NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile vs AMD Radeon RX 5600M
Comparison of GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon RX 5600M architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon RX 5600M'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 RX 5600M'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 RX 5600M 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.
PCIe 4.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon RX 5600M: 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 RX 5600M. 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.
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon RX 5600M. 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 RX 5600M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 12, Shader 6.4
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon RX 5600M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 93.78 +78.9%
RX 5600M 52.41
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 152370 +110.6%
RX 5600M 72335
3DMark Fire Strike Score
GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 20816 +63.8%
RX 5600M 12706
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 32969 +75.3%
RX 5600M 18807
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 42910 +66.9%
RX 5600M 25706
3DMark Vantage Performance
GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 56476 +203.9%
RX 5600M 18582
Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon RX 5600M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile
78.9% faster (about 2 times) in synthetic tests
Wider memory bus (256 vs 192 bit)
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 RX 5600M
Much newer (7 January 2020 vs 16 August 2016)
Finer manufacturing process technology (7 vs 16 nm)
DisplayPort 1.4 w/DFSC
Radeon Media Engine (H.264 4K150 decode, 4K90 encode / H.265 4K90 decode, 4K60 encode / VP9 4K90 decode)
So, GTX 1070 SLI Mobile or RX 5600M?
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 RX 5600M, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.