AMD Radeon RX Vega 10 vs NVIDIA GeForce 940MX

AMD Radeon RX Vega 10
NVIDIA GeForce 940MX

General info

Comparison of Radeon RX Vega 10 and GeForce 940MX architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Vega
 
Maxwell
Code name
Vega Raven Ridge
 
GM107
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
26 October 2017
 
28 June 2016

Technical specs

Radeon RX Vega 10 and GeForce 940MX'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 10 and GeForce 940MX's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
640
 
512
Core clock speed
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1122 MHz
Boost Clock
1300 MHz
 
861 MHz
Transistor count
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1,870 million
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
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23 Watt
Texture fill rate
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27.55
Floating-point performance
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762.6 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX Vega 10 and GeForce 940MX 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
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medium sized
Bus support
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PCI Express 3.0
Interface
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PCIe 3.0 x8
Supplementary power connectors
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None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX Vega 10 and GeForce 940MX: 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
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DDR3, GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
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4 GB
Memory bus width
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64 Bit
Memory clock speed
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5012 MHz
Memory bandwidth
no data
 
40.1 GB/s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX Vega 10 and GeForce 940MX. 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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No outputs

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega 10 and GeForce 940MX. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
GPU Boost
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+
GameWorks
-
 
+
Optimus
-
 
+
GameWorks
-
 
+
CUDA
-
 
+
GeForce Experience
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+

API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega 10 and GeForce 940MX, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12_1
 
12 (11_0)
OpenGL
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4.5

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX Vega 10 and GeForce 940MX. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

RX Vega 10 6.98
GeForce 940MX 7.15 +2.4%

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

RX Vega 10 112390
GeForce 940MX 147706 +31.4%

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

RX Vega 10 14835 +28.9%
GeForce 940MX 11513

3DMark Fire Strike Score

RX Vega 10 1906 +3.9%
GeForce 940MX 1834

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

RX Vega 10 2149 +7.7%
GeForce 940MX 1996

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

RX Vega 10 3389 +32.6%
GeForce 940MX 2556

3DMark Vantage Performance

RX Vega 10 11391 +33.2%
GeForce 940MX 8549

Unigine Heaven 3.0

RX Vega 10 25
GeForce 940MX 25 +0%

Passmark

RX Vega 10 1514
GeForce 940MX 1552 +2.5%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon RX Vega 10 and GeForce 940MX. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
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102 Mh/s

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon RX Vega 10 and GeForce 940MX are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX Vega 10

Much newer (26 October 2017 vs 28 June 2016)
More pipelines (640 vs 512)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)
Tiled Rasterization
Shared Memory (up to Dual-Channel DDR4-2400)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 940MX

2.4% faster in synthetic tests
GPU Boost 2.0 (increases NVIDIA GPU voltage and frequency when there's a temperature headroom. Similar to AMD PowerTune)
Optimus (lowers energy usage by automatically switching between integrated and discrete NVIDIA GPU. Similar to AMD Enduro)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
CUDA (Compute Unified Device Architecture - an API for video card computing power usage in tasks different from 3D graphics processing. Can be used for physics simulation for instance)
GeForce Experience (software suite built to manage NVIDIA GPU parameters, and to record and stream game video)
GameWorks
Optimus Support
NVIDIAGameWorksSupport

So, RX Vega 10 or 940MX?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon RX Vega 10 and NVIDIA GeForce 940MX. The differences in performance seem too small.
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