Inno3D RTX 4070 Ti SUPER Twin X2 Graphics Card Review – Doing it Right

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A week has passed since the RTX 4070 SUPER review embargo lifted and now we finally have the Nvidia GeForce RTX 4070 Ti SUPER embargo. Like its older brother, the RTX 4070 Ti SUPER doesn’t have a Founders Edition card so we’ll be using the Inno3D RTX 4070 Ti SUPER Twin X2 GPU as our reference card in this review as it follows the Php 55,420 MSRP. Its price is lower compared to the RTX 4070 Ti’s Php 63,200 launch especially when you factor in the spec increase particularly the memory upgrade to 16GB. So, does this make it the SUPER card to get? Let’s find out in this review

Nvidia RTX 40 SERIES SPECS

RTX 40 SERIES SPECSRTX 4080 SUPERRTX 4080RTX 4070 Ti SUPERRTX 4070 TiRTX 4070 SUPERRTX 4070
Cores102497288448768071685888
Tensor Cores320304264240224184
RT Cores807666605646
Boost Clock (GHz)2.552.512.612.612.482.47
Base Clock (GHz)2.212.212.342.311.921.92
Memory Config16GB GDDR6X16GB GDDR6X16GB GDDR6X12GB GDDR6X12GB GDDR6X12GB GDDR6X
Memory Interface256-bit256-bit256-bit192-bit192-bit192-bit
Total Graphics Power320W320W285W285W220W200W
Min Required PSU750W750W700W700W650W650W
PricePhp 69,300Php 84,200Php 55,420Php 63,200Php 41,550Php 40,590

Nvidia GeForce RTX 4070 Ti SUPER

Nvidia RTX 4080 Super RTX 4070 Super RTX 4070Ti Super RTX 4070 Ti Super Specs
Nvidia RTX 4080 Super RTX 4070 Super RTX 4070Ti Super RTX 4070 Ti Super Specs

As mentioned earlier, the Nvidia GeForce RTX 4070 Ti SUPER doesn’t have a Founders Edition variant like the previously launched RTX 4070 Ti. Like the RTX 4070 SUPER, the RTX 4070 Ti SUPER has a spec bump compared to its non-super counterpart albeit in a measly 10-percent increase compared to the 70 SUPER’s 20-percent uplift. That said, the RTX 4070 Ti SUPER is the only RTX 40 SUPER card to come with an increased memory of 16GB GDDR6X coming from the non-super’s 12GB GDDR6X config. The core count increase and the larger memory seem to not impact power consumption as we still have the same 285W TGP and 700W PSU requirement.

Inno3D RTX 4070 Ti SUPER Twin X2 – Unboxing and Overview

The Inno3D RTX 4070 Ti SUPER follows the theme of its younger RTX 4070 SUPER brother which is basically the same warm-color tone mecha-hound packaging.

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The Inno3D RTX 4070 Ti SUPER Twin X2 comes with two 90mm fan blades providing airflow across the 5x nickel-plated composite heat pipes to cool the AD103 chip.

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As we step over to the RTX 4070 Ti cards and above, GPU coolers tend to be bigger so to see a-slot GPU such as the Inno3D Twin X2 on an RTX 4070 Ti SUPER is quite rare and of course, brings us concern to the cooling performance.

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The installed backplate has cutouts for the 90mm flan to allow airflow through the heatsink. It also acts as to protect the PCB as well as reinforce the whole card against GPU sag.

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The Inno3D RTX 4070 Ti SUPER Twin X2 comes with the standard port configuration – three Display Port 1.4a ports and one HDMI 2.1 port.

The Inno3D RTX 4070 Ti SUPER Twin X2 is our smallest card across our whole RTX 4070 Ti SUPER stack. It’s the only two-fan and two-slot GPU sharing the same dimensions as our recently reviewed RTX 4070 Twin X2.

Benchmark Setup and Test Methodology

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Gadget Pilipinas’ testing philosophy is to provide detail-oriented results as accurately as possible so that our readers can replicate our tests given that these conditions are met. Different benchmarking apps and sequences are used depending on the component or device being tested.

