AMD Radeon R6 M340DX vs RX Vega 3

General info

Comparison of Radeon R6 M340DX and Radeon RX Vega 3 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
GCN 1.0
Code name
Vega Raven Ridge
Release date
12 December 2015
7 January 2018

Technical specs

Radeon R6 M340DX and Radeon RX Vega 3's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon R6 M340DX and Radeon RX Vega 3's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Boost Clock
1030 MHz
1000 MHz
Transistor count
690 million
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Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
14 nm
Texture fill rate
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Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R6 M340DX and Radeon RX Vega 3 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
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Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R6 M340DX and Radeon RX Vega 3: 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
System Shared
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Shared memory

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R6 M340DX and Radeon RX Vega 3. 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
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API support

APIs supported by Radeon R6 M340DX and Radeon RX Vega 3, sometimes including their particular versions.
12 (11_1)
DirectX 12_1
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Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R6 M340DX and Radeon RX Vega 3. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

R6 M340DX 5.29
RX Vega 3 5.30 +0.2%

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

R6 M340DX 59574
RX Vega 3 80755 +35.6%

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

R6 M340DX 8935 +16.3%
RX Vega 3 7681

3DMark Fire Strike Score

R6 M340DX 1169 +24%
RX Vega 3 943

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

R6 M340DX 1472 +38.2%
RX Vega 3 1065

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

R6 M340DX 2681 +68.6%
RX Vega 3 1590

Unigine Heaven 3.0

R6 M340DX 18 +28.6%
RX Vega 3 14

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon R6 M340DX and Radeon RX Vega 3 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon R6 M340DX

More pipelines (384 vs 192)
Mantle (an API developed by AMD for 3D graphics acceleration. Discontinued and later superceded by Vulkan)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX Vega 3

0.2% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (7 January 2018 vs 12 December 2015)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)
Tiled Rasterization
Shared Memory (up to Dual-Channel DDR4-2400)

So, R6 M340DX or RX Vega 3?

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