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

By   /   Feb 1, 2018
Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti

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:

GameResolutionGTX 1070 TiGTX 1070 Ti SLI% Increase In Performance
 

Crysis 3

1080p8515177
1440p6410086
4K265095
 

Metro: Last Light Redux

1080p149145Negative
1440p9290Negative
4K4342Negative
 

Grand Theft Auto V

 

1080p1041084
1440p8710723
4K498779
 

The Witcher 3

 

1080p8913754
1440p6610051
4K386163
 

Fallout 4

 

1080p11017257
1440p7011969
4K356278
 

Just Cause 3

 

1080p113106Negative
1440p8379Negative
4K4543Negative
 

Rainbow Six Siege

 

1080p20123718
1440p14116718
4K768917
 

Titanfall 2

 

1080p9213345
1440p6710964
4K386877
 

Watch Dogs 2

 

1080p679237
1440p476741
4K253541
 

Middle Earth: Shadow of War

 

1080p8710420
1440p608135
4K385134
 

Assassin’s Creed Origins

 

1080p7770Negative
1440p5956Negative
4K3334Negative
 

Destiny 2

 

1080p13517328
1440p8714263
4K448386
 

Star Wars: Battlefront II

 

1080p12914210
1440p9111526
4K507352
 

Call of Duty World War II

 

1080p113100Negative
1440p8477Negative
4K5047Negative
 

Hitman

 

1080p9791Negative
1440p90911.2
4K547437
 

Rise of the Tomb Raider

 

1080p10718776
1440p7013794
4K377091
 

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

 

1080p6710049
1440p477151
4K253746
 

Civilization VI

 

1080p981001
1440p849210
4K629045
 

Gears of War 4

 

1080p12118049
1440p8012456
4K438497
 

Sniper Elite 4

 

1080p14226788
1440p10319086
4K579059

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.

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