NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile vs AMD Radeon HD 7770

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile
AMD Radeon HD 7770

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon HD 7770 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
53.94
 
8.68
Architecture
Pascal
 
GCN
Code name
Pascal GP104 SLI
 
Cape Verde
Type
Laptop
 
Desktop
Release date
16 August 2016
 
15 February 2012
Launch price (MSRP)
n/d
 
$129.99
Price now
$524
 
$348

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon HD 7770'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 7770's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
4096
 
640
Core clock speed
1443 MHz
 
1000 MHz
Boost Clock
1645 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
14400 Million
 
n/d
Manufacturing process technology
16 nm
 
28 nm

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon HD 7770 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

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon HD 7770: 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
 
1 GB
Memory bus width
2x 256 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
8000 MHz
 
4500 MHz
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon HD 7770.
G-SYNC support
+
 
-

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon HD 7770. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
CrossFire
-
 
+
3D Vision
+
 
-
GPU Boost
+
 
n/d
VR Ready
+
 
n/d
CUDA
+
 
-
SLI
+
 
n/d
GeForce Experience
+
 
n/d
Eyefinity
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 7770, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12 (FL 12_1)
 
DirectX 11.1, Shader 5.1
Vulkan
+
 
-

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon HD 7770. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 86.91 +835.5%
HD 7770 9.29

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 152370 +711.3%
HD 7770 18782

3DMark Fire Strike Score

GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 20816 +700.6%
HD 7770 2600

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 32969 +1067%
HD 7770 2825

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 42910 +1285.1%
HD 7770 3098

3DMark Vantage Performance

GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 56476 +301.3%
HD 7770 14073

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon HD 7770. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
n/d
 
156 Mh/s

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon HD 7770 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile

835.5% faster (about 9.5 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (16 August 2016 vs 15 February 2012)
Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)
More pipelines (4096 vs 640)
Finer manufacturing process technology (16 vs 28 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 7770

Eyefinity (allows using several displays with an AMD GPU)
HD3D
CrossFire
CrossfireX

So, GTX 1070 SLI Mobile or HD 7770?

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 HD 7770 is a desktop one.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon HD 7770, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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