AMD Radeon RX 580 Mobile vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q

AMD Radeon RX 580 Mobile
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q

General info

Comparison of Radeon RX 580 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
9.83
 
n/d
Architecture
Polaris
 
Turing
Code name
Polaris
 
Turing TU106
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
18 April 2017
 
6 January 2019
Launch price (MSRP)
$301.69
 
n/d
Price now
$170
 
n/d

Technical specs

Radeon RX 580 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon RX 580 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2304
 
2304
Core clock speed
1077 MHz
 
885-1080 MHz
Boost Clock
n/d
 
1185-1305 MHz
Transistor count
5,700 million
 
10,800 million
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
12 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
90 Watt
Texture fill rate
155.1 GTexel / s
 
n/d
Floating-point performance
4,963 gflops
 
n/d

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX 580 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q 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 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
n/d
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX 580 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q: 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
GDDR5
 
GDDR6
Maximum RAM amount
8 GB
 
8 GB
Memory bus width
n/d
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
n/d
 
12000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
256.0 GB / s
 
n/d
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX 580 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs
G-SYNC support
-
 
+

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon RX 580 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
VR Ready
n/d
 
+
Multi Monitor
n/d
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX 580 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12
 
DirectX 12_1
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6
Vulkan
-
 
+

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX 580 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

RX 580 Mobile 30.12
RTX 2070 Max-Q 44.33 +47.2%

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

RX 580 Mobile 290090
RTX 2070 Max-Q 401038 +38.2%

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

RX 580 Mobile 69325
RTX 2070 Max-Q 106366 +53.4%

3DMark Fire Strike Score

RX 580 Mobile 9754
RTX 2070 Max-Q 15399 +57.9%

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

RX 580 Mobile 11261
RTX 2070 Max-Q 16979 +50.8%

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

RX 580 Mobile 15223
RTX 2070 Max-Q 21959 +44.2%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon RX 580 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX 580 Mobile

We are unaware of any advantages of AMD Radeon RX 580 Mobile over NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q

47.2% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (6 January 2019 vs 18 April 2017)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 14 nm)
Less power hungry (90 vs 100 watts)
DLSS
Raytraycing
VR Ready
G-SYNC (removes screen tearing by telling the display when to renew the image. Only works with G-SYNC compatible displays)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
Multi Monitor
550 Watt system power recommended

So, RX 580 Mobile or RTX 2070 Max-Q?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon RX 580 Mobile and GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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