NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile vs 9400 GT

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile
NVIDIA GeForce 9400 GT

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and GeForce 9400 GT architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
not rated
Architecture
Pascal
 
Tesla
Code name
Pascal GP104 SLI
 
G96C
Type
Laptop
 
Desktop
Release date
16 August 2016
 
27 August 2008
Launch price (MSRP)
n/d
 
$79.99
Price now
n/d
 
$185

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and GeForce 9400 GT'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 GeForce 9400 GT's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
4096
 
16
CUDA cores
n/d
 
16
Core clock speed
1443 MHz
 
1400 MHz
Boost Clock
1645 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
14400 Million
 
314 million
Manufacturing process technology
16 nm
 
55 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
n/d
 
50 Watt
Maximum GPU temperature
n/d
 
105 °C
Texture fill rate
n/d
 
4.4 billion / sec
Floating-point performance
n/d
 
29.376 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and GeForce 9400 GT 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
Bus support
n/d
 
PCI-E 2.0
Interface
n/d
 
PCIe 2.0 x16
Length
n/d
 
6.6" (16.8 cm)
Height
n/d
 
4.376" (11.1 cm)
Supplementary power connectors
n/d
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and GeForce 9400 GT: 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
 
DDR2
Maximum RAM amount
2x 8 GB
 
512 MB
Memory bus width
2x 256 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
8000 MHz
 
400 MHz
Memory bandwidth
n/d
 
12.8 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
n/d

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and GeForce 9400 GT.
Display Connectors
n/d
 
1x DVI, 1x VGA, 1x S-Video
Display Connectors
n/d
 
Dual Link DVI
Multi monitor support
n/d
 
+
HDMI
-
 
+
Maximum VGA resolution
n/d
 
2048x1536
G-SYNC support
+
 
-
Audio input for HDMI
n/d
 
S / PDIF

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and GeForce 9400 GT. 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
+
 
+
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 GeForce 9400 GT, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12 (FL 12_1)
 
11.1 (10_0)
OpenGL
n/d
 
2.1
Vulkan
+
 
-

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile

Much newer (16 August 2016 vs 27 August 2008)
Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)
More pipelines (4096 vs 16)
Finer manufacturing process technology (16 vs 55 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
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
3D Vision Surround

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 9400 GT

HDMI

So, GTX 1070 SLI Mobile or 9400 GT?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and NVIDIA GeForce 9400 GT. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile is a notebook card while GeForce 9400 GT is a desktop one.
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