The TUF GAMING GeForce RTX™ 3070 has been stripped down and built back up to provide more robust power and cooling. A new all-metal shroud houses three powerful axial-tech fans that utilise durable dual ball fan bearings. Fan rotation has been optimised for reduced turbulence, and a stop mode brings all three fans to a halt at low temps. Beneath, a thick heatsink keeps thermals under tight control. Additional features, including TUF components, Auto-Extreme Technology, and a backplate vent make the TUF a proper powerhouse. For builders looking for a new “old faithful”, this card has your back.
TUF Gaming cards leverage our tried-and-true Axial-tech fan design, with three fans working in tandem to satisfy the thermal demands of NVIDIA’s new high-octane design. The fans rely on dual ball fan bearings to ensure consistent performance and increased longevity compared to sleeve bearings and other bearing types.
The fans have been smartly tuned with a reversed rotation for the centre fan, which reduces turbulence, and with a fan-stop mode that kicks in when the GPU temp falls below 55 degrees.
To get heat up off the die and into the heatsink array, we’ve engaged MaxContact technology to polish the surface of the heat spreader and improve smoothness at the microscopic level. The extra flatness allows for better contact with the die for enhanced thermal transfer.
The heat spreader draws heat up into heatpipes that carry it through a fin stack that fills most of the card’s large, 2.7-slot footprint.
Components are selected for TUF Gaming graphics cards based on their durability and performance. In addition to top-shelf chokes and MOSFETs, capacitors that meet military-grade certification make the TUF stand tall amongst the competition. The components are soldered to the PCB using our advanced Auto-Extreme automated manufacturing process. Smooth joints on the rear of the PCB and the elimination of human errors ensure each graphics card meets our rigorous specifications. Finally, to ensure flawless performance when it counts, the cards are subjected to a grueling 144-hour validation trial.
An all-aluminium shroud adds robust protection to TUF Gaming graphics cards and a no-nonsense industrial design and grayscale colourway fits into any build with ease.
IT’S COOLER OUT BACK
The underside of the card reveals a host of improvements. Most of the rear is swathed in a protective metal backplate that prominently features a wide vent. The vent allows hot air to escape towards chassis exhaust fans instead of being recycled back into the GPU cooler. Stainless steel is used for the I/O bracket to protect ports and provide a more secure mount. A conveniently placed Dual Bios switch allows customisation of the card’s default performance profile without software.
The top-side RGB element can be customised to display a range of aesthetic and functional effects and also synced with other ASUS components to enable uniform lighting. To fulfill the power demands of the GeForce RTX 3070, two 8-pin connectors are present, along with onboard LEDs that light up if PSU PCIe power connectors are not plugged in correctly.
GPU TWEAK II
The ASUS GPU Tweak II utility takes graphics card tuning to the next level. It allows you to tweak critical parameters including GPU core clocks, memory frequency, and voltage settings, with the option to monitor everything in real-time through a customisable on-screen display. Advanced fan control is also included along with many more features to help you get the most out of your graphics card.
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NVIDIA Ampere Streaming Multiprocessors: The building blocks for the world’s fastest, most efficient GPU, the all-new Ampere SM brings 2X the FP32 throughput and improved power efficiency.
2nd Generation RT Cores: Experience 2X the throughput of 1st gen RT Cores, plus concurrent RT and shading for a whole new level of ray tracing performance.
3rd Generation Tensor Cores: Get up to 2X the throughput with structural sparsity and advanced AI algorithms such as DLSS. Now with support for up to 8K resolution, these cores deliver a massive boost in game performance and all-new AI capabilities.
This GeForce RTX 3070 graphics card with LHR (lite hash rate) delivers 25 MH/s ETH hash rate (est.).
Axial-tech Fan Design has been newly tuned with a reversed central fan direction for less turbulence.
Dual Ball Fan Bearings can last up to twice as long as sleeve bearing designs.
Military-grade Capacitors and other TUF components enhance durability and performance.
GPU Tweak II provides intuitive performance tweaking, thermal controls, and system monitoring.
Chipset Manufacturer NVIDIA
Chipset Model Name GeForce RTX
Chipset Model Number 3070
Chipset Additional Information TUF GAMING V2 OC LHR
Boost Chip Clock 1815 MHz
Number of Cores 5888 units
Graphics Core CUDA
Memory Size 8192 MB
Memory Clock 14 Gbps
Memory Type GDDR6
Memory Width 256 bit
Video Card Bus Type PCI Express
Video Card Bus Version 4.0 x16
HDMI Port 2 x HDMI 2.1
DisplayPort 3 x DisplayPort 1.4a
Multiple Monitor Support (Max) Yes (4)
Maximum Resolution 7680 x 4320 pixels
System Requirements 1 x PCI Express 4.0 x16 slot
Recommended 750W PSU with 2 x 8-pin PCIe connectors
Power Connector 2 x 8-pin PCIe
Recomended Power Supply 750 W
Form Factor Graphics Card
In The Box Graphics Card
1 x Speedsetup manual
1 x Collection card
1 x TUF certificate of Reliability
Width 51.7 mm
Depth 299.9 mm
Height 126.9 mm
Warranty 3 Years
Interface Type PCI Express 4.0 x16
VGA Connection No
DVI Connection No
HDMI Connection Yes
Graphics Usability Gaming
DisplayPort Connection Yes
Direct X Support Direct X 12
Cooler Type Dynamic Fan
Low Profile No
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
PCI-E Pin Type 8-Pin + 8-Pin
Cooling Technology Dynamic Fan
VR Ready NVIDIA
GPU Length 300 mm
Card Width Triple Slot
Graphics Chipset GeForce RTX 3070
Lite Hash Rate Yes