NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile vs Quadro 5000 SDI

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile
NVIDIA Quadro 5000 SDI

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Quadro 5000 SDI architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Pascal
 
Fermi
Code name
Pascal GP104 SLI
 
GF100
Type
Laptop
 
Workstation
Release date
16 August 2016
 
23 February 2011
Launch price (MSRP)
n/d
 
$7,899

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Quadro 5000 SDI'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 Quadro 5000 SDI's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
4096
 
352
Core clock speed
1443 MHz
 
513 MHz
Boost Clock
1645 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
14400 Million
 
3,100 million
Manufacturing process technology
16 nm
 
40 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
n/d
 
172 Watt
Texture fill rate
n/d
 
22.57 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
n/d
 
722.3 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Quadro 5000 SDI 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
 
PCIe 2.0 x16
Length
n/d
 
248 mm

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Quadro 5000 SDI: 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
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
2x 8 GB
 
2560 MB
Memory bus width
2x 256 Bit
 
320 Bit
Memory clock speed
8000 MHz
 
3000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
n/d
 
120.0 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
n/d

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Quadro 5000 SDI.
Display Connectors
n/d
 
1x DVI, 2x DisplayPort, 1x S-Video, 2x SDI
G-SYNC support
+
 
-

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Quadro 5000 SDI. 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 Quadro 5000 SDI, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12 (FL 12_1)
 
12.0 (11_0)
OpenGL
n/d
 
4.6
Vulkan
+
 
-

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Quadro 5000 SDI 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 23 February 2011)
More pipelines (4096 vs 352)
Finer manufacturing process technology (16 vs 40 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 Quadro 5000 SDI

Wider memory bus (320 vs 256 bit)

So, GTX 1070 SLI Mobile or Quadro 5000 SDI?

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 Quadro 5000 SDI is a workstation one.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Quadro 5000 SDI, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

Cast your vote

Do you think we are right or mistaken in our choice? Vote by clicking "Like" button near your favourite video card.
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile
NVIDIA Quadro 5000 SDI
Like
Like

Advices and comments

Here you can ask a question about GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile or Quadro 5000 SDI, agree or disagree with our judgements, or report an error or mismatch.