Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 G1 Gaming GV-N1070G1-GAMING 8GB
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Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 G1 Gaming GV-N1070G1-GAMING 8GB Review
- Comes with 8GB GDDR5 Memory
- Supports displays with up to 8K resolutions
- WINDFORCE 3X Cooling system for effective cooling
- Tough and stylish metal back plate
The Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 G1 GV-N1070G1 gaming is a graphics card engineered to deliver an impressive gaming performance for gaming rigs. It is powered by the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 and it comes factory customized for superb performance with minimal tweaks. If you are the kind of person who like to fiddle around with things to achieve the best balance of all elements, this graphics card also has something for you. You get the Xtreme Engine which is an intuitive interface that can be used to adjust clock speeds, fan performance, voltage and many other elements in real time. Every single element of this graphics card has been designed to ensure that you get the best performance without necessarily giving up any control. In fact, it has been made to make your work easier should you decide to make adjustments to the performance.
What is the screen resolution ?
Needless to say, this graphics card will take pretty much anything you throw at it. With a maximum display resolution of 7680 by 4320 pixels at a refresh rate of 60Hz, it’s quite difficult to find that you have maxed out the performance. If you are looking for a graphics card that you can use to play games at high resolutions, then rest assured that this card will not disappoint you. The best thing about this is that you will get the high resolutions without causing too much heat. You will also get no coil whine at load.
What is its performance ?
This is where the Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 G1 GV-N1070G1 gaming thrives. First things first, this card is long. You need to make sure that you have ample space in your case to avoid disappointments when you find that it can’t fit inside. It looks wonderful and has protective plastic covering surrounding it. The plastic does feel a little bit cheap, but it does the job. With 8GB of 256 bit GDDR5 memory and a maximum clock speed of 1822MHz in overclocked mode, this graphics card will comfortably handle high resolution gaming at frame rates as high as 100fps. The tweaking is where the things get juicy because the Xtreme engine makes your work very easy and straightforward. You can tweak the card to meet whatever gaming requirements you have without any overclocking knowledge since it doesn’t involve any manual adjustment. There is a one click overclocking mode in the settings and two other modes (gaming mode and eco mode) to ensure that you get whatever you need at any particular point. It has three active fans with LED indicators to keep you aware of the current cooling status at any one time.
Conclusion: Should I buy it ?
When compared to other graphics cards like the GTX 970, this graphics card might appear to be a bit high on the price. However, you get what you pay for in this one. The performance is smooth and the cooling is incredible. If you already have the Titan X or the GTX 980 Ti, buying this might feel like a lateral move.
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- The Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 G1 Gaming GV-N1070G1-GAMING 8GB is manufactured by Gigabyte and was added in June 2016 in the Graphics Cards section
- This product has a rating of 4.5 out of 5
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