NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile vs AMD Radeon R7 265
Comparison of GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon R7 265 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
Value for money (0-100)
Pascal GP104 SLI
16 August 2016
13 February 2014
Launch price (MSRP)
GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon R7 265'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 R7 265'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
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon R7 265 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
1 x 6-pin
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon R7 265: 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
Memory clock speed
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon R7 265. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.
2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon R7 265. 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 R7 265, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon R7 265. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 32969 +531.6%
R7 265 5220
Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon R7 265. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile
Much newer (16 August 2016 vs 13 February 2014)
More pipelines (4096 vs 1024)
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
3D Vision Surround
Advantages of AMD Radeon R7 265
Mantle (an API developed by AMD for 3D graphics acceleration. Discontinued and later superceded by Vulkan)
OpenCL (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)
So, GTX 1070 SLI Mobile or R7 265?
Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and AMD Radeon R7 265. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile is a notebook card while Radeon R7 265 is a desktop one.
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