NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile vs AMD Radeon R9 FURY X

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile
AMD Radeon R9 FURY X

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon R9 FURY X architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
not rated
Architecture
Pascal
 
GCN 3.0
Code name
Pascal GP104 SLI
 
Fiji
Type
Laptop
 
Desktop
Design
n/d
 
reference
Release date
16 August 2016
 
24 June 2015
Launch price (MSRP)
n/d
 
$649

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon R9 FURY X'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 R9 FURY X's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
4096
 
4096
Compute units
n/d
 
64
Core clock speed
1443 MHz
 
n/d
Boost Clock
1645 MHz
 
1050 MHz
Transistor count
14400 Million
 
8,900 million
Manufacturing process technology
16 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
n/d
 
275 Watt
Texture fill rate
n/d
 
268.8 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
n/d
 
8,602 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon R9 FURY X 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
Bus support
n/d
 
PCIe 3.0
Interface
n/d
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
n/d
 
191 mm
Supplementary power connectors
n/d
 
2x 8-pin
Bridgeless CrossFire
-
 
+

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon R9 FURY X: 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
 
High Bandwidth Memory (HBM)
High bandwidth memory (HBM)
n/d
 
+
Maximum RAM amount
2x 8 GB
 
4 GB
Memory bus width
2x 256 Bit
 
4096 Bit
Memory clock speed
8000 MHz
 
1050 MHz
Memory bandwidth
n/d
 
512 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
n/d

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon R9 FURY X.
Display Connectors
n/d
 
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
Eyefinity
-
 
+
Number of Eyefinity displays
n/d
 
6
HDMI
-
 
+
DisplayPort support
-
 
+
G-SYNC support
+
 
-

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon R9 FURY X. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
AppAcceleration
-
 
+
CrossFire
-
 
+
FRTC
-
 
+
FreeSync
-
 
+
HD3D
-
 
+
LiquidVR
-
 
+
PowerTune
-
 
+
TressFX
-
 
+
TrueAudio
-
 
+
UVD
-
 
+
VCE
-
 
+
DDMA audio
n/d
 
+
3D Vision
+
 
-
GPU Boost
+
 
n/d
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 R9 FURY X, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12 (FL 12_1)
 
DirectX® 12
OpenGL
n/d
 
4.5
OpenCL
n/d
 
2.0
Vulkan
+
 
-
Mantle
-
 
+

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon R9 FURY X. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 32969 +97.3%
R9 FURY X 16710

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon R9 FURY X. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
n/d
 
858 Mh/s
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
n/d
 
33.4 Mh/s

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile

Much newer (16 August 2016 vs 24 June 2015)
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 R9 FURY X

Wider memory bus (4096 vs 256 bit)
DirectX® 12
Mantle (an API developed by AMD for 3D graphics acceleration. Discontinued and later superceded by Vulkan)
OpenGL® 4.5
Vulkan™
OpenCL™ 2.0
CrossFireBridgeless
EyefinitySupport
HDMI
DisplayPortMenu
AMD App Acceleration
CrossfireX
FRTC
FreeSync
HD3DMenu
LiquidVR
PowerTuneMenu
TressFX
TrueAudioMenu
UVDMenu
VCEMenu
MantleMenu

So, GTX 1070 SLI Mobile or R9 FURY X?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and AMD Radeon R9 FURY X. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile is a notebook card while Radeon R9 FURY X is a desktop one.
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