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RTX 4070 Ti Super Vs RTX 4070 Ti: Is Super Worth It?

Today, we'll cover the RTX 4070 Ti Super Vs RTX 4070 Ti by comparing their avg FPS along with their temps, power, price and more!

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Nvidia GeForce RTX 4070 Ti Super

Rated: 8.5/10

Nvidia GeForce RTX 4070 Ti

Rated: 8.2/10


Pros & Cons

GPUsProsCons
RTX 4070 Ti Superβœ… Higher performance.
βœ… Upgraded version with higher specs.
❌ Not optimal for 4K gaming.
❌ 1% lows were quite lower.
RTX 4070 Tiβœ… Better thermal & power efficiency.
βœ… Decent for 1440p & excellent for 1080p gaming.
❌ Low price-to-performance ratio.
❌ Lower VRAM.

Key Takeaways
  • In terms of the average framerates across five games, the RTX 4070 Ti Super was 7% faster than the RTX 4070 Ti.
  • We observed that, on average, the RTX 4070 Ti was 3.4% cooler than the RTX 4070 Ti Super across the five games.
  • Our observation also revealed that the RTX 4070 Ti was 7.6% more power-efficient than the RTX 4070 Ti Super.
  • We recommend the RTX 4070 Ti because of its similar performance while costing slightly less. 

Comparison Table

SpecificationsGeForce RTX 4070 Ti Super GeForce RTX 4070 Ti
CUDA Cores8448 (CUDA: 8.9)7680 (CUDA: 8.9)
Tensor Cores264240
RT Cores6660
TMUs264240
ROPs9680
Memory Clock21 Gbps21 Gbps
Slot WidthTriple-slotDual-slot
Release DateJan 8th, 2024Jan 3rd, 2023
Approximated Price$799 - $899$779 - $849
Best VariantsBest RTX 4070 Ti Super Graphics CardsBest RTX 4070 Ti Cards
Best CPUsBest CPU For RTX 4070 Ti SuperBest CPU For GeForce RTX 4070 Ti

Architectural Differences

  1. Processing Nodes & Architecture: Both GPUs are based on Nvidia’s Ada Lovelace architecture and utilize TSMC’s 5nm process node. 
  2. Clock Speeds: Both GPUs share similar clock speeds where the RTX 4070 Ti Super and the RTX 4070 Ti have a base clock of 2340 MHz and 2310 MHz, respectively. Both have the same boost clock frequency of 2610 MHz.
  3. VRAM: As for VRAM, the RTX 4070 Ti Super boasts 16GB of GDDR6X memory whereas the RTX 4070 Ti arrives with 12GB memory of the same GDDR6X type.
  4. Bus Width & Bandwidth: The RTX 4070 Ti Super has a bus width of 256-bit and a memory bandwidth of up to 672.3 GB/s as compared to the RTX 4070 Ti’s 192-bit and 504.2 GB/s bandwidth.
  5. TDP & Suggested PSU: The RTX 4070 Ti Super and the RTX 4070 Ti both share a common TDP rating of 285W and they require a PSU of at least 600W.

Almost one year and five days apart, Nvidia released the RTX 4070 Ti’s successor, the RTX 4070 Ti Super. We decided to put the RTX 4070 Ti Super Vs RTX 4070 Ti against one another to see if the longer time gap between the two cards also equates to a high-performance gap. 


RTX 4070 Ti Super Vs RTX 4070 Ti: Benchmark At 1440p

With the technical details being covered, let us proceed forward by conducting a benchmark test at 1440p which will help you in differentiating the two cards more easily.

Testing Rig

Avatar Frontiers Of Pandora

Avatar Frontiers Of Pandora gaming benchmarks at 1440p
Avatar Frontiers Of Pandora @1440p (Image By Tech4Gamers)
  • Right from the get-go, we see the two GPUs colliding with almost the same results where the RTX 4070 Ti Super leads with 63 FPS over the RTX 4070 Ti’s 61 FPS, being 3.2% faster.
  • The 1% lows were the same where both the graphic cards stood side by side with an average of 49 FPS on Avatar Frontiers Of Pandora.

Starfield

Starfield gaming benchmarks at 1440p
Starfield @1440p (Image By Tech4Gamers)
  • On our next game, the RTX 4070 Ti Super outperformed the RTX 4070 Ti with a 6.6% performance margin as it gained 93 FPS. The RTX 4070 Ti, on the other hand, averaged 87 FPS.
  • The 1% lows were similar in this game as well where the RTX 4070 Ti Super was a few steps ahead of the RTX 4070 Ti, obtaining 73 FPS and 71 FPS respectively.

Hogwarts Legacy

Hogwarts Legacy gaming benchmarks at 1440p
Hogwarts Legacy @1440p (Image By Tech4Gamers)
  • Here, we saw that the RTX 4070 Ti Super displayed an 8.2% edge over the RTX 4070 Ti, acquiring an average of 63 FPS as compared to the RTX 4070 Ti’s 58 FPS
  • The 1% lows were in slight favor of the RTX 4070 Ti Super which managed to average 49 FPS whereas the RTX 4070 Ti ran very closely behind it with an average of 46 FPS.

