AMD Radeon RX Vega 10 vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M

AMD Radeon RX Vega 10
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M

General info

Comparison of Radeon RX Vega 10 and GeForce GTX 660M architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
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7.65
Architecture
Vega
 
Kepler
Code name
Vega Raven Ridge
 
GK107
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
26 October 2017
 
22 March 2012
Price now
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$79

Technical specs

Radeon RX Vega 10 and GeForce GTX 660M'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 GTX 660M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
640
 
384
CUDA cores
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384
Core clock speed
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835 MHz
Boost Clock
1300 MHz
 
950 MHz
Transistor count
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1,270 million
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
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50 Watt
Texture fill rate
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30.4 billion/sec
Floating-point performance
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729.6 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX Vega 10 and GeForce GTX 660M 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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large
Bus support
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PCI Express 2.0, PCI Express 3.0
Interface
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MXM-B (3.0)
SLI options
-
 
2-way

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX Vega 10 and GeForce GTX 660M: 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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GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
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1 GB
Memory bus width
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128bit
Memory clock speed
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2000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
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64.0 GB/s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX Vega 10 and GeForce GTX 660M.
Display Connectors
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No outputs
HDMI
-
 
+
HDCP
-
 
+
Maximum VGA resolution
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Up to 2048x1536

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega 10 and GeForce GTX 660M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision
-
 
+
Optimus
-
 
+
3D Vision / 3DTV Play
-
 
+
CUDA
-
 
+
SLI
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+
DirectX 11
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DirectX 11
FXAA
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+
TXAA
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+
Adaptive VSync
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+
Verde Drivers
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+

API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega 10 and GeForce GTX 660M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12_1
 
12 API
OpenGL
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4.5
OpenCL
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1.1

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX Vega 10 and GeForce GTX 660M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

RX Vega 10 1.54
GTX 660M 2.11 +37%

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

RX Vega 10 14835 +15.3%
GTX 660M 12861

3DMark Fire Strike Score

RX Vega 10 1906 +11.9%
GTX 660M 1703

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

RX Vega 10 2149 +22.7%
GTX 660M 1751

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

RX Vega 10 3389 +43.1%
GTX 660M 2369

3DMark Vantage Performance

RX Vega 10 11391 +3.8%
GTX 660M 10971

Passmark

RX Vega 10 1520
GTX 660M 1589 +4.5%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon RX Vega 10 and GeForce GTX 660M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
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36 Mh/s

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon RX Vega 10 and GeForce GTX 660M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX Vega 10

Much newer (26 October 2017 vs 22 March 2012)
More pipelines (640 vs 384)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)
Tiled Rasterization
Shared Memory (up to Dual-Channel DDR4-2400)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M

37% faster in synthetic tests
Optimus (lowers energy usage by automatically switching between integrated and discrete NVIDIA GPU. Similar to AMD Enduro)
SLI (Scalable Link Interface - a technology for uniting several NVIDIA GPUs processing power in one PC)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
Verde Drivers
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)
3D Vision
3DTV Play
DirectX 11
TXAA
FXAA
Adaptive VSync
HDMI
HDCP
3D Vision Surround
Optimus Support

So, RX Vega 10 or GTX 660M?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon RX Vega 10 and GeForce GTX 660M, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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