3D and GALAX. Both cards feature non-reference PCBs and high-end cooling systems. These models will hit the market on 10th June, the same day when Founder Edition will be available for users to purchase. The Inno3D models come in two variants, an iChill X3 and X4 that have factory overclocked specifications. The GALAX GeForce GTX 1080 Gamer adopts an even bigger cooler that incorporates three fans on a powerful custom PCB. You can see these models below:

Inno3D GeForce GTX 1070 iChill Series:

Inno3D’s custom GeForce GTX 1070 Models Pictures. (Image Credits: Videocardz)

GALAX GeForce GTX 1070 Gamer Series:

GALAX GeForce GTX 1070 Gamer

Some performance numbers of the GeForce GTX 1070 were leaked a while back which can be seen here but for gaming performance, you will have to wait a few days for the reviews to go live.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Specifications – 8 GB / 8 Gbps VRAM, Titan X Levels of Performance At Just $379 US, Factory Clocked Variants More Faster

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 features the GP104 GPU (GP104-200-A1) core which comprises of 1920 CUDA cores. The configuration on the GeForce GTX 1080 comprises of 120 texture mapping units and 64 ROPs. The Pascal FinFET architecture allows significant increase in clock frequency. The GeForce GTX 1070 is clocked at 1506 MHz base anad 1683 MHz boost clock.

The GTX 1070 would feature the same potential of overclocking as the GTX 1080 (or better) since it has more TDP headroom compared to its bigger brother. In the case of 1070, we are looking at a 150W TDP compared to 180W on the GTX 1080.

The chip features 8 GB of GDDR5 memory featured across a 256-bit bus and clocked at 8 GB/s. This leads to a total bandwidth of 256 GB/s. The reason for using GDDR5 memory is to offer a more competitive variant that doesn’t skims down on VRAM while keeping the price relatively low.

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 PCB looks very similar to GeForce GTX 1080 but has minor changes.

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 features just 150W TDP. Coupled with a very smooth power delivery system to avoid leakage, the chip is one of the most efficient GPU architecture ever designed for gamers. The display out puts for the card include Display Port 1.4 (4K @ 120 Hz), HDMI 2.0b (4K @ 60 Hz) and DL-DVI which means that it is capable to support all next-gen displays with new standards. Power is fed through a single 8-Pin PCIe power connector.

The GeForce GTX 1070 custom models will be starting at a retail price of $379 US while the Founders Edition will be available to purchase at $449 US. We have already listed down several custom models of the GTX 1080 graphics card which you can see here. Most companies will share the same cooling systems with the GeForce GTX 1070 which will be something to look forward to.

NVIDIA Pascal GP102 GTX Titan X Specifications:

Graphics Card Name NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti NVIDIA GeForce GTX Titan X NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 NVIDIA GeForce GTX Titan (Pascal)
Graphics Core GM204 GM200 GM200 GP104 GP104 GP102
Process Node 28nm 28nm 28nm 16nm FinFET 16nm FinFET 16nm FinFET
Transistors 5.2 Billion 8 Billion 8 Billion 7.2 Billion 7.2 Billion 12.0 Billion
CUDA Cores 2048 CUDA Cores 2816 CUDA Cores 3072 CUDA Cores 1920 CUDA Cores 2560 CUDA Cores 3584 CUDA Cores
Base Clock 1126 MHz 1000 MHz 1000 MHz 1506 MHz 1607 MHz 1417 MHz
Boost Clock 1216 MHz 1075 MHz 1075 MHz 1683 MHz 1733 MHz 1531 MHz
FP32 Compute 5.6 TFLOPs 6.5 TFLOPs 7.0 TFLOPs 6.5 TFLOPs 9.0 TFLOPs 10.1 TFLOPs
VRAM 4 GB GDDR5 6 GB GDDR5 12 GB GDDR5 8 GB GDDR5 8 GB GDDR5X 12 GB GDDR5X
Bus Interface 256-bit bus 384-bit bus 384-bit bus 256-bit bus 256-bit bus 384-bit bus
Power Connector 6+6 Pin Power 8+6 Pin Power 8+6 Pin Power Single 8-Pin Power Single 8-Pin Power 8+6 Pin Power
TDP 165W 250W 250W 150W 180W 250W
Display Outputs 3x Display Port
1x HDMI 2.0
1x DVI
3x Display Port
1x HDMI 2.0
1x DVI
3x Display Port
1x HDMI 2.0
1x DVI
3x Display Port 1.4
1x HDMI 2.0b
1x DVI
3x Display Port 1.4
1x HDMI 2.0b
1x DVI
3x Display Port 1.4
1x HDMI 2.0b
1x DVI
Launch Date September 2014 May 2015 March 2015 10th June 2016 27th May 2016 August 2016
Launch Price $549 US $649 US $999 US $379 US $599 US $1200 US
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