AMD Radeon RX Vega 64: specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon RX Vega 64

Summary

AMD started Radeon RX Vega 64 sales 7 August 2017 at a recommended price of $499. This is high-end GCN 5.0 architecture desktop card based on 14 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 8 GB of HBM2 memory clocked at 1.89 GHz are supplied, and together with 2048 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 483.8 GB / s.

Compatibility-wise, this is 2-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 68.54 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti.

General info

Of Radeon RX Vega 64's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
47.30
 
Architecture
GCN 5.0
 
Code name
Vega 10
 
Type
Desktop
 
Release date
7 August 2017
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$499
 
of 14999 (Quadro Plex 7000)
Price now
$449.99
 
of 4403.52 (Quadro P6000)

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
1200 MHz
 
of 1620 (Quadro RTX 5000)
Boost Clock
1536 MHz
 
of 1815 (Quadro RTX 5000)
Transistor count
12,500 million
 
of 21100
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 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

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 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Memory clock speed
1890 MHz
 
of 14000
Memory bandwidth
483.8 GB / s
 
of 1024 (FirePro S9300 X2)

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
12.0 (12_1)
 
OpenGL
4.6
 

Video card 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
66.98
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
372085
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
119290
3DMark Fire Strike Score
17787
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
21943
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
29285
3DMark Vantage Performance
51833
Passmark
11888

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.

Fortnite

2018

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 64 performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 64
minimum HD Graphics 4000
recommended GeForce GTX 660

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 64 performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 64
minimum GeForce GTX 960
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

Overwatch

2016

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 64 performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 64
minimum HD Graphics 4400
recommended GeForce GTX 660

GTA V

2015

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 64 performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 64
minimum GeForce 9800 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 660

Rainbow Six Siege

2015

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 64 performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 64
minimum GeForce GTX 460
recommended Radeon HD 7970

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 64 performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 64
minimum GeForce 6800
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Dota 2

2013

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 64 performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 64
minimum GeForce 8600 GT

Counter-Strike: GO

2012

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 64 performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 64
recommended GeForce 6600

League of Legends

2009

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 64 performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 64
minimum GeForce 6150 LE
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Minecraft

2009

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 64 performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 64
minimum Radeon HD 2400
recommended Radeon HD 5970

Far Cry 5

2018

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 64 performance compared to Far Cry 5 official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 64
minimum GeForce GTX 670
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Far Cry 5 on Radeon RX Vega 64.

low / 720p
120
 
medium / 1080p
105
 
high / 1080p
100
 
ultra / 1080p
97
 
4k / 2160p
44
 

Forza Horizon 4

2018

FPS tests

Real world test results of Forza Horizon 4 on Radeon RX Vega 64.

low / 720p
226
 
medium / 1080p
166
 
high / 1080p
157
 
ultra / 1080p
127
 
4k / 2160p
65
 

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

2018

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 64 performance compared to Kingdom Come: Deliverance official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 64
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

FPS tests

Real world test results of Kingdom Come: Deliverance on Radeon RX Vega 64.

low / 720p
131
 
medium / 1080p
112
 
high / 1080p
86
 
ultra / 1080p
67
 
4k / 2160p
32
 

Monster Hunter World

2018

FPS tests

Real world test results of Monster Hunter World on Radeon RX Vega 64.

low / 720p
116
 
medium / 1080p
107
 
high / 1080p
104
 
ultra / 1080p
85
 
4k / 2160p
29
 

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

2018

FPS tests

Real world test results of Shadow of the Tomb Raider on Radeon RX Vega 64.

low / 720p
157
 
medium / 1080p
110
 
high / 1080p
102
 
ultra / 1080p
88
 
4k / 2160p
31
 

Assassin´s Creed Origins

2017

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 64 performance compared to Assassin´s Creed Origins official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 64
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 760

FPS tests

Real world test results of Assassin´s Creed Origins on Radeon RX Vega 64.

low / 720p
73
 
medium / 1080p
68
 
high / 1080p
67
 
ultra / 1080p
61
 
4k / 2160p
34
 

Ghost Recon Wildlands

2017

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 64 performance compared to Ghost Recon Wildlands official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 64
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

FPS tests

Real world test results of Ghost Recon Wildlands on Radeon RX Vega 64.

low / 720p
114
 
medium / 1080p
85
 
high / 1080p
83
 
ultra / 1080p
53
 
4k / 2160p
37
 

Star Wars Battlefront 2

2017

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 64 performance compared to Star Wars Battlefront 2 official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 64
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended Radeon RX 480

FPS tests

Real world test results of Star Wars Battlefront 2 on Radeon RX Vega 64.

low / 720p
198
 
medium / 1080p
151
 
high / 1080p
130
 
ultra / 1080p
108
 
4k / 2160p
37
 

Battlefield 1 (BF1)

2016

FPS tests

Real world test results of Battlefield 1 (BF1) on Radeon RX Vega 64.

low / 720p
197
 
medium / 768p
182
 
high / 1080p
152
 
ultra / 1080p
136
 
4k / 2160p
61
 

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

2016

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 64 performance compared to Deus Ex Mankind Divided official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 64
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Deus Ex Mankind Divided on Radeon RX Vega 64.

low / 720p
116
 
medium / 768p
113
 
high / 1080p
97
 
ultra / 1080p
52
 
4k / 2160p
36
 

Far Cry Primal

2016

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 64 performance compared to Far Cry Primal official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 64
minimum Radeon HD 5770
recommended GeForce GTX 780

FPS tests

Real world test results of Far Cry Primal on Radeon RX Vega 64.

low / 720p
120
 
medium / 1080p
106
 
high / 1080p
95
 
ultra / 1080p
89
 
4k / 2160p
48
 

Rise of the Tomb Raider

2016

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 64 performance compared to Rise of the Tomb Raider official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 64
minimum GeForce GTX 650
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Rise of the Tomb Raider on Radeon RX Vega 64.

low / 768p
263
 
medium / 768p
184
 
high / 1080p
113
 
ultra / 1080p
94
 
4k / 2160p
48
 

The Division

2016

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 64 performance compared to The Division official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 64
minimum Radeon HD 7770
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of The Division on Radeon RX Vega 64.

low / 720p
205
 
medium / 768p
171
 
high / 1080p
122
 
ultra / 1080p
99
 
4k / 2160p
50
 

Watch Dogs 2

2016

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 64 performance compared to Watch Dogs 2 official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 64
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 780

FPS tests

Real world test results of Watch Dogs 2 on Radeon RX Vega 64.

low / 720p
105
 
medium / 768p
94
 
high / 1080p
87
 
ultra / 1080p
66
 
4k / 2160p
36
 

The Witcher 3

2015

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 64 performance compared to The Witcher 3 official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 64
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 770

FPS tests

Real world test results of The Witcher 3 on Radeon RX Vega 64.

low / 768p
292
 
medium / 768p
215
 
high / 1080p
130
 
ultra / 1080p
75
 
4k / 2160p
48
 

Battlefield 4

2013

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 64 performance compared to Battlefield 4 official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 64
minimum GeForce 8800 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 660

FPS tests

Real world test results of Battlefield 4 on Radeon RX Vega 64.

low / 768p
200
 
medium / 768p
200
 
high / 768p
200
 
ultra / 1080p
138
 
4k / 2160p
75
 

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 1080, which is faster by 4% and higher by 2 positions in our rating.

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