AMD Radeon Pro Vega 64 vs Pro Vega 56

AMD Radeon Pro Vega 64
AMD Radeon Pro Vega 56

General info

Comparison of Radeon Pro Vega 64 and Radeon Pro Vega 56 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
GCN 5.0
 
Vega
Code name
Vega 10
 
Vega
Type
Workstation
 
Workstation
Release date
27 June 2017
 
14 December 2017
Launch price (MSRP)
n/d
 
$399

Technical specs

Radeon Pro Vega 64 and Radeon Pro Vega 56'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 64 and Radeon Pro Vega 56's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
4096
 
3584
Core clock speed
1250 MHz
 
1247 MHz
Boost Clock
1350 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
12,500 million
 
12,500 million
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
14 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
250 Watt
 
210 Watt
Texture fill rate
345.6 GTexel / s
 
302.4 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
11,059 gflops
 
9,677 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon Pro Vega 64 and Radeon Pro Vega 56 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
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
267 mm
 
267 mm
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon Pro Vega 64 and Radeon Pro Vega 56: 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
 
HBM2
Maximum RAM amount
16 GB
 
8 GB
Memory bus width
2048 Bit
 
2048 Bit
Memory clock speed
1572 MHz
 
786 MHz
Memory bandwidth
402.4 GB / s
 
402.4 GB / s
Shared memory
n/d
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon Pro Vega 64 and Radeon Pro Vega 56.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort

API support

APIs supported by Radeon Pro Vega 64 and Radeon Pro Vega 56, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (12_1)
 
DirectX 12_1
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon Pro Vega 64 and Radeon Pro Vega 56. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Pro Vega 64 50.51
Pro Vega 56 51.32 +1.6%

Passmark

Pro Vega 64 11455
Pro Vega 56 11915 +4%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon Pro Vega 64 and Radeon Pro Vega 56 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon Pro Vega 64

More pipelines (4096 vs 3584)

Advantages of AMD Radeon Pro Vega 56

1.6% faster in synthetic tests
Somewhat newer (14 December 2017 vs 27 June 2017)
Less power hungry (210 vs 250 watts)
64 ROPs
224 TMUs

So, Pro Vega 64 or Pro Vega 56?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon Pro Vega 64 and AMD Radeon Pro Vega 56. The differences in performance seem too small.
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