NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile vs AMD Radeon RX 5600M

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile
AMD Radeon RX 5600M

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon RX 5600M architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
49.02
 
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Architecture
Pascal
 
Navi / RDNA
Code name
Pascal GP104 SLI
 
Navi 10
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
16 August 2016
 
7 January 2020
Price now
$524
 
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Technical specs

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.
Pipelines
4096
 
2304
Core clock speed
1443 MHz
 
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Boost Clock
1645 MHz
 
1265 MHz
Transistor count
14400 Million
 
10,300 million
Manufacturing process technology
16 nm
 
7 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
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150 Watt
Texture fill rate
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182.2

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.
Laptop size
large
 
medium sized
Interface
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PCIe 4.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
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None

Memory

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.
Memory type
GDDR5
 
GDDR6
Maximum RAM amount
2x 8 GB
 
6 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
192 Bit
Memory clock speed
8000 MHz
 
12000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
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288.0 GB/s
Shared memory
-
 
-

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.
Display Connectors
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1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
G-SYNC support
+
 
-

Technologies

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.
3D Vision
+
 
-
GPU Boost
+
 
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VR Ready
+
 
no data
CUDA
+
 
-
SLI
+
 
no data
GeForce Experience
+
 
no data
Surround
+
 
no data
Multi-Projection
+
 
no data
Multi Monitor
+
 
no data
Adaptive Vertical Sync
+
 
no data
HDMI 2.0b
no data
 
+

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon RX 5600M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12_1
 
DirectX 12, Shader 6.4
OpenGL
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4.6
Vulkan
+
 
-

Benchmark performance

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

Gaming performance

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)
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 RX 5600M

Much newer (7 January 2020 vs 16 August 2016)
Finer manufacturing process technology (7 vs 16 nm)
DisplayPort 1.4 w/DFSC
HDMI 2.0b
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.

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