NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile vs Intel HD Graphics 400

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and HD Graphics 400 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
46.32
 
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Architecture
Pascal
 
Generation 8.0
Code name
Pascal GP104 SLI
 
Braswell GT1
Type
Laptop
 
Desktop
Release date
16 August 2016
 
1 April 2015
Price now
$524
 
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Technical specs

GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and HD Graphics 400'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 HD Graphics 400's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
4096
 
96
Core clock speed
1443 MHz
 
320 MHz
Boost Clock
1645 MHz
 
640 MHz
Transistor count
14400 Million
 
189 million
Manufacturing process technology
16 nm
 
14 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
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6 Watt
Texture fill rate
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7.680
Floating-point performance
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134.4 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and HD Graphics 400 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
 
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Interface
no data
 
PCIe 3.0 x1
SLI options
+
 
-

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and HD Graphics 400: 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
 
DDR3L
Maximum RAM amount
2x 8 GB
 
8 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
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Memory clock speed
8000 MHz
 
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Shared memory
-
 
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Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and HD Graphics 400. 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
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No outputs
G-SYNC support
+
 
-

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and HD Graphics 400. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision
+
 
-
GPU Boost
+
 
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VR Ready
+
 
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CUDA
+
 
-
GeForce Experience
+
 
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Surround
+
 
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Multi-Projection
+
 
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Multi Monitor
+
 
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Adaptive Vertical Sync
+
 
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API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and HD Graphics 400, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12_1
 
12 (11_1)
OpenGL
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4.3
Vulkan
+
 
-

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and HD Graphics 400. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 93.78 +58512.5%
HD Graphics 400 0.16

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 32969 +7226.4%
HD Graphics 400 450

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and HD Graphics 400 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile

58512.5% faster (about 586 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (16 August 2016 vs 1 April 2015)
More pipelines (4096 vs 96)
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
SLIOptions
3D Vision Surround

Advantages of Intel HD Graphics 400

Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 16 nm)

So, GTX 1070 SLI Mobile or HD Graphics 400?

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 HD Graphics 400 is a desktop one.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and HD Graphics 400, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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