AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000) vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile

General info

Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, release date and other general parameters.
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Value for money (0-100)
0.70
 
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Architecture
Vega
 
Ampere
GPU code name
Vega Raven Ridge
 
GN20-E5 GA104
Market segment
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
7 January 2020
 
4 January 2021
Price now
$631
 
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Technical specs

General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines / CUDA cores
512
 
5120
Core clock speed
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1100 MHz
Boost Clock
1750 MHz
 
1620 MHz
Transistor count
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17,400 million
Manufacturing process technology
7 nm
 
8 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
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115 Watt
Texture fill rate
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287.0

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000) and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
Laptop size
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large
Interface
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PCIe 4.0 x16

Memory

Parameters of memory installed: 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
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GDDR6
Maximum RAM amount
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8 GB
Memory bus width
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256 Bit
Memory clock speed
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12 GB/s
Memory bandwidth
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320.0 GB/s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000) and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.
Display Connectors
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1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
HDMI
-
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000) and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12_1
 
12 Ultimate (12_2)
Shader Model
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6.5
OpenGL
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4.6
OpenCL
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2.0
Vulkan
-
 
1.2
CUDA
-
 
8.5

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance comparison. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000) 16.64
RTX 3070 Mobile 64.51 +287.7%

3DMark Fire Strike Score

RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000) 3622
RTX 3070 Mobile 22200 +512.9%

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000) 3938
RTX 3070 Mobile 27980 +610.5%

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000) 6085
RTX 3070 Mobile 37290 +512.8%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000) and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000)

Finer manufacturing process technology (7 vs 8 nm)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile

287.7% faster (about 4 times) in synthetic tests
Somewhat newer (4 January 2021 vs 7 January 2020)
More pipelines (5120 vs 512)

So, RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000) or RTX 3070 Mobile?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000) and GeForce RTX 3070 Mobile, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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