NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile vs AMD Radeon Pro 580X
Comparison of GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon Pro 580X architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon Pro 580X'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 Pro 580X's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
172.8 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon Pro 580X 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.
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon Pro 580X: 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
217.0 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon Pro 580X.
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon Pro 580X. 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 Pro 580X, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 12 (FL 12_1)
Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon Pro 580X are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile
123.8% faster (about 2 times) in synthetic tests
More pipelines (4096 vs 2304)
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 Pro 580X
Much newer (18 March 2019 vs 16 August 2016)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 16 nm)
So, GTX 1070 SLI Mobile or Pro 580X?
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 Pro 580X is a workstation one.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon Pro 580X, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.