AMD Radeon VII vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI
Comparison of Radeon VII and GeForce GTX 1070 SLI architecture, market type and release date.
Radeon VII and GeForce GTX 1070 SLI's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon VII and GeForce GTX 1070 SLI'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
420.0 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Radeon VII and GeForce GTX 1070 SLI 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).
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on Radeon VII and GeForce GTX 1070 SLI: 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
2x 8 GB
Memory bus width
2x 256 Bit
Memory clock speed
1,024 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon VII and GeForce GTX 1070 SLI.
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon VII and GeForce GTX 1070 SLI. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Adaptive Vertical Sync
APIs supported by Radeon VII and GeForce GTX 1070 SLI, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 12 (FL 12_1)
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon VII and GeForce GTX 1070 SLI. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
Radeon VII 85.01
GTX 1070 SLI 92.95 +9.3%
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
Radeon VII 417729 +11.8%
GTX 1070 SLI 373694
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
Radeon VII 137677
GTX 1070 SLI 140180 +1.8%
3DMark Fire Strike Score
Radeon VII 20451
GTX 1070 SLI 21076 +3.1%
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
Radeon VII 27476
GTX 1070 SLI 34226 +24.6%
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
Radeon VII 37881
GTX 1070 SLI 42691 +12.7%
Let's see how good Radeon VII and GeForce GTX 1070 SLI are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of AMD Radeon VII
Much newer (7 February 2019 vs 16 August 2016)
Wider memory bus (4096 vs 256 bit)
Finer manufacturing process technology (7 vs 16 nm)
Less power hungry (295 vs 300 watts)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI
9.3% faster in synthetic tests
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)
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)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
GeForce Experience (software suite built to manage NVIDIA GPU parameters, and to record and stream game video)
GPU Boost 2.0 (increases NVIDIA GPU voltage and frequency when there's a temperature headroom. Similar to AMD PowerTune)
Adaptive Vertical Sync
SLI (Scalable Link Interface - a technology for uniting several NVIDIA GPUs processing power in one PC)
3D Vision Surround
So, VII or GTX 1070 SLI?
Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon VII and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI. The differences in performance seem too small.
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