AMD Radeon R9 M385X vs RX Vega 8
Comparison of Radeon R9 M385X and Radeon RX Vega 8 architecture, market type and release date.
Radeon R9 M385X and Radeon RX Vega 8'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 M385X and Radeon RX Vega 8's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Texture fill rate
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Radeon R9 M385X and Radeon RX Vega 8 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.
PCIe 3.0 x16
Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R9 M385X and Radeon RX Vega 8: 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.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R9 M385X and Radeon RX Vega 8. 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.
Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon R9 M385X and Radeon RX Vega 8. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by Radeon R9 M385X and Radeon RX Vega 8, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R9 M385X and Radeon RX Vega 8. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
R9 M385X 8.11 +1.2%
RX Vega 8 8.01
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
R9 M385X 22544 +49.2%
RX Vega 8 15109
3DMark Fire Strike Score
R9 M385X 2931 +36.9%
RX Vega 8 2141
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
R9 M385X 3405 +46.3%
RX Vega 8 2328
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
R9 M385X 5515 +57.1%
RX Vega 8 3511
3DMark Vantage Performance
R9 M385X 12453 +21%
RX Vega 8 10294
R9 M385X 1759 +1.3%
RX Vega 8 1737
Let's see how good Radeon R9 M385X and Radeon RX Vega 8 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of AMD Radeon R9 M385X
1.2% faster in synthetic tests
More pipelines (896 vs 512)
OpenCL (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)
Advantages of AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
Much newer (26 October 2017 vs 5 May 2015)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)
Shared Memory (up to Dual-Channel DDR4-2400)
So, R9 M385X or RX Vega 8?
Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon R9 M385X and AMD Radeon RX Vega 8. The differences in performance seem too small.
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