AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 vs NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTX SLI

AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTX SLI

General info

Comparison of Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce 8800M GTX SLI architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Vega
 
G9x
Code name
Vega Raven Ridge
 
NB8E-GTX
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
26 October 2017
 
19 November 2007

Technical specs

Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce 8800M GTX SLI'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 and GeForce 8800M GTX SLI's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
512
 
192
Core clock speed
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500 MHz
Boost Clock
1200 MHz
 
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Transistor count
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1508 Million
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
65 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
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130 Watt

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce 8800M GTX SLI 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

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce 8800M GTX SLI: 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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GDDR3
Maximum RAM amount
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512 MB
Memory bus width
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256 Bit
Memory clock speed
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800 MHz
Shared memory
-
 
-

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce 8800M GTX SLI. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
PCI-E 16x
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+
Gigathread technology
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+
HDR (High Dynamic-Range Lighting)
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+
HDCP-capable
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+

API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce 8800M GTX SLI, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12_1
 
DirectX 10, Shader 4.0

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce 8800M GTX SLI. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

RX Vega 8 3.94 +98%
8800M GTX SLI 1.99

3DMark Vantage Performance

RX Vega 8 10294 +62.7%
8800M GTX SLI 6326

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce 8800M GTX SLI are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX Vega 8

98% faster (about 2 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (26 October 2017 vs 19 November 2007)
More pipelines (512 vs 192)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 65 nm)
Tiled Rasterization
Shared Memory (up to Dual-Channel DDR4-2400)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTX SLI

1250 MHz Shader frequence
probably: PureVideo Technology (H.264, VC-1, MPEG2, WMV9 Decoder acceleration)
HDCP-capable
PowerMizer 7.0 energy management (dynamic switching between performance and energy saving)
HDR (High Dynamic-Range Lighting)
designed for Windows Vista
Dual-Link DVI-D exits for resolutions of TFT up to 2560x1600
PCI-E 16x
OpenGL 2.1
Gigathread technology

So, RX Vega 8 or 8800M GTX SLI?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD Radeon RX Vega 8.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce 8800M GTX SLI, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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