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MSI GeForce GTX 1070 Gaming X 8G - Silent Gaming + Major OC Headroom

By: Anthony Garreffa | NVIDIA GeForce GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Jun 28, 2016 12:20 am
TweakTown Rating: 97%Manufacturer: MSI

Detailed Look

 

MSI created a pair of high-performing twins with its GTX 1080 and GTX 1070 Gaming X 8G cards, as they both look absolutely identical. The only way to tell the difference is underneath, with the GTX 1070 rocking 8GB of GDDR5 RAM versus the GDDR5X on the GTX 1080, as well as the reduced CUDA cores on the GTX 1070.

 

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Starting with the front of the MSI GeForce GTX 1070 Gaming X 8G box, is virtually identical to the GTX 1080 variant, with branding for GameWorks, Ansel, VRWorks, and DirectX 12 nice and visible.

 

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On the rear, MSI details its beautiful custom LED lighting, the upgraded, and very silent Twin Frozr VI cooler, MSI Gaming App, and more.

 

 

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The front of the MSI GeForce GTX 1070 Gaming X 8G is identical to the GTX 1080 card.

 

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The same goes for the rear of the GTX 1070 Gaming X 8G.

 

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The bottom of the card is taken up by a rather large heat sink and heat pipe array.

 

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The heat sink that keeps the GP104 and 8GB of GDDR5 nice and cool extends to the rear of the card, and over the VRMs.

 

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Here we have the top of the card, with the heat pipe array teased.

 

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MSI has added a 6-pin PCIe power connector which is joined by the default 8-pin PCIe power connector.

 

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For display output connectivity, we have the usual 3 x DP 1.4 ports, HDMI 2.0b, and a DVI port.

 

 

Specifications

 

MSI has increased the clocks on both the GPU and the 8GB of GDDR5 on its GeForce GTX 1070 Gaming X 8G, with MSI providing the same three overclocking profiles that it did on its GTX 1080 Gaming X 8G. We have Silent, Gaming, and OC modes - with 1506/1683MHz for Base/Boost clocks on the Silent mode, 1583/1771MHz on Gaming mode, and finally on the OC mode we have 1607/1797MHz.

 

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MSI has also overclocked the 8GB of GDDR5 from its stock frequency of 8GHz to 8108MHz (108MHz overclock) - but this only applies to the OC mode. For the rest of the card, we have 150W power consumption, 3 x DP 1.4 outputs, 1 x HDMI 2.0b and DVI output. The MSI GeForce GTX 1070 Gaming X 8G supports 2-way SLI, as well.

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