NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile vs Edge 3D 2120XL

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile
NVIDIA Edge 3D 2120XL

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Edge 3D 2120XL architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Pascal
 
n/d
Code name
Pascal GP104 SLI
 
NV1
Type
Laptop
 
Desktop
Release date
16 August 2016
 
30 September 1995

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Edge 3D 2120XL's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Edge 3D 2120XL's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
4096
 
n/d
Core clock speed
1443 MHz
 
60 MHz
Boost Clock
1645 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
14400 Million
 
1 million
Manufacturing process technology
16 nm
 
500 nm
Texture fill rate
n/d
 
60.0 MTexel / s

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Edge 3D 2120XL 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
large
 
n/d
Interface
n/d
 
PCI
Length
n/d
 
191 mm
Supplementary power connectors
n/d
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Edge 3D 2120XL: 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
GDDR5
 
DRAM
Maximum RAM amount
2x 8 GB
 
1 MB
Memory bus width
2x 256 Bit
 
32 Bit
Memory clock speed
8000 MHz
 
60 MHz
Memory bandwidth
n/d
 
240.0 MB / s
Shared memory
-
 
n/d

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Edge 3D 2120XL.
Display Connectors
n/d
 
1x VGA
G-SYNC support
+
 
-

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Edge 3D 2120XL. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision
+
 
-
GPU Boost
+
 
n/d
VR Ready
+
 
n/d
CUDA
+
 
-
SLI
+
 
n/d
GeForce Experience
+
 
n/d
Surround
+
 
n/d
Multi-Projection
+
 
n/d
Multi Monitor
+
 
n/d
Adaptive Vertical Sync
+
 
n/d

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Edge 3D 2120XL, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12 (FL 12_1)
 
1.0
OpenGL
n/d
 
N / A
Vulkan
+
 
-

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Edge 3D 2120XL are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile

9230.6% faster (about 93.5 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (16 August 2016 vs 30 September 1995)
Wider memory bus (256 vs 32 bit)
Finer manufacturing process technology (16 vs 500 nm)
Multi-Projection
VR Ready
G-SYNC (removes screen tearing by telling the display when to renew the image. Only works with G-SYNC compatible displays)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
Multi Monitor
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)
3D Vision
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
GeForce Experience (software suite built to manage NVIDIA GPU parameters, and to record and stream game video)
Surround
NVIDIA GameStream
GPU Boost 2.0 (increases NVIDIA GPU voltage and frequency when there's a temperature headroom. Similar to AMD PowerTune)
Adaptive Vertical Sync
SLI (Scalable Link Interface - a technology for uniting several NVIDIA GPUs processing power in one PC)
3D Vision Surround

Advantages of NVIDIA Edge 3D 2120XL

We are unaware of any advantages of NVIDIA Edge 3D 2120XL over NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile.

So, GTX 1070 SLI Mobile or Edge 3D 2120XL?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile.
Be aware that GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile is a notebook card while Edge 3D 2120XL is a desktop one.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Edge 3D 2120XL, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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