NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GTX vs RTX 3070 Mobile
Comparison of GeForce 9800 GTX and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce 9800 GTX and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce 9800 GTX and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Maximum GPU temperature
Texture fill rate
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce 9800 GTX 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.
PCIe 2.0 x16
PCIe 4.0 x16
10.5" (26.7 cm)
4.376" (11.1 cm)
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce 9800 GTX and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile: 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.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce 9800 GTX 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.
2x DVI, 1x S-Video
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
HDTVDual Link DVI
Multi monitor support
Maximum VGA resolution
Audio input for HDMI
APIs supported by GeForce 9800 GTX and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile, sometimes including their particular versions.
12 Ultimate (12_2)
Let's see how good GeForce 9800 GTX and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GTX
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
CUDA (Compute Unified Device Architecture - an API for video card computing power usage in tasks different from 3D graphics processing. Can be used for physics simulation for instance)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile
2100.7% faster (about 22 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (4 January 2021 vs 28 March 2008)
More pipelines (5120 vs 128)
Higher memory bandwidth (320 vs 70.4 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (8 vs 65 nm)
Less power hungry (115 vs 140 watts)
So, 9800 GTX or RTX 3070 Mobile?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile.
Be aware that GeForce 9800 GTX is a desktop card while GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile is a notebook one.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce 9800 GTX and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.