AMD Radeon RX Vega 8: specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon RX Vega 8

Summary

This is Vega architecture notebook card based on 14 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 9.55 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti.

General info

Of Radeon RX Vega 8's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Vega
 
Code name
Vega Raven Ridge
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
n/d
 

Technical specs

Radeon RX Vega 8'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 8's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
512
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Boost Clock
1100 MHz
 
of 1815 (Quadro RTX 5000)
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX Vega 8: 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.
Shared memory
-
 

API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega 8, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12_1
 

Video card benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX Vega 8. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
9.24
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
108517
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
12782
3DMark Fire Strike Score
1773
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
1942
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
3470
3DMark Vantage Performance
10294
Unigine Heaven 3.0
27
Passmark
1949

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Radeon RX Vega 8 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 8 performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 8
minimum HD Graphics 4000
recommended GeForce GTX 660

FPS tests

Real world test results of Fortnite on Radeon RX Vega 8.

low / 720p
75
 
medium / 1080p
30
 
high / 1080p
19
 
ultra / 1080p
10
 

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 8 performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 8
minimum GeForce GTX 960
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

FPS tests

Real world test results of Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) on Radeon RX Vega 8.

low / 720p
33
 
medium / 1080p
14
 
high / 1080p
12
 

Overwatch

2016

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 8 performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 8
minimum HD Graphics 4400
recommended GeForce GTX 660

FPS tests

Real world test results of Overwatch on Radeon RX Vega 8.

low / 720p
94
 
medium / 768p
54
 
high / 1080p
39
 
ultra / 1080p
20
 

GTA V

2015

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 8 performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 8
minimum GeForce 9800 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 660

FPS tests

Real world test results of GTA V on Radeon RX Vega 8.

low / 768p
59
 
medium / 768p
58
 
high / 1080p
21
 
ultra / 1080p
12
 

Rainbow Six Siege

2015

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 8 performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 8
minimum GeForce GTX 460
recommended Radeon HD 7970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Rainbow Six Siege on Radeon RX Vega 8.

low / 768p
85
 
medium / 768p
54
 
high / 1080p
29
 
ultra / 1080p
22
 

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 8 performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 8
minimum GeForce 6800
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Dota 2

2013

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 8 performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 8
minimum GeForce 8600 GT

Counter-Strike: GO

2012

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 8 performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 8
recommended GeForce 6600

FPS tests

Real world test results of Counter-Strike: GO on Radeon RX Vega 8.

low / 768p
121
 
medium / 768p
96
 
high / 768p
67
 
ultra / 1080p
42
 

League of Legends

2009

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 8 performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 8
minimum GeForce 6150
recommended GeForce 8800 GT

Minecraft

2009

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 8 performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 8
minimum Radeon HD 2400
recommended Radeon HD 5970

Far Cry 5

2018

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 8 performance compared to Far Cry 5 official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 8
minimum GeForce GTX 670
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Far Cry 5 on Radeon RX Vega 8.

low / 720p
24
 
medium / 1080p
10
 
high / 1080p
9
 
ultra / 1080p
9
 

Forza Horizon 4

2018

FPS tests

Real world test results of Forza Horizon 4 on Radeon RX Vega 8.

low / 720p
54
 
medium / 1080p
33
 
high / 1080p
30
 
ultra / 1080p
23
 
4k / 2160p
9
 

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

2018

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 8 performance compared to Kingdom Come: Deliverance official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 8
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

FPS tests

Real world test results of Kingdom Come: Deliverance on Radeon RX Vega 8.

low / 720p
35
 
medium / 1080p
18
 
high / 1080p
10
 
ultra / 1080p
7
 

Monster Hunter World

2018

FPS tests

Real world test results of Monster Hunter World on Radeon RX Vega 8.

low / 720p
39
 
medium / 1080p
16
 
high / 1080p
15
 
ultra / 1080p
11
 

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

2018

FPS tests

Real world test results of Shadow of the Tomb Raider on Radeon RX Vega 8.

low / 720p
32
 
medium / 1080p
12
 
high / 1080p
11
 
ultra / 1080p
12
 
4k / 2160p
3
 

Ark Survival Evolved

2017

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 8 performance compared to Ark Survival Evolved official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 8
minimum Radeon HD 7870

