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

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 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Boost Clock
1100 MHz
 
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
of 12

Memory specs

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 benchmarks 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
8.80
 
 
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
109159.00
 
 
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
15186.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Score
2123.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
2310.00
 
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
3575.50
 
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
10294.00
 
 
Unigine Heaven 3.0
27.30
 
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good Radeon RX Vega 8 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
0.52
 
 
Games can run, %
At minimum settings
97.42
At recommended settings
85.48
New games support
52
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Far Cry 5 (2018)
low / 720p
43.00
 
medium / 1080p
20.00
 
high / 1080p
18.00
 
ultra / 1080p
17.00
 
Fortnite (2018)
low / 720p
136.50
 
medium / 1080p
42.35
 
high / 1080p
20.40
 
ultra / 1080p
9.10
 
Kingdom Come: Deliverance (2018)
low / 720p
35.20
 
medium / 1080p
18.30
 
high / 1080p
10.10
 
ultra / 1080p
7.30
 
Ark Survival Evolved (2017)
low / 720p
21.80
 
medium / 1080p
6.80
 
Assassin´s Creed Origins (2017)
low / 720p
25.00
 
medium / 1080p
20.00
 
Destiny 2 (2017)
low / 720p
41.20
 
medium / 1080p
23.50
 
high / 1080p
21.00
 
ultra / 1080p
18.20
 
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) (2017)
low / 720p
33.00
 
medium / 1080p
14.00
 
high / 1080p
12.30
 
Resident Evil 7 (2017)
low / 720p
67.60
 
medium / 1080p
27.80
 
high / 1080p
17.30
 
ultra / 1080p
11.20
 
Star Wars Battlefront 2 (2017)
low / 720p
51.85
 
medium / 1080p
16.70
 
high / 1080p
14.75
 
Battlefield 1 (BF1) (2016)
low / 720p
47.20
 
medium / 768p
29.80
 
high / 1080p
14.40
 
ultra / 1080p
13.00
 
Civilization VI (2016)
low / 768p
65.10
 
medium / 768p
30.60
 
high / 1080p
15.50
 
ultra / 1080p
11.50
 
Deus Ex Mankind Divided (2016)
low / 720p
34.15
 
high / 1080p
13.40
 
Dishonored 2 (2016)
low / 720p
25.00
 
medium / 768p
20.60
 
high / 1080p
11.70
 
ultra / 1080p
9.90
 
Far Cry Primal (2016)
low / 720p
32.00
 
medium / 1080p
16.00
 
high / 1080p
14.00
 
Overwatch (2016)
low / 720p
94.20
 
medium / 768p
53.55
 
high / 1080p
39.30
 
ultra / 1080p
19.55
 
Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)
low / 768p
38.70
 
high / 1080p
13.60
 
The Division (2016)
low / 720p
40.80
 
medium / 768p
26.50
 
high / 1080p
19.90
 
ultra / 1080p
8.50
 
Titanfall 2 (2016)
low / 720p
65.10
 
medium / 768p
46.90
 
high / 1080p
17.50
 
ultra / 1080p
15.70
 
Watch Dogs 2 (2016)
low / 720p
29.60
 
medium / 768p
21.70
 
high / 1080p
10.70
 
ultra / 1080p
6.90
 
XCOM 2 (2016)
low / 720p
31.10
 
medium / 1080p
10.60
 
high / 1080p
7.20
 
Dota 2 (2015)
low / 720p
76.70
 
medium / 768p
61.55
 
high / 1080p
38.40
 
ultra / 1080p
36.05
 
Fallout 4 (2015)
low / 720p
43.90
 
high / 1080p
14.90
 
GTA V (2015)
low / 768p
58.50
 
medium / 768p
57.80
 
high / 1080p
20.50
 
ultra / 1080p
12.30
 
Rainbow Six Siege (2015)
low / 768p
82.50
 
medium / 768p
52.00
 
high / 1080p
28.30
 
ultra / 1080p
22.40
 
The Witcher 3 (2015)
low / 768p
39.80
 
medium / 768p
24.00
 
high / 1080p
13.25
 
Sims 4 (2014)
low / 768p
150.00
 
medium / 768p
57.90
 
high / 1080p
31.50
 
ultra / 1080p
27.70
 
Tomb Raider (2013)
low / 768p
122.00
 
medium / 768p
61.10
 
high / 768p
50.30
 
ultra / 1080p
26.80
 
X-Plane 10.25 (2013)
low / 768p
51.85
 
medium / 768p
31.95
 
high / 768p
14.80
 
ultra / 1080p
18.20
 
Counter-Strike: GO (2012)
low / 768p
120.70
 
medium / 768p
95.80
 
high / 768p
67.30
 
ultra / 1080p
41.90
 
Diablo III (2012)
low / 768p
104.90
 
medium / 768p
87.00
 
high / 768p
77.70
 
ultra / 1080p
47.20
 
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011)
low / 720p
60.00
 
medium / 768p
49.10
 
high / 768p
35.80
 
ultra / 1080p
21.00
 
World of Warcraft (2005)
low / 600p
158.30
 
medium / 768p
102.20
 
ultra / 1080p
20.50
 

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 765M, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

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