CPUIntel Core i9 14900K
COOLERASUS ROG RYUJIN II 360mm V2 – Noctua NT-H2 Thermal Paste
MOTHERBOARDASUS ROG Strix Z790-E Gaming
MEMORYKingston Fury Beast RGB 32GB(2x16GB) 6000 MHz DDR5
GPUsGigabyte RTX 4070 Ti AERO | Inno3D RTX 4070 SUPER Twin X2 | RTX 4070 SUPER FE | RTX 4070 FE | 551.15 driver | AMD RX 7800 XT
STORAGEKingston Renegade 2TB PCI-E Gen4 NVMe SSDD
POWER SUPPLYFSP HYDRO GT PRO 1000W Gold ATX 3.0
OPERATING SYSTEMWindows 11 Pro Build 22H2

We use CapFrameX 1.7.2 Beta as our primary FPS capture and analysis tool for all our gaming benchmarks. The latest build version of Windows 11 Pro and WHQL-certified drivers are used for our benchmarks. Readings such as temperatures and power draws are recorded using HWINFO64, and other relevant software for cross-checking.

For more information read our Benchmark Methodology article.

Inno3D RTX 4070 Ti SUPER Twin X2 Synthetic and Productivity Benchmarks

3DMark Firestrike and TimeSpy

3DMark is the go-to benchmark for gamers because of the ability to share and compare results online. We test GPUs both in DX11 Firestike and DX12 Timespy to get a gauge of the performance.

Blender

Inno3D RTX 4070 Ti SUPER Twin X2 Review Blender
Inno3D RTX 4070 Ti SUPER Twin X2 Review Blender

Blender is a widely used, free, open-source 3D creation suite. It supports the whole 3D pipeline process from modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, and even motion tracking. Blender has become a standard for CPU benchmarks with the BMW27 and Classroom Scene most used. This prompted the company to release Blender Open Data Benchmark in 2018, a benchmark-specific version allowing users to run a preset benchmark and share the results online like 3DMark.

VRAY 5

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Inno3D RTX 4070 Ti SUPER Twin X2 Review Vray 5

V-Ray Benchmark is a stand-alone version of V-Ray developed by Chaos Group. It is designed to test the CPU and GPU by rendering sample scenes at a fixed amount of time. V-Ray is a plug-in mostly utilized by 3D computer graphics software applications mainly for industrial design, product design, architecture, film, and video game production. V-Ray is not limited to 64-threads as it supports multi and mega-threading. 

GeekBench 6.2.2

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Inno3D RTX 4070 Ti SUPER Twin X2 Review Geekbench 6 Benchmark

Geekbench is a multi-platform benchmark used to gauge CPU performance and compare them across Windows, Mac, and Mobile. Geekbench 6 is the latest version and test are done in both OpenCL and Vulkan to gauge a CPU’s compute performance.

CINEBENCH 2024

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Inno3D RTX 4070 Ti SUPER Twin X2 Review Cinebench 2024

Maxon’s Cinebench benchmark is one of the most iconic benchmark applications used by reviewers and enthusiasts. The latest Cinebench 2024 now supports GPU rendering benchmarks which is why added Cinebench 2024 in our GPU benchmark suite.

Inno3D RTX 4070 Ti SUPER Twin X2 Gaming Benchmarks

RETURNAL

Returnal is one of the most technologically advanced game since the launch of Cyberpunk 2077. Released last April 2021 on PS5 and February 2023 on PC, it uses Unreal Engine 4 and supports multiple technologies such as Ray Tracing, DLSS, VSR, and FSR.

COUNTERSTRIKE 2

CounterStrike 2 or CS2 is a the successor to the now retired CSGO and now uses the Source 2 Engine – the same engine used on DOTA 2. CS2 is a great FPS game to test out CPU performance. Our benchmark process uses a the replay function of the game.

