NVIDIA GRID K180Q vs GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile

General info

Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, release date and other general parameters.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Kepler
 
Ampere
GPU code name
GK107
 
GN20-E5 GA104
Market segment
Workstation
 
Laptop
Release date
28 June 2013
 
4 January 2021
Launch price (MSRP)
$125
 
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Technical specs

General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines / CUDA cores
192
 
5120
Core clock speed
850 MHz
 
1100 MHz
Boost Clock
no data
 
1620 MHz
Transistor count
1,270 million
 
17,400 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
8 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
130 Watt
 
115 Watt
Texture fill rate
13.60
 
287.0
Floating-point performance
326.4 gflops
 
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Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GRID K180Q and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility). For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
Laptop size
no data
 
large
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 4.0 x16

Memory

Parameters of memory installed: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Memory type
DDR3
 
GDDR6
Maximum RAM amount
1 GB
 
8 GB
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
1782 MHz
 
12 GB/s
Memory bandwidth
28.51 GB/s
 
320.0 GB/s
Shared memory
no data
 
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Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GRID K180Q and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
HDMI
-
 
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API support

APIs supported by GRID K180Q and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (11_0)
 
12 Ultimate (12_2)
Shader Model
5.1
 
6.5
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6
OpenCL
1.2
 
2.0
Vulkan
1.1.126
 
1.2
CUDA
3.0
 
8.5

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GRID K180Q and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GRID K180Q

We are unaware of any advantages of NVIDIA GRID K180Q over NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile

2934.7% faster (about 30.5 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (4 January 2021 vs 28 June 2013)
Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)
More pipelines (5120 vs 192)
Higher memory bandwidth (320 vs 28.51 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (8 vs 28 nm)
Less power hungry (115 vs 130 watts)

So, GRID K180Q or RTX 3070 Mobile?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile.
Be aware that GRID K180Q is a workstation card while GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile is a notebook one.
Should you still have questions on choice between GRID K180Q and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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