NVIDIA GeForce MX250 vs AMD Radeon RX Vega 9

NVIDIA GeForce MX250
AMD Radeon RX Vega 9

General info

Comparison of GeForce MX250 and Radeon RX Vega 9 architecture, market type and release date.
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Code name
Vega Raven Ridge
Release date
15 February 2019
26 October 2017

Technical specs

GeForce MX250 and Radeon RX Vega 9's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce MX250 and Radeon RX Vega 9's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
1518 MHz
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Boost Clock
1582 MHz
1300 MHz
Transistor count
1,800 million
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Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
14 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
10 Watt
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Texture fill rate
37.97 GTexel / s
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Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce MX250 and Radeon RX Vega 9 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
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PCIe 3.0 x16
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Supplementary power connectors
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Parameters of memory installed on GeForce MX250 and Radeon RX Vega 9: 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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Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
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Memory bus width
64 Bit
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Memory clock speed
7000 MHz
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Memory bandwidth
48.06 GB / s
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Shared memory

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce MX250 and Radeon RX Vega 9.
Display Connectors
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Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce MX250 and Radeon RX Vega 9. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Multi Monitor
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API support

APIs supported by GeForce MX250 and Radeon RX Vega 9, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 12_1
DirectX 12_1
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Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce MX250 and Radeon RX Vega 9. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GeForce MX250 7.18
RX Vega 9 8.13 +13.2%

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

GeForce MX250 221026 +67.5%
RX Vega 9 131922

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

GeForce MX250 22232 +15.5%
RX Vega 9 19255

3DMark Fire Strike Score

GeForce MX250 3281 +30%
RX Vega 9 2524

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

GeForce MX250 3676 +31.8%
RX Vega 9 2789

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

GeForce MX250 4655 +6.3%
RX Vega 9 4380

3DMark Vantage Performance

GeForce MX250 16488 +30.6%
RX Vega 9 12628

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce MX250 and Radeon RX Vega 9 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce MX250

Much newer (15 February 2019 vs 26 October 2017)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
Multi Monitor

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX Vega 9

13.2% faster in synthetic tests
More pipelines (576 vs 384)
Tiled Rasterization
Shared Memory (up to Dual-Channel DDR4-2400)

So, MX250 or RX Vega 9?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD Radeon RX Vega 9.
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