AMD Radeon HD 7870M vs NVIDIA GeForce MX110
Comparison of Radeon HD 7870M and GeForce MX110 architecture, market type and release date.
Radeon HD 7870M 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 Radeon HD 7870M 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
32 GTexel / s
23.83 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Radeon HD 7870M 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 3.0 x16
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on Radeon HD 7870M 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
64 GB / s
40.1 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 7870M and GeForce MX110.
Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon HD 7870M 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 Radeon HD 7870M and GeForce MX110, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 11.1, Shader 5.1
DirectX 12, Shader 5.0
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon HD 7870M and GeForce MX110. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
HD 7870M 5.26 +1.9%
GeForce MX110 5.16
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
HD 7870M 2702 +26.8%
GeForce MX110 2131
3DMark Vantage Performance
HD 7870M 13065 +43.2%
GeForce MX110 9124
HD 7870M 1507 +2%
GeForce MX110 1477
Let's see how good Radeon HD 7870M and GeForce MX110 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 7870M
1.9% faster in synthetic tests
Wider memory bus (128 vs 64 bit)
More pipelines (640 vs 256)
Higher memory bandwidth (64 vs 40.1 GB/s)
OpenCL 1.2 (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce MX110
Much newer (1 January 2018 vs 24 April 2012)
Less power hungry (30 vs 45 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, HD 7870M or MX110?
Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon HD 7870M and NVIDIA GeForce MX110. The differences in performance seem too small.
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