NVIDIA GeForce MX230 vs AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000)
Comparison of GeForce MX230 and Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000) architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce MX230 and Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000)'s general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce MX230 and Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000)'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
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce MX230 and Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000) 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
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce MX230 and Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000): 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
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce MX230 and Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000). 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.
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce MX230 and Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000). You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by GeForce MX230 and Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000), sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce MX230 and Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000). Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
GeForce MX230 7.82 +5.8%
RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000) 7.39
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
GeForce MX230 183041 +93.8%
RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000) 94451
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
GeForce MX230 15797
RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000) 16787 +6.3%
3DMark Fire Strike Score
GeForce MX230 2299 +13.5%
RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000) 2025
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
GeForce MX230 2468 +9.9%
RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000) 2245
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
GeForce MX230 3364 +12.5%
RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000) 2991
Let's see how good GeForce MX230 and Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000) are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce MX230
5.8% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (21 February 2019 vs 7 January 2018)
GPU Boost 3.0
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)
GeForce Experience (software suite built to manage NVIDIA GPU parameters, and to record and stream game video)
Advantages of AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000)
More pipelines (384 vs 256)
Shared Memory (up to Dual-Channel DDR4-2400)
So, MX230 or RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000)?
Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce MX230 and AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000). The differences in performance seem too small.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce MX230 and Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000), ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.