AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670M

General info

Comparison of Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce GTX 670M architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Vega
 
Fermi 2.0
Code name
Vega Raven Ridge
 
GF114
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
26 October 2017
 
22 March 2012

Technical specs

Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce GTX 670M'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 GTX 670M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
512
 
336
CUDA cores
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336
Core clock speed
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598 MHz
Boost Clock
1200 MHz
 
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Transistor count
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1,950 million
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
40 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
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75 Watt
Texture fill rate
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33.5 billion/sec
Floating-point performance
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803.7 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce GTX 670M 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
Bus support
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PCI Express 2.0
Interface
no data
 
MXM-B (3.0)
SLI options
-
 
+

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce GTX 670M: 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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GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
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1536 MB
Memory bus width
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192bit
Memory clock speed
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1500 MHz
Memory bandwidth
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72.0 GB/s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce GTX 670M. 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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No outputs
HDMI
-
 
+
HDCP
-
 
+
Maximum VGA resolution
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Up to 2048x1536

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce GTX 670M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision
-
 
+
Optimus
-
 
+
3D Vision / 3DTV Play
-
 
+
CUDA
-
 
+
FXAA
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+
Adaptive VSync
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+
Verde Drivers
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+

API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce GTX 670M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12_1
 
12 API
OpenGL
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4.5
OpenCL
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1.1

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce GTX 670M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

RX Vega 8 6.93 +1%
GTX 670M 6.86

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

RX Vega 8 15186 +1.6%
GTX 670M 14940

3DMark Fire Strike Score

RX Vega 8 2142 +17.4%
GTX 670M 1824

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

RX Vega 8 2335 +19.7%
GTX 670M 1950

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

RX Vega 8 3537 +31.1%
GTX 670M 2698

3DMark Vantage Performance

RX Vega 8 10294
GTX 670M 12670 +23.1%

Unigine Heaven 3.0

RX Vega 8 27
GTX 670M 28 +3.7%

Passmark

RX Vega 8 1737 +1%
GTX 670M 1720

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce GTX 670M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
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53 Mh/s

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce GTX 670M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX Vega 8

1% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (26 October 2017 vs 22 March 2012)
More pipelines (512 vs 336)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 40 nm)
Tiled Rasterization
Shared Memory (up to Dual-Channel DDR4-2400)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670M

Optimus (lowers energy usage by automatically switching between integrated and discrete NVIDIA GPU. Similar to AMD Enduro)
SLIOptions
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
Verde Drivers
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)
3D Vision
3DTV Play
DirectX 12
Adaptive VSync
FXAA
HDMI
HDCP
3D Vision Surround

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