AMD Radeon R9 M275 vs RX Vega 3

AMD Radeon R9 M275
AMD Radeon RX Vega 3

General info

Comparison of Radeon R9 M275 and Radeon RX Vega 3 architecture, market type and release date.
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Value for money (0-100)
0.34
 
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Architecture
GCN 1.0
 
Vega
Code name
Venus
 
Vega Raven Ridge
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
28 January 2014
 
7 January 2018
Launch price (MSRP)
$799.99
 
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Price now
$700
 
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Technical specs

Radeon R9 M275 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 R9 M275 and Radeon RX Vega 3's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
640
 
192
Core clock speed
925 MHz
 
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Boost Clock
925 MHz
 
1000 MHz
Transistor count
1,500 million
 
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Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
14 nm
Texture fill rate
37.00
 
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Floating-point performance
1,184 gflops
 
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Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R9 M275 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
large
 
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Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
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Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R9 M275 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
GDDR5
 
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Maximum RAM amount
2 GB
 
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Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
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Memory clock speed
4000 MHz
 
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Memory bandwidth
64 GB/s
 
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Shared memory
-
 
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Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R9 M275 and Radeon RX Vega 3.
Display Connectors
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API support

APIs supported by Radeon R9 M275 and Radeon RX Vega 3, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (11_1)
 
DirectX 12_1
OpenGL
4.6
 
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Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R9 M275 and Radeon RX Vega 3. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

R9 M275 0.82
RX Vega 3 0.84 +2.4%

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

R9 M275 145646 +76.9%
RX Vega 3 82314

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

R9 M275 11459 +34.2%
RX Vega 3 8536

3DMark Fire Strike Score

R9 M275 1603 +52.2%
RX Vega 3 1053

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

R9 M275 1885 +62.2%
RX Vega 3 1162

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

R9 M275 3261 +105.1%
RX Vega 3 1590

Passmark

R9 M275 1114
RX Vega 3 1149 +3.1%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon R9 M275 and Radeon RX Vega 3. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
122 Mh/s
 
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Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon R9 M275 and Radeon RX Vega 3 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon R9 M275

More pipelines (640 vs 192)
OpenCL 1.2 (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX Vega 3

2.4% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (7 January 2018 vs 28 January 2014)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)
Tiled Rasterization
Shared Memory (up to Dual-Channel DDR4-2400)

So, R9 M275 or RX Vega 3?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon R9 M275 and AMD Radeon RX Vega 3. The differences in performance seem too small.
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