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GPU Wars: NVIDIA GTX 1070 vs 970 + Unboxing!

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It's that time again! A new generation of desktop graphics technology is upon us, and that means more of every PC gamer's favorite pastime: GPU unboxings and head-to-head benchmark battles to see just how much better this year's offering is over last year's and beyond. For Team Green, the new 10-series lineup represents a very important leap forward, crossing the threshold of great VR, high-refresh rate, and ultra-HD performance, but it also marks a step up in MSRP, and—at least for the time being—you'll be lucky to see prices even that low. With everything riding on it, can the sweet-spot GTX 1070 deliver a worthy bang-for-buck? Let's find out.

Unboxing and Specs

This year's batch of desktop graphics cards from NVIDIA represent a leap forward that many people have awaited since Fermi. The rules of what consumers expect from their GPUs are being rewritten thanks to the advent of other new technologies, and to match NVIDIA has also set a new standard for refer…