NVIDIA Quadro FX 3800M vs GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile

General info

Comparison of Quadro FX 3800M and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
0.39
 
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Architecture
G9x
 
Ampere
Code name
N10E-GLM4
 
GN20-E5 GA104
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Laptop
Release date
20 December 2009
 
4 January 2021
Price now
$199
 
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Technical specs

Quadro FX 3800M and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Quadro FX 3800M and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
128
 
5120
Core clock speed
675 MHz
 
1100 MHz
Boost Clock
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1620 MHz
Transistor count
754 million
 
17,400 million
Manufacturing process technology
55 nm
 
8 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
115 Watt
Texture fill rate
43.20
 
287.0
Floating-point performance
422.4 gflops
 
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Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Quadro FX 3800M 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.
Laptop size
large
 
large
Interface
MXM-B (3.0)
 
PCIe 4.0 x16

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Quadro FX 3800M and GeForce RTX 3070 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
GDDR3
 
GDDR6
Maximum RAM amount
1 GB
 
8 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
1000 MHz
 
12 GB/s
Memory bandwidth
64 GB/s
 
320.0 GB/s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro FX 3800M 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.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
HDMI
-
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Quadro FX 3800M and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
11.1 (10_0)
 
12 Ultimate (12_2)
Shader Model
4.0
 
6.5
OpenGL
3.3
 
4.6
OpenCL
1.1
 
2.0
Vulkan
N/A
 
1.2
CUDA
+
 
8.5

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Quadro FX 3800M and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro FX 3800M

Less power hungry (100 vs 115 watts)
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)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile

2789.6% faster (about 29 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (4 January 2021 vs 20 December 2009)
More pipelines (5120 vs 128)
Higher memory bandwidth (320 vs 64 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (8 vs 55 nm)

So, Quadro FX 3800M or RTX 3070 Mobile?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile.
Be aware that Quadro FX 3800M is a mobile workstation card while GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile is a mobile workstation one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro FX 3800M and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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