Running Games With Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti SLI Worth It? (Up To 99% Scaling With Second Graphics Card)

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Running Games With Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti SLI Worth It? (Up To 99% Scaling With Second Graphics Card)

Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti is a relatively new graphics cards and we are still seeing custom versions coming out. Just recently we saw the GALAX GTX 1070 Ti HOF and that is one hell of a graphics card. The question that we are going to answer here today is whether or not running games with Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti SLI worth it?

Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti SLI Worth It?

If you already have an Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti and were considering another one then you have come to the right place. Here we are going to take a look at some modern AAA titles as well as some classics that are used for benchmarking and we are going to see what kind of performance boosts we get when we add a second Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti into the mix.

Test Configuration

The following are all the hardware components that were used for this test.

  • CPU: Intel Core i7-8700K @ 4.7 GHz all cores
  • Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z370-E GAMING motherboard
  • GPU: ZOTAC GTX 1070 Ti AMP Extreme @ stock speeds
  • SLI Bridge: ZOTAC HB SLI Bridge
  • RAM: Corsair Vengence LPX 16 GB
  • Storage: Samsung Evo 500 GB + WD 2 TB
  • PSU: EVGA 1000W

Games

The following are the games that we have tested:

  • Crysis 3
  • Metro: Last Light Redux
  • Grand Theft Auto V
  • The Witcher 3
  • Fallout 4
  • Just Cause 3
  • Rainbow Six Siege
  • Titanfall 2
  • Watch Dogs 2
  • Middle Earth: Shadow of War
  • Assassin’s Creed Origins
  • Destiny 2
  • Star Wars: Battlefront II
  • Call of Duty World War II
  • Hitman
  • Rise of the Tomb Raider
  • Deus Ex Mankind Divided
  • Civilization VI
  • Gears of War 4
  • Sniper Elite 4

FPS In Games Single Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti Vs SLI

You can check out the specifics below:

Game Resolution GTX 1070 Ti GTX 1070 Ti SLI % Increase In Performance
 

Crysis 3

1080p 85 151 77
1440p 64 100 86
4K 26 50 95
 

Metro: Last Light Redux

1080p 149 145 Negative
1440p 92 90 Negative
4K 43 42 Negative
 

Grand Theft Auto V

 

1080p 104 108 4
1440p 87 107 23
4K 49 87 79
 

The Witcher 3

 

1080p 89 137 54
1440p 66 100 51
4K 38 61 63
 

Fallout 4

 

1080p 110 172 57
1440p 70 119 69
4K 35 62 78
 

Just Cause 3

 

1080p 113 106 Negative
1440p 83 79 Negative
4K 45 43 Negative
 

Rainbow Six Siege

 

1080p 201 237 18
1440p 141 167 18
4K 76 89 17
 

Titanfall 2

 

1080p 92 133 45
1440p 67 109 64
4K 38 68 77
 

Watch Dogs 2

 

1080p 67 92 37
1440p 47 67 41
4K 25 35 41
 

Middle Earth: Shadow of War

 

1080p 87 104 20
1440p 60 81 35
4K 38 51 34
 

Assassin’s Creed Origins

 

1080p 77 70 Negative
1440p 59 56 Negative
4K 33 34 Negative
 

Destiny 2

 

1080p 135 173 28
1440p 87 142 63
4K 44 83 86
 

Star Wars: Battlefront II

 

1080p 129 142 10
1440p 91 115 26
4K 50 73 52
 

Call of Duty World War II

 

1080p 113 100 Negative
1440p 84 77 Negative
4K 50 47 Negative
 

Hitman

 

1080p 97 91 Negative
1440p 90 91 1.2
4K 54 74 37
 

Rise of the Tomb Raider

 

1080p 107 187 76
1440p 70 137 94
4K 37 70 91
 

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

 

1080p 67 100 49
1440p 47 71 51
4K 25 37 46
 

Civilization VI

 

1080p 98 100 1
1440p 84 92 10
4K 62 90 45
 

Gears of War 4

 

1080p 121 180 49
1440p 80 124 56
4K 43 84 97
 

Sniper Elite 4

 

1080p 142 267 88
1440p 103 190 86
4K 57 90 59

Games That Favor SLI

The following are the games that scale pretty well when you use a second Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti in SLI:

  • Crysis 3
  • The Witcher 3
  • Fallout 4
  • Titanfall 2
  • Destiny 2

Games That DO Not Favor SLI

  • Just Cause 3
  • Rainbow Six Siege
  • Watch Dogs 2
  • Middle Earth: Shadow of War
  • Hitman
  • Civilization VI

Games That Perform Worse When Played Using SLI

  • Call of Duty World War II
  • Assassin’s Creed Origins
  • Just Cause 3
  • Metro: Last Light Redux

If you are interested in getting an Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti then you can check out our recommended model as well as the all the different versions that you can buy right now.

Let us know what you think about these performance numbers and whether or not you are interested in getting another Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti if you already own one of these bad boys.