NVIDIA GeForce MX110 vs ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4870

NVIDIA GeForce MX110
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4870

General info

Comparison of GeForce MX110 and Mobility Radeon HD 4870 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
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1.56
Architecture
Maxwell
 
TeraScale
Code name
GM108
 
M98
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
17 November 2017
 
9 January 2009
Price now
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$305

Technical specs

GeForce MX110 and Mobility Radeon HD 4870's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce MX110 and Mobility Radeon HD 4870's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
384
 
800
Core clock speed
965 MHz
 
550 MHz
Boost Clock
993 MHz
 
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Transistor count
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956 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
55 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
30 Watt
 
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Texture fill rate
23.83
 
22.00
Floating-point performance
762.6 gflops
 
880.0 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce MX110 and Mobility Radeon HD 4870 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
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large
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 2.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
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Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce MX110 and Mobility Radeon HD 4870: 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
 
GDDR3
Maximum RAM amount
2 GB
 
512 MB
Memory bus width
64 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
5012 MHz
 
1776 MHz
Memory bandwidth
40.1 GB/s
 
56.83 GB/s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce MX110 and Mobility Radeon HD 4870.
Display Connectors
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Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce MX110 and Mobility Radeon HD 4870. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision
+
 
-
GameWorks
+
 
-
Optimus
+
 
-
3D Vision / 3DTV Play
+
 
-
CUDA
+
 
-
Powerplay
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+
1x Dual-Link/Single-Link DVI
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+
PCI-E 2.0 x16
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+
1x Single-Link DVI Support (all display ports have to be supported by the laptop manufacturer)
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+
DisplayPort support up to 2560x1600
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+
HDMI support up to 1920x1080 (both with 7.1 AC3 Audio)
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+
Verde Drivers
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API support

APIs supported by GeForce MX110 and Mobility Radeon HD 4870, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (11_0)
 
10.1 (10_1)
OpenGL
4.6
 
3.3

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce MX110 and Mobility Radeon HD 4870. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GeForce MX110 1.93 +10.9%
ATI Mobility HD 4870 1.74

3DMark Vantage Performance

GeForce MX110 9124 +37.6%
ATI Mobility HD 4870 6631

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce MX110 and Mobility Radeon HD 4870 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce MX110

10.9% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (17 November 2017 vs 9 January 2009)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 55 nm)
Optimus (lowers energy usage by automatically switching between integrated and discrete NVIDIA GPU. Similar to AMD Enduro)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
Verde Drivers
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)
3D Vision
3DTV Play
GameWorks
3D Vision Surround
Optimus Support

Advantages of ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4870

Wider memory bus (256 vs 64 bit)
More pipelines (800 vs 384)
Higher memory bandwidth (56.83 vs 40.1 GB/s)
OpenGL 2.0
PCI-E 2.0 x16
Powerplay
DisplayPort support up to 2560x1600
HDMI support up to 1920x1080 (both with 7.1 AC3 Audio)
1x Dual-Link/Single-Link DVI
1x Single-Link DVI Support (all display ports have to be supported by the laptop manufacturer)

So, MX110 or Mobility HD 4870?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce MX110.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce MX110 and Mobility Radeon HD 4870, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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