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 68.04 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
 
Perfomance to price
54.49
 
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
$499.99
 
of 4095.95 (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
 
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
 
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 14000
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
12.0
 
OpenGL
4.6
 

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
66.39
 
 
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
370114
 
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
118153
 
3DMark Fire Strike Score
17539
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
21547
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
29285
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
51833
 
Passmark
11706
 

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 (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
0.88
 
 
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Far Cry 5 (2018)
low / 720p
118
 
medium / 1080p
103
 
high / 1080p
99
 
ultra / 1080p
96
 
4k / 2160p
44
 
Kingdom Come: Deliverance (2018)
low / 720p
131
 
medium / 1080p
112
 
high / 1080p
86
 
ultra / 1080p
67
 
4k / 2160p
32
 
Assassin´s Creed Origins (2017)
low / 720p
70
 
medium / 1080p
65
 
high / 1080p
64
 
ultra / 1080p
59
 
4k / 2160p
33
 
Ghost Recon Wildlands (2017)
low / 720p
114
 
medium / 1080p
85
 
high / 1080p
83
 
ultra / 1080p
53
 
4k / 2160p
37
 
Star Wars Battlefront 2 (2017)
low / 720p
198
 
medium / 1080p
151
 
high / 1080p
130
 
ultra / 1080p
108
 
4k / 2160p
37
 
Battlefield 1 (BF1) (2016)
low / 720p
196
 
medium / 768p
182
 
high / 1080p
150
 
ultra / 1080p
136
 
4k / 2160p
61
 
Deus Ex Mankind Divided (2016)
low / 720p
116
 
medium / 768p
113
 
high / 1080p
97
 
ultra / 1080p
52
 
4k / 2160p
36
 
Far Cry Primal (2016)
low / 720p
120
 
medium / 1080p
106
 
high / 1080p
95
 
ultra / 1080p
89
 
4k / 2160p
48
 
Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)
low / 768p
262
 
medium / 768p
184
 
high / 1080p
112
 
ultra / 1080p
94
 
4k / 2160p
46
 
The Division (2016)
low / 720p
205
 
medium / 768p
171
 
high / 1080p
122
 
ultra / 1080p
99
 
4k / 2160p
50
 
Watch Dogs 2 (2016)
low / 720p
105
 
medium / 768p
94
 
high / 1080p
87
 
ultra / 1080p
66
 
4k / 2160p
36
 
The Witcher 3 (2015)
low / 768p
285
 
medium / 768p
210
 
high / 1080p
127
 
ultra / 1080p
73
 
4k / 2160p
48
 
Battlefield 4 (2013)
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 6% and higher by 3 positions in our rating.

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