Go 7900 GS vs RTX 2070 Super

General info

Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, value for money and other general parameters.

Place in our rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
no data
 
2.03
Architecture
G7x
 
Turing
GPU code name
G71M
 
Turing TU104
Market segment
Laptop
 
Desktop
Launch date
18 April 2006 (15 years ago)
 
2 July 2019 (1 year ago)
Launch price (MSRP)
no data
 
$499
Price now
no data
 
$1271

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 cores
27
 
2560
Core clock speed
7 MHz
 
1605 MHz
Boost clock speed
375 MHz
 
1770 MHz
Number of transistors
278 million
 
13,600 million
Manufacturing process technology
90 nm
 
12 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)
20 Watt
 
215 Watt
Texture fill rate
7.500
 
283.2

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce Go 7900 GS and GeForce RTX 2070 Super 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
 
no data
Interface
MXM-II
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
no data
 
267 mm
Supplementary power connectors
no data
 
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin

Memory

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.

Memory type
GDDR3
 
GDDR6
Maximum RAM amount
512 MB
 
8 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
1000 MHz
 
14000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
32 GB/s
 
448.0 GB/s
Shared memory
-
 
-

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 Connectors
No outputs
 
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
HDMI
-
 
+
G-SYNC support
-
 
+

Technologies

Supported technological solutions. This information will prove useful if you need some particular technology for your purposes.

VR Ready
no data
 
+

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectX
9.0c (9_3)
 
12 Ultimate (12_1)
Shader Model
3.0
 
6.5
OpenGL
2.1
 
4.6
OpenCL
N/A
 
1.2
Vulkan
N/A
 
1.2.131
CUDA
-
 
7.5

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance comparison. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

Go 7900 GS 0.66
RTX 2070 Super 68.49 +10277.3%

Passmark

This is probably the most ubiquitous benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various load, providing four separate benchmarks for Direct3D versions 9, 10, 11 and 12 (the last being done in 4K resolution if possible), and few more tests engaging DirectCompute capabilities.

Go 7900 GS 176
RTX 2070 Super 18128 +10200%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good the compared graphics cards are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Go 7900 GS satisfies 59% minimum and 51% recommended requirements of all games known to us.

Minimum
59%
Recommended
51%
Minimum
59%
Recommended
51%

RTX 2070 Super satisfies 100% minimum and 100% recommended requirements of all games known to us.

Minimum
100%
Recommended
100%
Minimum
100%
Recommended
100%

Here are the average frames per second in a large set of popular games across different resolutions:

 
Go 7900 GS
RTX 2070 Super
1080p
 
no data
138
1440p
 
no data
93
4K
 
no data
66

Competitors of GeForce Go 7900 GS from AMD

The nearest GeForce Go 7900 GS's AMD equivalent is Mobility Radeon HD 4330, which is faster by 2% and higher by 1 position in our rating.

Here are some closest AMD rivals to GeForce Go 7900 GS:

Competitors of GeForce RTX 2070 Super from AMD

The nearest GeForce RTX 2070 Super's AMD equivalent is Radeon RX 6700 XT, which is faster by 2% and higher by 2 positions in our rating.

Here are some closest AMD rivals to GeForce RTX 2070 Super:

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS

Lower power consumption (20W vs 215W), meaning that the rival with higher TDP might require a better cooler or other thermal solution.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super

10277.3% faster (about 104 times) in synthetic tests

Much newer (2 July 2019 vs 18 April 2006)

More pipelines (2560 vs 20)

Higher memory bandwidth (448 vs 32 GB/s)

Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 90 nm)

DLSS

Raytracing

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)

So, which one is the better GPU?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super, since it shows better performance.

Be aware that GeForce Go 7900 GS is a notebook card while GeForce RTX 2070 Super 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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