NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile vs ATI Radeon X1800 GTO²

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile
ATI Radeon X1800 GTO²

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon X1800 GTO² architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Pascal
 
R500
Code name
Pascal GP104 SLI
 
R520
Type
Laptop
 
Desktop
Release date
16 August 2016
 
1 March 2006

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon X1800 GTO²'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 X1800 GTO²'s performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
4096
 
n/d
Core clock speed
1443 MHz
 
500 MHz
Boost Clock
1645 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
14400 Million
 
321 million
Manufacturing process technology
16 nm
 
90 nm
Texture fill rate
n/d
 
6 GTexel / s

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon X1800 GTO² 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
 
PCIe 1.0 x16

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon X1800 GTO²: 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
 
GDDR3
Maximum RAM amount
2x 8 GB
 
512 MB
Memory bus width
2x 256 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
8000 MHz
 
990 MHz
Memory bandwidth
n/d
 
31.7 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 X1800 GTO².
Display Connectors
n/d
 
2x DVI, 1x S-Video
G-SYNC support
+
 
-

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon X1800 GTO². 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 X1800 GTO², sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12 (FL 12_1)
 
9.0c (9_3)
OpenGL
n/d
 
2.0
Vulkan
+
 
-

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon X1800 GTO² 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
Much newer (16 August 2016 vs 1 March 2006)
Finer manufacturing process technology (16 vs 90 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 ATI Radeon X1800 GTO²

We are unaware of any advantages of ATI Radeon X1800 GTO² over NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile.

So, GTX 1070 SLI Mobile or X1800 GTO²?

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 X1800 GTO² is a desktop one.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile and Radeon X1800 GTO², ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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