NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile vs AMD Radeon HD 6480G

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile
AMD Radeon HD 6480G

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon HD 6480G architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Pascal
 
Terascale 2
Code name
Pascal GP104 SLI
 
Llano
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
16 August 2016
 
15 June 2011

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon HD 6480G'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 HD 6480G's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
4096
 
240
Core clock speed
1443 MHz
 
444 MHz
Boost Clock
1645 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
14400 Million
 
1000 Million
Manufacturing process technology
16 nm
 
32 nm

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon HD 6480G compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. 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

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon HD 6480G: 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
 
n/d
Maximum RAM amount
2x 8 GB
 
n/d
Memory bus width
2x 256 Bit
 
n/d
Memory clock speed
8000 MHz
 
n/d
Shared memory
-
 
+

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon HD 6480G.
G-SYNC support
+
 
-

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon HD 6480G. 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 HD 6480G, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12 (FL 12_1)
 
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
Vulkan
+
 
-

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon HD 6480G. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 86.91 +61978.6%
HD 6480G 0.14

3DMark Fire Strike Score

GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 20816 +13329.7%
HD 6480G 155

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 42910 +9088.4%
HD 6480G 467

3DMark Vantage Performance

GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 56476 +3479%
HD 6480G 1578

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon HD 6480G are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile

61978.6% faster (about 621 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (16 August 2016 vs 15 June 2011)
More pipelines (4096 vs 240)
Finer manufacturing process technology (16 vs 32 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 AMD Radeon HD 6480G

We are unaware of any advantages of AMD Radeon HD 6480G over NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile.

So, GTX 1070 SLI Mobile or HD 6480G?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon HD 6480G, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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