Alan Wake 2

Alan Wake 2 gaming benchmarks at 1440p
Alan Wake 2 @1440p (Image By Tech4Gamers)
  • In the recent Alan Wake 2, the RTX 4070 Ti Super crossed the 60 FPS mark as it averaged 61 FPS. Whereas, the RTX 4070 Ti averaged 53 FPS, making its successor 14% faster.
  • As for the 1% lows, the gap widened when compared with the previous game, because the RTX 4070 Ti Super and the RTX 4070 Ti averaged 53 FPS and 48 FPS, respectively.

Cyberpunk 2077

Cyberpunk 2077 gaming benchmarks at 1440p
Cyberpunk 2077 @1440p (Image By Tech4Gamers)
  • In our last game, we saw the RTX 4070 Ti Super outshining its predecessor with a 4.7% edge as it achieved an average of 87 FPS whereas the RTX 4070 Ti acquired an average of 83 FPS.
  • Speaking of the 1% lows on Cyberpunk 2077, the RTX 4070 Ti Super performed with an average of 87 FPS. On the contrary, the RTX 4070 Ti came close to it by averaging 83 FPS.

Overall Gaming Performance

FeaturedRTX 4070 Ti SuperRTX 4070 Ti
Average FPS73.4 πŸ“ˆ68.4 πŸ“ˆ
%1 lows56.4 πŸ“‰53.2 πŸ“‰
Winner: Nvidia's RTX 4070 Ti Super

Comparing the RTX 4070 Ti Vs RTX 4070 Ti Super, we saw that the RTX 4070 Ti Super demonstrably outachieved the performance of the RTX 4070 Ti by a 7% margin across the five games. Speaking of the averages of 1% low FPS, we observed that the RTX 4070 Ti Super operated with a 5.8% advantage on average.


Thermal Statistics

GameRTX 4070 Ti Super (Β°C)RTX 4070 Ti (Β°C)
Avatar Frontiers Of Pandora5958
Starfield5755
Hogwarts Legacy5958
Alan Wake 26055
Cyberpunk 20775756
Average Temperatures58.456.4
Winner: Nvidia's GeForce RTX 4070 Ti

The table demonstrates the differences in temperatures between the two GPUs where we observed that the RTX 4070 Ti maintained relatively cooler temperatures, being 3.4% cooler than the RTX 4070 Ti Super. This difference is obvious as its performance was also slightly lower. 


Power Consumption

GameRTX 4070 Ti Super (W)RTX 4070 Ti (W)
Avatar Frontiers Of Pandora279254
Starfield244.3223.1
Hogwarts Legacy263244.6
Alan Wake 2274256
Cyberpunk 2077265.2250.4
Average Power Consumption265.1245.62
Winner: Nvidia's GeForce RTX 4070 Ti

In terms of power consumption, we noticed that the RTX 4070 Ti once again leads this area as well, being 7.6% more power-efficient than the RTX 4070 Ti. This is extremely good on the RTX 4070 Ti’s end, given its performance difference wasn’t significant but its power difference is.


Price And Value

GPUsMSRPCurrent Price
RTX 4070 Ti SuperπŸ’²799πŸ’²844
RTX 4070 TiπŸ’²799πŸ’²814
Price Difference-3.6%

The RTX 4070 Ti Super’s current price has stayed the same for the base variants while it increased by 11.7% for its higher-tier models. The RTX 4070 Ti’s price has dropped by 2.5% for its cheaper models while it rose by 6% for the higher-end variants. On average, the RTX 4070 Ti is around 3.6% cheaper than the RTX 4070 Ti Super. 

Editor`s Note
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Given the price point and performance, the RTX 4070 Ti Super seems more like a decoy item, which makes the other releases, such as the RTX 4080 Super and the RTX 4070 Super, appear better in value.

– Uzair Qureshi


Conclusion – Which One Would We Recommend?

RTX 4070 Ti Super: There’s a performance difference between the RTX 4070 Ti Super and the RTX 4070 Ti, where the RTX 4070 Ti Super performed better than its predecessor. Given the minimal price difference, it’s always better to get the latest GPU since you get a newer piece of technology which will increase your chances for future-proofing.

RTX 4070 Ti: As of writing this article, the price difference between the two GPUs is quite low. the RTX 4070 Ti’s price might decrease in a few months, and we recommend you get it only when its price decreases as it would become a better option to consider. Its lower temperatures and power consumption also add to its credibility.

Getting the RTX 4070 Ti Super seems like a viable option for now given the reasonable price point. Despite any decision you make, you must make sure that it lines up perfectly with your other PC components and is based on your budget.


Frequently Asked Questions

What is the RTX 4070 Ti Super?

The RTX 4070 Ti Super is an upgraded version of the RTX 4070 Ti, with 7% better performance than the latter. It includes 16GB of GDDR6X memory and has 8448 CUDA.

Is the GeForce RTX 4070 Ti overpriced? 

Now that the GeForce RTX 4070 Ti Super has been released, the RTX 4070 Ti’s price seems quite unreasonable since it comes close to RTX 4070 Ti Super’s price.

Is the RTX 4070 Ti Super worth it? 

Given that the RTX 4070 Ti Super offers around a 7% boost in performance than the RTX 4070 Ti and both of their prices are similar, the RTX 4070 Ti Super is not worth spending an extra $20 to $40.


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