NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile vs AMD Radeon RX 580 Mobile
Comparison of GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile and Radeon RX 580 Mobile architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce GTX 1080 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 1080 SLI Mobile and Radeon RX 580 Mobile's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
155.1 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce GTX 1080 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.
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 1080 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.
Maximum RAM amount
2x 8 GB
Memory bus width
2x 256 Bit
Memory clock speed
256.0 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile and Radeon RX 580 Mobile.
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile and Radeon RX 580 Mobile. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Adaptive Vertical Sync
APIs supported by GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile and Radeon RX 580 Mobile, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 12 (FL 12_1)
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile and Radeon RX 580 Mobile. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
GTX 1080 SLI Mobile 99.01 +124.2%
RX 580 Mobile 44.17
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
GTX 1080 SLI Mobile 443627 +52.9%
RX 580 Mobile 290090
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
GTX 1080 SLI Mobile 172848 +149.3%
RX 580 Mobile 69325
3DMark Fire Strike Score
GTX 1080 SLI Mobile 22106 +126.6%
RX 580 Mobile 9754
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
GTX 1080 SLI Mobile 39902 +254.3%
RX 580 Mobile 11261
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
GTX 1080 SLI Mobile 49645 +226.1%
RX 580 Mobile 15223
Let's see how good GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile and Radeon RX 580 Mobile are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile
124.2% faster (about 2 times) in synthetic tests
More pipelines (5120 vs 2304)
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)
GeForce Experience (software suite built to manage NVIDIA GPU parameters, and to record and stream game video)
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 1080 SLI Mobile or RX 580 Mobile?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile and Radeon RX 580 Mobile, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.