AMD Radeon R5 (Bristol Ridge) vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile

General info

Comparison of Radeon R5 (Bristol Ridge) and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
3.45
 
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Architecture
GCN 1.2/2.0
 
Ampere
Code name
Bristol Ridge
 
GN20-E5 GA104
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
1 June 2016
 
4 January 2021
Price now
$53
 
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Technical specs

Radeon R5 (Bristol Ridge) 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 R5 (Bristol Ridge) and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
384
 
5120
Core clock speed
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1100 MHz
Boost Clock
800 MHz
 
1620 MHz
Transistor count
3100 Million
 
17,400 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
8 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
12-45 Watt
 
115 Watt
Texture fill rate
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287.0

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R5 (Bristol Ridge) 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
medium sized
 
large
Interface
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PCIe 4.0 x16

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R5 (Bristol Ridge) 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
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GDDR6
Maximum RAM amount
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8 GB
Memory bus width
64/128 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
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12 GB/s
Memory bandwidth
no data
 
320.0 GB/s
Shared memory
+
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R5 (Bristol Ridge) 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
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1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
HDMI
-
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Radeon R5 (Bristol Ridge) and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12 (FL 12_0)
 
12 Ultimate (12_2)
Shader Model
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6.5
OpenGL
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4.6
OpenCL
no data
 
2.0
Vulkan
-
 
1.2
CUDA
-
 
8.5

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R5 (Bristol Ridge) and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

R5 (Bristol Ridge) 5.02
RTX 3070 Mobile 66.46 +1223.9%

3DMark Fire Strike Score

R5 (Bristol Ridge) 1054
RTX 3070 Mobile 22200 +2006.3%

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

R5 (Bristol Ridge) 1284
RTX 3070 Mobile 27980 +2079.1%

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

R5 (Bristol Ridge) 1720
RTX 3070 Mobile 37290 +2068%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon R5 (Bristol Ridge) and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon R5 (Bristol Ridge)

Less power hungry (12 vs 115 watts)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile

1223.9% faster (about 13 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (4 January 2021 vs 1 June 2016)
Wider memory bus (256 vs 64 bit)
More pipelines (5120 vs 384)
Finer manufacturing process technology (8 vs 28 nm)

So, R5 (Bristol Ridge) or RTX 3070 Mobile?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile.
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