NVIDIA GeForce 920MX vs AMD Radeon RX Vega 3

General info

Comparison of GeForce 920MX and Radeon RX Vega 3 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Maxwell
 
Vega
Code name
GM108
 
Vega Raven Ridge
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
25 March 2016
 
7 January 2018

Technical specs

GeForce 920MX and Radeon RX Vega 3's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce 920MX and Radeon RX Vega 3's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
256
 
192
Core clock speed
965 MHz
 
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Boost Clock
993 MHz
 
1000 MHz
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
14 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
16 Watt
 
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Texture fill rate
23.83
 
no data
Floating-point performance
602.1 gflops
 
no data

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce 920MX and Radeon RX Vega 3 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.
Bus support
PCI Express 3.0
 
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Interface
PCIe 3.0 x8
 
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Supplementary power connectors
None
 
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Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce 920MX and Radeon RX Vega 3: 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
DDR3, GDDR5
 
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Maximum RAM amount
2 GB
 
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Memory bus width
64 Bit
 
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Memory clock speed
1800 MHz
 
no data
Memory bandwidth
14.4 GB/s
 
no data
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce 920MX and Radeon RX Vega 3. 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
No outputs
 
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Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce 920MX and Radeon RX Vega 3. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision
+
 
-
GPU Boost
2.0
 
no data
GameWorks
+
 
-
Optimus
+
 
-
GameWorks
+
 
-
3D Vision / 3DTV Play
+
 
-
CUDA
+
 
-
Verde Drivers
+
 
no data

API support

APIs supported by GeForce 920MX and Radeon RX Vega 3, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (11_0)
 
DirectX 12_1
OpenGL
4.5
 
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Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce 920MX and Radeon RX Vega 3. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GeForce 920MX 4.27
RX Vega 3 4.58 +7.3%

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

GeForce 920MX 110110 +36.4%
RX Vega 3 80755

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

GeForce 920MX 9114 +18.7%
RX Vega 3 7681

3DMark Fire Strike Score

GeForce 920MX 1337 +41.8%
RX Vega 3 943

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

GeForce 920MX 1448 +36%
RX Vega 3 1065

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

GeForce 920MX 1835 +15.4%
RX Vega 3 1590

3DMark Vantage Performance

GeForce 920MX 7408 +36.2%
RX Vega 3 5441

Unigine Heaven 3.0

GeForce 920MX 21 +50%
RX Vega 3 14

Passmark

GeForce 920MX 1071
RX Vega 3 1149 +7.3%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce 920MX and Radeon RX Vega 3 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 920MX

More pipelines (256 vs 192)
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)
Verde Drivers
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
3DTV Play
GameWorks
NVIDIAGameWorksSupport
3D Vision Surround

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX Vega 3

7.3% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (7 January 2018 vs 25 March 2016)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)
Tiled Rasterization
Shared Memory (up to Dual-Channel DDR4-2400)

So, 920MX or RX Vega 3?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce 920MX and AMD Radeon RX Vega 3. The differences in performance seem too small.
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