NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile vs AMD Radeon Pro V520

General info

Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, release date and other general parameters.

Place in performance rating
 
not rated
Architecture
Ampere
 
RDNA 1.0
GPU code name
GN20-E5 GA104
 
Navi 12
Market segment
Laptop
 
Workstation
Release date
4 January 2021
 
1 December 2020

Technical specs

General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, 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.

Pipelines / CUDA cores
5120
 
2304
Core clock speed
1100 MHz
 
no data
Boost Clock
1620 MHz
 
1600 MHz
Transistor count
17,400 million
 
no data
Manufacturing process technology
8 nm
 
7 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
115 Watt
 
225 Watt
Texture fill rate
287.0
 
230.4

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile and Radeon Pro V520 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
PCIe 4.0 x16
 
PCIe 4.0 x16
Length
no data
 
267 mm
Supplementary power connectors
no data
 
1x 8-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed: 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
 
HBM2
Maximum RAM amount
8 GB
 
8 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
2048 Bit
Memory clock speed
12 GB/s
 
2 GB/s
Memory bandwidth
320.0 GB/s
 
512.0 GB/s
Shared memory
-
 
no data

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile and Radeon Pro V520. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.

Display Connectors
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
 
No outputs
HDMI
+
 
-

API support

APIs supported by GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile and Radeon Pro V520, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX
12 Ultimate (12_2)
 
12 (12_1)
Shader Model
6.5
 
6.5
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6
OpenCL
2.0
 
2.2
Vulkan
1.2
 
1.2
CUDA
8.5
 
-

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile

Somewhat newer (4 January 2021 vs 1 December 2020)

More pipelines (5120 vs 2304)

Less power hungry (115 vs 225 watts)

Advantages of AMD Radeon Pro V520

Wider memory bus (2048 vs 256 bit)

Higher memory bandwidth (512 vs 320 GB/s)

Finer manufacturing process technology (7 vs 8 nm)

So, RTX 3070 Mobile or Pro V520?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile and AMD Radeon Pro V520. We've got no test results to judge.

Be aware that GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile is a notebook card while Radeon Pro V520 is a workstation one.

Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile and Radeon Pro V520, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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