AMD Radeon Pro 560X vs Pro Vega 20

AMD Radeon Pro 560X
AMD Radeon Pro Vega 20

General info

Comparison of Radeon Pro 560X and Radeon Pro Vega 20 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Polaris
 
Vega
Code name
Polaris 21
 
Vega Mobile
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Mobile workstation
Release date
5 June 2017
 
15 November 2018

Technical specs

Radeon Pro 560X and Radeon Pro Vega 20's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon Pro 560X and Radeon Pro Vega 20's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1024
 
1280
Core clock speed
907 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
3,000 million
 
n/d
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
14 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
75 Watt
 
100 Watt

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon Pro 560X and Radeon Pro Vega 20 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
large
 
large
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x8
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon Pro 560X and Radeon Pro Vega 20: 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
GDDR5
 
HBM2
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
4 GB
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
n/d
Memory clock speed
5080 MHz
 
n/d
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon Pro 560X and Radeon Pro Vega 20.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon Pro 560X and Radeon Pro Vega 20. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
FreeSync
+
 
-
DisplayPort 1.3 HBR / 1.4 HDR Ready
+
 
n/d
HDMI 2.0
+
 
n/d

API support

APIs supported by Radeon Pro 560X and Radeon Pro Vega 20, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12
 
n/d
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon Pro 560X and Radeon Pro Vega 20. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Pro 560X 8.66
Pro Vega 20 27.48 +217.3%

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

Pro 560X 255217
Pro Vega 20 278586 +9.2%

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

Pro 560X 32449
Pro Vega 20 62318 +92%

3DMark Fire Strike Score

Pro 560X 4961
Pro Vega 20 7287 +46.9%

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

Pro 560X 5699
Pro Vega 20 8979 +57.6%

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

Pro 560X 7590
Pro Vega 20 12104 +59.5%

Passmark

Pro 560X 3687
Pro Vega 20 6375 +72.9%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon Pro 560X and Radeon Pro Vega 20 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon Pro 560X

Less power hungry (75 vs 100 watts)
DisplayPort 1.3 HBR / 1.4 HDR Ready
HDMI 2.0
AMD FreeSync
FreeSync

Advantages of AMD Radeon Pro Vega 20

217.3% faster (about 3 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (15 November 2018 vs 5 June 2017)
More pipelines (1280 vs 1024)

So, Pro 560X or Pro Vega 20?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD Radeon Pro Vega 20.
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