AMD Radeon HD 7470 OEM vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 SLI Mobile

Price now 301$
Games supported 99%
GTX 980 SLI Mobile
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 SLI Mobile
  • Interface
  • Core clock speed 1126
  • Max video memory 2x 8192 MB
  • Memory type GDDR5
  • Memory clock speed 3500
  • Maximum resolution
HD 7470 OEM
Radeon HD 7470 OEM
  • Interface PCIe 2.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 750 MHz
  • Max video memory 1024 MB
  • Memory type GDDR5
  • Memory clock speed 3600 MHz
  • Maximum resolution
Price now 15$
Games supported 40%

General info

GPU architecture, market segment, value for money and other general parameters compared.

Place in performance ranking86not rated
Value for money70.44no data
ArchitectureMaxwell (2014−2018)TeraScale 2 (2009−2015)
GPU code nameN16E-GXX SLICaicos
Market segmentLaptopDesktop
Release date22 September 2015 (7 years old)5 January 2012 (11 years old)
Current price$301 $15
Value for money

Performance to price ratio. The higher, the better.

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Technical specs

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.

Pipelines / CUDA cores4096160
Core clock speed1126 MHz750 MHz
Boost clock speed1228 MHzno data
Number of transistors10400 Million370 million
Manufacturing process technology28 nm40 nm
Power consumption (TDP)330 Watt27 Watt
Texture fill rateno data6.000
Floating-point performanceno data240.0 gflops

Size and compatibility

Information on GeForce GTX 980 SLI Mobile and Radeon HD 7470 OEM 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 sizelargeno data
Interfaceno dataPCIe 2.0 x16
Lengthno data168 mm
Widthno data1-slot
Supplementary power connectorsno dataNone
SLI options+no data


Parameters of VRAM installed: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Integrated GPUs have no dedicated VRAM and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory typeGDDR5GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount2x 8 GB1 GB
Memory bus width256 Bit64 Bit
Memory clock speed3500 MHz3600 MHz
Memory bandwidthno data28.8 GB/s
Shared memory-no data

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.

Display Connectorsno data1x DVI, 1x DisplayPort
G-SYNC support+no data

API support

List of supported graphics and general-purpose computing APIs, including their specific versions.

DirectX12_111.2 (11_0)
Shader Modelno data5.0
OpenGLno data4.4
OpenCLno data1.2
Vulkanno dataN/A
CUDA+no data

Advantages and disadvantages

Recency 22 September 2015 5 January 2012
Memory bus width 256 64
Pipelines / CUDA cores 4096 160
Chip lithography 28 nm 40 nm
Power consumption (TDP) 330 Watt 27 Watt

We couldn't decide between GeForce GTX 980 SLI Mobile and Radeon HD 7470 OEM. We've got no test results to judge.

Be aware that GeForce GTX 980 SLI Mobile is a notebook card while Radeon HD 7470 OEM is a desktop one.

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