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 71.12 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of Radeon RX Vega 64's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Perfomance to price
36.30
 
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
$579.99
 
of 4762.99 (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
4096
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Core clock speed
1546 MHz
 
Boost Clock
1630 MHz
 
Transistor count
12,500 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
of 12
Power consumption (TDP)
295 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
417.3
 
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
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
 
Width
2-slot
 
Supplementary power connectors
2x 8-pin
 

Memory specs

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
 
of 32
Memory bus width
2048 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
1890 MHz
 
of 11408 (TITAN Xp)
Memory bandwidth
483.8 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)

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_1
 

Video card benchmarks 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
68.93
 
 
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
372085.00
 
 
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
119290.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Score
17168.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
21177.50
 
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
28873.50
 
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
51832.50
 
 
Unigine Heaven 3.0
8479.58
 
 
Passmark
11570
 
 

Mining hashrate

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 (in FPS)

Let's see how good Radeon RX Vega 64 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS, while overall gaming performance is a number in 0-100 range, and the older the game, the less impact it has on the overall grade.
Overall gaming performance
0.78
 
 
Games can run, %
At minimum settings
100
At recommended settings
100
New games support
92
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Far Cry 5 (2018)
low / 720p
120.00
 
medium / 1080p
104.50
 
high / 1080p
99.50
 
ultra / 1080p
97.00
 
4k / 2160p
41.50
 
Kingdom Come: Deliverance (2018)
low / 720p
132.55
 
medium / 1080p
113.90
 
high / 1080p
88.50
 
ultra / 1080p
66.65
 
4k / 2160p
33.30
 
Assassin´s Creed Origins (2017)
low / 720p
69.00
 
medium / 1080p
64.50
 
high / 1080p
63.50
 
ultra / 1080p
58.00
 
4k / 2160p
32.50
 
Ghost Recon Wildlands (2017)
low / 720p
115.00
 
medium / 1080p
86.00
 
high / 1080p
82.45
 
ultra / 1080p
52.65
 
4k / 2160p
37.15
 
Star Wars Battlefront 2 (2017)
low / 720p
198.30
 
medium / 1080p
155.75
 
high / 1080p
135.30
 
ultra / 1080p
109.25
 
4k / 2160p
39.70
 
Battlefield 1 (BF1) (2016)
low / 720p
196.90
 
medium / 768p
182.20
 
high / 1080p
151.20
 
ultra / 1080p
135.60
 
4k / 2160p
59.95
 
Deus Ex Mankind Divided (2016)
low / 720p
118.40
 
medium / 768p
115.35
 
high / 1080p
98.05
 
ultra / 1080p
51.30
 
4k / 2160p
35.10
 
Far Cry Primal (2016)
low / 720p
123.50
 
medium / 1080p
110.00
 
high / 1080p
99.00
 
ultra / 1080p
91.50
 
4k / 2160p
47.00
 
Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)
low / 768p
262.95
 
medium / 768p
181.45
 
high / 1080p
111.90
 
ultra / 1080p
92.75
 
4k / 2160p
45.35
 
The Division (2016)
low / 720p
208.30
 
medium / 768p
171.00
 
high / 1080p
118.30
 
ultra / 1080p
97.85
 
4k / 2160p
47.60
 
Watch Dogs 2 (2016)
low / 720p
107.75
 
medium / 768p
97.40
 
high / 1080p
87.80
 
ultra / 1080p
66.00
 
4k / 2160p
34.90
 
The Witcher 3 (2015)
low / 768p
284.40
 
medium / 768p
210.05
 
high / 1080p
126.20
 
ultra / 1080p
73.30
 
4k / 2160p
46.35
 
Battlefield 4 (2013)
low / 768p
199.95
 
medium / 768p
200.00
 
high / 768p
200.00
 
ultra / 1080p
139.50
 
4k / 2160p
76.40
 

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 nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

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