FPS tests

Real world test results of Ark Survival Evolved on Radeon RX Vega 8.

low / 720p
22
 
medium / 1080p
7
 

Assassin´s Creed Origins

2017

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 8 performance compared to Assassin´s Creed Origins official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 8
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 760

FPS tests

Real world test results of Assassin´s Creed Origins on Radeon RX Vega 8.

low / 720p
19
 
medium / 1080p
16
 
high / 1080p
11
 
ultra / 1080p
8
 

Destiny 2

2017

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 8 performance compared to Destiny 2 official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 8
minimum Radeon HD 7850
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

FPS tests

Real world test results of Destiny 2 on Radeon RX Vega 8.

low / 720p
38
 
medium / 1080p
27
 
high / 1080p
22
 
ultra / 1080p
19
 

Ghost Recon Wildlands

2017

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 8 performance compared to Ghost Recon Wildlands official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 8
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

FPS tests

Real world test results of Ghost Recon Wildlands on Radeon RX Vega 8.

low / 720p
30
 
medium / 1080p
12
 
high / 1080p
10
 
ultra / 1080p
6
 

Resident Evil 7

2017

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 8 performance compared to Resident Evil 7 official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 8
minimum GeForce GTX 760
recommended GeForce GTX 1060

FPS tests

Real world test results of Resident Evil 7 on Radeon RX Vega 8.

low / 720p
68
 
medium / 1080p
28
 
high / 1080p
17
 
ultra / 1080p
11
 

Star Wars Battlefront 2

2017

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 8 performance compared to Star Wars Battlefront 2 official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 8
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended Radeon RX 480

FPS tests

Real world test results of Star Wars Battlefront 2 on Radeon RX Vega 8.

low / 720p
34
 
medium / 1080p
10
 
high / 1080p
15
 

Battlefield 1 (BF1)

2016

FPS tests

Real world test results of Battlefield 1 (BF1) on Radeon RX Vega 8.

low / 720p
47
 
medium / 768p
28
 
high / 1080p
14
 
ultra / 1080p
12
 

Civilization VI

2016

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 8 performance compared to Civilization VI official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 8
minimum Radeon HD 5570
recommended Radeon HD 7970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Civilization VI on Radeon RX Vega 8.

low / 768p
56
 
medium / 768p
31
 
high / 1080p
12
 
ultra / 1080p
12
 

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

2016

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 8 performance compared to Deus Ex Mankind Divided official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 8
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Deus Ex Mankind Divided on Radeon RX Vega 8.

low / 720p
34
 
high / 1080p
13
 

Dishonored 2

2016

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 8 performance compared to Dishonored 2 official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 8
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended Radeon RX 480

FPS tests

Real world test results of Dishonored 2 on Radeon RX Vega 8.

low / 720p
25
 
medium / 768p
21
 
high / 1080p
12
 
ultra / 1080p
10
 

Doom

2016

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 8 performance compared to Doom official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 8
minimum Radeon HD 7870
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Doom on Radeon RX Vega 8.

low / 720p
25
 
high / 1080p
10
 

Far Cry Primal

2016

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 8 performance compared to Far Cry Primal official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 8
minimum Radeon HD 5770
recommended GeForce GTX 780

FPS tests

Real world test results of Far Cry Primal on Radeon RX Vega 8.

low / 720p
32
 
medium / 1080p
16
 
high / 1080p
14
 

Rise of the Tomb Raider

2016

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 8 performance compared to Rise of the Tomb Raider official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 8
minimum GeForce GTX 650
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of Rise of the Tomb Raider on Radeon RX Vega 8.

low / 768p
36
 
medium / 768p
23
 
high / 1080p
12
 
ultra / 1080p
9
 

The Division

2016

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 8 performance compared to The Division official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 8
minimum Radeon HD 7770
recommended GeForce GTX 970

FPS tests

Real world test results of The Division on Radeon RX Vega 8.

low / 720p
42
 
medium / 768p
25
 
high / 1080p
15
 
ultra / 1080p
8
 

Titanfall 2

2016

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 8 performance compared to Titanfall 2 official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 8
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended Radeon RX 480

