AMD Radeon Pro Vega 48: specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon Pro Vega 48

Summary

AMD started Radeon Pro Vega 48 sales 19 March 2019. This is GCN 5.0 architecture desktop card based on 14 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at designers. 8 GB of HBM2 memory clocked at 1.57 GHz are supplied, and together with 2048 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 402.4 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is an integrated video card.

It provides good gaming and benchmark performance at 44.32 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090.

General info

Of Radeon Pro Vega 48's architecture, market type and release date.

Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
2.42
 
Architecture
GCN 5.0
 
GPU code name
Vega 10
 
Market segment
Workstation
 
Release date
19 March 2019
 
Price now
$671
 

Technical specs

Radeon Pro Vega 48'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 Vega 48's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores
3072
 
of 10752 (GA102)
Core clock speed
1200 MHz
 
Boost Clock
1300 MHz
 
Transistor count
12,500 million
 
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
Texture fill rate
249.6
 

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon Pro Vega 48's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).

Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
Supplementary power connectors
None
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon Pro Vega 48: 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
HBM2
 
Maximum RAM amount
8 GB
 
Memory bus width
2048 Bit
 
of 6144 (GRID A100A)
Memory clock speed
1572 MHz
 
of 19500 (GeForce RTX 3090)
Memory bandwidth
402.4 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon VII)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon Pro Vega 48. 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
 

API support

APIs supported by Radeon Pro Vega 48, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX
12 (12_1)
 
Shader Model
6.4
 
OpenGL
4.6
 
OpenCL
2.0
 
Vulkan
1.1.125
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon Pro Vega 48. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

44.32

Passmark

11269

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Radeon Pro Vega 48 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Comparisons with system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon Pro Vega 48 from NVIDIA is Quadro M6000, which is slower by 1% and lower by 3 positions in our rating.

User rating

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