AMD Radeon RX Vega 8: specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon RX Vega 8

Summary

AMD started Radeon RX Vega 8 sales 26 October 2017. 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 5.68 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA TITAN RTX.

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
26 October 2017
 

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
 

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
DirectX 12_1
 

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

5.68

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

113147

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

14338

3DMark Fire Strike Score

1854

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

2073

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

3482

3DMark Vantage Performance

10294

Unigine Heaven 3.0

27

Passmark

1737

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.

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 850M, which is slower by 5% and lower by 2 positions in our rating.

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