AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 vs Intel Iris Graphics 6100
Comparison of Radeon RX Vega 8 and Iris Graphics 6100 architecture, market type and release date.
Radeon RX Vega 8 and Iris Graphics 6100'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 6100'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
52.8 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Radeon RX Vega 8 and Iris Graphics 6100 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 2.0 x1
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX Vega 8 and Iris Graphics 6100: 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 bus width
64 / 128 Bit
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX Vega 8 and Iris Graphics 6100.
Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega 8 and Iris Graphics 6100. 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 6100, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 12 (FL 11_1)
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX Vega 8 and Iris Graphics 6100. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
RX Vega 8 3.94 +98%
Iris Graphics 6100 1.99
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
RX Vega 8 113147 +26.6%
Iris Graphics 6100 89341
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
RX Vega 8 15109 +93.8%
Iris Graphics 6100 7798
3DMark Fire Strike Score
RX Vega 8 2132 +146.5%
Iris Graphics 6100 865
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
RX Vega 8 2319 +165.3%
Iris Graphics 6100 874
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
RX Vega 8 3535 +108.6%
Iris Graphics 6100 1695
3DMark Vantage Performance
RX Vega 8 10294 +57.6%
Iris Graphics 6100 6531
Let's see how good Radeon RX Vega 8 and Iris Graphics 6100 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
98% faster (about 2 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (26 October 2017 vs 5 January 2015)
More pipelines (512 vs 48)
Shared Memory (up to Dual-Channel DDR4-2400)
Advantages of Intel Iris Graphics 6100
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 6100?
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 Iris Graphics 6100, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.