NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile vs ATI Radeon 7000 Mac Edition

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile
ATI Radeon 7000 Mac Edition

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon 7000 Mac Edition architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Pascal
 
Rage 6
Code name
Pascal GP104 SLI
 
RV100
Type
Laptop
 
Desktop
Release date
16 August 2016
 
14 March 2004

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon 7000 Mac Edition'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 Radeon 7000 Mac Edition'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
 
183 MHz
Boost Clock
1645 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
14400 Million
 
30 million
Manufacturing process technology
16 nm
 
180 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
n/d
 
23 Watt
Texture fill rate
n/d
 
549 MTexel / s

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon 7000 Mac Edition 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
 
AGP 4x
Supplementary power connectors
n/d
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon 7000 Mac Edition: 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
 
DDR
Maximum RAM amount
2x 8 GB
 
32 MB
Memory bus width
2x 256 Bit
 
64 Bit
Memory clock speed
8000 MHz
 
366 MHz
Memory bandwidth
n/d
 
2.928 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
n/d

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon 7000 Mac Edition.
Display Connectors
n/d
 
1x DVI, 1x VGA, 1x S-Video
G-SYNC support
+
 
-

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon 7000 Mac Edition. 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 Radeon 7000 Mac Edition, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12 (FL 12_1)
 
7.0
OpenGL
n/d
 
1.3
Vulkan
+
 
-

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon 7000 Mac Edition 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 14 March 2004)
Wider memory bus (256 vs 64 bit)
Finer manufacturing process technology (16 vs 180 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 ATI Radeon 7000 Mac Edition

We are unaware of any advantages of ATI Radeon 7000 Mac Edition over NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile.

So, GTX 1070 SLI Mobile or 7000 Mac Edition?

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 Radeon 7000 Mac Edition is a desktop one.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon 7000 Mac Edition, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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