ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3870 X2 vs NVIDIA GeForce MX110
Comparison of Mobility Radeon HD 3870 X2 and GeForce MX110 architecture, market type and release date.
Mobility Radeon HD 3870 X2 and GeForce MX110's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Mobility Radeon HD 3870 X2 and GeForce MX110's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
10.56 GTexel / s
23.83 GTexel / s
2x 422.4 gflops
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Mobility Radeon HD 3870 X2 and GeForce MX110 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.
PCIe 2.0 x16
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on Mobility Radeon HD 3870 X2 and GeForce MX110: 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.
GDDR5 / DDR3
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
54.4 GB / s
40.1 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Mobility Radeon HD 3870 X2 and GeForce MX110.
Technological solutions and APIs supported by Mobility Radeon HD 3870 X2 and GeForce MX110. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision / 3DTV Play
APIs supported by Mobility Radeon HD 3870 X2 and GeForce MX110, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 10.1, Shader 4.0
DirectX 12, Shader 5.0
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Mobility Radeon HD 3870 X2 and GeForce MX110. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
ATI Mobility HD 3870 X2 2.87
GeForce MX110 2.87
3DMark Vantage Performance
ATI Mobility HD 3870 X2 6895
GeForce MX110 9124 +32.3%
Let's see how good Mobility Radeon HD 3870 X2 and GeForce MX110 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3870 X2
Wider memory bus (256 vs 64 bit)
More pipelines (640 vs 256)
Higher memory bandwidth (54.4 vs 40.1 GB/s)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce MX110
Much newer (1 January 2018 vs 1 September 2008)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 55 nm)
Less power hungry (30 vs 110 watts)
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)
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 Surround
So, Mobility HD 3870 X2 or MX110?
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