NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile vs AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT 50th Anniversary
Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, value for money and other general parameters.
General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core base clock and boost clock speeds, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their benchmark and gaming test results. Note that power consumption of some graphics cards can well exceed their nominal TDP, especially when overclocked.
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile and Radeon RX 5700 XT 50th Anniversary 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.
Parameters of memory installed: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated VRAM and use a shared part of system RAM.
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on the reviewed GPUs. As a rule, data in this section is precise only for desktop reference ones (so-called Founders Edition for NVIDIA chips). OEM manufacturers may change the number and type of output ports, while for notebook cards availability of certain video outputs ports depends on the laptop model rather than on the card itself.
Supported technological solutions. This information will prove useful if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.
Let's see how good the compared graphics cards are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Both graphics cards satisfy the 100% minimum and 100% recommended requirements of all games known to us.
Here are the average frames per second in a large set of popular games across different resolutions:
Competitors of GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile from AMD
We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile from AMD is Radeon RX 6600M, which is slower by 46% and lower by 87 positions in our rating.
Here are some closest AMD rivals to GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile:
Competitors of Radeon RX 5700 XT 50th Anniversary from NVIDIA
We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon RX 5700 XT 50th Anniversary from NVIDIA is GeForce RTX 3060, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.
Here are some closest NVIDIA rivals to Radeon RX 5700 XT 50th Anniversary:
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile
16% higher performance in benchmarks
Cheaper ($352 vs $409)
More pipelines (5120 vs 2560)
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)
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)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
Advantages of AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT 50th Anniversary
Much newer (7 July 2019 vs 16 August 2016)
Finer manufacturing process technology (7 vs 16 nm)
So, which one is the better GPU?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile, since it shows better performance.
Be aware that GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile is a notebook card while Radeon RX 5700 XT 50th Anniversary is a desktop one.
Should you still have questions concerning choice between the reviewed GPUs, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.
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