ATI Radeon HD 2900 PRO vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile

General info

Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, value for money and other general parameters.

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GPU code name
GN20-E5 GA104
Market segment
Launch date
12 December 2007 (13 years ago)
4 January 2021 (less than a year ago)

Technical specs

General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock speeds, 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
600 MHz
1100 MHz
Boost clock
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1620 MHz
Transistor count
720 million
17,400 million
Manufacturing process technology
80 nm
8 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)
200 Watt
115 Watt
Texture fill rate
Floating-point performance
384.0 gflops
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Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon HD 2900 PRO and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile 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
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PCIe 1.0 x16
PCIe 4.0 x16
241 mm
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Supplementary power connectors
1x 8-pin
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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
Maximum RAM amount
512 MB
8 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
1600 MHz
12 GB/s
Memory bandwidth
51.2 GB/s
320.0 GB/s
Shared memory
no data

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on the reviewed GPUs. As a rule, data in this section is precise only for desktop reference ones. OEM manufacturers may change the number and type of output ports, while for notebook cards availability of certain video outputs ports depends on the laptop model rather than on the card itself.

Display Connectors
2x DVI, 1x S-Video
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

10.0 (10_0)
12 Ultimate (12_2)
Shader Model

Gaming performance

Let's see how good the compared graphics cards are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of ATI Radeon HD 2900 PRO

We are unaware of any advantages of ATI Radeon HD 2900 PRO over NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile

4401.7% faster (about 45 times) in synthetic tests

Much newer (4 January 2021 vs 12 December 2007)

More pipelines (5120 vs 320)

Higher memory bandwidth (320 vs 51.2 GB/s)

Finer manufacturing process technology (8 vs 80 nm)

Lower power consumption (115 vs 200 watts)

So, HD 2900 PRO or RTX 3070 Mobile?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile, since it shows better performance.

Be aware that Radeon HD 2900 PRO is a desktop card while GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile is a notebook one.

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ATI Radeon HD 2900 PRO
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