AMD Radeon Pro WX Vega M GL vs Pro 5500M

AMD Radeon Pro WX Vega M GL
AMD Radeon Pro 5500M

General info

Comparison of Radeon Pro WX Vega M GL and Radeon Pro 5500M architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Vega
 
Navi / RDNA
Code name
Vega Kaby Lake-G
 
Navi 14
Type
Mobile workstation
 
Mobile workstation
Release date
7 January 2018
 
13 November 2019

Technical specs

Radeon Pro WX Vega M GL and Radeon Pro 5500M'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 WX Vega M GL and Radeon Pro 5500M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1280
 
1536
Core clock speed
931 MHz
 
no data
Boost Clock
1011 MHz
 
1300 MHz
Transistor count
5,000 million
 
6,400 million
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
7 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
65 Watt
 
85 Watt
Texture fill rate
80.88 GTexel / s
 
124.8 GTexel / s

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon Pro WX Vega M GL and Radeon Pro 5500M 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
medium sized
 
medium sized
Interface
IGP
 
PCIe 4.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
no data
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon Pro WX Vega M GL and Radeon Pro 5500M: 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
 
GDDR6
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
8 GB
Memory bus width
no data
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
no data
 
12000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
179.2 GB / s
 
192.0 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon Pro WX Vega M GL and Radeon Pro 5500M.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon Pro WX Vega M GL and Radeon Pro 5500M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
HDMI 2.0b
no data
 
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API support

APIs supported by Radeon Pro WX Vega M GL and Radeon Pro 5500M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12_1
 
DirectX 12, Shader 6.4
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon Pro WX Vega M GL and Radeon Pro 5500M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Pro WX Vega M GL 28.57
Pro 5500M 33.15 +16%

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

Pro WX Vega M GL 38986
Pro 5500M 65776 +68.7%

3DMark Fire Strike Score

Pro WX Vega M GL 6253
Pro 5500M 9196 +47.1%

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

Pro WX Vega M GL 7333
Pro 5500M 10399 +41.8%

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

Pro WX Vega M GL 10020
Pro 5500M 14725 +47%

Passmark

Pro WX Vega M GL 6049
Pro 5500M 7017 +16%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon Pro WX Vega M GL and Radeon Pro 5500M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon Pro WX Vega M GL

Less power hungry (65 vs 85 watts)
Tiled Rasterization
Shared Memory (up to Dual-Channel DDR4-2400)

Advantages of AMD Radeon Pro 5500M

16% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (13 November 2019 vs 7 January 2018)
More pipelines (1536 vs 1280)
Higher memory bandwidth (192 vs 179.2 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (7 vs 14 nm)
DisplayPort 1.4 w/DFSC
HDMI 2.0b
Radeon Media Engine (H.264 4K150 decode, 4K90 encode / H.265 4K90 decode, 4K60 encode / VP9 4K90 decode)

So, Pro WX Vega M GL or Pro 5500M?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD Radeon Pro 5500M.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon Pro WX Vega M GL and Radeon Pro 5500M, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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