AMD Radeon RX Vega 64: specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon RX Vega 64

Summary

AMD started Radeon RX Vega 64 sales 14 August 2017 at a recommended price of $499. This is high-end Vega architecture desktop card based on 14 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 8 GB of HBM2 memory clocked at 945 GHz are supplied, and together with 2048 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 483.8 GB / s.

Compatibility-wise, this is Dual-slot card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 279 mm. Two 8-pin power connectors are required, and power consumption is at 295 Watt.

It provides good gaming and benchmark performance at 52.36 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile.

General info

Of Radeon RX Vega 64's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
18.44
 
Architecture
Vega
 
Code name
Vega
 
Type
Desktop
 
Release date
14 August 2017
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$499
 
Price now
$375
 
of 9999 (Quadro RTX 8000)

Technical specs

Radeon RX Vega 64'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 64's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
8192
 
Core clock speed
1630 MHz
 
Transistor count
12,500 million
 
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
295 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
417.3 GTexel / s
 
Floating-point performance
13,353 gflops
 
of 2918.4 (GRID K340)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX Vega 64's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
Length
279 mm
 
Supplementary power connectors
2x 8-pin
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX Vega 64: 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
HBM2
 
Maximum RAM amount
8 GB
 
Memory bus width
2048 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
945 MHz
 
Memory bandwidth
483.8 GB / s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Shared memory
-
 

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX Vega 64.
Display Connectors
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
 

API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega 64, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12_1
 
OpenGL
4.6
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX Vega 64. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

52.36

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

389594

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

123718

3DMark Fire Strike Score

18144

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

22344

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

30395

3DMark Vantage Performance

55262

Passmark

12157

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon RX Vega 64. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
31.5 Mh/s
 
 
Monero / XMR (CryptoNight)
1.9 kh/s
 
 

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Radeon RX Vega 64 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Comparisons with system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon RX Vega 64 performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon RX Vega 64 from NVIDIA is GeForce GTX 1070 Ti, which is faster by 1% and higher by 3 positions in our rating.

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