NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile vs AMD Radeon RX 580 Mobile

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile
AMD Radeon RX 580 Mobile

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon RX 580 Mobile architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
48.10
 
62.48
Architecture
Pascal
 
Polaris
Code name
Pascal GP104 SLI
 
Polaris
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
16 August 2016
 
18 April 2017
Launch price (MSRP)
no data
 
$301.69
Price now
$524
 
$190

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon RX 580 Mobile'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 580 Mobile's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
4096
 
2304
Core clock speed
1443 MHz
 
1077 MHz
Boost Clock
1645 MHz
 
no data
Transistor count
14400 Million
 
5,700 million
Manufacturing process technology
16 nm
 
14 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
no data
 
100 Watt
Texture fill rate
no data
 
155.1 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
no data
 
4,963 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon RX 580 Mobile 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
 
large
Interface
no data
 
MXM-B (3.0)

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon RX 580 Mobile: 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
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
2x 8 GB
 
8 GB
Memory bus width
2x 256 Bit
 
no data
Memory clock speed
8000 MHz
 
no data
Memory bandwidth
no data
 
256.0 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon RX 580 Mobile.
Display Connectors
no data
 
No outputs
G-SYNC support
+
 
-

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon RX 580 Mobile. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision
+
 
-
GPU Boost
+
 
no data
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

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon RX 580 Mobile, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12 (FL 12_1)
 
DirectX 12
OpenGL
no data
 
4.6
Vulkan
+
 
-

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon RX 580 Mobile. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 93.78 +112.3%
RX 580 Mobile 44.17

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 152370 +119.8%
RX 580 Mobile 69325

3DMark Fire Strike Score

GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 20816 +113.4%
RX 580 Mobile 9754

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 32969 +192.8%
RX 580 Mobile 11261

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 42910 +181.9%
RX 580 Mobile 15223

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon RX 580 Mobile are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile

112.3% faster (about 2 times) in synthetic tests
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 580 Mobile

Somewhat newer (18 April 2017 vs 16 August 2016)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 16 nm)

So, GTX 1070 SLI Mobile or RX 580 Mobile?

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 580 Mobile, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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