AMD Radeon RX Vega 3 vs RX 640

AMD Radeon RX Vega 3
AMD Radeon RX 640

General info

Comparison of Radeon RX Vega 3 and Radeon RX 640 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Vega
 
GCN 4.0
Code name
Vega Raven Ridge
 
Polaris 23
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
7 January 2018
 
13 May 2019

Technical specs

Radeon RX Vega 3 and Radeon RX 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 3 and Radeon RX 640's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
192
 
512
Core clock speed
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1218 MHz
Boost Clock
1000 MHz
 
1218 MHz
Transistor count
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2,200 million
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
14 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
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50 Watt
Texture fill rate
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38.98

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX Vega 3 and Radeon RX 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.
Laptop size
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large
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 3 and Radeon RX 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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GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
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2 GB
Memory bus width
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128 Bit
Memory clock speed
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7000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
no data
 
112.0 GB/s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX Vega 3 and Radeon RX 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.
Display Connectors
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1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega 3 and Radeon RX 640. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
FreeSync
-
 
+
DisplayPort 1.3 HBR / 1.4 HDR Ready
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+
HDMI 2.0
no data
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega 3 and Radeon RX 640, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12_1
 
12 (12_0)
OpenGL
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4.6

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX Vega 3 and Radeon RX 640. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

RX Vega 3 5.29
RX 640 5.41 +2.3%

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

RX Vega 3 8536
RX 640 19479 +128.2%

3DMark Fire Strike Score

RX Vega 3 1053
RX 640 3049 +189.6%

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

RX Vega 3 1162
RX 640 3279 +182.2%

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

RX Vega 3 1590
RX 640 4998 +214.3%

3DMark Vantage Performance

RX Vega 3 5441
RX 640 14141 +159.9%

Passmark

RX Vega 3 1149
RX 640 1174 +2.2%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon RX Vega 3 and Radeon RX 640 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX Vega 3

Tiled Rasterization
Shared Memory (up to Dual-Channel DDR4-2400)

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX 640

2.3% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (13 May 2019 vs 7 January 2018)
More pipelines (512 vs 192)
DisplayPort 1.3 HBR / 1.4 HDR Ready
HDMI 2.0
AMD FreeSync
FreeSync

So, RX Vega 3 or RX 640?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon RX Vega 3 and AMD Radeon RX 640. The differences in performance seem too small.
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