Intel Iris Pro Graphics 580 vs AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
Comparison of Iris Pro Graphics 580 and Radeon RX Vega 8 architecture, market type and release date.
Iris Pro Graphics 580 and Radeon RX Vega 8's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Iris Pro Graphics 580 and Radeon RX Vega 8'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 Iris Pro Graphics 580 and Radeon RX Vega 8 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 x1
Parameters of memory installed on Iris Pro Graphics 580 and Radeon RX Vega 8: 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
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Iris Pro Graphics 580 and Radeon RX Vega 8. 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 Iris Pro Graphics 580 and Radeon RX Vega 8. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by Iris Pro Graphics 580 and Radeon RX Vega 8, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Iris Pro Graphics 580 and Radeon RX Vega 8. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
Iris Pro Graphics 580 7.25 +6%
RX Vega 8 6.84
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
Iris Pro Graphics 580 184880 +63.3%
RX Vega 8 113247
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
Iris Pro Graphics 580 14594
RX Vega 8 15186 +4.1%
3DMark Fire Strike Score
Iris Pro Graphics 580 1836
RX Vega 8 2142 +16.7%
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
Iris Pro Graphics 580 1903
RX Vega 8 2335 +22.7%
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
Iris Pro Graphics 580 3220
RX Vega 8 3537 +9.8%
Iris Pro Graphics 580 1841 +6%
RX Vega 8 1737
Let's see how good Iris Pro Graphics 580 and Radeon RX Vega 8 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of Intel Iris Pro Graphics 580
6% faster in synthetic tests
More pipelines (576 vs 512)
Quick Sync (hardware acceleration of video encoding and decoding for Intel CPUs. Speeds up video encoding by times, but at the cost of somewhat lower quality)
Advantages of AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
Much newer (26 October 2017 vs 1 September 2015)
Shared Memory (up to Dual-Channel DDR4-2400)
So, Iris Pro Graphics 580 or RX Vega 8?
Technical City couldn't decide between Intel Iris Pro Graphics 580 and AMD Radeon RX Vega 8. The differences in performance seem too small.
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