AMD Radeon RX Vega 10 vs Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640

AMD Radeon RX Vega 10
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640

General info

Comparison of Radeon RX Vega 10 and Iris Plus Graphics 640 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Vega
 
Generation 9.5
Code name
Vega Raven Ridge
 
Kaby Lake GT3e
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
26 October 2017
 
3 January 2017

Technical specs

Radeon RX Vega 10 and Iris Plus Graphics 640'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 Iris Plus Graphics 640's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
640
 
384
Core clock speed
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300 MHz
Boost Clock
1300 MHz
 
1100 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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52.80

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.
Interface
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PCIe 3.0 x1

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX Vega 10 and Iris Plus Graphics 640: 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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DDR3L/LPDDR3/DDR4
Maximum RAM amount
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32 GB
Shared memory
-
 
+

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX Vega 10 and Iris Plus Graphics 640.
Display Connectors
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No outputs

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega 10 and Iris Plus Graphics 640. You'll probably need this information 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
DirectX 12_1
 
12 (12_1)
OpenGL
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4.6

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX Vega 10 and Iris Plus Graphics 640. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

RX Vega 10 1.54 +2%
Iris Plus Graphics 640 1.51

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

RX Vega 10 112390
Iris Plus Graphics 640 145481 +29.4%

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

RX Vega 10 14835 +31.9%
Iris Plus Graphics 640 11248

3DMark Fire Strike Score

RX Vega 10 1906 +45.5%
Iris Plus Graphics 640 1310

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

RX Vega 10 2149 +54.2%
Iris Plus Graphics 640 1394

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

RX Vega 10 3389 +42.5%
Iris Plus Graphics 640 2379

Passmark

RX Vega 10 1520 +2.1%
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% faster in synthetic tests
Somewhat newer (26 October 2017 vs 3 January 2017)
More pipelines (640 vs 384)
Tiled Rasterization
Shared Memory (up to Dual-Channel DDR4-2400)

Advantages of Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640

Quick Sync (hardware acceleration of video encoding and decoding for Intel CPUs. Speeds up video encoding by times, but at the cost of somewhat lower quality)

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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