AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M

AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M

General info

Comparison of Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce GTX 765M architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Vega
 
Kepler
Code name
Vega Raven Ridge
 
GK106
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
26 October 2017
 
30 May 2013

Technical specs

Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce GTX 765M'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 765M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
512
 
768
CUDA cores
no data
 
768
Core clock speed
no data
 
850 MHz
Boost Clock
1200 MHz
 
863 MHz
Transistor count
no data
 
2,540 million
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
no data
 
75 Watt
Texture fill rate
no data
 
55.23
Floating-point performance
no data
 
1,326 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce GTX 765M 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
no data
 
large
Bus support
no data
 
PCI Express 3.0, 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 765M: 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
no data
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
no data
 
2 GB
Standard memory configuration
no data
 
GDDR5
Memory bus width
no data
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
no data
 
2000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
no data
 
64.0 GB/s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce GTX 765M. 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
no data
 
No outputs
eDP 1.2 signal support
no data
 
Up to 3840x2160
LVDS signal support
no data
 
Up to 1920x1200
VGA аnalog display support
no data
 
Up to 2048x1536
DisplayPort Multimode (DP++) support
no data
 
Up to 3840x2160
HDMI
-
 
+
HDCP content protection
-
 
+
7.1 channel HD audio on HDMI
-
 
+
TrueHD and DTS-HD audio bitstreaming
-
 
+

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce GTX 765M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Blu-Ray 3D Support
-
 
+
3D Vision
-
 
+
GPU Boost
no data
 
+
H.264, VC1, MPEG2 1080p video decoder
-
 
+
Optimus
-
 
+
3D Vision / 3DTV Play
-
 
+
CUDA
-
 
+
SLI
no data
 
+
FXAA
no data
 
+
TXAA
no data
 
+
Direct Compute
no data
 
+
Verde Drivers
no data
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce GTX 765M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12_1
 
12 API
OpenGL
no data
 
4.5
OpenCL
no data
 
1.1

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce GTX 765M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

RX Vega 8 8.00
GTX 765M 8.33 +4.1%

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

RX Vega 8 15109
GTX 765M 17616 +16.6%

3DMark Fire Strike Score

RX Vega 8 2141
GTX 765M 2362 +10.3%

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

RX Vega 8 2328
GTX 765M 2479 +6.5%

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

RX Vega 8 3511
GTX 765M 4019 +14.5%

3DMark Vantage Performance

RX Vega 8 10294
GTX 765M 14870 +44.5%

Unigine Heaven 3.0

RX Vega 8 27
GTX 765M 36 +33.3%

Passmark

RX Vega 8 1737
GTX 765M 1808 +4.1%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce GTX 765M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
no data
 
24 Mh/s

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce GTX 765M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX Vega 8

Much newer (26 October 2017 vs 30 May 2013)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)
Tiled Rasterization
Shared Memory (up to Dual-Channel DDR4-2400)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M

4.1% faster in synthetic tests
More pipelines (768 vs 512)
Optimus (lowers energy usage by automatically switching between integrated and discrete NVIDIA GPU. Similar to AMD Enduro)
SLI (Scalable Link Interface - a technology for uniting several NVIDIA GPUs processing power in one PC)
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
GeForce Experence
TXAA
GPU Boost 2.0 (increases NVIDIA GPU voltage and frequency when there's a temperature headroom. Similar to AMD PowerTune)
FXAA
OpenCL (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)
Direct Compute
SLIOptions
HDMI
HDCPContentProtection
71ChannelHDAudioOnHDMI
TrueHDAndDTSHDAudioBitstreaming
BluRay3DSupport
3D Vision Surround
H264VC1MPEG21080pVideoDecoder
Optimus Support

So, RX Vega 8 or GTX 765M?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M. The differences in performance seem too small.
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