ATI Radeon HD 3850 X2 vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile
Comparison of Radeon HD 3850 X2 and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile architecture, market type and release date.
Radeon HD 3850 X2 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 Radeon HD 3850 X2 and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile'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
2x 428.2 gflops
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Radeon HD 3850 X2 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.
PCIe 2.0 x16
PCIe 4.0 x16
Parameters of memory installed on Radeon HD 3850 X2 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.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 3850 X2 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.
2x DVI, 1x S-Video
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
APIs supported by Radeon HD 3850 X2 and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile, sometimes including their particular versions.
12 Ultimate (12_2)
Let's see how good Radeon HD 3850 X2 and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of ATI Radeon HD 3850 X2
We are unaware of any advantages of ATI Radeon HD 3850 X2 over NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile
1957.6% faster (about 20.5 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (4 January 2021 vs 4 April 2008)
More pipelines (5120 vs 320)
Higher memory bandwidth (320 vs 52.99 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (8 vs 55 nm)
Less power hungry (115 vs 140 watts)
So, HD 3850 X2 or RTX 3070 Mobile?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile.
Be aware that Radeon HD 3850 X2 is a desktop card while GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile is a notebook one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon HD 3850 X2 and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.