NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile vs AMD Radeon HD 8240
Comparison of GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon HD 8240 architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon HD 8240'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 8240's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon HD 8240 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.
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon HD 8240: 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.
Maximum RAM amount
2x 8 GB
Memory bus width
2x 256 Bit
Memory clock speed
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon HD 8240.
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon HD 8240. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Adaptive Vertical Sync
APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon HD 8240, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 12 (FL 12_1)
DirectX 11.1, Shader 5.0
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon HD 8240. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 86.91 +24731.4%
HD 8240 0.35
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 152370 +6603.5%
HD 8240 2273
3DMark Fire Strike Score
GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 20816 +7725.6%
HD 8240 266
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 32969 +11152.2%
HD 8240 293
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 42910 +9925.7%
HD 8240 428
3DMark Vantage Performance
GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 56476 +4001.4%
HD 8240 1377
Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon HD 8240 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile
24731.4% faster (about 248.5 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (16 August 2016 vs 23 May 2013)
More pipelines (4096 vs 128)
Finer manufacturing process technology (16 vs 28 nm)
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)
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)
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)
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 8240
We are unaware of any advantages of AMD Radeon HD 8240 over NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile.
So, GTX 1070 SLI Mobile or HD 8240?
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 8240, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.