ASUS TUF GAMING RTX 4070 Ti SUPER Review: $800 for nearer to 4080 Performance

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Review: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Ti SUPER $800 for near 4080 Performance at a lower entry price


  • Improved performance over Original RTX 4070 Ti, near RTX 4080 Performance
  • Larger 16GB memory pool
  • No price increase


  • Pricing compared to AMDs offerings

The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Ti SUPER is a tour de force in the realm of gaming GPUs, boasting an impressive arsenal of AI-powered capabilities and ray tracing technology. Aimed squarely at PC gamers who seek the pinnacle of visual quality, this GPU offers a seamless experience in top-tier games like Alan Wake 2, Cyberpunk 2077, Resident Evil 4, and Shadow of the Tomb Raider.

We received the ASUS TUF GAMING RTX 4070 Ti SUPER from Nvidia a little later than we would like due to weather and shipping issues, hope everyone is safe out there! We had around 2 full days to test this card. However, we were able to put it through some great tests and its a fantastic addition to the lineup, replacing the existing RTX 4070 Ti and with the RTX 4080 SUPER coming shortly the lineup is stacked very well for Nvidia.

AI and Ray Tracing Performance
Central to its prowess is NVIDIA’s Deep Learning Super Sampling (DLSS) technology, now in its third iteration, which allows for AI-generated pixels, enhancing ray tracing performance by up to four times while maintaining superior image quality. This is particularly evident in its ability to render seven out of eight pixels through hardware-accelerated AI.

Technical Innovations
Powered by the NVIDIA Ada Lovelace architecture, the RTX 4070 Ti SUPER features new Streaming Multiprocessors that double performance and power efficiency. It also includes the latest generation of Tensor Cores and RT Cores, which significantly elevate ray tracing capabilities. The Ada Memory Subsystem and Shader Execution Reordering (SER) are other notable enhancements, boosting performance and efficiency.

Gaming and Studio Performance
The GPU shines in 1440p gaming, rendering games at high frame rates even at 4K resolution. Compared to its predecessors, it shows marked improvements – 1.6 times faster than the RTX 3070 Ti and 2.5 times with DLSS 3. NVIDIA Studio further enhances its appeal for creative professionals with unmatched performance in 3D rendering, video editing, and live streaming.

Equipped with 8,448 CUDA Cores, 16GB of GDDR6X memory, and a 256-bit memory bus, the RTX 4070 Ti SUPER is designed to handle demanding games and applications. The inclusion of the 8th generation NVIDIA Encoder (NVENC) with AV1 support underscores its capability in streaming and broadcasting.


Benching Methodology

Test Configuration – Hardware

  • 12th Gen Intel Core i7-12700K (Hyper-Threading/Turbo boost on; stock settings)
  • ASUS PRIME Z690-P D4 motherboard (Intel Z690 chipset, v.1008 BIOS)
  • CORSAIR Vengeance RGB PRO 32GB DDR4 (2×16GB, dual-channel at 3600 MHz XMP)
  • RTX 4070 SUPER FE, Stock Clocks, supplied by Nvidia
  • RTX 4070 FE 12GB, stock clocks; supplied by Nvidia
  • ASUS TUF GAMING GeForce RTX 4070 Ti OC Edition 12GB, stock clocks; supplied by Nvidia
  • RTX 3080 FE 10GB, stock clocks
  • RTX 3070 FE, stock clocks
  • 1 x TeamGroup 1 TB NVMe M.2 SSD
  • 2 x WD Blue 1TB SATA SSD
  • Corsair RM850x, 850W 80PLUS Gold power supply unit

Test Configuration – Software

  • NVIDIA GeForce 551.15 game-ready press drivers; ‘Prefer maximum performance’ (on a per-game profile basis); Shader Cache Size ‘Unlimited’ (globally); fixed refresh rate (globally).
  • We enable Resizable BAR
  • ‘V-Sync application controlled’ in the control panel; V-Sync off in-game.
  • We note and specify the main in-game display, graphics, AA, and scaling settings in the performance summary charts.
  • Windows 11 64-bit Pro edition, latest updates v22H2, High-performance power plan, HAGS & Game Mode are enabled, Game DVR & Game Bar features off, Control Flow Guard (CFG) off on a per-game basis, Hypervisor and Virtualization-based security are disabled.
  • We do not install ASUS tools.
  • Latest DirectX
  • All games are patched to their latest versions at the time of publication.
  • 3DMark suite, the latest version
  • RivaTuner Statistics Server (RTSS), the latest version
  • FrameView, the latest version
  • Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU), the latest version; always uninstall drivers using DDU in safe mode, clean, and restart.
  • ISLC (Purge Standby List) before each benchmark.

GeForce Driver Suite-related

  • We use DCH Game Ready drivers.
  • The display driver is installed.
  • We install the latest version of PhysX.

Hybrid & Non-Synthetic Tests-related

  • Single run per test.

Game Benchmarks-related

  • We use the corresponding built-in or custom benchmark sequence.

