NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile vs ATI Radeon 9600 TX

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile
ATI Radeon 9600 TX

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon 9600 TX architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
not rated
Architecture
Pascal
 
Rage 8
Code name
Pascal GP104 SLI
 
R300
Type
Laptop
 
Desktop
Release date
16 August 2016
 
7 October 2003

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon 9600 TX'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 9600 TX'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
 
297 MHz
Boost Clock
1645 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
14400 Million
 
110 million
Manufacturing process technology
16 nm
 
150 nm
Texture fill rate
n/d
 
2.376 GTexel / s

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon 9600 TX 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 8x
Supplementary power connectors
n/d
 
Floppy

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon 9600 TX: 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
 
128 MB
Memory bus width
2x 256 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
8000 MHz
 
540 MHz
Memory bandwidth
n/d
 
8.64 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 9600 TX.
Display Connectors
n/d
 
2x VGA, 1x S-Video
G-SYNC support
+
 
-

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon 9600 TX. 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 9600 TX, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12 (FL 12_1)
 
9.0 (9_0)
OpenGL
n/d
 
2.0
Vulkan
+
 
-

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile

Much newer (16 August 2016 vs 7 October 2003)
Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)
Finer manufacturing process technology (16 vs 150 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 9600 TX

We are unaware of any advantages of ATI Radeon 9600 TX over NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile.

So, GTX 1070 SLI Mobile or 9600 TX?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and ATI Radeon 9600 TX. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile is a notebook card while Radeon 9600 TX is a desktop one.
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