NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile vs GTX 1070 Mobile

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile

General info

Comparison of GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile and GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
44.50
 
31.63
Architecture
Turing
 
Pascal
Code name
TU106
 
GP104
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
29 January 2019
 
15 August 2016
Launch price (MSRP)
n/d
 
$389.99
Price now
$440
 
$520

Technical specs

GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile and GeForce GTX 1070 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 RTX 2070 Mobile and GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2304
 
2048
CUDA cores
n/d
 
1920
Core clock speed
1215 MHz
 
1506 MHz
Boost Clock
1440 MHz
 
1645 MHz
Transistor count
10,800 million
 
7,200 million
Manufacturing process technology
12 nm
 
16 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
115 Watt
 
150 Watt
Maximum GPU temperature
n/d
 
94 °C
Texture fill rate
207.4 GTexel / s
 
210.6 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
n/d
 
6,738 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile and GeForce GTX 1070 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.
Laptop size
n/d
 
large
Bus support
n/d
 
PCIe 3.0
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile and GeForce GTX 1070 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.
Memory type
GDDR6
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
8 GB
 
8 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
14000 MHz
 
8 GB/s
Memory bandwidth
448.0 GB / s
 
256 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile and GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs
Display Connectors
n/d
 
DP 1.42, HDMI 2.0b, Dual Link-DVI
Multi monitor support
n/d
 
+
G-SYNC support
+
 
+

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile and GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision
-
 
+
GPU Boost
n/d
 
3.0
VR Ready
+
 
+
CUDA
-
 
+
SLI
n/d
 
+
Multi-Projection
n/d
 
+
Multi Monitor
+
 
+
Ansel
n/d
 
+
Virtual Reality
n/d
 
+
ShadowWorks
n/d
 
+

API support

APIs supported by GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile and GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (12_1)
 
12.0 (12_1)
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.5
Vulkan
+
 
+

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile and GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

RTX 2070 Mobile 60.21 +19%
GTX 1070 Mobile 50.58

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

RTX 2070 Mobile 425550 +25.9%
GTX 1070 Mobile 338057

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

RTX 2070 Mobile 116122 +14.9%
GTX 1070 Mobile 101041

3DMark Fire Strike Score

RTX 2070 Mobile 16924 +22.7%
GTX 1070 Mobile 13798

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

RTX 2070 Mobile 19846 +15.1%
GTX 1070 Mobile 17237

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

RTX 2070 Mobile 25500 +13%
GTX 1070 Mobile 22576

3DMark Vantage Performance

RTX 2070 Mobile 64151 +86.5%
GTX 1070 Mobile 34389

Passmark

RTX 2070 Mobile 11354 +19%
GTX 1070 Mobile 9539

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile and GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile

19% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (29 January 2019 vs 15 August 2016)
More pipelines (2304 vs 2048)
Higher memory bandwidth (448 vs 256 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 16 nm)
Less power hungry (115 vs 150 watts)
DLSS
Raytraycing
550 Watt system power recommended

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile

Multi-Projection
SLI (Scalable Link Interface - a technology for uniting several NVIDIA GPUs processing power in one PC)
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
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
NVIDIA GameStream
ShadowWorks
DirectX 12
Virtual Reality
Ansel
3D Vision Surround

So, RTX 2070 Mobile or GTX 1070 Mobile?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile.
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