AMD Radeon RX Vega 10 vs HD 7870M
Comparison of Radeon RX Vega 10 and Radeon HD 7870M architecture, market type and release date.
Radeon RX Vega 10 and Radeon HD 7870M'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 Radeon HD 7870M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Radeon RX Vega 10 and Radeon HD 7870M 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.
PCIe 3.0 x16
Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX Vega 10 and Radeon HD 7870M: 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.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX Vega 10 and Radeon HD 7870M.
APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega 10 and Radeon HD 7870M, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX Vega 10 and Radeon HD 7870M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
RX Vega 10 1.54 +0.7%
HD 7870M 1.53
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
RX Vega 10 3389 +25.4%
HD 7870M 2702
3DMark Vantage Performance
RX Vega 10 11391
HD 7870M 13065 +14.7%
RX Vega 10 1520 +0.9%
HD 7870M 1507
Let's see how good Radeon RX Vega 10 and Radeon HD 7870M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of AMD Radeon RX Vega 10
0.7% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (26 October 2017 vs 24 April 2012)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)
Shared Memory (up to Dual-Channel DDR4-2400)
Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 7870M
OpenCL 1.2 (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)
So, RX Vega 10 or HD 7870M?
Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon RX Vega 10 and AMD Radeon HD 7870M. The differences in performance seem too small.
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