ZOTAC GeForce RTX 2070 Blower Style NVIDIA GPU Review

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ZOTAC Gaming GeForce RTX 2070 Blower Software

ZOTAC uses its Firestorm software to overclock the RTX 2070 Blower graphics card.

ZOTAC RTX2070 Blower OC Scanner
ZOTAC RTX2070 Blower OC Scanner

Firestorm does not come with any preset OC profiles which would have been nice and simple for ZOTAC to do. It does include the OC Scanner button; this feature takes a few minutes to run while it finds the highest OC the card can handle. We ran OC Scanner but found the final settings to be unstable.

ZOTAC RTX2070 Blower OC Scanner OC Setting
ZOTAC RTX2070 Blower OC Scanner OC Setting

We could have spent a great deal of time to find the top end OC for the ZOTAC Gaming GeForce RTX 2070 Blower. For our users, most will utilize stock clock speeds. Some will use a conservative overclock that will work across multiple servers and workstations. We ended up just using a conservative increase of 100 MHz to the core speed and hit apply.

ZOTAC Gaming GeForce RTX 2070 Blower Specifications

Here are the key specs for the ZOTAC Gaming GeForce RTX 2070 Blower:

  • GPU: GeForce RTX 2070
  • CUDA Cores: 2304
  • Video Memory: 8GB GDDR6
  • Memory Bus: 256-bit
  • Engine Clock: Boost: 1620 MHz
  • Memory Clock: 14.0 Gbps
  • PCI Express: 3.0
  • Display Outputs: 3 x DisplayPort (4096×2160@60Hz), HDMI 2.0 (3840×2160@60Hz), DVI-D
  • HDCP Support: Yes
  • Multi-Display Capability: Quad Display
  • Recommended Power Supply: 550W
  • Power Consumption: 175W
  • Power Input: 8-pin
  • DirectX: 12 API feature level 12_1
  • OpenGL: 4.5
  • Cooling: Blower
  • Slot Size: Dual Slot
  • SLI: No
  • Supported OS: Windows 10 / 7 x64
  • Card Length: 268mm x 113mm x 38mm (10.55in x 4.45in x 1.50in)

Test Configuration

Here is the test configuration we are using for our GPU benchmark series:

• Motherboard: ASUS WS C621E SAGE Motherboard
• CPU: 2x Intel Xeon Gold 6134 (8 core / 16 Threads)
• GPU: ZOTAC Gaming GeForce RTX 2070 Blower 8GB
• Cooling: Noctua NH-U14S DX-3647 LGA3647
• RAM: 12x Micron 16GB DDR4 ECC RDIMMs
• SSD: Samsung PM961 1TB
• OS: Windows 10 Pro

ZOTAC RTX2070 Blower GPUz
ZOTAC RTX 2070 Blower GPUz

GPU-Z shows the primary stats of our Testing the ZOTAC Gaming GeForce RTX 2070 Blower The TU106 Turing GPU clocks in at 1410 MHz, Boost speed goes up the 1620 MHz. And GDDR6 Memory at 1750 MHz. Pixel fill rates run at 103.7 GPixels/s, and Texture fill rate comes in at 233.3 GTexel/s.

The RTX2070 Blower GPU features 2304 active shader/stream cores, and RT core count is at 36 and packs in 288 Tensor cores.

Now let us move onto our performance benchmarks before looking at the power and cooling of the card.

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