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GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 1070 G1 Gaming Graphics Card Review

By: Anthony Garreffa | NVIDIA GeForce GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Aug 22, 2016 4:48 pm
TweakTown Rating: 96%Manufacturer: GIGABYTE

Specifications

 

GIGABYTE has tweaked its GeForce GTX 1070 G1 Gaming graphics card with the GP104 GPU being clocked up from its default frequency in two modes: OC and Gaming Mode.

 

  • Boost: 1822MHz/ Base: 1620MHz in OC Mode
  • Boost: 1784MHz/ Base: 1594MHz in Gaming Mode

 

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GIGABYTE has kept the 8GB of GDDR5 clocked at 8GHz and has only overclocked the GPU up to 1822MHz under boost with the OC Mode enabled.

 

 

Detailed Look

 

Just like its previous GTX 10 series graphics cards, GIGABYTE has made a great looking card that is found inside of the box. First, we'll tackle the box.

 

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The front of the GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 1070 G1 Gaming graphics card with the Transformers-like eye checking you out. In the bottom left, we see it has the WINDFORCE cooler, RGB lighting, and this is the OC edition of the card.

 

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On the back, GIGABYTE details the WINDFORCE cooler, GPU sorting, and the RGB lighting on the GTX 1070 G1 Gaming graphics card.

 

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Starting with the actual GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 1070 G1 Gaming graphics card, with the triple-fan cooler in the form of the WINDFORCE cooler.

 

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GIGABYTE has placed a backplate on the back of the GTX 1070 G1 Gaming graphics card.

 

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Display connectivity arrives in the form of 3 x DisplayPort, 1 x HDMI 2.0, and 1 x DVI.

 

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From the top of the card, we can see the RGB lighting, GIGABYTE branding, and the single 8-pin PCIe power connector.

 

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A closer look at the single 8-pin PCIe power connector.

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