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

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile
AMD Radeon RX Vega M

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon RX Vega M architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Pascal
 
GCN 5.0
Code name
Pascal GP104 SLI
 
Vega
Type
Laptop
 
Desktop
Release date
16 August 2016
 
1 February 2018

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon RX Vega M'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 Vega M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
4096
 
512
Core clock speed
1443 MHz
 
720 MHz
Boost Clock
1645 MHz
 
1190 MHz
Transistor count
14400 Million
 
4,500 million
Manufacturing process technology
16 nm
 
14 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
n/d
 
15 Watt
Texture fill rate
n/d
 
38.08 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
n/d
 
1,219 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon RX Vega M 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
Interface
n/d
 
IGP

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon RX Vega M: 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
 
System Shared
Maximum RAM amount
2x 8 GB
 
n/d
Memory bus width
2x 256 Bit
 
n/d
Memory clock speed
8000 MHz
 
n/d
Shared memory
-
 
n/d

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon RX Vega M.
G-SYNC support
+
 
-

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon RX Vega M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
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 RX Vega M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12 (FL 12_1)
 
n/d
Vulkan
+
 
-

Gaming performance

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

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile

9230.6% faster (about 93.5 times) in synthetic tests
More pipelines (4096 vs 512)
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 Vega M

Much newer (1 February 2018 vs 16 August 2016)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 16 nm)

So, GTX 1070 SLI Mobile or RX Vega M?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile.
Be aware that GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile is a notebook card while Radeon RX Vega M is a desktop one.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon RX Vega M, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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