AMD Radeon RX Vega 10 vs Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640

General info

Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, release date and other general parameters.
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Value for money (0-100)
Gen. 9.5 Kaby Lake
GPU code name
Vega Raven Ridge
Kaby Lake GT3e
Market segment
Release date
26 October 2017
3 January 2017
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Technical specs

General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines / CUDA cores
Core clock speed
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300 MHz
Boost Clock
1300 MHz
1050 MHz
Transistor count
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189 million
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
14 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
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15 Watt
Texture fill rate
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Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX Vega 10 and Iris Plus Graphics 640 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.
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PCIe 3.0 x1


Parameters of memory installed: 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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Maximum RAM amount
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32 GB
Memory bus width
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64/128 Bit
Shared memory

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX Vega 10 and Iris Plus Graphics 640. 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.
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Supported technological solutions. This information will prove useful if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Quick Sync
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API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega 10 and Iris Plus Graphics 640, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 12_1
12 (12_1)
Shader Model
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Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance comparison. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

RX Vega 10 6.00 +2.4%
Iris Plus Graphics 640 5.86

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

RX Vega 10 113236
Iris Plus Graphics 640 145481 +28.5%

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

RX Vega 10 15613 +38.8%
Iris Plus Graphics 640 11248

3DMark Fire Strike Score

RX Vega 10 2028 +54.8%
Iris Plus Graphics 640 1310

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

RX Vega 10 2272 +63%
Iris Plus Graphics 640 1394

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

RX Vega 10 3559 +49.6%
Iris Plus Graphics 640 2379


RX Vega 10 1524 +2.4%
Iris Plus Graphics 640 1489

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon RX Vega 10 and Iris Plus Graphics 640 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX Vega 10

2.4% faster in synthetic tests
Somewhat newer (26 October 2017 vs 3 January 2017)
Cheaper ($449.00 USD vs $669.00 USD)
More pipelines (640 vs 48)

Advantages of Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640

We are unaware of any advantages of Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640 over AMD Radeon RX Vega 10.

So, RX Vega 10 or Iris Plus Graphics 640?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon RX Vega 10 and Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640. The differences in performance seem too small.
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