AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 vs NVIDIA GeForce MX130

General info

Comparison of Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce MX130 architecture, market type and release date.
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Code name
Vega Raven Ridge
Release date
26 October 2017
1 January 2018
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Technical specs

Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce MX130'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 MX130's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
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1122 MHz
Boost Clock
1200 MHz
1242 MHz
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
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30 Watt
Texture fill rate
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Floating-point performance
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953.9 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce MX130 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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PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
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Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce MX130: 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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Maximum RAM amount
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4 GB
Memory bus width
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64 Bit
Memory clock speed
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5012 MHz
Memory bandwidth
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40.1 GB/s
Shared memory

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce MX130. 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.
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Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce MX130. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.

API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce MX130, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 12_1
12 (11_0)
Shader Model
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Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce MX130. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

RX Vega 8 6.78
GeForce MX130 7.50 +10.6%

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

RX Vega 8 113247
GeForce MX130 170596 +50.6%

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

RX Vega 8 15186 +11.6%
GeForce MX130 13610

3DMark Fire Strike Score

RX Vega 8 2142
GeForce MX130 2203 +2.8%

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

RX Vega 8 2335
GeForce MX130 2345 +0.4%

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

RX Vega 8 3537 +23%
GeForce MX130 2875

3DMark Vantage Performance

RX Vega 8 10294
GeForce MX130 11968 +16.3%

Unigine Heaven 3.0

RX Vega 8 27
GeForce MX130 28 +3.7%


RX Vega 8 1737
GeForce MX130 1923 +10.7%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce MX130 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX Vega 8

Cheaper ($273.00 USD vs $899.00 USD)
More pipelines (512 vs 384)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce MX130

10.6% faster in synthetic tests
Somewhat newer (1 January 2018 vs 26 October 2017)
Optimus (lowers energy usage by automatically switching between integrated and discrete NVIDIA GPU. Similar to AMD Enduro)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
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)

So, RX Vega 8 or MX130?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce MX130.
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