Frametimes Capture

  • We use FrameView for capturing frame times and analyzing the relevant performance numbers obtained from each recorded built-in or custom benchmark sequence.

  • Nvidia Control Panel settings
    Here are the global Nvidia Control Panel settings:

Here is the horizontal bar chart showing the 1080p gaming performance comparison across various GPU models:

1920×1080, 1080p

Here is the horizontal bar chart showing the 2560×1440 gaming performance comparison across various GPU models.
2560×1440 Benchmarks:

3840×2160 Benchmarks

3840×2160 BenchmarksRTX 3070RTX 3080RTX 4060 8GBRTX 4060 Ti 8GBXFX RX 7700 XT QICK 319AMD RADEON RX 7800 XTRTX 4070RTX 4070 SUPERRTX 4071 TiRTX 4071 Ti SUPERRTX 4080
A Plague Tale Requiem28.431.842.649.947.355.660.166.478.3
Alan Wake 220.425.229.740.138.642.446.351.657.8
Cyberpunk 2077 Ultra21.325.432.842.129.338.545.753.558.6
Resident Evil 4 Ultra27.632.848.459.849.657.262.468.380.3
1440p BenchmarksRTX 3070RTX 3080RTX 4060 8GBRTX 4060 Ti 8GBXFX RX 7700 XT QICK 319AMD RADEON RX 7800 XTRTX 4070RTX 4070 SUPERRTX 4071 TiRTX 4071 Ti SUPERRTX 4080
Shadow of the Tomb Raider (Ultra)114.3157105109.5137.8158.9159186197203219.6
Cyberpunk 2077 Ultra48.26352.567.879.290.466.780.589.5118124.6
Cyberpunk 2077 + DLSS 2 Quality68.58972.478.6N/AN/A81102.2103128.6143.1
Cyberpunk 2077 + DLSS 3 Quality + RT0087.590.5N/AN/A117130.2146166.4171.65
Chernoblyte Ultra + RT + DLSS54.311849.754.5N/AN/A121126.2132139.1141.3
Chernoblyte Ultra + RT32.76234.543.437.841.66169.87680.385.6
Resident Evil 4 Ultra76.89774.260.44139.8164.8101105.3131139.7147.3
Resident Evil 4 Ultra + RT72.99270.858.3N/AN/A9494.8116121.4127.6
Doom E. Ultra N., RT OFF + DLSS Off204.7247153158251.6281.5266301.2321353.1448.14
A Plague Tale Requiem70.287.659.465.377.190.285.6103.5107.8115.4137.1
Alan Wake 240.847.960.372.464.474.178.784.991.6
1080p Benchamrks
Game TitleRTX 3070RTX 3080RTX 4060 8GBRTX 4060 Ti 8GBXFX RX 7700 XT QICK 319AMD RADEON RX 7800 XTRTX 4070RTX 4070 SuperRTX 4071 TiRTX 4071 Ti SUPERRTX 4080
Shadow of the Tomb Raider (Ultra)160205142178198219238292289308314
Hitman 3209243196245314357308340347388.6384
Cyberpunk 2077 Ultra49125.489.895.4114.6129.2118.6142.6153.6165.4172.1
Resident Evil 4 Ultra77115.685.390.3116.2141.9123.2143.3153.2175.6181
Doom E. Ultra N., RT OFF + DLSS Off205247153286.6330.2366343.3405.6417.8446.8471
A Plague Tale Requiem89.2122.488.793.2107.2120.8121.7140.6153.7169.7189.5
Alan Wake 254.661.286.894.381.598.6100.4118.2126.1


The GeForce RTX 4070 Ti SUPER stands as a formidable choice for gamers and creatives alike. Its blend of AI-powered graphics, ray tracing performance, and technological innovations make it a compelling upgrade for those seeking the very best in PC gaming and content creation.

Nvidia claimed a 10% increase of the previous model and we did achieve mostly that in our testing, with some slightly lower than quoted. Its obvious this card easily surpasses the original model at the same price and its really close to the original RTX 4080 performance point at significantly less than MSRP for the RTX 4080. This will change soon with the upcoming launch of the RTX 4080 SUPER at its lowered price point of $999.00.

The real decision for gamers, in our opinion, looking for a card at this level is looking for a used RTX 4080 or something at this similar price. If you are looking for a new card that can compete with the RTX 4080 for lower entry cost then this is a good choice.

The 7900XT is the obvious value king if you could find one. In response to the SUPER launch, AMD has dropped the 7900XT from $899 to $749. We do not have one of our own to test with but if you do not care about Ray Tracing these cards will be a great value alternative. If DLSS 3 is compelling for gamers who do not mind it, it really comes down to availability and your preference for this technology.

Our RTX 4070 SUPER review is here and that is a good sweet spot for 1440p gamers at a much more palatable price point at $599.

These have been great refreshes and really what we would have liked the original versions to be at launch. The SUPER releases continue next week with the RTX 4080. We look forward to reviewing this and see you soon!