DOTA 2

Dota 2 is a good repesentation among F2P titles especially MOBAs and RTS as it lands on the demanding side of the spectrum. Its gameplay and quality of life updates are far more frequently than most F2P titles thanks to its vast popularity. Our benchmark sequence is based on a replay of OG vs. Gaimin Gladiators in the ESL ONE Berlin Major Finals Game 4 from the team fight that happened from 23:00 to 24:00. 

SPIDER-MAN: MILES MORALES

Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales is developed by Insomniac Games and published by Sony is one of the most popular PC port titles last 2022. It’s one of the few modern game titles that support upscaling technologies FSR, DLSS, and XeSS making it a great title to use for benchmarks.

F1 23

F1 23 is the official video game of the 2023 Formula One and Formula 2 championships developed by Codemasters. F1 2023 is the sixteenth installment in the franchise and uses the Ego Engine 4.0. F1 233 is a good representation of racing games thanks to its realistic graphics and fairly demanding spec requirements as well as support for Ray Tracing and the latest upscaling technologies such as DLSS, XeSS, and FSR.

ASSASSIN’S CREED: MIRAGE

Assassin’s Creed Mirage is the latest Assassin’s Creed game from Ubisoft making it the thirteenth major installment in the franchise. It uses the AnvilNext 2.0 game engine and is the very first AC game to support the latest upscaling technology such as XeSS, FSR, and DLSS.

Cyberpunk 2077

Cyberpunk 2077 is arguably the most hyped game of 2020. Developed by CD Projekt Red, the dystopian open-world, action-adventure RPG sports is one of the most demanding titles to date. Cyberpunk 2077 also supports three Ray Tracing settings as well as DLSS which makes the game a great tool to measure Ray tracing performance for both AMD and Nvidia graphics cards.

CALL OF DUTY MODERN WARFARE

The latest installment in the Call of Duty franchise is a sequel to the much-loved Modern Warfare game that launched in 2019. Call of Duty Modern Warfare II is one of the most demanding titles to date, pushing the latest hardware from Intel, AMD, and Nvidia. CODMW2 is one of the few games that comes with the DLSS feature without Ray Tracing.

Far Cry 6

FarCry 6 is an FPS game published by Ubisoft and uses the Dunia engine. It heavily relies on and takes advantage of DirectX 12 to render a realistic environment that makes it taxing to both the CPU and GPU. It’s also the first game of the franchise to support Ray Tracing.

Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Seige is one of the few popular AAA games that’s still popular in 2021 due to its competitive gameplay mechanics. R6S uses the AnvilNext game engine, which the game’s publisher, Ubisoft, developed. As of writing, Rainbow Six Siege is currently the most popular Tom Clancy title beating out Wildlands, Breakpoint, and even Division 2.

Shadow of The Tomb Raider

Shadow of The Tomb Raider or SOTR is the latest installment of the Lara Croft Tomb Raider franchise. Developed by Square Enix, SOTR uses the Foundation engine and is further enhanced by Eidos Montreal. SOTR is also one of the first games to come out with Ray Tracing and DLSS support.

Metro Exodus

Metro Exodus is the third Metro game trilogy based on Dmitry Glukhovsky’s novels. The game is a first-person shooter with survival horror and stealth elements. The post-apocalyptic game uses 4A Engine by 4A games. Released last 2019, Metro Exodus remains to be one of the most graphically pleasing and demanding games that’s popular to date.

HORIZON ZERO DAWN

Horizon Zero Dawn is one of the most popular console-port RPG developed by Guerilla Games and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment. Horizon Zero Dawn is a multi-award-winning action RPG, and its popularity resulted in an exclusive Complete Edition game bundle on Steam.

Inno3D RTX 4070 Ti SUPER Twin X2 Temperatures and Power Draw

Considering the performance, power, and size of the Inno3D RTX 4070 Ti Twin X2 the peak recorded temperature of only 70.90°C is quite impressive. While it isn’t the coolest in our test suite it certainly is on the cooler side, especially when you take into account its size.

