NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile vs AMD Radeon HD 8400

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile
AMD Radeon HD 8400

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon HD 8400 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Pascal
 
GCN
Code name
Pascal GP104 SLI
 
Kabini
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
16 August 2016
 
23 May 2013
Price now
$524
 
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Technical specs

GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon HD 8400'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 8400's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
4096
 
128
Core clock speed
1443 MHz
 
600 MHz
Boost Clock
1645 MHz
 
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Transistor count
14400 Million
 
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Manufacturing process technology
16 nm
 
28 nm

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon HD 8400 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
 
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Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon HD 8400: 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
 
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Maximum RAM amount
2x 8 GB
 
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Memory bus width
2x 256 Bit
 
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Memory clock speed
8000 MHz
 
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Shared memory
-
 
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Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon HD 8400.
G-SYNC support
+
 
-

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon HD 8400. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision
+
 
-
GPU Boost
+
 
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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 8400, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12 (FL 12_1)
 
DirectX 11.1, Shader 5.0
Vulkan
+
 
-

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon HD 8400. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 86.91 +72325%
HD 8400 0.12

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 152370 +5185.1%
HD 8400 2883

3DMark Fire Strike Score

GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 20816 +5421.5%
HD 8400 377

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 32969 +8121.7%
HD 8400 401

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 42910 +6888.6%
HD 8400 614

3DMark Vantage Performance

GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 56476 +2705.6%
HD 8400 2013

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon HD 8400 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile

72325% faster (about 724.5 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)
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 8400

We are unaware of any advantages of AMD Radeon HD 8400 over NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile.

So, GTX 1070 SLI Mobile or HD 8400?

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 8400, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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