Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti AIB Cards Might Not Be Frequency Locked Afterall

The Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti will be coming out next month but the GPU is going to be announced at the end of October. We recently heard that the Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti clock speeds will be locked. While that could be possible, the more likely situation is that only the reference design cards will be locked.

Then again, some sources have also claimed that there will be no reference design Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti models and only custom cards will be available at launch. That seems to be unlikely and if the rumors regarding the locked frequency of the Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti are to be believed then it is more than likely that the custom models that will be coming out, later on, will not be locked at all.

While locking the GPU would make sense as Nvidia would not want the Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti to outperform the GTX 1080 as it would impact sales but on the other side, the Ti brand is known for superior performance as compared to the original. We know that the Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti has specs similar to the GTX 1080 and it should be great value for money considering it is supposed to cost $100 less than the 1080.

The following are the specifications of the Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti:

  • GP104-300
  • 7.2 billion transistors
  • 314mm2 die,
  • 2432 cores
  • 19 enabled SM units
  • 152 TMUs
  • 64 ROPs
  • 8 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked @ 8 Gbps
  • 256 GB/s bandwidth

You can also check out our $1500 GTX 1070 Ti and Intel Coffee Lake 8600K build for November 2017. If the rumors are true then the card will be great value for miners well. That means that it is possible that you will not be able to get one at launch.

Let us know what you think about the Nvidia GTX 1070 T and whether or not you are interested in buying the upcoming GPU when it is released next month.