PowerColor Red Devil Vega 56 Vs Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti Benchmarks Reveal Nvidia Dominance

By   /   Dec 19, 2017
PowerColor Red Devil Vega 56 Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti

The PowerColor Red Devil Vega 56 is an AMD Vega 56 custom graphics card worth looking into if you want to buy an AMD Vega custom graphics cards but we also know that Nvidia GT 1070 Ti has been released with the sole purpose of destroying the AMD Vega 56. So how do the custom AMD Vega graphics card hold up against the Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti?

While the PowerColor Red Devil Vega 56 did get a slight lead in some of the synthetic benchmarks it is the Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti that comes out on top at the end of the day. Here we are going to show you how well the Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti performs as compared to the PowerColor Red Devil Vega 56. The Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti in question here is the reference design model.

The blower style fan is not ideal and you can expect to get better performance from Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti custom models from AIB partners. You can can check out the performance difference between the two graphics cards below.

BenchmarkVega 56GTX 1070 Ti
Fire Strike Ultra 4K50324781
Time Spy DX12 1440p90849010
Crysis 3 1080p6983
Crysis 3 1440p4453
Crysis 3 4K2225
GTAV 1080p87102
GTAV 1440p7387
GTAV 4K4349
FallOut 4 1080p80109
FallOut 4 1440p5070
FallOut 4 4K2435
Battlefield 1 1080p135140
Battlefield 1 1440p102104
Battlefield 1 4K6062
Shadow of War 1080p9084
Shadow of War 1440p6259
Shadow of War 4K3533
Destiny 2 1080p122131
Destiny 2 1440p8085
Destiny 2 4K4546

While the AMD Vega 56 card competes well with the Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti, the 1070 Ti comes out on top in most cases. While the lead might not be all that significant in some cases, it is there nonetheless. Keeping in mind that the GTX 1070 Ti costs $449.99 and the Red Devil RX Vega 56 costs $599, you can see which on is better value for money.

AMD Vega cards had a bumpy start but are getting better with software updates but when it comes to AMD Vega 56 vs GTX 1070 Ti, the Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti is the clear winner and better value for money when it comes to gaming. This is the reference design model and you could still spend a bit more for a custom version and get even better performance.

Furthermore, the Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti is based on the Pascal architecture which can be overclocked better as compared to AMD Vega. This will get you better bang or your buck when you decide to overclock somewhere down the line. You can check out the most powerful GTX 1070 Ti version here and our recommended verison here.

Let us know what you think about these graphics cards and which one you would rather have.

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