FPS tests

Real world test results of Titanfall 2 on Radeon RX Vega 8.

low / 720p
65
 
medium / 768p
47
 
high / 1080p
18
 
ultra / 1080p
16
 

Watch Dogs 2

2016

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 8 performance compared to Watch Dogs 2 official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 8
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 780

FPS tests

Real world test results of Watch Dogs 2 on Radeon RX Vega 8.

low / 720p
30
 
medium / 768p
22
 
high / 1080p
11
 
ultra / 1080p
7
 

XCOM 2

2016

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 8 performance compared to XCOM 2 official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 8
minimum Radeon HD 5770
recommended Radeon HD 7970

FPS tests

Real world test results of XCOM 2 on Radeon RX Vega 8.

low / 720p
31
 
medium / 1080p
11
 
high / 1080p
7
 

Fallout 4

2015

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 8 performance compared to Fallout 4 official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 8
minimum GeForce GTX 550 Ti
recommended GeForce GTX 780

FPS tests

Real world test results of Fallout 4 on Radeon RX Vega 8.

low / 720p
44
 
high / 1080p
15
 

The Witcher 3

2015

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 8 performance compared to The Witcher 3 official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 8
minimum GeForce GTX 660
recommended GeForce GTX 770

FPS tests

Real world test results of The Witcher 3 on Radeon RX Vega 8.

low / 768p
37
 
medium / 768p
24
 
high / 1080p
13
 

World of Warships

2015

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 8 performance compared to World of Warships official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 8
minimum HD Graphics 4000
recommended GeForce GTX 550 Ti

FPS tests

Real world test results of World of Warships on Radeon RX Vega 8.

low / 768p
79
 
medium / 768p
59
 
high / 1080p
42
 
ultra / 1080p
33
 
4k / 2160p
13
 

Dragon Age: Inquisition

2014

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 8 performance compared to Dragon Age: Inquisition official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 8
minimum GeForce 8800 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 660

FPS tests

Real world test results of Dragon Age: Inquisition on Radeon RX Vega 8.

low / 768p
36
 
medium / 768p
28
 
high / 1080p
13
 

Sims 4

2014

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 8 performance compared to Sims 4 official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 8
minimum GeForce 6600

FPS tests

Real world test results of Sims 4 on Radeon RX Vega 8.

low / 768p
150
 
medium / 768p
58
 
high / 1080p
32
 
ultra / 1080p
28
 

Tomb Raider

2013

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 8 performance compared to Tomb Raider official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 8
minimum GeForce 8800 GT
recommended Radeon HD 5870

FPS tests

Real world test results of Tomb Raider on Radeon RX Vega 8.

low / 768p
122
 
medium / 768p
61
 
high / 768p
50
 
ultra / 1080p
24
 

Diablo III

2012

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 8 performance compared to Diablo III official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 8
minimum GeForce 7800 GT
recommended Radeon HD 4870

FPS tests

Real world test results of Diablo III on Radeon RX Vega 8.

low / 768p
105
 
medium / 768p
87
 
high / 768p
78
 
ultra / 1080p
47
 

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

2011

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 8 performance compared to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 8
recommended GeForce GTX 260

FPS tests

Real world test results of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on Radeon RX Vega 8.

low / 720p
60
 
medium / 768p
49
 
high / 768p
36
 
ultra / 1080p
21
 

StarCraft 2

2010

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 8 performance compared to StarCraft 2 official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 8
minimum GeForce 7600 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 650

FPS tests

Real world test results of StarCraft 2 on Radeon RX Vega 8.

low / 768p
184
 
medium / 768p
68
 
high / 768p
48
 
ultra / 1080p
30
 

World of Warcraft

2005

Official system requirements

Radeon RX Vega 8 performance compared to World of Warcraft official system requirements.

Radeon RX Vega 8
minimum HD Graphics 530
recommended GeForce GTX 960

FPS tests

Real world test results of World of Warcraft on Radeon RX Vega 8.

low / 600p
158
 
medium / 768p
102
 
ultra / 1080p
21
 

Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon RX Vega 8 performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon RX Vega 8 from NVIDIA is GeForce GTX 570M, which is slower by 2% and lower by 1 position in our rating.

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