ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile
Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, release date and other general parameters.
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
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Mobility Radeon HD 5870 and GeForce RTX 3070 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.
PCIe 4.0 x16
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.
DDR3, GDDR3, GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Mobility Radeon HD 5870 and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile. 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.
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
APIs supported by Mobility Radeon HD 5870 and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile, sometimes including their particular versions.
12 Ultimate (12_2)
Let's see how good Mobility Radeon HD 5870 and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870
Less power hungry (50 vs 115 watts)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile
680% faster (about 8 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (4 January 2021 vs 7 January 2010)
Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)
More pipelines (5120 vs 800)
Higher memory bandwidth (320 vs 64 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (8 vs 40 nm)
So, Mobility HD 5870 or RTX 3070 Mobile?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile.
Should you still have questions on choice between Mobility Radeon HD 5870 and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.