AMD Radeon RX Vega: specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon RX Vega

Summary

AMD started Radeon RX Vega sales 1 April 2017 at a recommended price of $599.99. This is high-end GCN 1.3 architecture desktop card based on 14 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 8 GB of HBM2 memory clocked at 2 GHz are supplied, and together with 2048 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 512 GB / s.

Compatibility-wise, this is 2-slot card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 267 mm. One 6-pin and one 8-pin connectors are required, and power consumption is at 225 Watt.

It provides good gaming and benchmark performance at 70.63 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti.

General info

Of Radeon RX Vega's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
54.83
 
Architecture
GCN 1.3
 
Code name
Greenland
 
Type
Desktop
 
Release date
1 April 2017
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$599.99
 
of 14999 (Quadro Plex 7000)
Price now
$399.99
 
of 4403.52 (Quadro P6000)

Technical specs

Radeon RX Vega's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon RX Vega's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
4096
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Core clock speed
1000 MHz
 
of 1620 (Quadro RTX 5000)
Boost Clock
1200 MHz
 
of 1815 (Quadro RTX 5000)
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
225 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
307.2 GTexel / s
 
Floating-point performance
9,830 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX Vega's 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
 
Length
267 mm
 
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX Vega: 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
 
Maximum RAM amount
8 GB
 
Memory bus width
2048 Bit
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Memory clock speed
2000 MHz
 
of 14000
Memory bandwidth
512 GB / s
 
of 1024 (FirePro S9300 X2)

Video card benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX Vega. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
70.63
Passmark
12297

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Radeon RX Vega is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Comparisons with system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Fortnite

2018

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega
minimum HD Graphics 4000
recommended GeForce GTX 660

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega
minimum GeForce GTX 960
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

Overwatch

2016

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega
minimum HD Graphics 4400
recommended GeForce GTX 660

GTA V

2015

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega
minimum GeForce 9800 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 660

Rainbow Six Siege

2015

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega
minimum GeForce GTX 460
recommended Radeon HD 7970

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega
minimum GeForce 6800
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Dota 2

2013

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega
minimum GeForce 8600 GT

Counter-Strike: GO

2012

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega
recommended GeForce 6600

League of Legends

2009

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega
minimum GeForce 6150 LE
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Minecraft

2009

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega
minimum Radeon HD 2400
recommended Radeon HD 5970

Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon RX Vega performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon RX Vega from NVIDIA is GeForce GTX 1080, which is faster by 1% and higher by 1 position in our rating.

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