EVGA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti XC3 ULTRA GAMING Video Card Review

1440p Gaming Performance

To start the bidding today, we will look at the 1440p performance of the EVGA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti XC3 ULTRA GAMING video card in an assortment of games. All of the games are running at the highest quality selections available sans Ray Tracing and DLSS which we will look at separately. For each game, we are using the game benchmark included with the game and reporting the average frames per second.

Far Cry 6

In Far Cry 6, we have installed the HD Textures pack and are running at the Ultra presets configuration.

EVGA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti XC3 ULTRA GAMING 1440p Far Cry 6 performance

The EVGA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti FTW3 ULTRA GAMING trailed the AMD Radeon RX 6800 by a full 7 FPS. Overclocking the EVGA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti FTW3 ULTRA GAMING brought boosted speed by 2 FPS, but still not enough to take the performance crown. Overall, all cards in the lineup provide for a great experience playing Far Cry 6.

Cyberpunk 2077

In Cyberpunk 2077, we are using the Ultra quality presets without modifications. We are performing a manual run-through of a set driving route through the city and averaging our results over multiple runs.

EVGA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti XC3 ULTRA GAMING 1440p Cyberpunk 2077 performance

The EVGA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti XC3 ULTRA GAMING turned in a performance of 50.2 FPS which trailed the AMD Radeon RX 6800 by 4.8 FPS. Overclocking the EVGA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti XC3 ULTRA GAMING boosted performance to 53.2 FPS.

Horizon Zero Dawn

EVGA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti XC3 ULTRA GAMING 1440p Horizon Zero Dawn performance

In Horizon Zero Dawn the EVGA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti XC3 ULTRA GAMING averaged 113 FPS, just a few frames behind the AMD Radeon RX 6800 at 117 FPS. Overclocking the EVGA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti XC3 ULTRA GAMING increased performance by 1.8% leaving it 2 FPS short of the RX 6800. With all cards turning in scores over 100 FPS, they’re all great choices for Horizon Zero Dawn.

Red Dead Redemption 2

EVGA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti XC3 ULTRA GAMING 1440p Red Dead Redemption 2 performance

In Red Dead Redemption 2, the EVGA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti XC3 ULTRA GAMING rang up 70.2 FPS compared to the 74 FPS of the AMD Radeon RX 6800. Overclocking the EVGA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti XC3 ULTRA GAMING edged it over the top at 74.4 FPS.

Dirt 5

EVGA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti XC3 ULTRA GAMING 1440p Dirt 5 performance

In Dirt 5, the EVGA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti XC3 ULTRA GAMING chalked up a score of 110.1 FPS, which was 3.7 FPS behind the Radeon RX 6800 at 113.8 FPS. Overclocking the EVGA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti XC3 ULTRA GAMING brought an additional 1.6 FPS to the table which was not enough to take the lead.

Metro Exodus

EVGA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti XC3 ULTRA GAMING 1440p Metro Exodus Performance

In Metro Exodus, the EVGA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti XC3 ULTRA GAMING pulled 63.9FPS out of its hat, coming up 1 hat faster than the AMD Radeon RX 6800. Overclocking the EVGA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti XC3 ULTRA GAMING produced 68 FPS leaving it on the top of the hat rack.

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

In Shadow of the Tomb Raider, because all of the cards performed so well, we went ahead and turned on Ray Tracing for testing at 1440p.

EVGA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti XC3 ULTRA GAMING 1440p Shadow of the tomb raider performance

The EVGA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti XC3 ULTRA GAMING jumped to the front of the line with 79 FPS. The AMD Radeon RX 6800 turned in 70 FPS. Overclocking the EVGA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti XC3 ULTRA GAMING increased its lead over the others by a quartet of FPS.

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David Schroth
David is a computer hardware enthusiast that has been tinkering with computer hardware for the past 25 years.

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