NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile vs 1070 SLI Mobile

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile and GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Pascal
 
Pascal
Code name
Pascal GP104 SLI
 
Pascal GP104 SLI
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
16 August 2016
 
16 August 2016

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile and GeForce GTX 1070 SLI 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 1080 SLI Mobile and GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
5120
 
4096
Core clock speed
1556 MHz
 
1443 MHz
Boost Clock
1733 MHz
 
1645 MHz
Transistor count
14400 Million
 
14400 Million
Manufacturing process technology
16 nm
 
16 nm

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile and GeForce GTX 1070 SLI 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

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile and GeForce GTX 1070 SLI 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
 
2x 8 GB
Memory bus width
2x 256 Bit
 
2x 256 Bit
Memory clock speed
10000 MHz
 
8000 MHz
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile and GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile.
G-SYNC support
+
 
+

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile and GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision
+
 
+
GPU Boost
+
 
+
VR Ready
+
 
+
CUDA
+
 
+
SLI
+
 
+
GeForce Experience
+
 
+
Surround
+
 
+
Multi-Projection
+
 
+
Multi Monitor
+
 
+
Adaptive Vertical Sync
+
 
+

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile and GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12 (FL 12_1)
 
DirectX 12 (FL 12_1)
Vulkan
+
 
+

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile and GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GTX 1080 SLI Mobile 100.00 +10.2%
GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 90.78

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

GTX 1080 SLI Mobile 172848 +13.4%
GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 152370

3DMark Fire Strike Score

GTX 1080 SLI Mobile 22106 +6.2%
GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 20816

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

GTX 1080 SLI Mobile 39902 +21%
GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 32969

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

GTX 1080 SLI Mobile 49645 +15.7%
GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 42910

3DMark Vantage Performance

GTX 1080 SLI Mobile 55056
GTX 1070 SLI Mobile 56476 +2.6%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile and GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile

10.2% faster in synthetic tests
More pipelines (5120 vs 4096)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile

We are unaware of any advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI Mobile over NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile.

So, GTX 1080 SLI Mobile or 1070 SLI Mobile?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile.
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