The Inno3D RTX 4070 Ti SUPER Twin X2 managed to peak at 285W compared to our RTX 4070 Ti’s 281W peak consumption. Perhaps there’s enough TGP headroom from the 4070Ti to accommodate the SUPER’s increased core count and VRAM.

Performance Summary Conclusion

Since this is also our first graphics card review of the RTX 4070 Ti Super, we’ll have two conclusions. One for the RTX 4070 Ti SUPER itself and one for the Inno3D Twin X2 model.

Nvidia GeForce RTX 4070 Ti SUPER

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The RTX 4070 Ti had a controversial history as it was originally supposed to be an RTX 4080 12GB variant at an arguably outrageous price of Php 63,200 when it launched. It fell short of the enthusiasts’ expectations, especially in the memory department. There’s also the value alternative from AMD particularly the RX 7900 XT which made things worse for the RTX 4070 Ti back then.

That said, Nvidia has managed to address all of these with the GeForce RTX 4070 Ti SUPER. Lacking performance? Nvidia gave a 10% core count increase and 4GB more VRAM. Making it a guaranteed 1440p gaming guard as well as a good entry point to 4K gaming. Php 63,200 is expensive by this year’s standards and there’s the cheaper more power-hungry alternative from AMD? Nvidia surprisingly lowers the launch price to Php 55,420 despite having more cores and memory.

Unfortunately, while the RTX 4070 SUPER is closer to the RTX 4070 Ti than the RTX 4070, the RTX 4070 Ti SUPER is closer to the RTX 4070 Ti than the RTX 4080. However, unlike the RTX 4070 SUPER, you’re getting a much lower price tag which also effectively undercuts AMD’s RX 7900 XT and XTX. That said, the 10% core count increase and larger VRAM had little impact over the RTX 4070 Ti as you’d only see tangible improvements at higher resolutions, especially in 4K resolution. Productivity, however, tells a different story as it scales very well with the percentage increase in performance as seen in our benchmarks.

With all of these changes over the vanilla RTX 4070 Ti and factoring in the release of the RTX 4070 SUPER, the RTX 4070 Ti SUPER captures a particularly niche market. Most gamers would be fine with the RTX 4070 SUPER, especially at 1080p and 1440P. Those wanting more for that “future-proofing”, extra frame rate, VR Gaming, or need the extra RAM for game mods or productivity will get it from the RTX 4070 Ti SUPER. At Php 55,420 you’re getting a well-rounded GPU thanks to the optimal blend of performance, price, and power efficiency making it an ideal GPU option for gaming and/or productivity.

Inno3D RTX 4070 Ti SUPER Twin X2

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Inno3D RTX 4070 Ti SUPER Twin X2 Review PH

Reiterating what we said in our RTX 4070 SUPER Twin X2 Review, the Twin X2 design is a very consistent cooler with a very minimal compromise despite being a reference or MSRP card. What makes it better in this scenario is that you’re pairing it with a much more powerful RTX 4070 Ti SUPER AD103 chip and it still provides superb cooling and framerates compared to the rest of our RTX 4070 Ti SUPER cards that have way larger heatsinks and some having more fans – making the Inno3D RTX 4070 Ti SUPER Twin X2 an attractive option for ITX builders.

Frankly, the only things to “complain” about the card are very much subjective concerning the card’s aesthetics whether you like the gray-black industrial design and value RGB lighting. That said, we’re looking forward to improvements in this department on the next GPU generation. So, if RGB isn’t a deciding factor for your graphics card upgrade and you want to keep the cost low with little to no compromises on performance and cooling, then the Inno3D RTX 4070 Ti SUPER TWIN X2 should be on the top of your list thanks to its competitive price, decent performance, size and build quality.

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Grant is a Financial Management graduate from UST. His passion for gadgets and tech crossed him over in the industry where he could apply his knowledge as an enthusiast and in-depth analytic skills as a Finance Major. His passion allows him to earn at the same time help Gadget Pilipinas' readers in making smart, value-based decisions and purchases with his reviews and guides.

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