AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 vs NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GT SLI
Comparison of Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce 9800M GT SLI architecture, market type and release date.
Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce 9800M GT 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 9800M GT SLI's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce 9800M GT 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.
Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce 9800M GT 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.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce 9800M GT SLI. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce 9800M GT SLI, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 10, Shader 4.0
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce 9800M GT SLI. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
RX Vega 8 4.78 +132%
9800M GT SLI 2.06
3DMark Vantage Performance
RX Vega 8 10294 +64.2%
9800M GT SLI 6271
Let's see how good Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce 9800M GT SLI are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
132% faster (about 2.5 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (26 October 2017 vs 15 July 2008)
More pipelines (512 vs 192)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 65 nm)
Shared Memory (up to Dual-Channel DDR4-2400)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GT SLI
CUDA (Compute Unified Device Architecture - an API for video card computing power usage in tasks different from 3D graphics processing. Can be used for physics simulation for instance)
SLI (Scalable Link Interface - a technology for uniting several NVIDIA GPUs processing power in one PC)
So, RX Vega 8 or 9800M GT 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 9800M GT SLI, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.