AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 vs Intel Iris Graphics 540
Comparison of Radeon RX Vega 8 and Iris Graphics 540 architecture, market type and release date.
Radeon RX Vega 8 and Iris Graphics 540'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 Iris Graphics 540'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)
Texture fill rate
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Radeon RX Vega 8 and Iris Graphics 540 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.
PCIe 3.0 x1
Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX Vega 8 and Iris Graphics 540: 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.
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX Vega 8 and Iris Graphics 540. 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.
Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega 8 and Iris Graphics 540. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega 8 and Iris Graphics 540, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX Vega 8 and Iris Graphics 540. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
RX Vega 8 6.93 +6%
Iris Graphics 540 6.54
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
RX Vega 8 113247
Iris Graphics 540 126078 +11.3%
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
RX Vega 8 15186 +34.1%
Iris Graphics 540 11327
3DMark Fire Strike Score
RX Vega 8 2142 +58.2%
Iris Graphics 540 1354
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
RX Vega 8 2335 +61.3%
Iris Graphics 540 1448
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
RX Vega 8 3537 +59.9%
Iris Graphics 540 2212
3DMark Vantage Performance
RX Vega 8 10294 +16.6%
Iris Graphics 540 8828
Let's see how good Radeon RX Vega 8 and Iris Graphics 540 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
6% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (26 October 2017 vs 1 September 2015)
More pipelines (512 vs 384)
Shared Memory (up to Dual-Channel DDR4-2400)
Advantages of Intel Iris Graphics 540
Quick Sync (hardware acceleration of video encoding and decoding for Intel CPUs. Speeds up video encoding by times, but at the cost of somewhat lower quality)
So, RX Vega 8 or Iris Graphics 540?
Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 and Intel Iris Graphics 540. The differences in performance seem too small.
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