MSI GeForce GTX 970 vs Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti I a better graphics card.

In this review, when we compare GTX 970 vs 1080 Ti, Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti is better because of the following; 430MHz faster GPU clock speed, 7.11 TFLOPS floating-point performance, 71.4 GPixel/s higher pixel rate, 222.8 GTexels/s higher texture rate, 259.6GB/s more memory bandwidth, 3996MHz higher effective memory clock speed, 7GB more RAM memory and 1920 more shading units.

MSI GeForce GTX 970 vs Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti: GENEFRAL INFO

In terms of general info, 970 vs 1080 Ti can be compared as follows;

Thermal Design Power (TDP); MSI GeForce GTX 970 has 148W while Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti has 220W.

Number of transistors; MSI GeForce GTX 970 has 5200 million while Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti has 12000 million.

Semiconductor size; MSI GeForce GTX 970 has 28nm whereas Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti has 16nm.

PCI express (PCIE) version; the two devices have 3

Width; MSI GeForce GTX 970 is 269mm whereas Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti is 266.7mm.

Height; MSI GeForce GTX 970 is 111mm whereas Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti is 111.2mm.

Bottom line: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti is better in terms of general info.

MSI GeForce GTX 970 vs Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti: PERFORMANCE

The performance features of 1080Ti vs 970 in this review are;

Pixel rate; MSI GeForce GTX 970 has 58.8 GPixel/s whereas Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti has 130.2 GPixel/s.

Texture rate; MSI GeForce GTX 970 has 109.2 GTexels/s while Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti has 332 GTexels/s.

GPU memory speed; MSI GeForce GTX 970 has 1753MHz whereas Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti has 1376MHz.

GPU clock speed; MSI GeForce GTX 970 has 1050MHz while Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti has 1480MHz.

Floating-point performance; MSI GeForce GTX 970 has 3.49 TFLOPS whereas Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti has 10.6 TFOPS.

Texture Mapping Units (TMUS); MSI GeForce GTX 970 has 104 while Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti has 224.

Bottom line: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti is better as it has better performance features.

MSI GeForce GTX 970 vs Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti: MEMORY

The memory features of 970 vs 1080 in this review have the following comparisons;

Maximum memory bandwidth; MSI GeForce GTX 970 has 224.4GB/s whereas Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti has 484GB/s.

Memory  bus width; MSI GeForce GTX 970 has 256bit while Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti has 352bit.

Effective memory speed; MSI GeForce GTX 970 has 7012MHz whereas Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti has 11008MHz.

RAM; MSI GeForce GTX 970 has 4GB while Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti has 11GB.

Version of GDDR memory; MSI GeForce GTX 970 and Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti have 5.

Bottom line: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti is better as it has better memory features.

MSI GeForce GTX 970 vs Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti: PORTS

HDMI output; the two devices have HDMI outputs.

Displayport outputs; each of the devices has 3 displayport outputs.

DVI outputs; MSI GeForce GTX 970 has 1.

Bottom line: MSI GeForce GTX 970 is better as it has a DVI output.

MSI GeForce GTX 970 vs Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti: KEY FEATURES

OpenGL version; MSI GeForce GTX 970 and Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti have 4.5.

DirectX version; the two devices have 12.

OpenCL version; the two devices have 1.2.

Supports 4K resolution; the two devices support 4K resolution.

Supports multi-display technology; the two devices have this feature.

Supports 3D; the two devices support 3D.

Bottom line: MSI GeForce GTX 970 and Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti have the same key features.

Conclusion

In this review of GTX 970 vs GTX 1080, Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti is so far a better graphics card.